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Aer Lingus pilots vote to accept a pay raise. It ends a dispute that canceled hundreds of flights

Pilots at Ireland’s national airline, Aer Lingus, have voted to accept a pay increase that ends a labor dispute that led to the cancellation of hundreds of flights
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FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2015 file photo, Aer Lingus planes are seen at Dublin airport, Ireland. Pilots at Ireland’s national airline, Aer Lingus, have voted to accept a pay increase and end a labor dispute that led to the cancelation of hundreds of flights, the two sides said Tuesday, July 23, 2024 (AP Photo/Peter Morrison, File)
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Radical British preacher Anjem Choudary convicted of directing a terrorist group

Radical British preacher Anjem Choudary has been convicted by a London jury of directing a terrorist group
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FILE - This is a Friday, April 3, 2015 file photo of Anjem Choudary, a British Muslim social and political activist and spokesman for Islamist group, Islam4UK, speaks following prayers at the Central London Mosque in Regent's Park, London, April 3, 2015. Radical British preacher Anjem Choudary, who was previously convicted of supporting the so-called Islamic State, was found guilty Tuesday by an London jury on terrorism-related charges. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland, File)
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German government, mainstream opposition move to protect highest court against extremist forces

Germany’s governing coalition and the conservative opposition have presented a plan to protect the country’s highest court against possible future manipulation or obstruction by extremist or authoritarian politicians
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FILE - A judge of the Senate at the Federal Constitutional Court holds a document in Karlsruhe, Germany, Tuesday, May 19, 2020. (Uli Deck/dpa via AP, File)
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Violence against women at 'epidemic' levels and is a threat on par with terrorism, UK police warn

Britain's police chiefs say that violence against women and girls has reached “epidemic levels” and police are treating it as a threat on the same scale as terrorism
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Malaysia evacuates 123 citizens from violence-hit Bangladesh

Malaysia evacuated 123 of its citizens from Bangladesh on Tuesday, amid violent unrest that has killed dozens of people
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Bangladeshi army patrols in an armored vehicle the Dhaka-Chittagong highway on the fourth day of curfew imposed by the government amidst the countrywide deadly clashes, in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Tuesday, July 23, 2024. Internet and mobile data services are still down despite apparent calm in Bangladesh following a verdict that scaled back a controversial quota system for government jobs after weeks of relentless protests that turned deadly. (AP Photo/Rajib Dhar)
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Pro- and anti-government protesters clash in Kenya as police hurl tear-gas cannisters

Anti-government protesters in Kenya’s capital have clashed with a pro-government group, leading to the burning of a motorcycle that belonged to people who were voicing their support for the president
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Anti-corruption demonstrations break out in Uganda's capital as people eye Kenyan protest success

Ugandan security forces have arrested dozens of people who tried to walk to the parliamentary building in protest over official corruption
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China's Baosteel says it will acquire Nippon Steel's 50% stake in their auto steel joint venture

China's Baosteel says it will acquire Nippon Steel's 50% stake in their auto steel joint venture
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July 23

Israel-Hamas war latest: Netanyahu signals cease-fire deal could be shaping up as deaths top 39,000

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has signaled that a cease-fire deal that would free dozens of hostages in Gaza could be taking shape
July 23
Smoke rises following Israeli bombardments in Khan Younis, Gaza Strip, Monday, July 22, 2024. (AP Photo/Abdel Kareem Hana)
July 23

India's Modi focuses on jobs creation in first budget after winning polls

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi plans to raise spending to create more jobs and spur economic growth
July 23
Indian commuters leave the Dadar train terminus in Mumbai, India, Tuesday, July 23, 2024. India’s finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday unveiled the first full annual budget of the newly elected government following the national election. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
July 23

Britain's defeated Conservatives launch race for a new leader, with the winner announced in November

Britain’s defeated Conservatives will spend more than three months picking a new leader to replace former Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, the party has announced
July 23
FILE - Britain's outgoing Conservative Party Prime Minister Rishi Sunak looks down as he makes a short speech outside 10 Downing Street before going to see King Charles III to tender his resignation in London, on July 5, 2024. Britain’s defeated Conservatives will spend more than three months picking a new leader to replace former Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, the party has announced. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)
July 23

Prominent Algerian opposition figures blast 'authoritarian climate' ahead of presidential election

Eleven prominent Algerian opposition figures have written an open letter this week, denouncing “the authoritarian climate” surrounding the country’s upcoming presidential election and calling for a broad democratic transition
July 23
FILE - Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune sits during a working session on AI, Energy, Africa and Mideast, at the G7, on June 14, 2024, in Borgo Egnazia, near Bari, southern Italy. Eleven prominent Algerian opposition figures wrote an open letter this week, denouncing “the authoritarian climate” surrounding the country’s upcoming presidential election and calling for a broad democratic transition. Under the rule of military-backed President Abdelmadjid Tebboune, freedom of expression has witnessed a rollback, experts say, with journalists and opposition members facing prison time and critical media outlets losing state advertising funding they have relied on to stay afloat.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
July 23

Death toll in southern Ethiopia mudslides rises to at least 146 as search operations continue

Death toll in southern Ethiopia mudslides rises to at least 146 as search operations continue
July 23
July 23

Children among dozens killed in mudslides in a remote area of southern Ethiopia

At least 157 people have been killed in mudslides in a remote part of Ethiopia that has been hit with heavy rainfall
July 23
ADDS NAME OF THE PHOTOGRAPHER - In this handout photo released by Gofa Zone Government Communication Affairs Department, hundreds of people gather at the site of a mudslide in the Kencho Shacha Gozdi district, Gofa Zone, southern Ethiopia, Monday, July 22, 2024. At least 146 people were killed in mudslides in a remote part of Ethiopia that has been hit with heavy rainfall, according to local authorities. (Isayas Churga/Gofa Zone Government Communication Affairs Department via AP)
July 23

Hamas and Fatah sign declaration in Beijing on ending rift, Chinese state media says

Chinese state media says Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah have signed a declaration in Beijing on ending a yearslong rift
July 23
Mahmoud al-Aloul, left, vice chairman of Fatah, shakes hands with China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi during an event hosting al-Aloul for Fatah and Mussa Abu Marzuk, a senior member of Hamas, to meet at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing, Tuesday, July 23, 2024. (Pedro Pardo/Pool Photo via AP)
July 23

Chinese state media: Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah sign a declaration in Beijing on ending yearslong rift

Chinese state media: Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah sign a declaration in Beijing on ending yearslong rift
July 23
July 23

South Korean tech giant Kakao's founder arrested in stock price manipulation case

South Korean prosecutors have arrested the founder of the country’s tech giant Kakao Corp. on suspicion of stock price rigging during his company’s takeover of a major K-pop agency last year
July 23
Kim Beom-su, center, the founder of the country's tech giant Kakao Corp., leaves a courtroom after a warrant hearing at the Seoul Southern District Court in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, July 22, 2024. (Yoon Dong-jin/Yonhap via AP)
July 23

The late Colombian artist Botero is celebrated with an open-air sculpture exhibition in Rome

The daughter of the late Colombian artist Fernando Botero has helped to turn the streets and piazzas of the Italian capital into an open-air museum to display eight of her father’s famously voluminous and whimsical sculptures
July 23
Fernando Botero's "Horse with Bridle" sculpture sits before the Saints Ambrogio and Carlo Basilica at Rome's Via del Corso on Saturday, July 20, 2024. Rome's storied streets and piazzas have become a vibrant canvas for Botero's exuberant sculptures, turning the city into an open-air museum of voluminous forms and daring artistry. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
July 23

Taiwan's air force cancels drills as typhoon approaches. Naval and land exercises to continue

An approaching typhoon has prompted the cancellation of air force drills off Taiwan's east coast
July 23
Taiwan''s Air Force 1 lands during the annual Han Kuang military exercises in Hualien County, eastern Taiwan, Tuesday, July 23, 2024. (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying)
July 23

As doctors leave Puerto Rico in droves, a rapper tries to fill the gaps

Puerto Rico has lost thousands of its doctors in the past decade, many having fled to the U.S. mainland for better pay
July 23
Dr. Pedro Juan Vázquez, better known by his stage name PJ Sin Suela, attends to a patient in Loiza, Puerto Rico, Saturday, May 25, 2024. The 34-year-old doctor travels from the San Juan capital to the island’s southern and central regions to treat communities struggling in the aftermath of hurricanes. After hanging up his doctor’s scrubs, Vázquez spends his time producing new music that relays the island’s issues. (AP Photo/Alejandro Granadillo)
July 22

Colombia's president signs bill to ban bullfighting in the South American country

Colombia's president has signed a bill that bans bullfights in the South American country, further reducing the short list of nations around the world where the centuries-old tradition is still legal
July 22
People dressed as bulls attend a presentation of a law that bans bullfighting by President Gustavo Petro in La Plaza Santa Maria, in Bogota, Colombia, Monday, July 22, 2024. (AP Photo/Ivan Valencia)
July 22

At least 26 villagers killed in latest violent attack in central Mali

An armed group has killed at least 26 villagers in central Mali near the border with Burkina Faso
July 22
July 22

Lawmakers in Nigeria try to resolve rift between authorities and Africa's richest man

Nigerian legislators have begun an investigation into the alleged importation of contaminated fuel into the country, part of efforts to resolve issues causing a rift between an oil refinery owned by Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote and the industry r...
July 22
FILE - Aliko Dangote, Africa's wealthiest man, smiles during the opening ceremony of Africa's biggest oil refinery in Lagos, Nigeria, Monday, May 22, 2023. Nigerian legislators on Monday, July 22, 2024, began a probe into the allegations of the importation of contaminated fuel into the country, as part of moves to resolve wider issues causing a rift between an oil refinery owned by Dangote and the industry regulator. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba, File)
July 22

The EU is putting new pressure on Hungary's Orban over his outreach to Russia

The EU's top diplomat says Hungary won’t be allowed to host a strategic EU meeting next month
July 22
Czech Republic's Foreign Minister Jan Lipavsky, second right, greets Belgium's Foreign Minister Hadja Lahbib, left, as Romania's Foreign Minister Luminita-Teodora Odobescu, right, look on, ahead of a meeting of EU foreign ministers at the European Council building in Brussels, Monday, July 22, 2024. European Union foreign ministers on Monday meet to discuss Russian aggression against Ukraine and the situation in the Middle East. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
July 22

Thousands in Ukraine attend funeral of former lawmaker and critic of Russia who was killed in Lviv

Several thousand mourners have attended the funeral for a Ukrainian former lawmaker best known for her campaign to promote the Ukrainian language
July 22
Soldiers carry the coffin of former Ukrainian nationalist lawmaker Iryna Farion during a funeral ceremony in Lviv, Ukraine, Monday, July 22, 2024. Farion, who often made outspoken statements defending the Ukrainian language was shot by a gunman in her home city of Lviv. (AP Photo/Mykola Tys)
July 22

Red Sea tensions reach new high as US weighs terrorist designation for Houthis

Israel struck a Yemeni port after a Houthi drone struck Tel Aviv.
July 22
Members of Houthi security forces stand together as smoke rises from a fire, as Houthi de facto authorities burn seized narcotics, July 20, 2024, in Sanaa, Yemen.
July 22

The first 2 of 14 new F-16 fighter jets from the US land in Slovakia

Slovakia has received the first two of the 14 new F-16 military jets from the United States whose delivery was pushed back two years due to the coronavirus pandemic
July 22
U.S. combat fighter F-16s are seen on the training ground at the Malacky-Kuchyna Air Base in southwestern Slovakia, Thursday, July 27, 2006. Slovakia received on Monday, July 22, 2024, the first two of the 14 new F-16 military jets from the United States whose delivery was pushed back two years due to the coronavirus pandemic and a lack of chips. (AP Photo/CTK, Jan Koller, File)
July 22

Moroccan ex-minister who defended government critics sentenced to five years

Mohamed Ziane, a Moroccan former government minister, has been sentenced to five years in prison in a corruption case that his attorney described as retribution for outspokenness and work defending political prisoners
July 22
FILE - Defence lawyer Mohamed Ziane speaks to the media outside the Court of Appeal of Casablanca, Morocco, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017. Ziane, a Moroccan former government minister, was sentenced to five years in prison on Friday, July 19, 2024, in a campaign finance case that his attorney described as retribution for outspokenness and work defending political prisoners. (AP Photo/Abdeljalil Bounhar, File)
July 22

The leader of Myanmar's army government is named acting president so he can renew state of emergency

Senior Gen. Min Aung Hlaing, the head of Myanmar’s military-government, has also taken the position of acting president to replace the holder of that post, who was unable to perform his duties due to health problems
July 22
FILE - Senior Gen. Min Aung Hlaing, head of the military council, inspects officers during a parade to commemorate Myanmar's 78th Armed Forces Day in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, on March 27, 2023. Hlaing on Monday July 22, 2024 also took the position of acting president to replace the holder of that post, who was unable to perform his duties due to health problems. (AP Photo/Aung Shine Oo, File)
July 22

UK's scrapped Rwanda migrant plan a 'shocking waste' of $904 million in public funds, minister says

The U_K_'s new home secretary says a scrapped plan by former British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak to send some migrants on a one-way trip to Rwanda was the “most shocking waste of taxpayer money I have ever seen."
July 22
FILE - British Prime Minister Keir Starmer delivers a speech, following his first cabinet meeting as Prime Minister, in London, Saturday, July 6, 2024. Rwanda's government said late Monday, July 8, it is aware of the United Kingdom's intention to terminate its plan to deport asylum-seekers to the East African country. Starmer said in his first news conference Saturday that the Rwanda deportation plan “was dead and buried before it started.” (Claudia Greco, Pool Photo via AP, File)
July 22

Estonia's new government is formally appointed. Its first priority is to improve state finances

Estonia’s president has formally appointed a new government after lawmakers in the Baltic country gave the green light to Prime Minister-designate Kristen Michal’s three-party coalition Cabinet
July 22
Estonia's Prime Minister Kaja Kallas speaks during her arrival at the NATO summit in Washington, Thursday, July 11, 2024. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
July 22

Brazil's Lula urges Venezuela's Maduro to respect vote results, is 'frightened' by talk of bloodbath

Brazil’s President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva says his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolás Maduro should respect the results of the elections scheduled for Sunday
July 22
Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva arrives to meet with the press at his official residence Alvorada Palace in Brasilia, Brazil, Monday, July 22, 2024. Lula called for the press conference to speak about foreign policy, key elections around the world, his challenges in office and environmental issues. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
July 22

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July 22

US ambassador announces $60 million in aid and new resources for police during visit to Haiti

The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations has announced $60 million in additional humanitarian assistance to Haiti during a trip to the troubled Caribbean country
July 22
U.S. Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs Brian Nichols, right, holds out a cell phone to take a photo with, from right, Haitian Prime Minister Garry Conille, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield and Haitian Foreign Minister Dominque Dupuy before they meet with the Haitian Transitional Presidential Council at the Villa d'Accueil in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday, July 22, 2024. (Roberto Schmidt/Pool via AP)
July 22

Pakistan police raid former Prime Minister Imran Khan's party office and arrest its spokesman

Pakistan's Interior Ministry says police have raided the imprisoned former Prime Minister Imran Khan’s political party office in Islamabad and arrested its spokesman for carrying out anti-state propaganda
July 22
Police officers stand guard near the office of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party following police raid in office, in Islamabad, Pakistan, Monday, July 22, 2024. Pakistan's police raided the imprisoned former Prime Minister Imran Khan's PTI political party office in Islamabad on Monday and arrested its spokesman for carrying out anti-state propaganda, the Interior Ministry said. (AP Photo/W.K. Yousafzai)
July 22

Belarus frees head of banned party as Lukashenko slowly releases some political prisoners

The head of a banned Belarusian opposition party who had been behind bars for two years as been released
July 22
July 22

Philippine president orders shutdown of Chinese-run online gambling industry employing thousands

Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has ordered an immediate ban on the mostly Chinese-run online gaming operations in the country
July 22
First Lady Marie Louise Marcos arrives at the plenary hall ahead of the State of the Nation Address at the House of Representatives in Quezon City, Philippines, on Monday, July 22, 2024. (AP Photo/ Gerard V. Carreon)
July 22

Ukraine's largest music festival returns with a break from the inescapable reality of war

Ukraine’s largest music festival struck a different chord this year
July 22
People enjoy a concert at the Atlas Festival in Kyiv, Ukraine, Sunday, July 21, 2024. This year, Ukraine's largest music festival struck a different chord. Gone were the international headliners, the massive performance halls and the hundreds of thousands of visitors. (AP Photo/Anton Shtuka)
July 22

US-Russian journalist convicted in a rapid, secret trial, gets 6 1/2 years in prison, court says

A Russian court says it has convicted Alsu Kurmasheva, a Russian-American journalist for the U.S. government-funded Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, of spreading false information about the Russian military and sentenced her to 6½ years in prison follo...
July 22
FILE - Alsu Kurmasheva, an editor for the U.S. government-funded Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty's Tatar-Bashkir service, attends a court hearing in Kazan, Russia on April 1, 2024. A Russian court has convicted Kurmasheva of spreading false information about the Russian army and sentenced her to 6½ years in prison after a secret trial, court records and officials said Monday July 22, 2024. (AP Photo, File)
July 22

US-Russian journalist Alsu Kurmasheva convicted of spreading false news about Russian army, court records say

US-Russian journalist Alsu Kurmasheva convicted of spreading false news about Russian army, court records say
July 22
July 22

Cyprus displays jewelry, early Christian icons and Bronze Age antiquities once looted from island

Cyprus has put on display artifacts — some of them thousands of years old — that were returned after a Turkish art dealer looted them from the ethnically divided island nation decades ago
July 22
A presidential security officer stands behind antiquities repatriated from Germany and put on display at the Archeological museum, in capital Nicosia, Cyprus, Monday, July 22, 2024. The returned artifacts numbering around 60, including jewelry from the Chalcolithic Period dating between 3500-1500 BC, Bronze Age bird-shaped idols, jars and spearheads as well as many Orthodox Christian icons were part of a larger haul of 250 antiquities that German authorities had seized from Turkish art dealer Aydin Dikmen in 1997. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
July 22

Latest Israeli strikes in southern Gaza take Palestinian death toll in the war to over 39,000, Gaza Health Ministry says

Latest Israeli strikes in southern Gaza take Palestinian death toll in the war to over 39,000, Gaza Health Ministry says
July 22
July 22

Belarus' foreign minister will visit N Korea for possible talks on Russia cooperation

Belarus’ foreign minister is to visit North Korea for a rare trip expected to focus on forging trilateral cooperation involving Russia
July 22
July 22

UAE sentences Bangladeshi nationals to prison over protests

A court in the United Arab Emirates has sentenced dozens of Bangladeshi nationals to prison, including three for life imprisonment, over protests against their home government in the Gulf country
July 22
This is a locator map for United Arab Emirates with its capital, Abu Dhabi. (AP Photo)
July 22

Assailant kills 6, wounds 6 others at a care home in central Croatia, officials say

Croatian police say a gunman entered a nursing home in a quiet Croatian town on Monday and opened fire, killing six people including his mother
July 22
Police and forensics gather near the crime scene in Daruvar, central Croatia, Monday, July 22, 2024. An armed assailant entered a care home for older people in central Croatia Monday and opened fire, killing five people and wounding several others, authorities and media reports said. (Zeljko Puhovski/Cropix via AP)
July 22

Israeli police say a Canadian citizen was killed after threatening Israeli security forces with a knife near Gaza border

Israeli police say a Canadian citizen was killed after threatening Israeli security forces with a knife near Gaza border
July 22
July 22

Assailant kills 5 people in an care home for the elderly in central Croatia, local media reports say

Assailant kills 5 people in an care home for the elderly in central Croatia, local media reports say
July 22
July 22

Internet hasn't been restored in Bangladesh despite calm following deadly protests

Bangladesh is still without internet for a fifth day and the government declared a public holiday Monday, as authorities maintained tight control despite apparent calm following a court order that scaled back a controversial system for allocating gover...
July 22
A cyclist pedals past a burnt vehicle during the last week violence over the quota system in public service in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Monday, July 22, 2024. Internet and mobile data services are still down despite apparent calm in Bangladesh following a verdict that scaled back a controversial quota system for government jobs after weeks of relentless protests that turned deadly. (AP Photo/Rajib Dhar)
July 22

Troubled Boeing stays close to the ground at a major UK air show

European planemaker Airbus plans to show off its newest passenger jet with daily flight demonstrations during one of the world’s biggest aviation trade fairs
July 22
Members of staff display the first class cabin of a Qatar Airways Boeing 787, at the Farnborough International Air Show in Farnborough, England, Monday, July 22, 2024. (AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali)
July 22

Man dies after being struck by lightning on Germany's highest peak

Police say a man has died after being hit by lightning near the summit of Germany’s highest peak
July 22
FILE - Snow covers the Schneeferner glacier near the top of Germany's highest mountain 'Zugspitze' (2962 meters) near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022. A man has died after being hit by lightning near the summit of Germany's highest peak, police said Monday, July 22, 2024. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, File)