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FILE - In this March 13, 2018, file photo, police officers guard a cordon around a police tent covering a supermarket car park pay machine near the spot where former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter were found critically ill following exposure to the Russian-developed nerve agent Novichok in Salisbury, England. The United States will impose sanctions on Russia for the country’s use of a nerve agent in an assassination attempt on a former Russian spy and his daughter. The State Department says Aug. 8, sanctions will be imposed on Russia as the country used chemical or biological weapons in violation of international law.(AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)
August 09, 2018 - 6:05 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S. sanctions against Russia over nerve agent poisoning in Britain (all times local): 9 a.m. Russia says it is considering retaliatory measures to new U.S. sanctions over the poisoning of an ex-Russian spy in the English city of Salisbury. Russian Foreign Ministry...
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August 08, 2018 - 9:05 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is doubling rewards for al-Qaida leaders charged for their roles in the 1998 bombings of U.S. embassies in East Africa. The State Department said Wednesday the reward for information leading to the location, arrest or conviction of Abdullah Ahmed Abdullah (ahb-...
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Bangladeshi students participate in a protest in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018. Five days of protests by tens of thousands of students angry over the traffic deaths of two of their colleagues have largely cut off the capital Dhaka from the rest of Bangladesh, as the demonstrators pressed their demand for safer roads. (AP Photo/A. M. Ahad)
August 05, 2018 - 8:13 am
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Thousands of angry young people took to the streets of Bangladesh's capital again Sunday to demand safer streets, facing police firing tear gas and pro-government activists who attacked them with clubs. Protests have flared repeatedly in Dhaka since two students were killed...
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Zimbabwe Electoral Commission chairwoman Qhubani Moyo, center, announces the results of the presidential elections in Harare, Zimbabwe, Friday Aug. 3, 2018. Emmerson Mnangagwa, of ZANU-PF party was declared winner in the first vote after the fall of longtime leader Robert Mugabe. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
August 02, 2018 - 4:43 pm
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe's election (all times local): 1:40 a.m. The streets of Zimbabwe's capital are quiet with a heavy presence of military and police after President Emmerson Mnangagwa was declared the winner of Monday's election. While the vote was peaceful, a military...
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Opposition MDC party supporters protest in the streets of Harare during clashes with police Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018. Hundreds of angry opposition supporters outside Zimbabwe's electoral commission were met by riot police firing tear gas as the country awaited the results of Monday's presidential election, the first after the fall of longtime leader Robert Mugabe. (AP Photo/Mujahid Safodien)
August 01, 2018 - 1:18 pm
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe's election (all times local): 10:20 p.m. Zimbabwe's president is urging political leaders to advocate for peace "as this day that ended in tragedy comes to a close." President Emmerson Mnangagwa is tweeting not long after he blamed the opposition for...
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July 30, 2018 - 9:58 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on a hit-and-run crash that killed four cyclists in Tajikistan (all times local): 7:10 p.m. Tajikistan's top police official says one of the foreign cyclists who was hit by a car during a weekend hit-and-run "attack" also sustained knife wounds. A car plowed into a group of...
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Chinese officials work near the site of a reported blast just south of the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, Thursday, July 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
July 26, 2018 - 1:02 am
BEIJING (AP) — A man exploded a small homemade bomb outside the U.S. Embassy in Beijing on Thursday, injuring only himself, according to police and an embassy spokesperson. Photos on social media showed a large amount of smoke and police vehicles surrounding the embassy shortly after the incident...
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Officials and security personnel stand near the site of reported blast outside the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, Thursday, July 26, 2018. A fire or possible explosion appears to have taken place outside the U.S. Embassy in Beijing on Thursday. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
July 26, 2018 - 12:17 am
BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on an explosion outside the U.S. Embassy in Beijing (all times local): 3 p.m. Chinese police say the explosion outside the U.S. Embassy in Beijing was caused by a small homemade device wielded by a 26-year-old man who hurt only himself. Photos on social media showed a...
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