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A woman checks lists before voting for the presidential election at a polling station in Skopje, North Macedonia, Sunday, April 21, 2019. Polls were opened early on Sunday in North Macedonia for presidential elections seen as key test of the government following deep polarization after the country changed its name to end a decades-old dispute with neighboring Greece over the use of the term "Macedonia". (AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski)
Renamed nation has 1st presidential vote as North MacedoniaVoters in North Macedonia have another chance to give an opinion on their country's new name as they cast ballots in a presidential election
The Associated Press50 minutes ago
Blood stains are seen on the wall and on a Jesus Christ statue at the St. Sebastian's Church after blast in Negombo, north of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sunday, April 21, 2019. More than hundred were killed and hundreds more hospitalized with injuries from eight blasts that rocked churches and hotels in and just outside of Sri Lanka's capital on Easter Sunday. (AP Photo)
The Latest: US Catholic bishops' group condemns attacksThe Latest: US Catholic bishops' group condemns Sri Lanka attacks as 'this great evil'
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Dead bodies of blast victims are removed from St. Sebastian's Church  in Negombo, north of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sunday, April 21, 2019.  More than hundred were killed and hundreds more hospitalized with injuries from eight blasts that rocked churches and hotels in and just outside of Sri Lanka's capital on Easter Sunday, officials said, the worst violence to hit the South Asian country since its civil war ended a decade ago. (AP Photo/Chamila Karunarathne)
A look at Sri Lanka's troubled recent history marked by warA look at Sri Lanka's troubled recent history marked by war as deadly violence explodes again
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this May 21, 2017 file photo, Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa speaks during a meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The king reinstated the citizenship of 551 people convicted amid a crackdown on dissent on the island. The surprise royal decree, announced Sunday, April 21, 2019, by the state-run Bahrain News Agency, gave no explanation for his decision. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
Bahrain king reinstates citizenship of 551 amid mass trialsBahrain's king has reinstated the citizenship of 551 people convicted amid a crackdown on dissent on the island
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Turkey's main opposition leaders, Kemal Kilicdaroglu of Republican People's Party, CHP and Meral Aksener of Good (IYI) Party, right, speak to the media as their candidate for Turkish capital Ankara, Mansur Yavas, received the document confirming him as new mayor, in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, April 8, 2019. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's ruling party is appealing the results of the local elections in Istanbul, where the opposition has a razor-thin lead. (AP Photo)
Protesters punch Turkish opposition leader at funeralA group of protesters have punched and hit the leader of Turkey's main opposition party during the funeral of a soldier slain during clashes with Kurdish rebels
The Associated Press2 hours ago
A man leaves a booth at a polling station during the second round of presidential elections in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, April 21, 2019. Top issues in the election have been corruption, the economy and how to end the conflict with Russia-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
Ukraine's presidential vote pits comedian against incumbentUkrainians are casting their ballots in a presidential runoff as the nation's incumbent leader struggles to fend off a strong challenge by a comedian who denounces corruption and plays the role of president in a TV sitcom
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Easter Attacks: At Least 207 Dead, 7 ArrestedAt least eight bombs exploded in Sri Lanka , as Christians gathered to celebrate Easter on Sunday. The attacks targeted three churches and four five-star hotels frequented by tourists, as well as one blast on a highway overpass, reports the New York Times , and the death toll has now risen to...
Newser3 hours ago
Police scuffle with protestors during a yellow vest demonstration in Paris, Saturday, April 20, 2019. French yellow vest protesters are marching anew to remind the government that rebuilding the fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral isn't the only problem the nation needs to solve. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
Outrage after some French protesters urge police suicidesWith French police suicides on the rise, Paris authorities are investigating yellow vest protesters who encouraged police to kill themselves
The Associated Press1 hour ago
A voter prepares to cast her ballot on constitutional amendments during the second day of three-day voting at polling station in Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, April 21, 2019. Egyptians are voting on constitutional amendments that would allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to stay in power until 2030. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
Voters offered rides, food in Egypt referendum on el-SissiEgyptian pro-government media are urging a 'yes' vote on the 2nd day of a nationwide referendum that would allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to stay in power until 2030
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Faithfuls attend a Sunday Mass at the grandiose Saint-Eustache church on the Right Bank of the Seine river in Paris, Sunday, April 21, 2019. The archbishop of Paris and Catholics from around France and the world honored the firefighters who saved Notre Dame Cathedral, praying Sunday at a special Easter Mass for a swift reconstruction of the beloved monument. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
Paris Easter Mass honors firefighters who saved Notre DameDisplaced by a massive fire, Notre Dame Cathedral's Paris parishioners are gathering to celebrate Easter in another church and to pray for a speedy reconstruction of the beloved monument
The Associated Press4 hours ago
South Sudan opposition seeks 6-month extension on peace dealSouth Sudan opposition seeks 6-month extension on crucial next steps in peace deal
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Pope Francis celebrates Easter Mass in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Sunday, April 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
Pope denounces 'cruel violence' of Sri Lanka Easter attackPope Francis has denounced the "cruel violence" of the Easter Sunday slaughter of Christians and foreigners in Sri Lanka as he celebrated the most joyful moment on the Christian liturgical calendar
The Associated Press4 hours ago
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