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Egyptians Vote on Changes That Would Extend el-Sissi's Rule

Egyptians Vote on Changes That Would Extend el-Sissi's Rule

By Samy Magdy | Apr 20
Egyptians cast their ballots Saturday on the first of three days of voting on constitutional amendments that would allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to stay in power until 2030 and broaden the military's role.

Paris: Yellow Vest Anger Mixes with Notre Dame Mourning

Paris: Yellow Vest Anger Mixes with Notre Dame Mourning

By Angela Charlton | Apr 20
French yellow vest protesters set small fires as they marched through Paris on Saturday to drive home their latest message to the government: That rebuilding the fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral isn't the only problem the nation needs to solve.

Attackers Kill Doctor at Hospital in Congo's Ebola Epicenter

Attackers Kill Doctor at Hospital in Congo's Ebola Epicenter

By Al-Hadji Kudra Maliro and Cara Anna | Apr 20
Attackers stormed a hospital at the epicenter of Congo's Ebola outbreak and killed "a dear colleague," the head of the World Health Organization said Friday as he condemned the latest violence against health workers trying to contain the virus.

Gay Journalist Shot Dead in Northern Ireland Rioting

Gay Journalist Shot Dead in Northern Ireland Rioting

By Gregory Katz | Apr 19
Police in Northern Ireland said Friday they are searching for multiple suspects in the fatal shooting of a journalist during overnight rioting in the city of Londonderry.

Europe Looks to Remold Internet with New Copyright Rules

Europe Looks to Remold Internet with New Copyright Rules

By Kelvin Chan | Apr 18
The European Union has approved a copyright overhaul that aims to give more protection to artists and news organizations but which critics say will stifle freedom of speech and online creativity and punish smaller web companies.

Colombians Stage Kiss-A-Thon in Support of LGBT Rights

Colombians Stage Kiss-A-Thon in Support of LGBT Rights

By Manuel Rueda | Apr 18
Dozens of same sex couples kissed simultaneously outside an upscale shopping mall in Colombia's capital Wednesday, in the latest demonstration calling for LGBT rights in the South American country.

AP Source: Officials Consider New Penalty for Visa Overstays

AP Source: Officials Consider New Penalty for Visa Overstays

By Jill Colvin and Colleen Long | Apr 17
Top administration officials have been discussing ways to increase pressure on countries with high numbers of citizens who overstay short-term visas, as part of President Donald Trump's growing focus on immigration heading into his re-election campaign.

Russian Parliament Adopts Internet Controls Bill

Russian Parliament Adopts Internet Controls Bill

Apr 17
Russia's lower chamber of parliament has adopted a bill that would expand government control over the internet, raising fears of widespread censorship.

Shock, Sadness, but No Panic: Minutes that Saved Notre Dame

Shock, Sadness, but No Panic: Minutes that Saved Notre Dame

By Lori Hinnant | Apr 17
Fueled by a lattice of centuries-old timbers, the fire moved hungrily across Notre Dame's rooftop toward the cathedral's iconic spire. It belched yellow smoke, spitting out gritty particles of wood, stone, lead and iron and wanted more.

What was Lost, What was Saved from the Notre Dame Fire?

What was Lost, What was Saved from the Notre Dame Fire?

Apr 16
More than simply an iconic cathedral and jewel of Gothic architecture, Notre Dame was a treasure trove, housing priceless and irreplaceable marvels of immense religious, artistic, musical, historical and architectural value.

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