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FILE - In this Thursday, April 27, 2017 file photo, Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny poses for a photo after unknown attackers doused him with green antiseptic outside a conference venue in Moscow, Russia. Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny wrote on Instagram on Tuesday May 9, 2017 that he has undergone eye surgery in Spain and that doctors expect the vision in his right eye to be restored in several months, after being attacked last month. (Evgeny Feldman/Pool Photo via AP, File)
May 10, 2017 - 7:02 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has undergone eye surgery in Spain after being attacked last month. Navalny suffered a severe chemical burn in his right eye last month when an attacker doused him with green antiseptic. Navalny's supporters identified the attacker as a pro-...
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FILE- In this Monday, May 2, 2016 file photo released by an official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei addresses a group of teachers in Tehran, Iran. From a former president disobeying the supreme leader to open discussion of a 1980s mass execution, Iran's presidential election is pushing the boundaries of what can be discussed and done there, a small but noticeable shift in the country's clerically overseen polls. (Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader via AP, File)
May 10, 2017 - 7:00 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's supreme leader says anyone trying to foment unrest around the country's upcoming presidential election, like that which followed the disputed 2009 vote, "will be hit with a slap." Iranian state television quoted Ayatollah Ali Khamenei as making the comment Wednesday...
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May 10, 2017 - 6:59 am
BERLIN (AP) — Austria's vice chancellor has announced his resignation from the job, and from his post as leader of the country's junior governing party, amid persistent infighting. Reinhold Mitterlehner, who is also Austria's economy minister, announced his decision effective May 15 in a hastily...
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Democratic leader in the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi greets Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama at the Tsuglagkhang temple in Dharmsala, India, Wednesday, May 10, 2017. A group from the U.S. House of Representatives has taken aim at one of China's sore spots, Tibet, during a gathering in India with the Dalai Lama. Rep. Nancy Pelosi said China was using "brutal tactics" and economic leverage to crush Tibetan calls for autonomy. (AP Photo/Ashwini Bhatia)
May 10, 2017 - 6:59 am
DHARMSALA, India (AP) — As President Donald Trump appears to be warming to China, a bipartisan group from the U.S. House of Representatives took aim Wednesday at one of Beijing's sore spots: Tibet. Rep. Nancy Pelosi accused China of using economic leverage to crush Tibetan calls for autonomy...
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FILE - In this Thursday, April 27, 2017 file photo, Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny poses for a photo after unknown attackers doused him with green antiseptic outside a conference venue in Moscow, Russia. Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny wrote on Instagram on Tuesday May 9, 2017 that he has undergone eye surgery in Spain and that doctors expect the vision in his right eye to be restored in several months, after being attacked last month. (Evgeny Feldman/Pool Photo via AP, File)
May 10, 2017 - 6:13 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has undergone eye surgery in Spain after being attacked last month. Navalny suffered a severe chemical burn in his right eye last month when an attacker doused him with green antiseptic. Navalny's supporters identified the attacker as a pro-...
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FILE -- This April 30, 2017 photo provided by the Syria Democratic Forces (SDF), shows a fighter from the SDF carrying weapons as he looks toward the northern town of Tabqa, Syria. A top Syrian Kurdish official said Wednesday, May 10, 2017, that the U.S. decision to arm Kurdish fighters with heavier weapons will help legitimize the force, which is denounced as a terrorist organization by Turkey. The Trump administration announced Tuesday it will arm the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces "as necessary" to recapture the Islamic State stronghold of Raqqa. (Syrian Democratic Forces, via AP, File)
May 10, 2017 - 6:09 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Syria (all times local): 1:15 p.m. The Syrian Kurdish group labeled a terror organization by Turkey is hailing the U.S. decision to arm it with heavy weapons to fight the Islamic State group. The YPG militia says the decision is "historic" and a "sign of confidence" in...
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Newly elected South Korean President Moon Jae-in takes an oath during his inauguration ceremony at the National Assembly in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Moon said Wednesday he was open to visiting rival North Korea under the right conditions to talk about Pyongyang's aggressive pursuit of nuclear-tipped missiles. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, Pool)
May 10, 2017 - 6:07 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — New South Korean President Moon Jae-in said as he took office Wednesday that he is open to visiting rival North Korea under the right conditions to talk about its aggressive pursuit of nuclear-tipped missiles. Moon's softer stance on North Korea could create friction with...
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FILE -- This April 30, 2017 photo provided by the Syria Democratic Forces (SDF), shows a fighter from the SDF carrying weapons as he looks toward the northern town of Tabqa, Syria. A top Syrian Kurdish official said Wednesday, May 10, 2017, that the U.S. decision to arm Kurdish fighters with heavier weapons will help legitimize the force, which is denounced as a terrorist organization by Turkey. The Trump administration announced Tuesday it will arm the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces "as necessary" to recapture the Islamic State stronghold of Raqqa. (Syrian Democratic Forces, via AP, File)
May 10, 2017 - 6:05 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Syria (all times local): 1 p.m. Turkey's top diplomat has criticized a U.S. decision to provide arms to Syrian Kurdish fighters, saying every weapon given to them poses a threat to Turkey. The U.S. announced Tuesday that it would arm Syrian Kurdish fighters as a...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, April 11, 2017 file photo, Far right National Front party regional leader for southeastern France Marion Marechal-Le Pen waves during a press conference in Bayonne, southwestern France. The niece of defeated far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen announced Tuesday, May 9 that she's leaving political life, at least temporarily, citing "personal and political reasons." Marion Marechal-Le Pen had been seen as a rising star of the nationalist and anti-immigration National Front party. She is one of two lawmakers in the outgoing lower house of parliament affiliated with the party. (AP Photo/Bob Edme, file)
May 10, 2017 - 5:06 am
PARIS (AP) — The disintegration of France's political landscape, torn up by the presidential election victory of Emmanuel Macron, is picking up speed by the day. Marion Marechal-Le Pen, the niece of defeated far-right candidate Marine Le Pen, is quitting politics, depriving their National Front...
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Democratic leader in the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi greets Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama at the Tsuglagkhang temple in Dharmsala, India, Wednesday, May 10, 2017. A group from the U.S. House of Representatives has taken aim at one of China's sore spots, Tibet, during a gathering in India with the Dalai Lama. Rep. Nancy Pelosi said China was using "brutal tactics" and economic leverage to crush Tibetan calls for autonomy. (AP Photo/Ashwini Bhatia)
May 10, 2017 - 5:01 am
DHARMSALA, India (AP) — As President Donald Trump appears to be warming to China, a bipartisan group from the U.S. House of Representatives took aim Wednesday at one of Beijing's sore spots: Tibet. Rep. Nancy Pelosi accused China of using economic leverage to crush Tibetan calls for autonomy...
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