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FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2013 file photo, anti-apartheid activist and close friend of Nelson Mandela, Ahmed Kathrada, speaks during the funeral service for the former South African president in Qunu, South Africa. Kathrada died Tuesday, March 28, 2017, after a short illness at the age of 87. (AP Photo/Odd Andersen, Pool, File)
March 28, 2017 - 1:53 pm
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Anti-apartheid leader Ahmed Kathrada, who spent 26 years in prison for opposing South Africa's white minority government — much of that time alongside the country's first black president, Nelson Mandela — died Tuesday at age 87. Kathrada late in life became such a scathing...
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FILE - In this March 16, 2017 file photo, former French Economy Minister and candidate for the next presidential election, Emmanuel Macron, left, takes his seat next to German Chancellor Angela Merkel during a meeting at the chancellery in Berlin. After Brexit, embracing the EU is a risky move for European politicians. But French presidential front-runner Emmanuel Macron is doing just that, with a blitz of campaign events across France and Europe to explain to voters why the EU matters. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, File)
March 28, 2017 - 12:26 pm
PARIS (AP) — Embracing the European Union could be seen as a risky move for politicians given Britain's decision to abandon the bloc and the renewed popularity of nationalist parties. But French presidential front-runner Emmanuel Macron is doing just that. Macron, 39, an independent centrist with...
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Demonstrators from the Asian community protest outside Paris' 19th district's police station, Tuesday March 28, 2017. Violent clashes in Paris between baton-wielding police and protesters outraged at the police killing of a Chinese man in his home have seen three police officers injured and 35 protesters arrested, authorities said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
March 28, 2017 - 12:17 pm
PARIS (AP) — Chinese immigrants and China's government are protesting a police killing in Paris that prompted violent street clashes and exposed the fears and frustrations of France's large Asian community. Protesters gathered Tuesday in northeast Paris for a second day of demonstrations over the...
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March 28, 2017 - 11:39 am
BERLIN (AP) — German officials on Tuesday warned Turkey against spying on its territory, after Ankara allegedly sought Berlin's help in eavesdropping on hundreds of Turks in Germany thought to be supporters of U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen. The Turkish government claims Gulen supporters were...
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This courtroom sketch dated Tuesday, March 28, 2017, shows Venezuelan-born Ilich Ramirez Sanchez known as "Carlos the Jackal" during his trial at a Paris courthouse, France. The man known as "Carlos the Jackal," once the world's most-wanted fugitive, has asked a French court to "take the only right decision" before the five judges went behind closed doors to rule whether he's guilty of a deadly 1974 attack on a Paris shopping arcade. (Eliza Parmentier via AP)
March 28, 2017 - 11:34 am
PARIS (AP) — A French court on Tuesday convicted the man known as "Carlos the Jackal," once the world's most-wanted fugitive, of a deadly 1974 attack on a Paris shopping arcade and sentenced him to life in prison for the third time. The Venezuelan-born Ilich Ramirez Sanchez is already serving two...
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March 28, 2017 - 11:29 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A firebrand Greek debt activist, whose followers take an oath of allegiance to the ancient gods, has been charged with fraud and running a criminal organization. A senior state prosecutor filed the charges Tuesday against Artemis Sorras, head of an organization called the...
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Workers fasten the sunken ferry Sewol to a semi-submersible transport vessel in waters off Jindo, South Korea, Tuesday, March 28, 2017. South Korea has held a memorial ceremony at sea for the nine passengers still missing from the 2014 ferry disaster that killed 304 passengers near the ship's wreckage that was raised from the waters last week. (Yonhap via AP)
March 28, 2017 - 11:25 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Bones found near the wreckage of a South Korean ferry belonged to animals, not missing passengers from the ship's 2014 sinking in which more than 300 people died, the government announced in a surprising reversal Tuesday. The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries had said...
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Congo finds 2 bodies in area where UN experts lost
March 28, 2017 - 10:43 am
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Three bodies, including those of a male and female Caucasian, have been found in Congo's Central Kasai province two weeks after two U.N. experts and their colleagues disappeared there, the government said Tuesday. Congolese spokesman Lambert Mende told Top Congo FM that the...
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FILE- In this Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2006 file photo, UN troops seen on patrol in the city of Kinshasa, Congo. Congo's government says the bodies of two Caucasians and a Congolese have been found in the Central Kasai region where two U.N. experts and their colleagues recently disappeared. Government spokesman Lambert Mende told Top Congo FM on Tuesday, March. 28, 2017. (AP Photo/John Bompeng, File)
March 28, 2017 - 10:38 am
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Three bodies, including those of a male and female Caucasian, have been found in Congo's Central Kasai province two weeks after two U.N. experts and their colleagues disappeared there, the government said Tuesday. Congolese spokesman Lambert Mende told Top Congo FM that the...
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FILE - This September 9. 2013 shows wind turbines at Flakfortet near Copenhagen. The EU's antitrust chief, Margrethe Vestager, said Tuesday March 28, 2017 that the bloc’s executive Commission has approved Denmark's support for a proposed 600 MW offshore windfarm in the Danish section of the Baltic Sea, near German windmills.(Jens Dresling/Polfoto File via AP)
March 28, 2017 - 10:11 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's antitrust chief said Tuesday that the bloc's executive Commission has approved Danish government subsidies for a large proposed offshore windfarm in the Danish section of the Baltic Sea. EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager said the aid for the...
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