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Supporters of the "Yes" vote, raise flags during celebrations in Istanbul, Turkey, on Sunday, April 16, 2017. With four-fifths of the ballots counted in Turkey's historic referendum, those who back constitutional changes greatly expanding President Erdogan's powers have a 6-point lead, the official Anadolu news agency said. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
April 16, 2017 - 4:12 pm
ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the referendum in Turkey, set to decide whether more power should be concentrated in the hands of the president (all times local): 11 p.m. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan briefly struck a conciliatory tone in a speech after a close victory in Turkey's referendum...
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Supporters of Justice and Development party (AK) wave Turkish flags and hold a poster of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan outside its offices in Istanbul, Sunday, April 16, 2017. Voting has ended in Turkey's historic referendum on whether to approve constitutional changes that would greatly expand the powers of Erdogan and the result will determine Turkey's long-term political future and will likely have lasting effects on its relations with the European Union and the world. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
April 16, 2017 - 4:03 pm
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared victory in Sunday's referendum that will grant sweeping powers to the presidency, hailing the result as a "historic decision." Speaking to reporters in Istanbul, Erdogan said unofficial results showed the "yes" side had won by a margin...
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Supporters of the "Yes" vote, raise flags during celebrations in Istanbul, Turkey, on Sunday, April 16, 2017. With four-fifths of the ballots counted in Turkey's historic referendum, those who back constitutional changes greatly expanding President Erdogan's powers have a 6-point lead, the official Anadolu news agency said. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
April 16, 2017 - 3:28 pm
ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the referendum in Turkey, set to decide whether more power should be concentrated in the hands of the president (all times local): 10:20 p.m. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says unofficial results show a referendum that will significantly expand the presidency'...
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This frame grab from video provided by the Thiqa News Agency, shows buses damaged by a blast at the Rashideen area, a rebel-controlled district outside Aleppo city, Syria, Saturday, April. 15, 2017. Syrian TV said at least 39 people were killed Saturday in an explosion that hit near buses carrying evacuees from two towns besieged by rebels nearby. (Thiqa News via AP)
April 16, 2017 - 2:58 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — The evacuation of more than 3,000 Syrians that was scheduled to take place Sunday from four areas as part of a population transfer has been postponed, opposition activists said, a day after a deadly blast that killed more than 120 people, many of them government supporters. The...
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Aya Hijazi, center, a dual U.S.-Egyptian citizen, is acquitted by an Egyptian court after nearly three years of detention over accusations related to running a foundation dedicated to helping street children, Cairo, Sunday, April 16, 2017. Egyptian authorities arrested Hijazi, her husband and six others in May 2014 on charges of abusing children in her care and engaging in human trafficking, kidnapping, sexual exploitation and torture. (AP Photo/Mohamed el Raai)
April 16, 2017 - 2:39 pm
CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court on Sunday acquitted Aya Hijazi, a dual U.S.-Egyptian citizen who has been held in detention for nearly three years over accusations related to a non-governmental organization she founded to aid street children. Authorities arrested Hijazi, her husband and six others...
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Supporters of Justice and Development party (AK) wave Turkish flags and hold a poster of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan outside its offices in Istanbul, Sunday, April 16, 2017. Voting has ended in Turkey's historic referendum on whether to approve constitutional changes that would greatly expand the powers of Erdogan and the result will determine Turkey's long-term political future and will likely have lasting effects on its relations with the European Union and the world. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
April 16, 2017 - 1:52 pm
ISTANBUL (AP) — With 97 percent of the ballots counted in Turkey's historic referendum, those who back constitutional changes greatly expanding President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's powers had a narrow lead Sunday night, the official Anadolu news agency said. The results from Sunday's vote are expected...
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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, center, lays a wreath at the Seoul National Cemetery in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, April 16, 2017. Pence arrived in South Korea on Sunday to begin a 10-day trip to Asia that comes amid turmoil on the Korean Peninsula over North Korea's threats to advance its nuclear and defense capabilities, and just after a failed missile launch by the North. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
April 16, 2017 - 12:55 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — President Donald Trump asserted on Sunday that China was working with the United States on "the North Korea problem," and his vice president told American and South Korea service members that the North's latest "provocation," a failed missile launch shortly before his...
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Aya Hijazi, center, a dual U.S.-Egyptian citizen, is acquitted by an Egyptian court after nearly three years of detention over accusations related to running a foundation dedicated to helping street children, Cairo, Sunday, April 16, 2017. Egyptian authorities arrested Hijazi, her husband and six others in May 2014 on charges of abusing children in her care and engaging in human trafficking, kidnapping, sexual exploitation and torture. (AP Photo/Mohamed el Raai)
April 16, 2017 - 12:15 pm
CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court on Sunday acquitted Aya Hijazi, a dual U.S.-Egyptian citizen who has been held in detention for nearly three years over accusations related to a non-governmental organization she founded to aid street children. Authorities arrested Hijazi, her husband and six others...
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Far-right candidate for the presidential election Marine Le Pen speaks during a campaign meeting in Perpignan, southwestern France, Saturday, April, 15, 2017. The two-round presidential election is set for April 23 and May 7. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
April 16, 2017 - 12:08 pm
PARIS (AP) — Hundreds of demonstrators in France have marched to protest far-right National Front leader and presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, saying that basic freedoms would disappear if she were elected. Some protesters threw firebombs at police who responded with tear gas in small...
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April 16, 2017 - 12:04 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The leader of Chechnya has lashed out at international organizations that have strongly criticized the Russian region for reportedly persecuting and killing gays. The respected newspaper Novaya Gazeta reported two weeks ago that gay men were being detained and beaten in Chechnya and...
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