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Jakarta Governor Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama flashes a "V" sign during a press conference in Jakarta, Indonesia, Wednesday, April 19, 2017. Unofficial results showed the minority Christian governor was resoundingly defeated Wednesday by his Muslim challenger, after a campaign that cracked open religious and racial divides in the world's most populous Muslim nation. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
April 19, 2017 - 7:10 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Unofficial results showed the minority Christian governor of the Indonesian capital was resoundingly defeated Wednesday by his Muslim challenger who swept up votes by appealing to a growing conservatism in the world's most populous Muslim nation. So called "quick counts"...
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April 19, 2017 - 6:41 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — India's officialdom is set to come down a notch. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Cabinet announced Wednesday that the red beacon lights that announce the presence of a very important person on the road will be taken off the cars of all government officials starting May 1. For...
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April 19, 2017 - 6:39 am
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The United Nations says investigators have confirmed another 17 mass graves in central Congo, bringing the number to 40 discovered since clashes between soldiers and a local militia intensified in August. The U.N. on Wednesday said Congolese soldiers reportedly dug the graves...
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A silhouette of the Houses of Parliament and Elizabeth Tower containing Big Ben, centre, at dusk, in Westminster, London, Tuesday April 18, 2017. Britain's Prime Minister, Theresa May, announced Tuesday a snap general election to be held on June 8. (Yui Mok/PA via AP)
April 19, 2017 - 6:37 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the British prime minister's decision to seek an early election (all times local): 11:35 a.m. The German government says that it doesn't expect a British election in June to hold up talks on Britain's exit from the European Union. Government spokeswoman Ulrike Demmer...
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Federica Mogherini, left, high representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, poses for a photo with Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi before their meeting at Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing, Wednesday, April 19, 2017. (Kenzaburo Fukuhara/Pool Photo via AP)
April 19, 2017 - 6:32 am
BEIJING (AP) — Top diplomats from China and the European Union pledged closer cooperation Wednesday at a time of global uncertainty, highlighting their common interests in peace and security and pushing a message of free trade and open engagement in contrast to fears that the U.S. is turning inward...
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Supporters of former Polish Prime Minister and now European Council President Donald Tusk gathered at the Central Railway Station in Warsaw, Poland, Wednesday, April 19, 2017. Tuske has to testify in an investigation into an alleged secret deal between Polish and Russian intelligence officials. He is to be questioned by prosecutors in Warsaw as a witness. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
April 19, 2017 - 6:32 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Donald Tusk, president of the European Council, was met at Warsaw's main train station Wednesday by hundreds of people — both supporters and angry opponents — as he prepared to testify in an investigation. The mood at the train station was tense, with supporters of the former...
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This two photo combo and provided by the AP on the condition that its source not be revealed, shows Frenchman Clement Baur. French police thwarted an imminent "terror attack," arresting two suspected radicals Tuesday April 18, 2017, in the southern port city of Marseille, the Interior Minister Matthias Fekl said during a brief news conference Tuesday. (AP Photo)
April 19, 2017 - 6:31 am
PARIS (AP) — Belgium's federal prosecutor says the country had opened an investigation into one of the suspects arrested for plotting an attack that officials say was thwarted days before the French presidential election. Clement Baur, a 23-year-old Frenchman, had been flagged to authorities in...
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This frame grab from video provided by the government-controlled Syrian Central Military Media, shows buses carrying opposition fighters leaving Zabadani, near Damascus, Syria, Wednesday, April. 19, 2017, heading toward the northern rebel-held Idlib province. Syria's military media says the evacuation and transfer of thousands of Syrians from four besieged areas has resumed. Logo in Arabic reads, "Millitary Media." (Syrian Central Military Media, via AP)
April 19, 2017 - 6:30 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Syrian state TV says the military is destroying a tunnel network that linked rebel-controlled towns which are being evacuated as part of a population transfer. Government media said the area between Madaya and Zabadani...
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Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street in London, Tuesday April 18, 2017. May has called for a snap June 8 General Election, seeking to strengthen her hand in ongoing European Union exit talks and tighten her grip on a fractious Conservative Party. (Philip Toscano/PA via AP)
April 19, 2017 - 6:27 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday defended her decision to call an early election for June, saying it would strengthen the government's hand in negotiations to leave the European Union. May dismissed criticism of her move to send voters back to polling booths for the...
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Jakarta Governor Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama who is seeking for his second term in office shows his ballot during the runoff election in Jakarta, Indonesia, Wednesday, April 19, 2017. Residents of the Indonesian capital are electing a governor after a polarizing campaign that undermined Indonesia's reputation for practicing a tolerant form of Islam. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)
April 19, 2017 - 5:57 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Unofficial results showed the minority Christian governor of the Indonesian capital was resoundingly defeated Wednesday by his Muslim challenger, after a campaign that cracked open religious and racial divides in the world's most populous Muslim nation. So called "quick...
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