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In this handout photo provided by the Press Information Bureau, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi adresses soldiers during a visit to Nimu, Ladakh area, India, Friday, July 3, 2020. Modi made an unannounced visit Friday to a military base in remote Ladakh region bordering China where the soldiers of the two countries have been facing off for nearly two months. Modi’s visit comes in the backdrop of massive Indian army build-up in Ladakh region following hand-to-hand combat between Indian and Chinese soldiers on June 15 that left 20 Indian soldiers dead and dozens injured, the worst military confrontation in over four decades between the Asian giants. (Press Information Bureau via AP)

Modi visits military base close to China amid standoff

Jul. 3, 2020 10:36 AM EDT

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi made an unannounced visit Friday to a military base in a remote region bordering China where troops from the two countries have been facing off for nearly two months. Modi, accompanied by India’s military leadership, met with troops in...

Palestinians laborers line up to cross a checkpoint at the entrance to the Israeli settlement of Maale Adumim, near Jerusalem, Tuesday, June 30, 2020. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appears determined to carry out his pledge to begin annexing parts of the occupied West Bank, possibly as soon as Wednesday. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)

Israel undeterred by international opposition to annexation

Jun. 30, 2020 8:29 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appears determined to carry out his pledge to begin annexing parts of the occupied West Bank, possibly as soon as Wednesday. His vision of redrawing the map of the Holy Land, in line with President Donald Trump’s Mideast plan, has been...

FILE - This April 9, 2020 file photo shows a closed Patagonia clothing store in Freeport, Maine. The outdoor gear company Patagonia is the latest brand to announce an advertising boycott of Facebook and its Instagram app, saying the social media giant has “failed to take steps to stop the spread of hateful lies and dangerous propaganda on its platform.

Social media platforms face a reckoning over hate speech

Jun. 29, 2020 6:56 PM EDT

For years, social media platforms have fueled political polarization and hosted an explosion of hate speech. Now, with four months until the U.S. presidential election and the country’s divisions reaching a boiling point, these companies are upping their game against bigotry and threats of violence. What's...

Poland's President Andrzej Duda casts his vote during presidential election in Krakow, Poland, on Sunday June 28, 2020. The election will test the popularity of incumbent President Andrzej Duda who is seeking a second term and of the conservative ruling party that backs him. (AP Photo/Beata Zawrzal)

Exit poll: Polish presidential vote headed for runoff

Jun. 28, 2020 6:25 PM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s conservative president, Andrzej Duda, was the frontrunner in Sunday's election, but fell short of the 50% of votes needed to win in the first round, according to the projection of an exit poll. The results, if confirmed, pave the way for what is building into a very...

President Donald Trump walks on the South Lawn after arriving on Marine One at the White House, Thursday, June 25, 2020, in Washington. Trump is returning from Wisconsin. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Trump tweets video with 'white power' chant, then deletes it

Jun. 28, 2020 5:07 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday tweeted approvingly of a video showing one of his supporters chanting “white power," a racist slogan associated with white supremacists. He later deleted the tweet and the White House said the president had not heard “the one...

Vienna police brace for violence after Kurdish demo attacked

Jun. 26, 2020 9:05 AM EDT

VIENNA (AP) — Police in Vienna are bracing for possible violence at a protest by Kurdish groups Friday after Turkish nationalists attacked two previous rallies in the Austrian capital this week. Vienna police said stones, bottles and fireworks were thrown during confrontations between the two groups...

FILE - In this Oct. 19, 2017, file photo, white nationalist leader Richard Spencer speaks at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Fla. Spencer has avoided a jail term in Montana by resolving a legal debt connected to his divorce case, court records show, Wednesday, June 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)

White nationalist leader avoids jail over unpaid legal fees

Jun. 24, 2020 7:49 PM EDT

White nationalist leader Richard Spencer has avoided a jail term in Montana by resolving a legal debt connected to his divorce case, court records show. Spencer had owed more than $60,000 in fees to Joyce Funda, the court-appointed “guardian ad litem” who represented the interests of...

People hold placards that read

Journalists accused of revealing secrets on trial in Turkey

Jun. 24, 2020 3:42 PM EDT

ISTANBUL (AP) — Seven journalists went on trial on Wednesday, accused of revealing state secrets for their reports on the funeral of an intelligence officer who was killed in Libya. Three of the defendants were released from custody pending the outcome of the trial. The journalists from Odatv news website,...

FILE - In this Wednesday, June 17, 2020 file photo, Polish President Andrzej Duda waves to supporters as he campaigns for a second term in Serock, Poland. Polands current President Andrzej Duda is the frontrunner ahead of the election on Sunday, June 28, but polls show him unlikely to achieve the majority needed to win outright. That will require a runoff two weeks later in which he is expected to face off against Warsaw Mayor Rafal Trzaskowski in a very close race. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski, file)

Populist Polish president faces tough reelection challenge

Jun. 24, 2020 7:55 AM EDT

BIALYSTOK, Poland (AP) — Senior citizens in the eastern Polish city of Bialystok sit on city benches after a summer storm had passed, holding small Polish flags as they wait patiently for the man they call “my president.” They lived for decades under officially atheist communist rule,...

FILE - In this Oct. 19, 2017, file photo, White nationalist leader Richard Spencer speaks at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Fla. A federal magistrate judge has agreed to let an attorney withdraw from representing Spencer in a lawsuit over violence that erupted at a rally in Virginia nearly three years ago. U.S. Magistrate Judge Joel Hoppe’s order on Monday, June 22, 2020, leaves Spencer to defend himself against the lawsuit, which names him as one of the organizers of the white nationalist “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville in August 2017. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)

White nationalist Richard Spencer loses lawyer in lawsuit

Jun. 22, 2020 8:16 PM EDT

A federal magistrate judge agreed Monday to let an attorney withdraw from representing white nationalist leader Richard Spencer in a lawsuit over violence that erupted at a rally in Virginia nearly three years ago. U.S. Magistrate Judge Joel Hoppe’s order leaves Spencer to defend himself against the...