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Hristijan Mickoski, the leader of the opposition VMRO DPMNE party talks to the media in party headquarters in Skopje, North Macedonia on Thursday, July 16, 2020, a day after the country's parliamentary elections. The pro-Western, ruling SDSM party in North Macedonia is poised to try to form a coalition government following a narrow election victory. (AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski)

North Macedonia: Complex coalition talks to follow election

Jul. 16, 2020 3:10 PM EDT

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — North Macedonia’s pro-Western Social Democrats said Thursday they were ready to start complicated power-sharing negotiations after winning a narrow election victory in a poll held up for months by the COVID-19 pandemic. Former Prime Minister Zoran Zaev’s Social...

Riot police officers try to avoid patrol bombs thrown by protesters outside the Greek Parliament during a protest against new protest law in Athens, on Thursday, July 9, 2020. Violence has broken out in Athens during a mass demonstration against plans to curb public protests. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

Violence erupts at rally in Greece against new protest law

Jul. 9, 2020 5:41 PM EDT

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Violence broke out in Athens late Thursday during a mass demonstration against a new law to curb public protests, leaving six police officers injured. A group of protesters hurled gasoline bombs at riot police outside parliament, while police responded with tear gas and flash...