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Troops patrol Kashmir on anniversary of statehood revocation

Aug. 05, 2021 11:46 AM EDT

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Government forces patrolled much of Indian-controlled Kashmir and ordered shops and businesses to remain open Thursday to foil a planned strike by separatists on the second anniversary of India’s revocation of the disputed region’s semi-autonomy. ...

Thai protest leader renews calls for reform of monarchy

Aug. 03, 2021 20:48 PM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai protest leader on Tuesday renewed calls for the reform of the country’s monarchy and suggested that time was running out for the powerful institution to respond. “This year shall be the last year that we will discuss monarchy reform. After...

Editorial Roundup: Kansas

Aug. 03, 2021 18:05 PM EDT

Kansas City Star. August 2, 2021. Editorial: Kansas school board candidate wants ‘pro-white country with protected white majority’ Naked hatred will be on a Kansas election ballot Tuesday. Josh Wells, a Hutchinson-area man...

At least 14 interested in acquiring Charlottesville statues

Jul. 27, 2021 14:23 PM EDT

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — At least 13 organizations and one municipality have expressed interest in acquiring two statues of Confederate generals removed from downtown Charlottesville parks, including one monument that was the focus of a violent white nationalist rally in 2017, according...

Blinken's India visit puts human rights, China on table

Jul. 27, 2021 11:53 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrived in India on Tuesday to discuss strengthening Indo-Pacific engagement, seen as a counter to China, as well as New Delhi’s recent human rights record and other issues. Blinken’s visit includes meetings...

North Macedonia: 4 jailed over 2017 parliament attack

Jul. 26, 2021 10:21 AM EDT

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — A court in North Macedonia on Monday sentenced the country’s former parliamentary speaker and three other senior officials over a violent attack against parliament in 2017. A panel of judges sentenced former Speaker Trajko Veljanoski to...

Only Tokyo could pull off these Games? Not everyone agrees

Jul. 25, 2021 14:31 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Staging an Olympics during the worst pandemic in a century? There’s a widespread perception that it couldn’t happen in a better place than Japan. A vibrant, open democracy with deep pockets, the host nation is known for its diligent execution of...

Politics foil replacing hazardous bridge to Jerusalem site

Jul. 22, 2021 02:14 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — A rickety bridge allowing access to Jerusalem's most sensitive holy site is at risk of collapse, according to experts. But the flashpoint shrine's delicate position at ground-zero of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has prevented its repair for more than a decade. ...

William Regnery, who funded right-wing extremism, dies at 80

Jul. 17, 2021 15:13 PM EDT

BOCA GRANDE, Fla. (AP) — William H. Regnery II, the heir to a family publishing fortune who was known for his quiet but influential support of extreme right-wing causes in the United States has died at 80. He died at his home in Boca Grande, Florida, on July 2. A person...

EU court: Poland's disciplining of judges breaches EU law

Jul. 15, 2021 09:55 AM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union intensified a legal fight with Poland and Hungary on Thursday over respect for fundamental human rights and the rule of law, which critics say are increasingly strained in the EU's two leading eastern nations. The EU's top court, the...