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Newly appointed Polish Education Minister Przemyslaw Czarnek arrives at work, in Warsaw, Poland, Wednesday Oct. 21, 2020. Shortly before his arrival, activists dressed as security guards had climbed onto a balcony of the building and hung a banner protesting his recent appointment, considering him a religious fundamentalist. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

Polish academics protest 'fundamentalist' education minister

Oct. 21, 2020 5:59 AM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Activists dressed as security guards climbed onto a balcony of a Polish Education Ministry building early Wednesday and hung a banner protesting the appointment of a new minister whom they consider to be a religious fundamentalist and a danger to the nation's youth and universities....

FILE - In this Aug. 12, 2017 file photo, white nationalist demonstrators clash with counter demonstrators at the entrance to Lee Park in Charlottesville, Va.  U.S. District Judge Norman Moon on Friday, Oct. 16, 2020, sentenced 26-year-old Cole Evan White to 14 months in prison but gave him credit for 7 months he served in jail after his arrest and 5 months of home confinement.  (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)

Man who attacked Virginia protesters avoids federal prison

Oct. 16, 2020 3:51 PM EDT

A California man who pleaded guilty to attacking anti-racism protesters at a white nationalist rally and at a torch-lit march through the University of Virginia’s campus will avoid serving a term in federal prison. U.S. District Judge Norman Moon on Friday sentenced Cole Evan White, 26, of Clayton,...

FILE- In this June 22, 2012 file photo, an Indian model poses with Tanishq jewelry at an event in Kolkata, India. The popular Indian jewelry brand has withdrawn an advertisement featuring a Muslim man and his Hindu wife after a right-wing backlash on social media. The Tanishq company withdrew the advertisement from TV channels and all its social media platforms on Tuesday, Oct.13, 2020 following a backlash from Hindu nationalists, (AP Photo/Bikas Das, File)

After outrage, Indian brand pulls ad with interfaith couple

Oct. 15, 2020 3:31 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — The advertisement by the popular Indian jewelry brand featured a Muslim man and his Hindu wife preparing for a Hindu-style baby shower. Its tagline read: “A beautiful confluence of two different religions, traditions and cultures.” But just days after the 45-second...

South Korean President Moon Jae-in, third from left, receives a gift from members of South Korean K-Pop group BTS during a ceremony marking the National Youth Day at the presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020. (Lee Jin-wook/Yonhap via AP)

Korean boy band BTS faces uproar in China over war comments

Oct. 14, 2020 3:28 AM EDT

SEOUL (AP) — Chinese nationalists erupted in anger at South Korean boy band BTS after its leader thanked Korean War veterans for their sacrifices. The singer, who goes by RM, made the remark in a recorded acceptance speech for an award from the Korea Society for promoting U.S.-Korean relations. “We...

FILE - In this Aug. 12, 2017 file photo, white nationalist demonstrators clash with counter demonstrators at the entrance to Lee Park in Charlottesville, Va. Cole Evan White, 26, who pleaded guilty to attacking counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally in Virginia has been a student at San Francisco State University in California while awaiting his sentencing in federal court. A spokesman for the school confirmed Monday, Oct. 12, 2020 that White is currently a part-time student who first enrolled in the fall 2017 semester. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)

Man jailed for rally riots, torch march attends university

Oct. 12, 2020 5:41 PM EDT

Cole Evan White joined torch-carrying white supremacists on a march through the University of Virginia’s campus and attacked anti-racism protesters the next day. Within a matter of days, he enrolled at a university in California. White, 26, continued his studies at San Francisco State University after he...

Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen, right, and Yu Shyi-kun, speaker of the Legislative Yuan, cheer with audience during National Day celebrations in front of the Presidential Building in Taipei, Taiwan, Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020. President Tsai said Saturday she has hopes for less tensions with China and in the region if Beijing will listen to Taipei’s concerns, alter its approach and restart dialogue with the self-ruled island democracy.  (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying)

Taiwan's leader hopes for reduced tensions with China

Oct. 10, 2020 8:45 AM EDT

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen said Saturday she has hopes for less tensions with China and in the region if Beijing will listen to Taipei’s concerns, alter its approach and restart dialogue with the self-ruled island democracy. Speaking at Taiwan’s National Day...

FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2015 file photo, a child carries a parcel from the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) in Mwenezi, Zimbabwe. The WFP has won the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize for its efforts to combat hunger and food insecurity around the globe. The announcement was made Friday Oct. 9, 2020 in Oslo by Berit Reiss-Andersen, the chair of the Nobel Committee. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi, File)

World Food Program wins Nobel Peace Prize for hunger fight

Oct. 9, 2020 6:20 PM EDT

NIAMEY, Niger (AP) — The World Food Program won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for fighting hunger and seeking to end its use as "a weapon of war and conflict” at a time when the coronavirus pandemic has driven millions more people to the brink of starvation. Announcing the prize, the Norwegian...

Gunmen kill Pakistan singer, father of rights activist

Oct. 9, 2020 11:54 AM EDT

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Gunmen riding on a motorcycle in southwestern Pakistan shot and killed a popular local singer and father of a human rights activist outside his home, police said Friday. The fatal shooting took place on Thursday in the town of Turbat, in the country's restive southwestern...

White nationalist pleads not guilty to hate crime charge

Oct. 7, 2020 4:35 PM EDT

BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A self-described white nationalist is accused of using racist language in an altercation with a Black man and charged with a hate crime. Max Misch, of Bennington, pleaded not guilty to the misdemeanor charge on Monday, the Bennington Banner reported. He was charged with disorderly...

FILE - In this Nov. 4, 1995, file, photo, Eitan Haber, center, announces outside the death of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, who was gunned down by a Jewish extremist following a rally in Tel Aviv. Haber, a former journalist and adviser to Rabin,  died on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. He was 80. (AP Photo/Eyal Warshavsky, File)

Eitan Haber, trusted aide to Yitzhak Rabin, dies at 80

Oct. 7, 2020 2:28 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Eitan Haber, a former journalist and adviser to Yitzhak Rabin who tearfully announced the death of the assassinated Israeli prime minister in 1995, died Wednesday. He was 80. Yediot Ahronot, the Israeli newspaper where Haber spent much of his career, said he died from cancer. Haber...