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Bolivian interim leader says Morales can’t run in new vote

Nov. 14, 2019 4:24 PM EST

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Bolivia’s former President Evo Morales cannot run as a candidate in any new elections, the country’s interim leader said Thursday, as supporters of the ousted president demonstrated for his return from asylum in Mexico. “Evo: Friend, the people are with...

The Latest: State Dept. warns against travel to Bolivia

Nov. 12, 2019 10:12 PM EST

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — The latest on Bolivia's political turmoil (all times local): 11:10 p.m. The U.S. State Department is warning American citizens against traveling to Bolivia because of the unrest that has gripped the Andean nation since a disputed presidential election last month. Its notice says...

Tensions rise as Bolivia opposition leader claims presidency

Nov. 12, 2019 9:00 PM EST

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Clashes broke out in the streets of Bolivia's capital Tuesday evening when an opposition leader in the Senate declared herself the country's interim president after Evo Morales fled to Mexico following his surprise weekend resignation. Jeanine Añez claimed the post of Senate...

Germany, allies mark 30 years since Berlin Wall fell

Nov. 9, 2019 2:51 PM EST

BERLIN (AP) — Germany marked the 30th anniversary Saturday of the opening of the Berlin Wall, a pivotal moment in the events that brought down Communism in eastern Europe. Leaders from Germany, Poland, Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic attended a ceremony at Bernauer Strasse — where one of...

Morales leads in Bolivia vote, but seems headed for runoff

Oct. 20, 2019 11:36 PM EDT

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — President Evo Morales led in early returns from the first round of Sunday's presidential election, but he appeared to have failed to get enough votes to avoid a runoff in the tightest political race of his life. The Andean country's top electoral authority said Sunday night that a...

The Latest: Britain calls HK shooting 'disproportionate'

Oct. 1, 2019 10:47 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the 70th anniversary of Communist Party rule in China (all times local): 10 p.m. Britain's foreign secretary says the shooting of a teenage pro-democracy protester by a Hong Kong police officer during mass demonstrations was "disproportionate" and could stoke tensions in the...

Trump attacks globalism and urges action on Iran at UN

Sep. 24, 2019 7:02 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Donald Trump stood before world leaders at the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday and rejected "globalism" and liberal immigration policies while exhorting the world to act against Iran's "bloodlust." His speech and subsequent meetings had to compete with news from Washington...