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Today in History: August 11, Biden names Harris

Aug. 11, 2022 00:04 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, Aug. 11, the 223rd day of 2022. There are 142 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Aug. 11, 1997, President Bill Clinton made the first use of the historic line-item veto, rejecting three items in...

Albania asks human rights body to cancel stolen organ claims

Jul. 22, 2022 07:35 AM EDT

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — The Albanian Parliament has asked Europe's top human rights body to rescind a 2011 resolution that cited since-unsubstantiated allegations of human organ harvesting during the 1990s war in Kosovo. The parliament voted 125-0 late Thursday in favor of a motion...

Russia jails opposition figure for criticizing its military

Jul. 13, 2022 14:26 PM EDT

A court in Russia ruled Wednesday to keep a prominent opposition politician in custody pending an investigation and trial over his public criticism of Russia's military actions in Ukraine. Ilya Yashin is one of the few opposition figures that haven't left Russia despite the...

Algeria marks 60 years of independence with military parade

Jul. 05, 2022 14:44 PM EDT

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria celebrated 60 years of independence from France on Tuesday with nationwide ceremonies, a pardon of 14,000 prisoners and its first military parade in decades. Opposition figures and pro-democracy activists called the elaborate celebrations an effort...