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Turkey bans Istanbul Pride, organizers vow to march anyway

ISTANBUL (AP) -- Turkish authorities announced Saturday they will not allow the Istanbul Pride march to take place on Sunday - the third year in a row the celebration has been banned. The move prompted criticism from rights groups and fears of possible violence, as Pride organizers said they would defy the ban....

UAE: Arab states don't seek 'regime change' in Qatar

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- A top United Arab Emirates official said Saturday the Arab countries isolating Qatar do not seek to force out the country's leadership over allegations it supports extremist ideology but are willing to cut ties altogether if it does not agree to their demands....