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Belarus’ police arrest protesters at banned demonstration

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Police in the Belarusian capital have begun wide-scale arrests protesters who had gathered for a forbidden demonstration that they hoped would build on a rising wave of defiance of the former Soviet republic's authoritarian government….

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Thousands in London take to streets to protest Brexit plan

LONDON (AP) — Thousands of demonstrators are gathering under sunny skies in central London to protest plans for Britain to withdraw from the European Union….

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Pope puts focus on peripheries during Milan pastoral visit

MILAN (AP) — Pope Francis focused his one-day visit Saturday to the wealthy northern Italian city of Milan on those marginalized by society, visiting families in a housing project and exhorting clergy and nuns gathered in a cathedral to minister to the peripheries….

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McCain calls for Tillerson to be given team at US State Dept

BERLIN (AP) — U.S. Sen. John McCain is urging President Donald Trump to nominate a team of senior officials at the State Department to back up new Secretary of State Rex Tillerson….

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Police clash with anti-Christian mob in southern Egypt

LUXOR, Egypt (AP) — Police have used tear gas to disperse an angry mob of Muslims approaching Christian homes in southern Egypt….

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EU transport chief calls for European car toll system

BERLIN (AP) — The European Union's transport commissioner is calling for a continentwide car toll system that would enable motorists to use all European roads without having to stop at borders….

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700 hold banned anti-government protest in Belarus’ capital

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — About 700 demonstrators defied a heavy riot-police presence in the center of the Belarusian capital to hold a banned anti-government protest Saturday….

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The Latest: Poles rally in Warsaw in support of EU

ROME (AP) — The Latest on the European Union summit (all times local):…

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EU leaders mark bloc’s 60th anniversary as turning point

ROME (AP) — European Union leaders marked the 60th anniversary of their founding treaty on Saturday as a turning point in their history in the knowledge that Britain will officially trigger divorce proceedings from the bloc next week….

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Vehicle attacks: easy success for IS, challenge for police

BASEL, Switzerland (AP) — In the battlefields of Syria and Iraq, the Islamic State group became infamous for its spectacular variations on explosive vehicles. For attacks in the West, it has advocated the use of the same tool but suggested a simpler method, encouraging its followers to use regular vehicles to achieve bloodshed….