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Mohamed Ramzeen makes a call from his mobile phone standing in his vandalized small restaurant in Pilimathalawa, Sri Lanka, Thursday, March 8, 2018. About 50 people broke into Ramzeen's small restaurant on Wednesday night while the curfew was in effect, destroying nearly everything they found, he said. Buddhist mobs swept through Muslim neighborhoods in Sri Lanka's central hills, destroying stores and restaurants despite a curfew, a state of emergency and a heavy deployment of security forces. (AP Photo/ Bharatha Mallawarachchi)
March 08, 2018 - 8:36 am
KANDY, Sri Lanka (AP) — Buddhist mobs swept through Muslim neighborhoods in Sri Lanka's central hills, destroying stores and restaurants and setting homes on fire despite a curfew, a state of emergency and a heavy deployment of security forces, residents said Thursday. In the small town of...
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A Sri Lankan walks past a burnt house in Pallekele, Sri Lanka, Thursday, March 8, 2018. Residents say Buddhist mobs have swept through Muslim neighborhoods in Sri Lanka's central hills, destroying stores and restaurants despite a curfew, a state of emergency and a heavy deployment of security forces. (AP Photo/Bharatha Mallawarachchi)
March 08, 2018 - 8:16 am
KANDY, Sri Lanka (AP) — Buddhist mobs swept through Muslim neighborhoods in Sri Lanka's central hills, destroying stores and restaurants and setting homes on fire despite a curfew, a state of emergency and a heavy deployment of security forces, residents said Thursday. In the small town of...
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Russian TV host and presidential candidate Ksenia Sobchak attends an Amnesty International picket against sexual harassment holding a placard reading "Deputies (lawmakers), we don't want you!" in front of the Russian State Duma, the Lower House of the Russian Parliament in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, March 8, 2018. Sobchak held her demonstration on Thursday, International Women's Day which is observed as a public holiday in Russia. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
March 08, 2018 - 8:15 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Latest on International Women's Day (all times local): 9:10 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says on International Women's Day that while much has been achieved, the struggle for more equality for women in Germany and worldwide must continue. Merkel, considered...
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DELETED DISRELATED TRANSLATION - South Korean President Moon Jae-in speaks during the Korea National Prayer Breakfast in Goyang, South Korea, Thursday, March 8, 2018. Moon said that many "critical moments" still lie ahead to end the nuclear crisis despite North Korea’s recent outreach to Seoul and Washington. (Hwang Kwang-mo/Yonhap via AP)
March 08, 2018 - 7:56 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's president said Thursday that many "critical moments" still lie ahead to end the nuclear crisis despite North Korea's recent outreach to Seoul and Washington. Moon Jae-in spoke before two senior Seoul officials left for the United States to brief officials...
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March 08, 2018 - 7:54 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The Latest on the European Central Bank's monetary policy meeting (all times local): 1:45 p.m. The European Central Bank has tweaked its main monetary policy statement — a hint that it is getting closer to withdrawing a key economic stimulus program. The bank on Thursday...
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March 08, 2018 - 7:38 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Appeals judges at the International Criminal Court on Thursday upheld most of the convictions of a former Congolese vice president for interfering with witnesses during his war crimes trial, and ordered the original trial chamber to review his sentence. The appeals...
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This photo released by the Syrian Red Crescent shows civilians gathering near a convoy of vehicles of the Syrian Red Crescent in Douma, eastern Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, Syria, Monday, March. 5, 2018. Desperate for food and medicine, Syrian civilians in the war-ravaged eastern suburbs of Damascus hoped for relief Monday as a 46-truck aid convoy began entering the rebel stronghold, the first such shipment in months. (Syrian Red Crescent via AP)
March 08, 2018 - 7:17 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments related to Syria (all times local): 2:15 p.m. Turkey's foreign minister says his government hopes that a cross-border military offensive in a Syrian Kurdish-held enclave will end before May. Speaking during a joint news conference with his Austrian...
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Meghan Markle talks to school children as she arrives with her fiance Britain's Prince Harry to take part in an event for young women as part of International Women's Day in Birmingham, central England Thursday, March 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
March 08, 2018 - 7:11 am
MADRID (AP) — Women across Europe and Asia shouted their demands for respect and empowerment Thursday to mark International Women's Day, with protesters in Spain launching a 24-hour strike and crowds of demonstrators filling the streets of Manila, Seoul and New Delhi. Spanish women were staging...
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Russian TV host and presidential candidate Ksenia Sobchak attends an Amnesty International picket against sexual harassment holding a placard reading "Deputies (lawmakers), we don't want you!" in front of the Russian State Duma, the Lower House of the Russian Parliament in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, March 8, 2018. Sobchak held her demonstration on Thursday, International Women's Day which is observed as a public holiday in Russia. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
March 08, 2018 - 6:16 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Latest on International Women's Day (all times local): 7:15 p.m. U.S. national soccer team striker Alex Morgan and Brazil forward Marta are among the players chosen for the FIFPro Women's World XI. The team was announced Thursday to coincide with International Women's...
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Prosecutor Jakob Buch-Jepsen, centre, arrives at the courthouse where the trial of Danish inventor Peter Madsen, charged with murdering and dismembering Swedish journalist Kim Wall aboard his homemade submarine begins, in Copenhagen, Thursday, March 8, 2018. (Mads Claus Rasmussen/Ritzau via AP)
March 08, 2018 - 6:12 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Latest on the murder trial of Danish inventor Peter Madsen (all times local): 12 noon Jakob Buch-Jepsen, the prosecutor in the Danish murder trial of inventor Peter Madsen, says a psychiatric report of the 47-year-old Dane has concluded that he is an intelligent man "...
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