Thousands of protesters have been arrested recently, and many allege mistreatment.

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The U.S. secretary of state said a list of 13 demands included some that would be “very difficult” for Qatar to meet.

But lack of cooperation from locals continues to hamper cleanup efforts at the scenic U.N.-protected site.

He helped solidify his country’s standing as one of the most richly thriving nations on the continent.

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In jab at Trump, Schwarzenegger and Macron team up to ‘make the planet great again’

Both Macron and Schwarzenegger have been outspoken about climate change — and about President Trump.

The grim video of a Venezuelan protester being shot on live TV

"I don’t want to say this is how justice is carried out — this can’t be left the way it is,” protesters father said.

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Pakistan, accused of terrorist infiltration, starts to fence its border with Afghanistan

The project is meant as a signal to Afghanistan — and perhaps the U.S. — that Pakistan sees itself as a victim of cross-border terrorism, not a perpetrator.

Syrian media said at least two people were killed in the strikes, which Israel defended as part of its clear policy.

The Social Democrats, after governing with the chancellor’s center-right bloc, is having trouble offering a clear alternative. 

A White House official pointed to both men’s large social media followings as evidence of their appeal.

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Fifteen bodies have been found, but 118 people are missing in the village in Sichuan province, state media said.

On Friday night, five tower blocks in Camden, north London, were being evacuated over concerns about flammable cladding. Hundreds of buildings across England were being inspected; 27 reportedly failed safety checks.

The once-booming tech sector is slowing down, and the engineers who helped build it are losing their jobs.

The office once headed by Richard Holbrooke will be absorbed into the State Department.

Pyongyang tried to shift blame onto others but defended its decision to imprison the American student.

An official from the United Arab Emirates condemned the leak of the list, calling it an “attempt to undermine serious mediation.”  

Investigators are looking at whether the exterior coverings, known as cladding, fed the fast-moving blaze at the Grenfell Tower.

One report, by the Associated Press, also found that U.S. forces participated in interrogations of prisoners in Yemen.

The move alarmed civil liberties advocates. Defenders said it will make France safer.

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The Israeli military on Sunday said it attacked a series of targets belonging to the Syrian military, after several projectiles from neighboring Syria landed in the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights for a second day.

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Turkish police stopped activists for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex rights from gathering in large numbers for an LGBT pride event in Istanbul on Sunday, but smaller groups made impromptu press statements defying a ban imposed by the governor.

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Albanians voted in what was expected to be low numbers Sunday in a general election that was aimed at giving the country’s two biggest political parties a chance to look past their bitter differences and work toward eventually joining the European Union.

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Gunmen burst into a restaurant and killed a state commander for federal police and two other officers on another bloody day in the Mexican state of Veracruz.

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A Vietnamese dissident who says he was arrested at his home in southern Ho Chi Minh City and forcibly exiled to France said Sunday he is determined to continue his activity as a pro-democracy blogger.

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A forest fire in southern Spain forced the evacuation of at least 1,000 people and is threatening a national park famous for its biodiversity and endangered species, authorities said Sunday.

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