Political and civil unrest

A supporter of opposition leader Raila Odinga celebrates after hearing the verdict in the Kibera Slums, in Nairobi, Friday, Sept. 1, 2017. Kenya's Supreme Court on Friday nullified President Uhuru Kenyatta's election win last month and called for new elections within 60 days, shocking a country that had been braced for further protests by opposition supporters. (AP Photo/Brian Inganga)
September 01, 2017 - 8:37 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's Supreme Court on Friday nullified President Uhuru Kenyatta's election win last month as unconstitutional and called for new elections within 60 days, shocking a country that had been braced for further protests by opposition supporters. Kenyatta said he "personally...
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Supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga kneel down and thank God as they celebrate after hearing the verdict, on a street opposite the Supreme Court in downtown Nairobi, Kenya Friday, Sept. 1, 2017. Kenya's Supreme Court on Friday nullified President Uhuru Kenyatta's election win last month and called for new elections within 60 days, shocking a country that had been braced for further protests by opposition supporters. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
September 01, 2017 - 7:55 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Latest on Kenya's presidential election court challenge (all times local): 2:55 p.m. The U.S. ambassador and other diplomats in Kenya say the Supreme Court ruling nullifying the presidential election "has demonstrated Kenya's resilient democracy and commitment to the rule...
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, talks during a visit at the mausoleum of modern Turkey's founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk on Victory Day in Ankara, Turkey, Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017. Turkey is celebrating August 30 Victory Day, which marks the Turkish victory against Greek forces at the Battle of Dumlupinar, the crucial battle of the War of Independence in 1922 that led subsequently to the foundation of modern Turkish republic. (AP Photos/Ali Unal)
September 01, 2017 - 6:39 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday denounced the indictments in the United States of 19 people, among them 15 Turkish security officials, calling them "scandalous." The 19 suspects have been accused of attacking peaceful demonstrators gathered outside the Turkish...
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In this Aug. 24, 2017 photo, a priest celebrates Mass for Venezuelan refugees living at the Center for Migrants run by Scalabrinian nuns in Bogota, Colombia. The nuns contemplated shuttering the 25-bed shelter, originally created for internally displaced Colombians, but now it’s bursting at the seams again due to a flood of Venezuelan refugees. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
September 01, 2017 - 12:13 am
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The brick-built Center for Migrants in Bogota opened its doors as a haven for families displaced by Colombia's then-raging internal conflict. So as peace came within reach two years ago, its work seemed to be coming to an end and the Scalabrinian nuns contemplated shuttering...
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France's Prime Minister Edouard Philippe gives a media conference with Labor Minister Muriel Penicaud in Paris, Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017. France's prime minister says five bold, and divisive, labor reforms are meant to "cure" not "treat the symptoms" of France's high long-standing jobless rate.(AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
August 31, 2017 - 10:13 am
PARIS (AP) — French employers will be less afraid to hire and French workers at small and medium-sized businesses will finally have a voice with new labor reforms unveiled Thursday, France's prime minister said. But the measures meant to foster growth, reduce the nation's stubbornly high...
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France's Prime Minister Edouard Philippe gives a media conference with Labor Minister Muriel Penicaud in Paris, Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017. France's prime minister says five bold, and divisive, labor reforms are meant to "cure" not "treat the symptoms" of France's high long-standing jobless rate.(AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
August 31, 2017 - 10:13 am
PARIS (AP) — French employers will be less afraid to hire and French workers at small and medium-sized businesses will finally have a voice with new labor reforms unveiled Thursday, France's prime minister said. But the measures meant to foster growth, reduce the nation's stubbornly high...
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A security guard patrols near a golden statue of the Israel's Supreme Court's president Miram Noar outside the court Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017. Members of a right-wing religious group in Israel erected the statue in protest of the court’s “dictatorship.” Police removed the statue put up outside the court overnight and questioned individuals suspected of involvement, but said no criminal activity was suspected. (AP Photo/Olivier Fitoussi)
August 31, 2017 - 8:31 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Jerusalem residents woke to discover a surprising spectacle outside the country's Supreme Court — a golden statue of the court's president put up in protest by members of a religious nationalist group. Police quickly removed the statue of Miram Naor, raised outside the court...
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A security guard patrols near a golden statue of the Israel's Supreme Court's president Miram Noar outside the court Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017. Members of a right-wing religious group in Israel erected the statue in protest of the court’s “dictatorship.” Police removed the statue put up outside the court overnight and questioned individuals suspected of involvement, but said no criminal activity was suspected. (AP Photo/Olivier Fitoussi)
August 31, 2017 - 8:31 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Jerusalem residents woke to discover a surprising spectacle outside the country's Supreme Court — a golden statue of the court's president put up in protest by members of a religious nationalist group. Police quickly removed the statue of Miram Naor, raised outside the court...
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French President Emmanuel Macron, right, and German Vice Chancellor and German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel attend a cabinet at the Elysee presidential Palace in Paris, France, Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017. (Alain Jocard/Pool Photo via AP)
August 31, 2017 - 8:19 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on France's planned labor reforms (all times local): 2:15 p.m. France's prime minister says five bold measures to reform France's rules-laden labor laws will make small- and medium-size companies a priority "for the first time." Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said nine out...
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French President Emmanuel Macron, right, and German Vice Chancellor and German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel attend a cabinet at the Elysee presidential Palace in Paris, France, Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017. (Alain Jocard/Pool Photo via AP)
August 31, 2017 - 8:19 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on France's planned labor reforms (all times local): 2:15 p.m. France's prime minister says five bold measures to reform France's rules-laden labor laws will make small- and medium-size companies a priority "for the first time." Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said nine out...
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