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POlicemen stand guard outside a court in Lucknow, India, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020. An Indian court on Wednesday acquitted all 32 accused, including four senior leaders of the ruling Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party, in a 1992 attack and demolition of a 16th century mosque that sparked Hindu-Muslim violence that left some 2,000 people dead. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
Indian court acquits all accused in razing of Babri mosque An Indian court has acquitted all 32 people who had been accused of crimes in a 1992 attack and demolition of a 16th century mosque that sparked Hindu-Muslim violence leaving some 2,000 people dead
The Associated Press44 minutes ago
Tarek Aloui talks to The Associated Press on the beach of Ras Jebel, near Bizerte, Tunisia, Wednesday Sept. 23, 2020. Aloui has tried 10 times to reach Italy since 2014. He has succeeded only once, last March at the height of the coronavirus lockdown, and was expelled almost immediately back home, where he was jailed for six months. The number of Tunisians migrating clandestinely to Italy has risen to levels not seen since the 2011 Arab Spring uprising. In Tunisia, the departures now include families and even people who have jobs but can no longer count on their income being enough. (AP Photo/Hassene Dridi)
Tunisians fleeing economy, not COVID, cause tension in ItalyThe number of Tunisian migrants trying to reach Italy has risen to levels not seen since the 2011 Arab Spring uprising
The Associated Press55 minutes ago
Rev. Mario Carminati talks with a woman before celebrating Mass inside the Santissima Redentore church in Seriate, near Bergamo, Italy, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020. If there is anything the Rev. Carminati and the traumatized residents of Italy’s Bergamo province remember about the worst days of the coronavirus outbreak, it’s the wail of ambulance sirens piercing the silence of lockdown.(AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
At virus milestone, Italian priest reflects on loss, lessonsAs the world counts more than 1 million COVID-19 victims, the quiet of everyday life and hum of industry has returned to Italy's Bergamo province, which along with the surrounding Lombardy region was the onetime epicenter of the outbreak in Europe
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this UNTV image, Philip Ochen Odida, Deputy Permanent Representative of Uganda to the United Nations, speaks in person during the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, at UN headquarters in New York. (UNTV via AP)
UN meeting that began with unity concludes with divisionsThe U_N_ General Assembly meeting began with a declaration that the urgency for all countries to unite “has rarely been greater.”
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this image made from UNTV video, Sophie Wilmes, prime minister of Belgium, speaks in a pre-recorded message which was played during the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, at U.N. headquarters in New York. (UNTV via AP)
7 parties agree on Belgian coalition governmentAlmost 500 days after Belgian parliamentary elections, seven parties from both sides of the linguistic aisle have agreed on forming a fully functioning majority government that will center on dealing with the pandemic and its devastating economic impact
The Associated Press2 hours ago
A health worker takes a nasal swab sample to test for COVID-19 in Hyderabad, India, Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020. India confirmed coronavirus tally has reached 6 million cases, keeping the country second to the United States in number of reported cases since the pandemic began. (AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.)
The Latest: India caseload shows decline, VP tests positiveIndia has recorded 80,472 new confirmed coronaviruses cases in the past 24 hours, showing a decline from a record high two weeks ago
The Associated Press2 hours ago
A Nepalese man waits for his turn to perform rituals as traditional drums are seen hanging on the wall during Gunla festival at Swayembhunath Stupa in Kathmandu, Nepal, Friday, Aug. 7, 2020. Autumn is the festival season in predominantly Hindu Nepal, where religion, celebrations and rituals are big parts of lives, but people this year will have to scale down their rituals within their homes. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)
As virus curbs Nepal's festivals, devotees fear gods' angerThe revered living goddess is not leaving her temple this year
The Associated Press5 hours ago
In this photo provided by the United Nations, U Kyaw Tint Swe, Chairman of the Delegation of Myanmar, speaks in a pre-recorded message which was played during the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, at UN headquarters in New York. (Rick Bajornas/UN Photo via AP)
Myanmar says militants hampering return of Rohingya refugeesA top Myanmar official is accusing a militant group and its supporters of hampering the repatriation of over 700,000 Rohingya Muslims who fled a military crackdown in 2017 and are now in camps in Bangladesh
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Chinese Kindergarten Teacher to Die for Her School CrimeA former kindergarten teacher in China "should be punished severely in accordance with the law," said a Henan province court ruling Monday, per CNN , and the punishment it doled out is the severest of all: death. Wang Yun killed one child and sickened two dozen others by adding sodium nitrite...
Newser10 hours ago
In this photo provided Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020, by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attends the 18th meeting of Political Bureau of 7th Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea in Pyongyang, Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020. North Korea on Tuesday called on the world's governments to “display effective leadership” in the fight against COVID-19 and said its own measures against the pandemic, which it called “preemptive, timely and strong,” ensured it had the threat “under safe and stable control." Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
North Korea on virus threat: 'Under safe and stable control'North Korea is calling on the world’s governments to “display effective leadership” in the fight against COVID-19
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Major Airline Is Retiring 'Ladies and Gentlemen'Japan Airlines is bringing in a small but significant change to passenger announcements. The airline says it is going to replace the phrase "ladies and gentlemen" with "passengers" or similar gender-neutral language. The move only affects English-language announcements, since the equivalent Japanese phrase is already gender-neutral, but the move is...
Newser12 hours ago
Journalists tour the metal factory near a gas facility where Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in a statement that the Hezbollah group is storing missiles close to Beirut's airport in Beirut's southern neighborhood of Jnah, Lebanon, Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020. Hezbollah denied the allegations and invited media outlets to immediately visit the site, where they found a small factory housing heavy machinery but no evidence of weapons. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
Israeli PM to UN: Hezbollah storing missiles in Beirut Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has accused the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah of maintaining a “secret arms depot” in a residential neighborhood of Beirut, warning it could cause another tragic explosion in the Lebanese capital
The Associated Press14 hours ago
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