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Indonesian Muslims protest France's defence of cartoon

Indonesian Muslims protest France's defence of cartoon

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesian Muslims marched to the heavily guarded French Embassy in Indonesia’s capital on Monday to protest France’s president and his staunch support of secular laws that deem caricatures depicting the Prophet Muhammad as prote
Tropical Storm Eta ties record; expected to become hurricane

Tropical Storm Eta ties record; expected to become hurricane

MIAMI — Rain-heavy Tropical Storm Eta grew rapidly to near hurricane strength Sunday while heading for a drenching collision with Central America, as this Atlantic hurricane system tied the record for the most named storms.
Biden works to push Black turnout in campaign's final days

Biden works to push Black turnout in campaign's final days

PHILADELPHIA — Joe Biden was spending the final days of the presidential campaign appealing to Black supporters to vote in-person during a pandemic that has disproportionally affected their communities, betting that a strong turnout will boost his ch
The Latest: Brazil protesters oppose vaccine mandate

The Latest: Brazil protesters oppose vaccine mandate

SAO PAULO — Protesters have gathered in Brazil’s two biggest cities to demonstrate against any mandate for the taking of a coronavirus vaccine, supporting a rejection campaign encouraged by President Jair Bolsonaro in opposition to the advice of most
Algeria votes on new constitution amid opposition boycott

Algeria votes on new constitution amid opposition boycott

ALGIERS, Algeria — Algerians voted Sunday on whether to approve a revised constitution that imposes term limits, promises new freedoms and is aimed at answering demands from pro-democracy protesters who pushed out their long-serving, autocratic presi
Texas high court denies GOP effort to reject Houston votes

Texas high court denies GOP effort to reject Houston votes

DALLAS — The Texas Supreme Court on Sunday denied a Republican-led petition to toss nearly 127,000 ballots cast at drive-thru voting places in the Houston area.
70-year-old pulled out alive in Turkey as quake toll hits 75

70-year-old pulled out alive in Turkey as quake toll hits 75

IZMIR, Turkey — Rescue workers in western Turkey extricated a 70-year-old man from a collapsed building Sunday, some 34 hours after a strong earthquake in the Aegean Sea struck Turkey and Greece, killing at least 75 people and injuring close to 1,000
French Muslims, stigmatized by attacks, feel under pressure

French Muslims, stigmatized by attacks, feel under pressure

PARIS — The pressure rises with each gruesome attack. After three in five weeks, France’s Muslims are feeling squeezed. A spotlight of suspicion was trained on them again even before the latest acts of extremist violence, including two beheadings.
Fighting over Nagorno-Karabakh region drags on into 6th week

Fighting over Nagorno-Karabakh region drags on into 6th week

YEREVAN, Armenia — Fighting over the separatist territory of Nagorno-Karabakh entered a sixth week Sunday with Armenian and Azerbaijani forces blaming each other for new attacks.
France: Suspect in priest's shooting freed, search widens

France: Suspect in priest's shooting freed, search widens

LYON, France — French police on Sunday released an initial suspect in the shooting of a Greek Orthodox priest and widened their search for the gunman who critically wounded the priest as he closed the door to his official residence at a church in the