Opinion: Ukraine votes for fresh start with comedian
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Opinion: Ukraine votes for fresh start with comedian

Up on stage, the comedian has a relatively easy job. As a charmer and provocateur, he captivates people. His most important promise to the audience is to provide good entertainment. His success is guaranteed; the promise swiftly fulfilled. When the audience laughs…

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Greta Thunberg at London climate protest: ‘We will never stop fighting’
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Greta Thunberg at London climate protest: ‘We will never stop fighting’

Swedish activist Greta Thunberg told hundreds of people in London on Sunday that their weeklong anti-climate change protest was “making a difference,” as the number of demonstrators arrested in the British capital rose to more than 800. “We will…

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Morocco: Thousands call for release of jailed activists
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Morocco: Thousands call for release of jailed activists

Thousands of protesters have marched through downtown Rabat to denounce jail sentences given to dozens of activists over their role in the Hirak Rif movement. The poverty-fighting campaign, which began in 2016 in the impoverished Rif region, led…

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Sri Lanka bombings: Death toll rises to 290
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Sri Lanka bombings: Death toll rises to 290

The number of people killed in Sunday’s bomb attacks across Sri Lanka has risen to 290 and the number of wounded to more than 500, police said Monday. The attacks, which targeted Christian churches and hotels popular with foreigners, amounted to the…

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North Macedonia presidential vote heads for runoff
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North Macedonia presidential vote heads for runoff

Polling closed at 7 p.m. local time (1700 UTC) on Sunday following the first round of North Macedonia’s presidential election, which has been overshadowed by the country’s name change deal with Greece. Turnout was around 40% — the lowest since North Macedonia became…

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Deadly explosions hit Sri Lanka churches, hotels on Easter Sunday
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Deadly explosions hit Sri Lanka churches, hotels on Easter Sunday

Eight explosions hit Sri Lanka on Sunday, with nearly simultaneous blasts at churches during Easter services and at hotels frequented by foreign guests, police and media said. Sri Lankan officials said at least 207 people, including at least 32…

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Sudan protesters suspend talks with military leadership
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Sudan protesters suspend talks with military leadership

Sudanese protest leaders on Sunday vowed to escalate their demonstrations after the country’s military rulers refused to commit to returning power to civilians immediately. Addressing a rally outside the Defense Ministry in central Khartoum, protest leader Mohamed al-Amid said protesters…

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‘I dumped Apple because it’s too prima donna,’ said the Best Buy salesperson
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‘I dumped Apple because it’s too prima donna,’ said the Best Buy salesperson

Is it possible to leave the Apple ecosystem? TechRepublic’s Karen Roby asks ZDNet’s Jason Perlow and Jason Cipriani if it’s feasible to happily leave the Apple ecosystem after being invested in their products. Read more: https://zd.net/2XtjT4v It’s down…

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Bahrain king restores 550 citizens’ nationality
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Bahrain king restores 550 citizens’ nationality

Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa on Sunday ordered that 551 convicts have their nationality reinstated. The Gulf Arab state’s BNA news agency confirmed the move and said the monarch had tasked the country’s interior minister with preparing a…

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How the Sri Lanka attacks unfolded
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How the Sri Lanka attacks unfolded

An unidentified group carried out a series of devastating suicide attacks in Sri Lanka on Thursday. This how the attacks unfolded. Simultaneous blasts Early Sunday morning, six almost-simultaneous blasts hit three five-star hotels frequented by foreign guests and…

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