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FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2017 file photo, Bangladeshi Muslim boys walk past a Lady Justice statue at the Supreme Court complex in Dhaka, Bangladesh. A sculptor says authorities in Bangladesh have reinstalled the Lady Justice statue near the country's Supreme Court, two days after its removal following complaints by Islamist hard-liners. Sculptor Mrinal Haque said Sunday, May 28, 2017 workers put the statue back in place a few hundred meters (yards) from its original location. (AP Photo/A.M. Ahad, File)
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  • FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2017 file photo, Bangladeshi Muslim boys walk past a Lady Justice statue at the Supreme Court complex in Dhaka, Bangladesh. A sculptor says authorities in Bangladesh have reinstalled the Lady Justice statue near the country's Supreme Court, two days after its removal following complaints by Islamist hard-liners. Sculptor Mrinal Haque said Sunday, May 28, 2017 workers put the statue back in place a few hundred meters (yards) from its original location. (AP Photo/A.M. Ahad, File) World

    Bangladesh reinstalls justice statue that irked Islamists

    DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Authorities in Bangladesh reinstalled a Lady Justice statue near the country’s Supreme Court, two days after its removal following complaints by Islamist hard-liners. Sculptor Mrinal Haque said Sunday workers put the statue back in place a few hundred meters (yards) from its original location. Haque, who took care of the reinstallation […]
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    37 people killed this year in land conflicts in Brazil

    SAO PAULO (AP) — A leading Brazilian news outlet says nearly 40 people have been killed in land conflicts since the beginning of the year in Latin America’s biggest country. Citing figures compiled by the Pastoral Land Commission of the Catholic Church, the G1 internet portal of Brazilian broadcaster Globo says land conflicts led to […]
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    Children saved from Nazi camps unveil monument to parents

    PRAGUE (AP) — The children saved by Sir Nicholas Winton from Nazi death camps have unveiled a monument in Prague’s main train station to honor their parents. The Briton arranged eight trains to carry 669 children, most of them Jewish, from Czechoslovakia through Germany to Britain at the outbreak of World War II in 1939. […]
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    2 Syrian terror suspects stopped in Sicily during G7 meeting

    ROME (AP) — The Italian news agency ANSA is reporting that two Syrians have been detained in Sicily on terrorism suspicions even as seven top world leaders were meeting elsewhere on the Italian island. ANSA reported Saturday that Italian anti-terrorism police detained the two Syrians after they arrived on a ferry from Malta in the […]
  • Police put on bulletproof vests before leaving a police station to patrol the streets of Medellin, Colombia, Friday, May 26, 2017. In response to Colombia’s largest illegal organization, the Gulf Clan, offering money for people to kill police, the military is sending troops to accompany police and officers are being encouraged to arrive to work in plainclothes, wear bulletproof vests and travel in pairs. (AP Photo/Luis Benavides) World

    Drug gangs take aim at police officers amid coca crackdown

    BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — With a shot to the chest, Alejandro Caro fell from his motorbike while on patrol in a small town in northern Colombia, another victim of criminal gangs who have killed 11 officers over the past month, mostly in gang-dominated regions. Caro’s mother, Consolacion Jabe, is still stunned by his death. She […]
  • Myanmar Buddhist monks leave the venue for a break during the 4th anniversary of the nationwide meeting at a monastery, Saturday, May 27, 2017, in Yangon, Myanmar. A hardline nationalist Buddhist group, known as the Ma Ba Tha, began a two-day long nationwide conference on Saturday despite the ban imposed by the country's highest Buddhist authority on all activities under the group's name. (AP Photo/Thein Zaw) World

    Nationalist Buddhist group gathers in Myanmar despite ban

    YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Thousands of Buddhist monks, nuns and supporters of an ultranationalist Buddhist group gathered at an annual conference on the outskirts of Myanmar’s biggest city on Saturday despite being banned by the government. The State Sangha Maha Nayaka, the country’s highest Buddhist institution, officially banned Ma Ba Tha for motivating riots largely […]
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    Spain: House fire kills 4, injures 8 in Bilbao

    BILBAO, Spain (AP) — Spanish authorities say four people have died when a house caught fire in the northern city of Bilbao. Emergency services for the Basque Country’s regional government say eight others were injured when flames consumed the wooden house on Saturday. Among the victims were an infant and a teenager. Spanish Prime Minister […]
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    Spanish PM warns Catalan businesses of danger of secession

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy warned Catalan business leaders on Saturday of “terrible economic consequences” if separatists win independence for the northeastern region. Speaking in the Catalan coastal town of Sitges, Rajoy told the Circulo de Economia business group that if Catalonia breaks away from Spain it could lose up to […]
  • A woman holds banner as people gather across the Ledras main crossing point inside the U.N buffer zone, to call to the rival leaders of the two communities to "Unite Cyprus Now" in divided capital Nicosia, Cyprus, Saturday, May 27, 2017. United Nations envoy called off meditation efforts with the island's Greek Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci after failing to find "common ground" on convening a final summit to aim for an overall reunification deal. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias) World

    Greek, Turkish Cypriots link arms across border for peace

    NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Dozens of Greek and Turkish Cypriots have linked arms across a U.N.-controlled buffer zone cutting across ethnically divided Cyprus’ capital of Nicosia to voice their support for a reunification agreement. Beating drums, blowing whistles and singing traditional Cypriot folk songs, the demonstrators said real peace lies in the hands of ordinary […]
  • FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017 file photo, British Airways planes are parked at Heathrow Airport during a 48hr cabin crew strike in London. Air travelers faced delays Saturday, May 27, 2017 because of a worldwide computer systems failure at British Airways, the airline said. BA apologized in a statement for what it called an "IT systems outage" and said it was working to resolve the problem. It said in a tweet that Saturday's problem is global.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein, file) Lifestyle

    The Latest: BA cancels all flights from Heathrow, Gatwick

    LONDON (AP) — The Latest on British Airways flight stalled by IT failure (all times local): 4:40 p.m. British Airways says it is canceling all of its flights from London’s Heathrow and Gatwick airports for the rest of the day because of a “major IT system failure.” BA has not said what is causing the […]