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Protesters wait before riot police move to detain several people as they stop protesters for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex rights from gathering in large numbers for LGBT Pride protest following a ban issued by the governor, in Istanbul, Sunday, June 25, 2017.  The Istanbul governor's office on Saturday banned the LGBT event, for the third year in a row,  citing reasons of safety and public order.(AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
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  • Protesters wait before riot police move to detain several people as they stop protesters for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex rights from gathering in large numbers for LGBT Pride protest following a ban issued by the governor, in Istanbul, Sunday, June 25, 2017.  The Istanbul governor's office on Saturday banned the LGBT event, for the third year in a row,  citing reasons of safety and public order.(AP Photo/Emrah Gurel) World

    44 people detained during Istanbul’s banned LGBT pride event

    ISTANBUL (AP) — At least 44 people were detained during a march for LGBT rights that the governor of Istanbul had banned, Turkey’s state-run news agency reported Monday, while Europe’s top human rights organization criticized the country for barring the event for a third year running. Anadolu Agency said 20 people who “reacted against” the […]
  • Rescuers walk near the crater of Mount Sibayak during a search for missing German hiker Wolter Klaus in Karo, North Sumatra, Indonesia, Monday, June 26, 2017. Klaus was reported missing on Thursday while climbing the 2,200-meter (7,200-foot) volcano in western Indonesia on what should have been a day hike. (AP Photo/Binsar Bakkara) World

    German hiker missing on dormant Indonesian volcano

    BERASTAGI, Indonesia (AP) — Rescuers in Indonesia are searching for a German hiker who has been missing for five days since he began climbing a dormant volcano, an official said Monday. Wolter Klaus, 49, from Oldenburg city, registered his name last Wednesday when he started climbing Mount Sibayak in North Sumatra’s Berastagi district on what […]
  • A Barbary lion cub, stands next to its father  'Schroeder' at the zoo in Neuwied, Germany, Monday, June 26, 2017. (Thomas Frey/dpa via AP) Lifestyle

    5 rare Barbary lion cubs go on show at zoo in Germany

    BERLIN (AP) — Five rare Barbary lion cubs have been shown to the public for the first time at a zoo in southwestern Germany, delighting visitors as they clumsily plodded through their enclosure. The babies — females Jumina and Lin and males Baz, Chaka and Sab — were born two months ago, but could only […]
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    Witnesses face panel in Poland property restitution probe

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish commission investigating alleged irregularities in the restitution of property seized by the state during World War II tried Monday to determine the role of Warsaw’s mayor in the process as it questioned its first witnesses. The government commission is looking into cases in which seized property was handed over […]
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    Cyprus signs deal to build ‘Europe’s largest casino’

    NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus signed a deal Monday for the construction of what officials say will be Europe’s biggest casino. The small Mediterranean island nation’s government backed proposals from a consortium made up of Hong Kong-based Melco International, the U.S.’s Hard Rock and local firm CNS Group to build the casino resort in the […]
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    Cyprus’ president rejects UN document prior to peace summit

    NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The Greek Cypriot president of Cyprus has rejected a United Nations document that was supposed to act as a guide during a crucial summit later this week that will likely determine whether a deal reunifying the ethnically divided island is possible. President Nicos Anastasiades says the draft document prepared by U.N. […]
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    Thai democracy activist indicted on year-old charges

    BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai court on Monday heard year-old charges against a pro-democracy activist arrested over the weekend, as the military government sought to discourage commemorations of the anniversary of the country’s 1932 transition from an absolute to constitutional monarchy. Bangkok’s military court released Rangsiman Rome on bail on the conditions that he not […]
  • FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2014 file photo, the City of Toledo water intake crib is surrounded by algae in Lake Erie, off the shore of Curtice, Ohio. Ohio's environmental regulators who have pledged to drastically cut what's feeding the harmful algae in Lake Erie will consolidate oversight of the work to make sure money is being well spent and research isn't overlapping. The proposal brought by Gov. John Kasich's administration and recently approved by the legislature will put the Ohio Lake Erie Commission in charge of seeing that the state reaches its goal of a 40 percent reduction of phosphorus going into western Lake Erie within the next 10 years. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari, File) World

    Ohio concentrates effort to reduce harmful Lake Erie algae

    TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s environmental regulators who have pledged to drastically cut what’s feeding the harmful algae in Lake Erie will consolidate oversight of the work to make sure money is being well spent and research isn’t overlapping. The proposal brought by Gov. John Kasich’s administration and approved by the legislature last week will […]
  • Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) leader Arlene Foster, center, DUP Deputy Leader Nigel Dodds, left, and DUP MP Jeffrey Donaldson make a statement to the media outside 10 Downing Street in central London, Monday June 26, 2017, after their meeting with Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May, First Secretary of State Damian Green and Government Chief Whip Gavin Williamson. Arlene Foster says that she struck a deal with Theresa May's Conservatives to support her minority government. (Dominic Lipinski//PA via AP) World

    AP Explains: Role of DUP, new partner in UK government

    LONDON (AP) — A small party from Northern Ireland, the Democratic Unionist Party, has signed an arrangement that will prop up the Conservative government led by British Prime Minister Theresa May. Without the smaller party’s 10 votes, the Conservatives would fall short of a needed majority. Put together, the two parties will have enough seats […]
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    Russians rank Stalin as the ‘most outstanding’ person

    MOSCOW (AP) — An opinion poll shows that a majority of Russians think Soviet leader Josef Stalin was the “most outstanding person” in history. The survey by the Levada Center released Monday said 38 percent chose Stalin, in a stark contrast to just 12 percent in 1989 when Russians were beginning to discover the crimes […]