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A picture of Vitaly Churkin, Russia's ambassador to the United Nations, is displayed while people sign condolences books at the Russian Mission to the U.N. in New York, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017. The city medical examiner was expected to perform an autopsy Tuesday on Russia's ambassador to the U.N., who died a day earlier after falling ill at his office at Russia's U.N. mission. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
More tests needed on Russian UN ambassador's cause of deathMedical examiners who performed an autopsy on Russia's ambassador to the United Nations say further study is needed to determine how and why he fell ill in his office and later died
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Secretary General of Amnesty International, Salil Shetty, shows the 2016/2017 Amnesty International report during a press conference, in Paris, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
Amnesty blames Trump, others in global rollback of rights.Amnesty International says "toxic" fear-mongering by anti-establishment politicians, among them President Donald Trump and the leaders of Turkey, Hungary and the Philippines, is contributing to a global pushback against human rights
The Associated Press13 minutes ago
FILE -- In this file photo taken on April 11, 2007, Egyptian cleric Osama Hassan Mustafa Nasr, known as Abu Omar, who was allegedly kidnapped by CIA agents off the streets of an Italian city and taken to Egypt where he said he was tortured, talks on his mobile as he walks at a Cairo street after attending Amnesty International press conference in Cairo, Egypt.  A Portuguese court ordered police to extradite a former CIA agent Sabrina de Sousa to Italy, where she is due to serve a four-year prison sentence after being convicted of involvement in a U.S. program that kidnapped suspects for interrogation, her lawyer said Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2017. De Sousa was among 26 Americans convicted for kidnapping suspect Mustafa Nasr.  (AP Photo/Amr Nabil, File)
Lawyer: Portugal to extradite ex-CIA agent to Italian jailA Portuguese court has instructed police to extradite a former CIA agent to Italy, where she has to serve a prison sentence after being convicted of involvement in a U.S. program that involved kidnapping terror suspects for interrogation
The Associated Press2 hours ago
A police car in the suburb Rinkeby outside Stockholm, Monday Feb. 20, 2017.  Swedish police on Tuesday were investigating a riot that broke out overnight in a predominantly immigrant suburb in Stockholm after officers arrested a suspect on drug charges. The clashes started late Monday when a police car arrested a suspect and people started throwing stones at them. (Christine Olsson / TT via AP)
Trump comments put focus on Sweden's embrace of immigrantsWhen a riot broke out in a predominantly immigrant Stockholm suburb this week, the biggest surprise for many Swedes was that a police officer found it necessary to fire his gun
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov speaks during a news conference after his meeting with Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom in Moscow, Russia, on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)
Ukraine backs more sanctions against Russia in passport spatUkraine's president has called for new sanctions against Russia over its decision to recognize passports issued by separatist authorities in eastern Ukraine
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this Monday, April 8, 2002 file photo, Archbishop of Armagh Sean Brady, left, makes a point as Cardinal Desmond Connell looks on, during a press conference after the meeting of Ireland's Catholic bishops at St Patrick's College, Maynooth County Meath, Ireland. Catholic Cardinal Desmond Connell, whose tenure as Dublin archbishop was dominated by revelations of pedophilia in the priesthood, has died at the age of 90. The Dublin Archdiocese said Connell died Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017 in his sleep after a long illness. He oversaw the archdiocese from 1988 to 2004 and was elevated to cardinal in 2001. (AP Photo/John Cogill, file)
Cardinal at center of Ireland's clergy abuse scandals diesCardinal Desmond Connell, whose tenure as Dublin's Roman Catholic archbishop was dominated by revelations of pedophilia in the priesthood, has died at the age of 90
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Italy's Renzi brushes off schism, positions self for futureFormer Premier Matteo Renzi brushed off the threatened schism within the ruling Democratic Party on Tuesday as he positioned himself to retake its leadership three months after suffering a humiliating defeat at the polls
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Montenegro's ex-PM accuses Russia of "destructive" politicsMontenegro's former prime minister has accused Russia of "destructive" politics in the Balkans after an allegedly foiled coup attempt to overthrow his pro-Western government
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Turkish FM: Turkey's military rights still needed in CyprusTurkey's foreign minister says his country's right to intervene militarily in Cyprus is still necessary given recent actions that have fanned insecurity among Turkish Cypriots
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Belfast police find pipe bombs, ammo linked to outlawed INLANorthern Ireland police have seized five pipe bombs and ammunition belonging to an Irish Republican Army splinter group
The Associated Press7 hours ago
The Latest: Russian UN diplomat's death needs further studyNew York City's medical examiner has performed an autopsy on Russia's ambassador to the United Nations but says the cause and manner of his death need further study
The Associated Press7 hours ago
The Latest: Far-right protests as refugee kids go to schoolGreek authorities have blocked access to a northern primary school after threatening far-right protests over a handful of refugee children attending afternoon classes there
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Sticker shock for olive oil buyers after bad Italian harvestFrom specialty shops in Rome to supermarkets around the world, fans of Italian olive oil are in for some sticker shock this year, with prices due to jump by as much as 20 percent
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Kosovo experts say no land lost in Montenegro border dealA commission of experts in Kosovo has concluded that a demarcation border deal with neighboring Montenegro has not diminished its territory, as claimed by the opposition that vehemently contested the agreement
The Associated Press8 hours ago
EU tries to keep multinationals from using tax loopholesEuropean Union finance ministers agreed Tuesday to roll out further measures to prevent multinational companies from exploiting differences in tax rates between countries in the 28-country EU and those outside the bloc
The Associated Press9 hours ago
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