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Serbian riot police guard the Serbian parliament building during a protest in Belgrade, Serbia, Friday, July 10 2020. Hundreds of demonstrators tried to storm Serbia's parliament on Friday, clashing with police who fired tear gas during the fourth night of protests against the president's increasingly authoritarian rule. The protests started on Tuesday when President Aleksandar Vucic announced that Belgrade would be placed under a new three-day lockdown following a second wave of confirmed coronavirus infections. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
Serbia police detain 71 after 4th night of virus protestsSerbian police say they have detained 71 people after clashes erupted during the fourth night of anti-government protests that were initially sparked by an announced lockdown against the new coronavirus
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New E-Bike Ad Made France So Anxious It Was BannedIf you feel a little wound up while watching the latest commercial for a Dutch e-bicycle, France's advertising regulatory agency gets it. The 45-second ad for VanMoof's $2,000 S3 e-bike that debuted last month features scenes of bumper-to-bumper traffic, with images of car accidents and smokestacks spewing who-knows-what reflected...
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FILE - This Jan. 27, 2018, aerial file photo shows U.S. Marine Air Station Futenma in Ginowan, Okinawa, southern Japan. Okinawan officials said Saturday, July 11, 2020 that dozens of U.S. Marines have been confirmed to have infected with the coronavirus at two bases, Futenma and Camp Hansen, on the southern Japanese island in what is feared to be a massive outbreak, and demanded adequate explanation from the U.S. military officials. (Kyodo News via AP, File)
Dozens of US Marines in Japan's Okinawa get coronavirus Officials on the southern Japanese island of Okinawa say dozens of U.S. Marines have been infected with the coronavirus at two bases on the island in what is feared to be a massive outbreak
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In this Thursday, July 9, 2020 photo people attend a election campaign rally of Rafal Trzaskowski, contender in Poland's tight presidential election runoff on Sunday, July 12, 2020 in Raciaz, Poland. Trzaskowski is running against incumbent conservative president, Andrzej Duda, who has backing from the ruling party. Opinion polls suggest the election may be decided by a small number of votes. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
Poland faces momentous choice in tight presidential runoff Poland votes Sunday in a tight runoff election that pits populist incumbent President Andrzej Duda against a liberal pro-European Union challenger, Warsaw Mayor Rafal Trzaskowski
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5 dead in hostage situation at troubled South Africa churchPolice in South Africa say five people are dead and more than 40 have been arrested after an early-morning hostage situation at a long-troubled church near Johannesburg
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Undertakers wearing personal protective equipment exit the grave of Shaykh Seraj Hassan Hendricks during the funeral at the Mowbray cemetery in Cape Town, South Africa, Friday July 10, 2020. Hendricks who died of COVID-19 was the resident sheikh at the Azzawia Institute. (AP Photo/Nardus Engelbrecht)
Virus cases up sharply in Africa, India as inequality stingsSouth Africa’s confirmed coronavirus cases have doubled in two weeks to a quarter-million, and India has seen its biggest daily spike as its total passed 800,000
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A woman prays in Potocari, near Srebrenica, Bosnia, Saturday, July 11, 2020. Nine newly found and identified men and boys were laid to rest as Bosnians commemorate 25 years since more than 8,000 Bosnian Muslims perished in 10 days of slaughter, after Srebrenica was overrun by Bosnian Serb forces during the closing months of the country's 1992-95 fratricidal war, in Europe's worst post-WWII massacre. (AP Photo/Kemal Softic)
Leaders, survivors mark 25 years since Srebrenica massacreWorld leaders have joined survivors of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre to remember the 25th anniversary of the atrocity, the only crime in Europe since World War II that has been declared a genocide
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Teenage surfer killed by shark, 2nd in Australia in a week A 15-year-old surfer has died when he was mauled by a shark, the second fatal attack in a week and at least the fifth in Australia this year
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Workers form an assembly line to help distribute bags of food Friday, July 10, 2020, for United Way of Southern Cameron County's food distribution event for residents affected by COVID-19 at Besteiro Elementary School in Brownsville, Texas. (Denise Cathey/The Brownsville Herald via AP)
The Latest: N.C. Republican state senator tests positive A North Carolina state senator says he’s tested positive for COVID-19
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A man wearing a face mask to protect against the coronavirus pedals a cycle loaded with boxes and crates in Beijing, Saturday, July 11, 2020. New coronavirus cases have dropped sharply in China, and authorities are turning their attention to concerns that the virus could spread through imported food. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
Asia Today: Australia's Victoria state new cases drop to 216The beleaguered Australian state of Victoria has received some good news with health officials reporting 216 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, down from the record 288 the previous day
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FILE - In this Nov. 11, 2019, file photo, then senate second Vice President and now Bolivian Interim President Jeanine Anez arrives at Congress in La Paz, Bolivia. Interim President Anez has announced on Thursday, July 9, 2020, that she has tested positive for COVID-19. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko, File)
COVID hits dozens of Latin leaders, including presidentsThe COVID-19 pandemic is sweeping through  the leadership of Latin America,  with two more presidents and a powerful official testing positive this week for the new coronavirus
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Barbados Has an Offer for ForeignersIf you've been working from home during the pandemic, you may feel lucky to have a job, but maybe not as lucky to be staring at the same four walls every day without much human interaction. Conde Nast Traveler reports on a possible remedy, if you're willing to travel. To...
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