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Myanmar nationals living in Thailand hold pictures of deposed Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi as they protest against the military coup in front of the United Nations building in Bangkok, Thailand, Sunday, March 7, 2021. (AP Photo/Nava Sangthong)
Myanmar police fire on protesters in ancient former capitalPolice in Myanmar’s ancient former capital, Bagan, have opened fire on demonstrators protesting last month’s military takeover, wounding several people, according to witness accounts and videos on social media
The Associated Press58 minutes ago
Rob Baan of Koppert Cress plant nursery poses for a portrait in a green house illuminated by pink led lights in Monster, Netherlands, Thursday Feb. 25, 2021. A Dutch startup is using drones to kill moths in midair as a way of protecting valuable crops in greenhouses that are damaged by caterpillars. PATS Indoor Drone Solutions emerged from the work of a group of students looking for ways to kill mosquitos in their dorm rooms. The drones themselves are very basic, but they are steered by smart technology and special cameras that scan the airspace in greenhouses. When the cameras detect a moth, a drone is set on a collision course with the bug, destroying the bug with its rotors. (AP Photo/Mike Corder)
Drones vs hungry moths: Dutch use hi-tech to protect crops A Dutch startup is using drones to kill moths in midair as a way of protecting valuable crops in greenhouses that are damaged by caterpillars
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2021, file photo, a medical car carrying COVID-19 vaccines drives to the village of Ikhala in Russia's Karelia region. Russia’s boast in August that it was the first country to authorize a coronavirus vaccine led to skepticism because of its insufficient testing on only a few dozen people. Now, with demand growing for the Sputnik V, experts are raising questions again, this time over whether Moscow can keep up with all the orders from countries that want it. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, File)
Russia scores points with vaccine diplomacy, but snags ariseRussia’s boast in August that it was the first country to authorize a coronavirus vaccine led to skepticism because of its insufficient testing on only a few dozen people
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015 file photo, Kurds living in Switzerland stage a protest on the Kirchenfeld bridge after clashes with Turkish nationalists in downtown Bern, Switzerland. At a time when seemingly everyone in Europe is wearing masks to battle COVID-19, the Swiss go to the polls Sunday, March 7, 2021 to vote on a long-laid proposal to ban face-coverings like niqabs and burqas worn by some Muslim women or by protesters in ski masks or bandannas. (Peter Klaunzer/Keystone via AP, File)
Swiss vote on proposal to ban face coverings in publicSwiss voters are deciding on a proposal to ban face coverings, both the niqabs and burqas worn by a few Muslim women and the ski masks and bandannas used by protesters
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Muslim clerics welcome Pope Francis as he arrives in Irbil, Iraq, Sunday, March 7, 2021. Pope Francis arrived in northern Iraq on Sunday, where he planned to pray in the ruins of churches damaged or destroyed by Islamic State extremists and celebrate an open-air Mass on the last day of the first-ever papal visit to the country. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)
The Latest: Pope prays for Iraq's war dead in MosulPope Francis has prayed for those killed in Iraq’s wars against the haunting backdrop of the ruins of four demolished churches in Mosul
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Police officers use sniffer dogs to check on Tiananmen Square before delegates arrive for the opening session of China's National People's Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Friday, March 5, 2021. China’s No. 2 leader has set a healthy economic growth target and vowed to make this nation self-reliant in technology amid tension with Washington and Europe over trade and human rights. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
Chinese exports surge as global demand recovers from virusChina’s exports surged 60.6% over a year earlier in the first two months of 2021, after factories reopened and global demand started to recover from the coronavirus pandemic
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Pope Francis,is shown the devastation of the 4-church complex at Hosh al-Bieaa Church Square where he led a prayer session in Mosul, Iraq, once the de-facto capital of IS, Sunday, March 7, 2021. The long 2014-2017 war to drive IS out left ransacked homes and charred or pulverized buildings around the north of Iraq, all sites Francis visited on Sunday. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
Pope calls for peace from ruins of Iraq's war-battered MosulPope Francis has made a emphatic appeal for peaceful coexistence in Iraq
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2021, file photo, a policeman aims a slingshot towards an unknown target during a crackdown on anti-coup protesters holding a rally in front of the Myanmar Economic Bank in Mandalay, Myanmar. The escalation of violence in Myanmar as authorities crack down on protests against the Feb. 1 coup is adding to pressure for more sanctions against the junta, as countries struggle over how to best confront military leaders inured to global condemnation.(AP Photo/File)
Escalating violence ups pressure for Myanmar sanctionsThe escalation of violence in Myanmar as authorities crack down on protests against the February 1 coup is adding to pressure for more sanctions against the junta
The Associated Press5 hours ago
In this photo provided by the North Korean government, Kim Jong Un speaks in a conference with chief secretaries of the city and county party committees in Pyongyang, North Korea, Saturday, March 6, 2020. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
S Korea, US scale back drills over virus, N Korea diplomacy The South Korean and U.S. militaries are scaling back their annual exercises this month due to the COVID-19 pandemic and to support diplomacy on North Korea’s nuclear program
The Associated Press6 hours ago
This undated family photo provided on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 shows Associated Press journalist Thein Zaw in Yangon, Myanmar. On Friday, March 5, 2021, the Society of Professional Journalists called on Myanmar to release Thein Zaw and five others who were detained while covering protests in the Southeast Asian nation. The U.S.'s oldest journalism organization said it is “frustrated” and “fed up” up with government agencies in the U.S. and worldwide targeting and arresting reporters for covering news. (Thein Zaw family via AP)
Journalists' group calls for release of reporters in MyanmarThe Society of Professional Journalists is calling on Myanmar to release Associated Press journalist Thein Zaw and five others who were detained while covering protests in the Southeast Asian nation
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Demonstrators react as police cordon off the street during a march in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, March 6, 2021. Several hundred protesters are marching in northeastern Spain's Barcelona against the crackdown that has followed the recent violent outcry over the imprisonment of Pablo Hasél, an outspoken anti-establishment artist and activist. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
New protests in Spain over the jailing of rapper's backersSeveral hundred protesters are marching in Spain's northeastern city of Barcelona against the authorities' crackdown following a violent outcry over the imprisonment of Pablo Hasél, an anti-establishment artist
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Pope Joins Historic Appeal for Coexistence in PeaceAfter a historic private meeting with a senior Shiite cleric in Iraq, Pope Francis appealed for religious tolerance. "We need one another," the pope said later in a speech on the desert plain of Ur, believed to be the birthplace of Abraham. "Hostility, extremism and violence are not born of...
Newser13 hours ago
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