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Ukrainian comedian and presidential candidate Volodymyr Zelenskiy, and his wife Olena Zelenska, right, greet their supporters at his headquarters after the second round of presidential elections in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, April 21, 2019. Ukrainians voted on Sunday in a presidential runoff as the nation's incumbent leader struggles to fend off a strong challenge by a comedian who denounces corruption and plays the role of president in a TV sitcom. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
Comedian appears headed for landslide victory in UkraineA comedian whose only political experience consists of playing a president on TV appears headed for a landslide victory in Ukraine's presidential runoff Sunday
The Associated Press22 minutes ago
Ukrainian comedian and presidential candidate Volodymyr Zelenskiy, center, congratulates each other at his headquarters after the second round of presidential elections in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, April 21, 2019. Ukrainians voted on Sunday in a presidential runoff as the nation's incumbent leader struggles to fend off a strong challenge by a comedian who denounces corruption and plays the role of president in a TV sitcom. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
The Latest: Comic vows not to let Ukraine down as presidentUkrainian comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy is promising his country's people he won't disappoint them
The Associated Press44 minutes ago
A woman checks lists before voting for the presidential election at a polling station in Skopje, North Macedonia, Sunday, April 21, 2019. Polls were opened early on Sunday in North Macedonia for presidential elections seen as key test of the government following deep polarization after the country changed its name to end a decades-old dispute with neighboring Greece over the use of the term "Macedonia". (AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski)
Renamed nation has 1st presidential vote as North MacedoniaVoters in North Macedonia had another chance to give an opinion on their country's new name as they cast ballots in a presidential election
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Workers, top, fix a net to cover one of the iconic stained glass windows of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, Sunday, April 21, 2019. The fire that engulfed Notre Dame during Holy Week forced worshippers to find other places to attend Easter services, and the Paris diocese invited them to join Sunday's Mass at the grandiose Saint-Eustache Church on the Right Bank of the Seine River. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
Paris Easter Mass honors firefighters who saved Notre DameDisplaced by a massive fire, Notre Dame Cathedral's Paris parishioners are gathering to celebrate Easter in another church and to pray for a speedy reconstruction of the beloved monument
The Associated Press1 hour ago
An exit poll from Ukraine's presidential election shows comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy winning with 73% of the voteAn exit poll from Ukraine's presidential election shows comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy winning with 73% of the vote
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Turkey's main opposition leaders, Kemal Kilicdaroglu of Republican People's Party, CHP and Meral Aksener of Good (IYI) Party, right, speak to the media as their candidate for Turkish capital Ankara, Mansur Yavas, received the document confirming him as new mayor, in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, April 8, 2019. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's ruling party is appealing the results of the local elections in Istanbul, where the opposition has a razor-thin lead. (AP Photo)
Protesters punch Turkish opposition leader at funeralA group of protesters have punched and hit the leader of Turkey's main opposition party during the funeral of a soldier slain during clashes with Kurdish rebels
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Police scuffle with protestors during a yellow vest demonstration in Paris, Saturday, April 20, 2019. French yellow vest protesters are marching anew to remind the government that rebuilding the fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral isn't the only problem the nation needs to solve. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
Outrage after some French protesters urge police suicidesWith French police suicides on the rise, Paris authorities are investigating yellow vest protesters who encouraged police to kill themselves
The Associated Press4 hours ago
US ambassador's Passover wishes in Polish met with angerThe U.S. ambassador to Poland wished Jews a happy Passover in Polish, and the reaction has been a wave of angry comments on Twitter
The Associated Press12 hours ago
People hold Ukrainian national flag at the Olympic stadium prior debates between two candidates in the weekend presidential run-off in Kiev, Ukraine, Friday, April 19, 2019. Friday is the last official day of election canvassing in Ukraine as all presidential candidates and their campaigns will be barred from campaigning on Saturday, the day before the vote. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
Ukraine quiet ahead of presidential electionAhead of Sunday's hotly contested presidential election, Ukraine is observing a so-called "day of silence" in which campaigning is forbidden
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Protesters gathering at Terazije square during a protest against populist president Aleksandar Vucic in Belgrade, Serbia, Saturday, April 20, 2019. Thousands of people have rallied in Serbia's capital for 20th week in a row against populist President Aleksandar Vucic and his government. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
Anti-govt protests resume against Serbia's populist leaderSeveral thousand people have turned up at an anti-government protest in Belgrade a day after Serbia's populist President Aleksandar Vucic held a mass rally in an apparent bid to counter months of street demonstrations against him
The Associated Press1 day ago
A protestor throws a scooter onto a pile of burning motorbikes during a yellow vest demonstration in Paris, Saturday, April 20, 2019. French yellow vest protesters are marching anew to remind the government that rebuilding the fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral isn't the only problem the nation needs to solve. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
Yellow vest anger burns in France, fueled by Notre Dame fireFrench yellow vest protesters set fires along a march route through Paris to call attention to their problems
The Associated Press1 day ago
Small plane crashes in southern Bulgaria, 2 killedAuthorities in Bulgaria say a small private plane has crashed in a field in a southern region, killing the pilot and the lone passenger on board
The Associated Press1 day ago
Ambulances depart after ferrying injured to a German air force (Luftwaffe) plane at Madeira international airport in Funchal, the capital of Portugal's Madeira Island, Saturday April 20, 2019. The plane was due to take home some of the injured survivors in Wednesday's bus crash in Madeira. (AP Photo/Armando Franca)
German plane evacuates 15 injured in Madeira bus crashA German military plane has evacuated 15 German tourists who survived this week's bus accident on the island of Madeira that claimed 29 lives
The Associated Press1 day ago
Police forces surround a boat at Oxford Circus in London, Friday, April 19, 2019. The group Extinction Rebellion is calling for a week of civil disobedience against what it says is the failure to tackle the causes of climate change. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
Climate protesters march in London again; arrests hit 710London police say more than 710 people have been arrested and some 28 have been charged since climate change protests began earlier this week in the British capital
The Associated Press1 day ago
People pay last respect to Mirjana Markovic, right, the widow of former strongman Slobodan Milosevic, cross on left, during her funeral at the yard of his estate in his home town of Pozarevac, Serbia, Saturday, April 20, 2019. Markovic died last week in Russia where she had been granted asylum. The ex-Serbian first lady had fled there in 2003 after Milosevic was ousted from power in a popular revolt and handed over to the tribunal in The Hague, Netherlands. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
Serbia's "Lady Macbeth" buried near late strongman MilosevicSeveral dozen supporters have attended the funeral of Mirjana Markovic, the widow of late Serbian strongman Slobodan Milosevic who was dubbed the "Lady Macbeth" of the Balkans because of the huge influence she had on her husband
The Associated Press1 day ago
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