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Gunmen kill 11 police officers in Burkina Faso; 4 missing

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Gunmen have ambushed a group of police officers in Burkina Faso, killing at least 11 of them in the deadliest attack of its kind yet in this West African country where extremist violence is escalating.

Iran says state-linked sites seized by US, reasons unclear

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran said Tuesday that several state-linked news websites have been seized by the U.S. government under unclear circumstances.
Catalan separatists eye freedom after Spain's Cabinet pardon

Catalan separatists eye freedom after Spain's Cabinet pardon

MADRID (AP) — Nine Catalan separatist leaders jailed for sedition were eyeing freedom, after Spain’s Cabinet pardoned them Tuesday in the hope of starting what Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez called a much-needed reconciliation in the country’s restive
3 killed in Denver-area shooting, including officer, suspect

3 killed in Denver-area shooting, including officer, suspect

ARVADA, Colo. (AP) — A gunman is believed to have shot and killed an officer and another person in a shopping district in a Denver suburb Monday before being fatally shot by police, authorities said. An officer responded to a call at 1:15 p.m.
Denmark beats Russia 4-1 to advance at Euro 2020

Denmark beats Russia 4-1 to advance at Euro 2020

COPENHAGEN — After scoring a goal to help Denmark advance at the European Championship, Joakim Maehle walked straight to a TV camera and formed a “10” with his fingers. That was for Christian Eriksen.
Iran president-elect takes hard line, refuses to meet Biden

Iran president-elect takes hard line, refuses to meet Biden

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran’s president-elect staked out a hard-line position Monday in his first remarks since his landslide election victory, rejecting the possibility of meeting with President Joe Biden or negotiating Tehran’s ballisti
2 plead not guilty in trial linked to Jordan's royal rift

2 plead not guilty in trial linked to Jordan's royal rift

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — A former top adviser to King Abdullah II and a relative of the monarch pleaded not guilty Monday to sedition and incitement charges linked to an unprecedented public rift in Jordan's royal family.
Armenian leader's party wins snap vote despite defeat in war

Armenian leader's party wins snap vote despite defeat in war

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Results released Monday showed that the party of Armenia’s acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan won snap parliamentary elections which he called to ease anger over a peace deal he signed with Azerbaijan.
Spanish leader: 9 Catalan separatists will receive pardons

Spanish leader: 9 Catalan separatists will receive pardons

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez said Monday that the Spanish Cabinet will approve pardons for nine separatist Catalan politicians and activists imprisoned for their roles in the 2017 push to break away from Spain.
Swedish PM loses confidence vote, sparking uncertainty

Swedish PM loses confidence vote, sparking uncertainty

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Stefan Lofven, Sweden’s Social Democratic prime minister since 2014, lost a confidence vote in parliament on Monday, making him the first Swedish government leader ever to lose such a motion.