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Confrontation at German coronavirus protest goes viral

Confrontation at German coronavirus protest goes viral

BERLIN — A video went viral Sunday in Germany of a confrontation at a coronavirus protest, where a young woman compared herself to a famous Nazi resistance fighter and then was accused by a security guard of “trivializing” the Holocaust.

Sheriff: Florida rapper made music, then fatally shot 2 men

TAMPA, Fla. — A Florida rapper spent an evening recording music in a makeshift studio and then fatally shot two men who were with him, authorities say.
Burkina Faso votes amid ongoing extremist violence, threats

Burkina Faso votes amid ongoing extremist violence, threats

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso — Fears of attacks by extremists prevented voting in many parts of Burkina Faso on Sunday, as the country went to the polls for presidential and legislative elections marred by ongoing violence linked to al-Qaida and the Isl
Azerbaijanis who fled war look to return home, if it exists

Azerbaijanis who fled war look to return home, if it exists

BAKU, Azerbaijan — As Azerbaijan regains control of land it lost to Armenian forces a quarter-century ago, civilians who fled the fighting decades ago wonder if they can go back home now — and if there's still a home to go back to.
Amid travel break, pope cheers Lisbon youth jamboree plans

Amid travel break, pope cheers Lisbon youth jamboree plans

VATICAN CITY — With no papal travels abroad this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Pope Francis is cheering efforts for a youth jamboree, traditionally attended by pontiffs, in Lisbon, Portugal, in 2023.

Al-Qaida names new North Africa leader, reports kidnap death

DAKAR, Senegal — Al-Qaida’s North African branch said it has appointed a new leader after confirming the death of its former chief, who was killed in June by French forces, according to the SITE Intelligence Group.

Israel strikes Hamas sites in Gaza Strip after rocket attack

JERUSALEM — Israeli aircraft on Sunday struck multiple sites in the Gaza Strip in response to a rocket fired earlier from the Palestinian territory, Israel's military said. There were no immediate reports of injuries.
UK leader to end England's coronavirus lockdown on Dec. 2

UK leader to end England's coronavirus lockdown on Dec. 2

LONDON — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson plans to end an England-wide lockdown as scheduled on Dec. 2 and will announce a return to regional restrictions as statistics show that coronavirus infections have stabilized.
Nigerian soldiers had live ammo during deadly protest

Nigerian soldiers had live ammo during deadly protest

LAGOS, Nigeria — The Nigerian Army has admitted for the first time that soldiers were given live bullets when they went to disperse a large crowd at the Lekki Toll Plaza in Lagos, where several peaceful protesters were killed in late October.

American citizen killed in Burkina Faso, US State Dept says

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso — An American citizen has been killed in the capital of the West African nation of Burkina Faso, according to the U.S. State Department.