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A young Kashmiri woman walks past voters standing in a queue to cast their votes at a polling station during the second phase of India's general elections, on the outskirts of Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Thursday, April 18, 2019. Kashmiri separatist leaders who challenge India's sovereignty over the disputed region have called for a boycott of the vote. Most polling stations in Srinagar and Budgam areas of Kashmir looked deserted in the morning with more armed police, paramilitary soldiers and election staff present than voters. (AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan)
India enters 2nd phase of elections with Kashmir in lockdownVoting has begun in the second phase of India's general election amid massive security and a lockdown in parts of the main city in Indian-controlled Kashmir
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In this image from video, emergency services attend to injured at the scene after a tour bus crashed at Canico, on Portugal's Madeira Island, Wednesday April 17, 2019.  Some 28 people are reported to have died in the crash, most of them German tourists, local mayor Filipe Sousa told TV news. (TVI via AP)
The Latest: German military plane on standby for MadeiraGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel's chief of staff says a German military medevac plane is on stand-by and could be sent to Madeira to bring those affected by Wednesday's bus crash back to Germany.
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Ferenc Gyurcsany, leader of the leftist opposition Democratic Coalition (DK) speaks during the party's campaign opening event for the European parliamentary elections in Budapest Congress Center in Budapest, Hungary, Sunday, April 14, 2019. The slogan reads: Europe, we stay. (Balazs Mohai/MTI via AP)
Populists expected to gain seats in May's EU electionsThe European Parliament is predicting that nationalist, populist and anti-migrant groups will make significant gains in the May 23-26 EU elections but says it thinks mainstream parties will keep control over the assembly
The Associated Press35 minutes ago
This photo dated Tuesday April 16, 2019, issued Wednesday April 17, 2019 by the Paris City Hall, shows artefacts rescued from the Notre Dame blaze in Paris. French President Emmanuel Macron ratcheted up the pressure by setting a five-year deadline to restore the 12th-century landmark. Macron is holding a special Cabinet meeting Wednesday dedicated to the Notre Dame disaster, which investigators believe was an accident possibly linked to renovation work. (Henri Garat/Ville de Paris via AP)
The Latest: Workers try to secure Notre Dame's structureWorkers are securing the support structure above one of Notre Dame's famed rose windows with wooden planks after this week's devastating fire
The Associated Press38 minutes ago
People take photos of buildings damaged by an earthquake in Taipei, Taiwan, Thursday, April 18, 2019. A strong earthquake rattled eastern Taiwan early Thursday afternoon, causing scattered light damage in the capital and the eastern coast region. (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying)
6.1 quake causes light damage in Taiwan capital, east coastA strong earthquake has rattled eastern Taiwan and caused scattered light damage in the capital and the eastern coast region
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Trump's adviser visits Moscow for talks on bilateral issuesThe Kremlin spokesman says that a U.S. presidential adviser has traveled to Russia for talks
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People sit on a sunny morning in Kiev, Ukraine, Thursday, April 18, 2019. The second round of presidential voting in Ukraine will take place on upcoming Sunday April 21. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
Ukraine's presidential candidate pushes for new parliamentThe odds-on favorite in Ukraine's presidential election runoff says he would like to call an early parliamentary election if he wins Sunday's vote
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Two priests stand inside St. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican,Thursday, April 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
Pope celebrates Holy Thursday ahead of foot-washing ritualPope Francis is ushering in the most solemn period in the Catholic liturgical calendar by celebrating a Holy Thursday Mass, made more poignant this year following the devastation of Paris' Notre Dame
The Associated Press1 hour ago
This photo dated Tuesday April 16, 2019, issued Wednesday April 17, 2019 by the Paris City Hall, shows artefacts rescued from the Notre Dame blaze in Paris. French President Emmanuel Macron ratcheted up the pressure by setting a five-year deadline to restore the 12th-century landmark. Macron is holding a special Cabinet meeting Wednesday dedicated to the Notre Dame disaster, which investigators believe was an accident possibly linked to renovation work. (Henri Garat/Ville de Paris via AP)
France to hold daylong tribute to Notre Dame firefightersIt's a day of tribute to the Paris firefighters who saved Notre Dame Cathedral from collapse and rescued its treasures from encroaching flames
The Associated Press3 hours ago
In this image from video, emergency services attend to injured at the scene after a tour bus crashed at Canico, on Portugal's Madeira Island, Wednesday April 17, 2019.  Some 28 people are reported to have died in the crash, most of them German tourists, local mayor Filipe Sousa told TV news. (TVI via AP)
Portugal officials seek to identify 29 dead in bus crashAuthorities on Portugal's Madeira Island removed a tour bus Thursday from the hillside where it crashed, killing 29 people and injuring 28, many of them German tourists who were on board
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Former Rwanda rebel group leader accused of war crimes diesFormer Rwanda rebel group leader accused of war crimes dies while awaiting retrial
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Japanese Emperor Akihito, left, and Empress Michiko, seen in a car, arrive at Ise Jingu Shrine in Ise, central Japan, Wednesday, April 17, 2019. (Kazushi Kurihara/Kyodo News via AP)
Emperor performs ritual to report abdication to Shinto godsEmperor Akihito is praying at a shrine in western Japan in a ritual to report his abdication to Shinto gods
The Associated Press5 hours ago
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