Anti-LGBTQ Display Reflects Nation’s Political Shift

By ZEYNEP BILGINSOY and ROBERT BADENDIECK, Associated Press ISTANBUL (AP) — The 25-year-old translator by day and trans drag performer by night felt overwhelming panic and anxiety when several thousand demonstrators gathered and marched Sunday in Turkey to demand a ban on what they consider gay propaganda and to outlaw LGBTQ organizations. The Big Family … Read more

AP Week in Pictures: Europe and Africa

From protests in Moscow, to floods in Nigeria to the lying in state and state funeral of U.K. Queen Elizabeth II, this photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published in the past week by The Associated Press from Europe and Africa. The selection was curated by AP photographer Petros Giannakouris … Read more

Armenia Says Azerbaijan Broke Ceasefire Pact

(Reuters) – Armenia’s defence ministry on Friday accused Azerbaijan’s armed forces of opening fire on Armenian positions, in violation of a ceasefire agreement, the ministry said in a post on social media. “On September 23, at 0740 (0340 GMT), units of the Azerbaijani armed forces again violated the ceasefire regime by firing from different positions … Read more