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Looted 18th century crown returned to Ethiopia after decades

By ELIAS MESERET | February 20, 2020

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — A rare and looted crown from the 18th century was returned to Ethiopia on Thursday after it was discovered in the Netherlands two decades ago.The Dutch government facilitated the handover “with the belief that it has a...

Montenegro PM, Serbian church bishop meet on religious law

By PREDRAG MILIC | February 14, 2020

PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — Montenegro's prime minister on Friday met with the top Serbian Orthodox Church bishop in the country in a bid to defuse tensions over a contentious law on religious rights.The Serbian Church in Montenegro opposes the law,...

Ideas for amending Russian Constitution aired for Putin

By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | February 13, 2020

MOSCOW (AP) — A meeting chaired by President Vladimir Putin on amending the Russian Constitution produced suggested changes on a variety of topics Thursday, ranging from the protection of traditional values to the country's status as a nuclear power.Putin...

EU enlargement chief urges talks on Montenegro religion law

By PREDRAG MILIC | February 7, 2020

PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — The European Union's enlargement commissioner on Friday urged dialogue in EU-hopeful Montenegro over a contentious religious rights law that has fueled tensions in the Balkan country.Oliver Varhelyi also said that the small...