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AP Top Extended International Headlines at 11:54 p.m. EST

February 5, 2021 GMT

A senior member of Myanmar’s deposed ruling party has become the latest prominent politician arrested as the country’s new military government confronts continuing resistance to its seizure of power

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The coup that removed an elected government and reimposed military control in Myanmar has raised even more uncertainty about a fragile peace process aimed at ending decades of conflict between the military, armed ethnic groups and militias

Residents of the Afghan capital Kabul rarely go out after dark and increasingly are sending their children to safety outside the city in the face of deteriorating security

Lebanese security and forensic officials say a prominent publisher and vocal critic of the Shiite militant Hezbollah group has been found dead in his car, shot at close range

The 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics will open a year from Thursday

Mexico has vowed to press ahead with attempts to limit private power generation after the Supreme Court ruled against President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s attempt to block permits for renewable power plants

In a note from jail, opposition leader Alexei Navalny is urging Russians to overcome their fear and “free” the country from a “bunch of thieves.”

Mexican authorities arrested a former governor on charges that he had a reporter who investigated a pedophilia ring illegally arrested and tortured

The International Criminal Court has convicted a former commander in a notorious Ugandan rebel group of dozens of war crimes and crimes against humanity

Two Polish scholars are facing a libel trial for a scholarly examination of Polish behavior during World War II