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Nighttime, early morning bombings in Baghdad kill 31

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Iraqi officials raise death toll to 15 from nighttime bombing outside popular ice cream shop in central Baghdad.

Zimbabwe tobacco is booming, but farmers growing it are not

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Many Zimbabwean tobacco farmers are making big sales this season, but they don't feel they're benefiting from the crop, the nation's second biggest earner after gold.

Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega dies at 83

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A source close to the family of former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega says he has died at age 83.

From Nikki Haley, another side of Trump's 'America First'

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U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley emerges as the more human face of a Trump foreign policy that has otherwise elevated security and economic opportunity interests.

Significant dates in life of ex-Panamanian dictator Noriega

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Significant dates in life of ex-Panamanian dictator Noriega.

US official mulling greatly expanded airplane laptop ban

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Homeland Security secretary says he's considering banning laptops from the passenger cabins of all international flights into and out of the United States.

The Latest: Opposition reaction muted to Noriega's death

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Aurelio Barria, who led the Civil Crusade (Cruzada Civilista) opposition movement, says the death of former dictator Manuel Manuel Noriega "ends a period that we should try not to forget so it is not repeated in Panama.".

UN report shows hundreds of Central African Republic abuses

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Sweeping new UN report shows hundreds of Central African Republic abuses.

Shares in British Airways' parent company tumble

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Shares in British Airways' parent company are tumbling after a huge IT failure stranded thousands of passengers over the weekend.

Philippine military: City siege was start of extremist plan

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Lawmakers in the Philippines are calling for a public session of Congress to determine whether martial law is still necessary now that the military is taking control of a southern city from Islamic militants.

S. Korea's new leader orders probe of US missile launchers

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South Korea's new president is demanding an investigation because he says he wasn't told about the arrival of additional launchers for a contentious U.S. missile-defense system.

French president flexes diplomatic muscles in Putin meeting

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On a trip that will likely shape Russia-France relations for years to come, President Vladimir Putin is set to visit France for talks with newly-elected French President Emmanuel Macron after expressing sympathy for other contenders in the vote.

Hearings open in Navalny vs. Usmanov defamation case

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Hearings have opened in the defamation case between Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and multi-billionaire Alisher Usmanov.

German biker loses bag of cash, raining bills over Autobahn

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German police say a businessman on a motorcycle lost a plastic bag stuffed with his day's earnings while driving along a southern highway, sending a shower of cash across the Bavarian Autobahn.

Islamic State militants shell besieged Syrian city, kill 13

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Syrian state media, war monitor: Islamic State militants shell government-held neighborhoods in eastern city, killing 13.

German kindergartens to name parents who skip vaccine advice

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The German government wants kindergartens to inform authorities if parents fail to prove they have attended a doctors' consultation on child vaccination.

Death toll from thunderstorm in Moscow climbs to 16

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Russian officials say the death toll has reached 14 from a powerful thunderstorm in Moscow and its suburbs on Monday has reached 14.

French designer shows off DIY robot in public for 1st time

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A French designer has shown his humanoid DIY robot for the first time to the public in Romania.

Offices of search engine Yandex raided in Ukraine

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Ukraine's intelligence agency is searching the offices of Yandex, a Russia-based Internet company best known for its search engine.

BA travel problems enter 3rd day as most services resume

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Travelers with British Airways airlines face a third day of delays and cancellations, mainly on short-haul routes and in smaller numbers than over the weekend, when the company suffered a colossal IT failure.

Kim Jong Nam murder suspect asks her parents to pray for her

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The two women who are the only suspects arrested in the assassination of an outcast from North Korea's ruling family have appeared in court in Malaysia.

Australia plans to ban pedophiles from traveling overseas

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Australia plans to ban convicted pedophiles from traveling overseas in what the government says is a world-first move to protect vulnerable children from exploitation.

Theresa May, Jeremy Corbyn face tough questions on live TV

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Prime Minister Theresa May and Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn will face a live studio audience and a tough TV interviewer as the general election campaign moves to the airwaves.

Albania returning Brazil poultry shipment with salmonella

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Albanian food authorities say they have decided to turn back to Brazil 26 metric tons of poultry that were blocked after found with high levels of salmonella.

Eurozone's top banker: stimulus needed despite higher growth

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The head of the European Central Bank says that while the economy of the 19-country eurozone is improving, it still needs substantial stimulus.

Manchester police seek clues in concert bomber's suitcase

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Police have made an arrest on the south coast of England in the widening inquiry into the deadly Manchester concert bombing.

Bomb kills 13, hurts 24 in Baghdad; IS claims responsibility

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Iraqi officials say a car bomb exploded outside a popular ice cream shop in Baghdad, killing 10 people and wounding 22.

Strong wind, storms blamed for 11 deaths in Moscow; 70 hurt

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At least six people have died and dozens have been injured by fallen trees as thunderstorms and strong winds have buffeted the Russian capital and surrounding areas.

City clash fuels fear of IS foothold in southern Philippines

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Philippine forces say they now control most of a southern city where militants linked to the Islamic State group launched a bloody siege nearly a week ago.

Former Panama dictator Manuel Noriega dies at 83

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A source close to the family of former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega says he has died at age 83.

In shadow of Mosul fight, Iran establishes Nineveh foothold

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Iraq's mostly Iran-backed Shiite paramilitary forces reached the border with Syria Monday after security villages and supply lines west of Mosul.

Merkel warns against "simple answers" after Trump meetings

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Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman says Berlin is still committed to strengthening trans-Atlantic relations after Merkel suggested Europe can no longer entirely rely on the U.S.

India's limits on selling cattle could hurt industry, diets

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India has banned the sale of cows for slaughter to protect an animal many Hindus consider holy, but states and industries say the ban will hit beef and leather exports and deprive millions of people of a cheap source of protein.

Paris mayor says 'solution' found for black feminist event

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Paris' mayor Anne Hidalgo has strongly criticized a black feminist festival in Paris that bans non-black people in large parts of the event, saying she might prosecute its organizers on grounds of discrimination.

The Latest: Philippine military says foreign fighters killed

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The Philippine military chief says at least four foreign fighters have been killed in a southern city that Islamic militants planned to burn entirely in an audacious plot to project the Islamic State group's influence.

Montenegro official prevented from traveling through Moscow

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Montenegro has strongly protested "inappropriate" conduct by Russian authorities against a senior ruling party leader who was prevented from changing planes at a Moscow airport.

The Latest: Putin visits new Orthodox Church in Paris

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Human rights activists are gathered in Paris to draw attention to the situation of gays in Chechnya before Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to France.

The Latest: Greece orders financial probe of refugee NGO

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Greek judicial authorities have ordered an investigation into allegations that staff at a European Union-funded NGO sexually exploited refugees and misused money intended for their welfare.

NKorean missile launch may be testing rivals, not technology

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North Korea's latest missile test may have less to do with perfecting its weapons technology than with showing it can strike at will against South Korea and U.S. forces in the region.

Tiger kills female zookeeper at zoo in England

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Visitors at an English zoo after police and an air ambulance were called to deal with an incident.

International flamenco festival set to mark 30 years

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A flamenco festival, organized by the world-renowned National Institute of Flamenco, is celebrating the 30th anniversary of its annual event in Albuquerque and is attracting well-known dancers such as Marco Flores and Rosario Toledo.

Pieces of pig placed on plot of future mosque in Germany

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German police say nine wooden spikes topped with parts of a dead pig were planted on a plot of land where Muslims are planning to build a mosque in the eastern city of Erfurt.

Greece: 4 days of mourning for former PM Mitsotakis

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Mourning declared as Former Greek Prime Minister Constantine Mitsotakis dies at age 98.

South African ruling party backs scandal-tainted president

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A leader of South Africa's ruling party says calls for the resignation of scandal-tainted President Jacob Zuma benefit opposition efforts to dislodge the party that has led the country since the end of white minority rule in 1994.

UN: Cyprus still 'very close' to deal despite halt in talks

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A U.N. official says that ethnically divided Cyprus remains "very, very close" to an agreement to reunite the island despite a breakdown in talks last week between the Greek Cypriot president and Turkish Cypriot leader.

More arrests in Manchester attack; UK remains on high alert

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Britain's interior minister says the hunt is still on for suspects in the Manchester bombing, and members of attacker Salman Abedi's network may still be at large.

Prince William talks of sadness that family can't meet Diana

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Prince William has spoken of his sadness that his wife and young children cannot meet his late mother Princess Diana.

EU expands sanctions against Congo to 16 people

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The European Union has extended sanctions over the deteriorating situation in Congo and imposed travel bans and asset freezes on nine more senior security officials.

Cannes Palme d'Or goes to Ruben Ostlund's "The Square"

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The Cannes Film Festival is gearing up to award its prestigious Palme d'Or at a glitzy award ceremony.

New Zealand test rocket makes it to space but not to orbit

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California-based company Rocket Lab says it has successfully launched a test rocket into space from its New Zealand launch pad.

Albanians NGO files lawsuit against park hydropower project

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Albanian residents and a non-governmental organization have filed a lawsuit against the government for giving a concession to build a hydropower station in a protected valley.

Poland investigates irregular property restitution cases

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A special state commission begins its work of investigating irregularities in the restitution to private owners of Warsaw property seized under communism.

11 migrants detained near Romania-Hungary border

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Romanian border police say they have questioned 11 Syrian and Iraqi migrants who are suspected of trying to illegally cross the border and reach the Schengen zone.

Greek air force fighter jet crashes, pilot safely ejects

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Greek authorities say an air force Mirage 2000 fighter jet has crashed into the Aegean Sea during a training flight, but the pilot was rescued after ejecting safely.

Poland gathers data on foreigners in the country

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Poland's deputy defense minister has cited security concerns in Europe as he tries to justify a move to gather data on foreign nationals in Poland.

German security chiefs upbeat on intel cooperation with US

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The head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency says he hopes cooperation with the U.S. won't become more difficult under President Donald Trump, arguing that the Americans also need information from European agencies.

Hungary signs accord with archbishop to support Iraqi clinic

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The Hungarian government is donating 145 million forints ($525,000) to Saint Joseph's Clinic in Erbil, Iraq, which provides services for mainly Christian refugees living in the city.

Finland's president to seek re-election in 2018

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Finland's president has announced he will seek re-election for another six-year term as the Nordic country's head of state next year.

South Africa's 'lion whisperer' gets up close with big cats

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South Africa's 'lion whisperer' gets up close and personal with his 31 big cats.

Moldova's Liberals quit ruling coalition after mayor arrest

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Moldova's pro-European Liberal Party quits the ruling coalition following the arrest of the mayor of Chisinau, but it looks like the government can keep its majority.

Merkel: Europe must stay united in face of ally uncertainty

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel is urging European Union nations to stick together in the face of new uncertainty over the United States and other challenges.

Germany gains access to journalist detained in Turkey

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Germany's Foreign Ministry says Turkish authorities have agreed to grant consular officials access for the first time to a German journalist detained about a month ago in Turkey.

The Latest: BA says 'many' of its IT systems up and running

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British Airways says "many" of its IT systems are up and running, but travelers still face cancellations and delays after a global computer failure grounded hundreds of flights.

Japan public split on idea to cite military in constitution

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A poll shows that about half of Japan's population supports a constitutional revision that would clarify the legality of the country's military.

Germany to host Ukraine talks in Berlin as fighting persists

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Germany's Foreign Ministry says representatives from Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France will meet this week in Berlin to try and move forward the implementation of a peace deal for eastern Ukraine.

Wild boar charges Austrian children; none hurt, animal shot

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A wild boar charged children at a playground in Vienna, then hid in shrubbery next to an apartment house before being shot by police.

Spain police: 2 Britons arrested for ramming pedestrians

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Authorities in Spain say they have arrested two people after the car they were in injured seven people while fleeing from a police road check in the southern coastal town of Marbella.

Turkish officers on trial for planning Istanbul leg of coup

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The trial against 23 army officers accused of planning the Istanbul stage of last summer's failed military coup has opened in the outskirts of the city.

BA says most flights running; angry passengers face delays

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British Airways says it's continuing to work hard to resume a normal flight schedule at two London airports a day after a global IT failure crippled its services.

NKorea fires short-range ballistic missile off western Japan

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South Korea's military says rival North Korea has fired an unidentified projectile.

Frenchman and 3 Congolese hostages are released in Congo

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The French presidency is announcing the release of a French hostage kidnapped on March 1 in Congo.

Manchester attack transforms Britain's election campaign

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Until a week ago, two things were widely agreed about Britain's upcoming general election: it was producing the dullest campaign in recent memory and the result was a foregone conclusion.

Survivors of Egypt Christian bus attack recount their horror

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Video interviews with survivors of a deadly attack by Islamic militants on a bus taking Egyptian Christians to a remote desert monastery are painting a picture of untold horror, with children hiding under their seats to escape gunfire.

Macron says Trump handshake was 'moment of truth'

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French President Emmanuel Macron says his now famous white-knuckle alpha-male handshake showdown with his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump was "a moment of truth" _ designed to show that he's no pushover.

Israeli govt meeting near Jerusalem site angers Palestinians

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A senior Palestinian official sharply condemned Israel for holding a government meeting at a sensitive Jerusalem site.

Trump makes G-7 deal on trade, takes rain check on climate

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A source at the Group of Seven summit says the seven wealthy democracies have reached a deal to give the Trump administration time to tell them whether the United States plans to stay in the Paris climate agreement.

The Latest: Sofia Coppola takes directing prize at Cannes

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The Cannes Film Festival Jury has done its job, but the winners won't be announced for a couple more hours.

American doctor in Sudan awarded Aurora humanitarian prize

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An American doctor who has spent years working in a fighting-ravaged region of Sudan has been awarded the $1.1-million Aurora Prize for exceptional humanitarianism.

Dismay, anger in France at vandalism of De Gaulle's tomb

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French politicians are reacting with anger and dismay after the tomb of France's wartime hero and former President Gen.

South African ruling party debates fate of president

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South Africa's ruling party is debating whether President Jacob Zuma should resign amid increasing concern about alleged corruption at the highest levels the government.

Airstrikes kill 17 in Syria near de-facto IS capital, Raqqa

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Syrian opposition activist groups say airstrikes have killed at least 17 people just south of the northern city of Raqqa the de facto capital of the Islamic State group.

Philippines pounds militants as civilians found shot dead

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The Philippine military says it has found the bodies of 16 civilians who were gunned down by Muslim militants in the ongoing fight for the control of southern Marawi city.

Norway demands return of funds from Palestinian Authority

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Norway is demanding that the Palestinian Authority reimburse it for funds donated to a women's center on the West Bank because the center was named after a female militant who participated in an attack in Israel that killed 37 civilians.

Canada's premier in Italy visits quake-devastated Amatrice

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is taking a tour of Amatrice, the central Italian town brought to rubble by an August earthquake that killed nearly 300 people.

Poland's pro-democracy movement ousts leader, elects new one

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Poland's popular pro-democracy movement has elected a new leader amid signs of waning and controversies surrounding the finances of its previous chairman.

The Latest: Italian police tear gas protesters near G-7 site

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A summit of the leaders of the world's wealthiest democracies has ended without a unanimous agreement on climate change, as the Trump administration plans to take more time to say whether the U.S. is going to remain in the Paris climate agreement.

The Latest: Manchester police arrest man, 25, in bomb probe

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Pope Francis is urging prayers for the victims of the Manchester concert attack and has denounced how "so many young lives were cruelly broken.".

The Latest: Survivors tell of horror during Egypt bus attack

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Video interviews with survivors of a deadly attack by Islamic militants on a bus taking Egyptian Christians to a remote desert monastery are painting a picture of untold horror.

Trump's trip: Conventional images and unconventional talk

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President Donald Trump will return to Washington having rattled some allies and reassured others, but his White House still sits under a cloud of scandal.

The Latest: BA cancels all flights from Heathrow, Gatwick

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British Airways cancels flight from London's Gatwick and Heathrow airports due to global IT failure.

Australia's most notorious drug smuggler returns from Bali

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One of Australia's most notorious criminals has returned home more than 12 years after she was convicted of smuggling marijuana to Indonesia's tourist island of Bali.

Video shows South African police pelting men with apples

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A recently released video shows South African police officers pelting suspected thieves with apples that had allegedly been stolen.

German poll: Lead for Merkel's conservative bloc widens

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A poll of German voters shows Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc's lead widening as the main challenger Social Democrats continue to lose support.

Officers: IS snipers, suicide bombers slow advance in Mosul

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Two Iraqi military officers say the advance of troops has slowed in the last push to drive Islamic State group militants from remaining pockets of Mosul.

Sri Lanka rescuers find bodies as flood deaths reach 146

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Sri Lankan rescuers are taking advantage of improving weather and receding floodwaters to reach thousands of people in need to basic supplies after floods and mudslides leave at least 126 dead.

UK police show photo of concert bomber, ask public for info

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British police investigating the lethal concert bombing in Manchester say they have made two more arrests, raising the number in custody to 11.

India imposes security lockdown in Kashmir to stop protests

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Government forces have enforced strict curfew in parts of Indian-controlled Kashmir after Indian soldiers killed a prominent rebel commander in the disputed region.

Islamic State claims responsibility for Egypt attack

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Egyptian authorities say the death toll in the ambush attack on a bus transporting Christians to a monastery south of Cairo has risen to 29.

Bangladesh reinstalls justice statue that irked Islamists

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Bangladesh has reinstalled a statue of Lady Justice after its removal in the face of Islamist hardliners.

BA outage creates London travel chaos; power issue blamed

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British Airways says travelers facing delays due to failure of computer systems worldwide.

Palestinian prisoners end mass hunger strike

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A spokeswoman for Israel's prison service says mass hunger strike of Palestinian prisoners has ended after 40 days.

Pope visits factory workers, highlights the dignity of work

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Pope Francis has begun a one-day visit to the northern Italian port city of Genoa to meet with workers, poor and homeless people, refugees and prisoners.

Syrian army, allied militia gain ground against IS

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Syria government-controlled media and a war monitor say Syrian troops and allied militia have pushed back Islamic State group militants and rebel fighters in a wide offensive in the country's southern desert.

The Latest: Obama offers Prince Harry condolences on attack

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British police say they are evacuating residents around a house being searched in connection with the Manchester concert bombing.

Spain saves 157 migrants in 5 boats crossing from Africa

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Spain's maritime rescue service has saved 157 migrants from five small boats attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea.

Afghan official says 18 killed in suicide car bomb attack

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Interior Ministry official says 18 killed in suicide car bomb attack in eastern Afghanistan.

Greek, Turkish Cypriots link arms across border for peace

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Dozens of Greek and Turkish Cypriots linked arms across a United Nations controlled buffer zone cutting across ethnically divided Cyprus' capital Nicosia to voice their support for a reunification agreement.

Iran's Supreme Leader: Saudi Arabia 'cow milked' by US

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Iran's Supreme Leader has called Saudi Arabia a "cow" that is being "milked" by the United States.

Drug gangs take aim at police officers amid coca crackdown

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With a shot to the chest, Alejandro Caro fell from his motorbike while on patrol in a small town in northern Colombia, the victim of criminal gangs who are targeting police and have killed 11 officers in the last month.

Report: Iran ready for talks 'toward peace' with Arab states

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Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has told the Qatari Emir that Tehran is ready for talks with Arab nations to reach a "real agreement toward peace and brotherhood.".

Trump criticizes German trade surplus, again

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President Trump's criticism of Germany's trade surplus with the United States is getting attention again as leaders of seven wealthy democracies gather for difficult talks on trade and climate change.

Pope: More Christian martyrs today than in ancient times

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Pope says more Christian martyrs today than in ancient times, prays for latest Egypt victims.

Anti-India protests hit Kashmir after top rebel is killed

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Massive anti-India protests and clashes erupt in Indian-controlled Kashmir after government forces kill a prominent rebel commander and his associate.

The Latest: Scandinavian leaders condemn Egypt Copts attack

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Islamic State group claims responsibility for attack on Coptic Christians south of Cairo that killed 29.

The Latest: Merkel reminds Trump about German investment

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The chairman of the European Union's council says he agrees with President Donald Trump that the international community should be "tough, even brutal" on terrorism and Islamic State.

Iraq says Iranian commander killed fighting IS

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An Iraqi official says a senior Iranian Revolutionary Guard commander has been killed in an explosion during clashes with the Islamic State group west of Mosul.

Philippine forces hit militants; civilians wave white flags

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Philippine military jets fired rockets at militant positions Saturday as soldiers tried to wrest back control of a southern city from fighters linked to the Islamic State group, witnesses said.

Sri Lanka says finding survivors among 99 missing doubtful

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Sri Lanka's government says the death toll from Friday's floods and mudslides has risen to 100 with 99 others missing, as security forces and residents step up search and rescue operations.

Mosul siege extends IS fight in Iraq, puts civilians at risk

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Old City siege draws out Mosul fight and endangers trapped civilians as Iraqi forces inch toward victory against IS.

The Latest: Iraq says Iranian commander killed fighting IS

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Iraqi official says senior Iranian Revolutionary Guard commander killed in explosion during clashes with the Islamic State group west of Mosul.

G7 leaders pressure tech firms on removing terror propaganda Video included

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The differences are well-known: climate change, trade and migration threaten to throw a summit of the Group of Seven leading industrialized nations off its consensus game with U.S. President Donald Trump cast as the spoiler-in-chief.

S. Korea confirms fishing crew's safety after hijack scare

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South Korea's military has dispatched a naval unit in waters off Somalia after pirates reportedly hijacked a South Korean fishing vessel.

Iraqis demand 'justice' after US probe into Mosul strike

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Residents of Mosul neighborhood hit by US airstrike in March deny findings from coalition probe of the deadly attack.

Girls are increasingly being married off in war-torn Yemen

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Human rights activists say child marriages are rising dramatically amid the civil war in Yemen.

Israel's Ramadan goodwill comes amid tension over Gaza power

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Israel has announced a series of goodwill gestures for Palestinians ahead of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan a day after it warned Gaza's already meager electricity supply could be further reduced following a spat between President Abbas and Hamas.

Civilians bear brunt as fresh Syria strikes kill 35, says UN

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UN official pleads for Syrian civilians under IS rule, says they paying the price of airstrikes against militant group.

Leery of North Korea, US plans first test of ICBM intercept

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With North Korea's nuclear missile threat in mind, Pentagon officials are planning a missile defense test next week that for the first time will use an intercontinental-range missile as a target.

Trump views on climate 'evolving' amid push from Europeans

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European leaders are mounting a last-ditch effort to stop President Donald Trump from abandoning the Paris climate accord, using multiple meetings this week to sell the American leader on the global agreement to reduced carbon emissions.

At least 28 killed in ambush attack on Christians in Egypt

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Egyptian state TV: 23 people, 25 wounded in militant attack on a bus with Coptic Christians south of Cairo.

Correction: Britain-Concert Blast story Video included

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Britons will find armed troops at vital locations after the official threat level was raised to its highest point following a suicide bombing that killed 22.

UK Labour leader links terror to wars as campaign resumes

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British police investigating the Manchester Arena bombing have arrested a ninth man while continuing to search addresses associated with the bomber who killed 22 concert-goers.

The Latest: Head of world track attends Manchester event

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London police say extra security is being added for major sporting events this weekend including the FA Cup Final at Wembley Stadium.

Health Ministry: 28 killed in Libya militia fighting

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The spokesman of the Libyan health ministry says a total of 28 people were killed and over 130 wounded in intense militias' fighting in the capital, Tripoli.

The Latest: Egypt strikes bases in Libya after Copts attack

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The German government is condemning the attack against a bus carrying Coptic Christians in Egypt in which 24 people were killed and 25 wounded.

Trump handshake showdown: France's Macron just won't let go Video included

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U.S. President Donald Trump met his match in a handshake showdown with France's new president, Emmanuel Macron.

Estonia to expel 2 Russian diplomats; Moscow blasts move

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The Baltic region's largest news agency says Estonia has informed Russia that two of its diplomats in the Baltic country will be expelled.

Crash report: Confused by spin, Mars probe failed to brake

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An independent report concludes Europe's Schiaparelli probe crash-landed on Mars last year because its systems couldn't cope with a brief, wild rotation during its descent.

A look at extremist attacks on Egypt's Coptic Christians

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A look at major extremist attacks against Egypt's Coptic Christians in recent years.

Tunisian trial opens over beach attack on British tourists

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Six security officers in Tunisia and 20 other people are on trial over a 2015 Islamic extremist attack on a beach resort that killed 38 people, mostly British tourists.

Pakistan presents new $50 billion development-heavy budget

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Pakistan's Finance Minister has presented a $50 billion development-heavy budget that also promises a seven percent increase in military spending.

AP Investigation: 5 things to know about UN sex abuse

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AP Investigation: 5 things to know about UN sex abuse.

Official: Taliban kills 15 Afghan soldiers in Kandahar

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An Afghan official says Taliban fighters attacked an army camp in southern Kandahar province, killing at least 15 soldiers.

91 killed, 110 missing in Sri Lankan floods, mudslides

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Sri Lanka's government says 91 people have been killed and 110 others are missing in floods and torrents of mud unleashed by heavy rains. Authorities appealed for international help for rescue and relief operations.

UN envoy calls off Cyprus talks, no deal on peace summit

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UN envoy calls off Cyprus talks after no agreement on final reunification summit.

Poland faces deadline to stop over-logging in ancient forest

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Poland has until Saturday to explain to European Union authorities why it has increased logging in one of Europe's last primeval forests and to suspend the excessive removal of trees.

IOM: More than 60,000 migrants reach Europe by sea in 2017

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The International Organization for Migration says more than 60,000 migrants have reached the shores of Europe in 2017, a sizeable decrease when compared to the same time-frame in 2016.

Indonesia arrests 3 suspects in bombings that killed police

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Police in Indonesia say three suspected Islamic militants have been arrested for their alleged involvement in the two suicide bombings that killed three police officers and injured 11 other people in the capital.

Key dates in Sri Lanka's contributions to UN peacekeeping

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Key dates in Sri Lanka's recent history of conflict and contributions to U.N. peacekeeping.

Trump pushes aside Montenegro leader _ who calls it natural

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President Donald Trump's push to get in front of the pack at a NATO summit generated indignation in the Balkans and garnered attention on social media _ but the man he shoved aside took it in stride.

Victims of the bombing: Parents, children, couple, friends

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The bombing at a Manchester concert on Monday night claimed the lives of 22 people, many of them teenagers and their parents.

Duterte warns of 'contamination' by Islamic State group

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Philippines military chief says top terror suspect Isnilon Hapilon is still hiding in the besieged city of Marawi in the country's south.

Turkish committee: US-based cleric was behind failed coup

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The head of a Turkish parliamentary investigative committee says there is no question that U.S.-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen was behind last year's failed military coup.

The Latest: Protesters oppose martial law in Philippines

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is telling troops fighting Muslim militants for the control of southern Marawi city to use martial law powers to defeat the extremists.

Italian fashion designer Laura Biagiotti dies at 73

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The daughter of Laura Biagiotti says that the Italian fashion designer has died after suffering a heart attack.

Quiet college dropout turned bomber: Who was Salman Abedi?

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He was quiet and withdrawn, a college dropout who liked soccer _ and, some say, showed alarming signs of being radicalized years before he walked into a pop concert at Britain's Manchester Arena and detonated a powerful bomb, killing himself and 22 others.

Outspoken Chinese law professor, government critic, silenced

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One of the Chinese government's most vocal, and dogged, critics will finally fall silent.

US diplomat: China tightened border controls with N. Korea

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A U.S. diplomat says Chinese officials say they have tightened border controls with North Korea as part of international sanctions over Pyongyang's nuclear and missile activities.

Turkey shuns US resolution on Turkish bodyguards violence

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Turkey has rejected a resolution by the U.S. House of Representatives that condemned violence by Turkish bodyguards against protesters during President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's visit to Washington last week.

1 step forward, 2 steps back for LGBT rights in Asia

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For LGBT rights, it was one step forward, two steps back this week in Asia.

The Latest: Foreign fighters among militants in Philippines

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Filipino Catholics have attended a Mass for people in the southern region now under martial law and in the besieged city of Marawi.

UK bomber said to have pleaded 'Forgive me' before blast Video included

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Police have arrested two more people and are searching a new site in Manchester suspected of links to the bombing that killed 22 people a pop concert.

AP Analysis: Rouhani's hardest challenge may be Iran's hopes

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AP Analysis: Iran president's biggest challenge likely meeting his supporters' expectations.

Philippines says foreigners among IS-linked gunmen in south

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Army tanks packed with soldiers have rolled into a southern Philippine city to try to restore control after militants linked to Islamic State group launched a violent siege.

NATO leaders meet under intense Trump pressure on spending Video included

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NATO's chief has affirmed that the alliance will join the international coalition fighting Islamic State but will not wage war against the extremists, as President Donald Trump prepares to meet allied leaders.

Greek ex-prime minister hurt as letter bomb explodes in car

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Greek police say former Prime Minister Lucas Papademos has been wounded in an explosion in a car in central Athens.

The Latest: Greek govt official describes blast as attack

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Greece's government spokesman has described an explosion that wounded former Prime Minister Lucas Papademos and two others as an attack.

OPEC extends output cut, but big oil price increase unlikely

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OPEC and outside oil producers appear set to extend production cuts in an effort to shore up prices.

The Latest: Trump to hold Iowa rally next week

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President Donald Trump is at the Vatican to meet with Pope Francis, the famously humble pontiff with whom he has publicly clashed.

China urges balance on environment, economy in Antarctica

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A top Chinese leader says a "proper balance" must be struck between environmental and economic interests in Antarctica as climate change exposes its vulnerabilities.

The Latest: Britain resumes sharing bombing intel with US Video included

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British police say officers and the army are responding to an incident at a college in Trafford, a district near Manchester.

US: Uzbek man serving sentence in terror plot stabbed warden

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Authorities say an Uzbek refugee serving 25 years in a California federal prison for a plot to kill U.S. military personnel or civilians has been indicted on charges that he stabbed a prison warden.

Troops pull out of Brazil capital; president under pressure

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Troops are guarding federal buildings in Brazil's capital as the president struggles to hang onto power amid an outcry over corruption allegations and after clashes between police and protesters forced the evacuations of several ministries.

Italy court overturns appointments of 5 museum directors

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An Italian administrative court has nixed the selection of five museum directors, siding with critics of a much-vaunted reform which allowed experts based abroad to compete for top posts.

The Latest: Poland ready to boost military help in Mideast

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says it's important for NATO and partners to share information, as a row brews between Britain and the United States over Manchester bomb scene photos.

G-7 leaders seek common ground after seismic shifts Video included

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G-7 leaders will be looking to build trust as they seek common ground after a year of seismic shifts in global politics.

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