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Climate activists block German mine despite orders to leave

BERLIN (AP) — Hundreds of climate activists are keeping up their protest inside one of Germany’s biggest open-pit mines despite...

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Iran summons Emirates’ top envoy over US drone incident

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran summoned the United Arab Emirates’ top envoy to Tehran to protest the neighboring Arab nation’s...

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LGBT refugees allege harassment in Kenya, a rare safe haven

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Burundi national Nina Muregwa says she feels threatened again. After escaping death threats back home over...

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In Lebanon, Syrian refugees face new pressure to go home

ARSAL, Lebanon (AP) — Lebanese authorities are making their most aggressive campaign yet for Syrian refugees to return home and...

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Report: Syria holding 2 Lebanese security agents

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s state-run National News Agency says Syrian troops are holding two Lebanese security agents who crossed by...

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US, Iran voice resolve in brinkmanship, say war not sought

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and Iran said Tuesday they were not seeking war with each other as tensions...

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Israeli library offers glimpse of old Jewish life in Europe

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s National Library has digitized a rare collection of communal ledgers from long-lost Jewish communities of Europe,...

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UN aid chief says ‘humanitarian disaster’ unfolding in Idlib

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. humanitarian chief declared Tuesday that “a humanitarian disaster” is unfolding in Syria’s last rebel-held...

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Database says 91,600 killed in Yemen fighting since 2015

CAIRO (AP) — A database tracking violence says at least 91,600 people have been killed in Yemen’s civil war, presenting...

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Porous border could hinder efforts to stem spread of Ebola

MPONDWE, Uganda (AP) — Several well-trodden paths crisscross this lush area where people walk between Congo and Uganda to visit...

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Facebook plans its own currency for 2 billion-plus users

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook already rules daily communication for more than two billion people around the world. Now it...

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Iran says it will break uranium stockpile limit in 10 days

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran will break the uranium stockpile limit set by Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers in...

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Ex-rival backs Boris Johnson’s bid to be Britain’s next PM

LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson’s bid to become Britain’s next prime minister was bolstered by fresh support from one of...

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Sudan’s Bashir appears in public for first time since ouster

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s former President Omar al-Bashir appeared in public for the first time since his ouster two...

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