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Kosovo parliament votes to form new army, angering Serbia

  PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo’s parliament on Friday overwhelmingly approved the formation of an army, angering Serbia which talked...

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Weary climate envoys stumble toward last stretch at UN talks

  KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — Bleary-eyed and pale after almost two weeks of negotiations, officials from almost 200 countries gathered...

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Paris police bracing for more violent protests

  PARIS (AP) — Anticipating a fifth straight weekend of violent protests, Paris’ police chief says armored vehicles and thousands...

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Green thumb spruces up Bangladesh one tree at a time

Ohid Sarder pries a rusted nail from a tree and drops it into his bucket, another eyesore scrubbed from the...

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Palestinian president condemns West Bank attack

  Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has condemned the latest round of violence in the West Bank, criticizing both militant attacks...

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Turkey train crash leaves 9 dead, dozens injured

  ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A high-speed train hit a railway engine and crashed into a pedestrian overpass Thursday at...

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US seeks to counter growing Chinese influence in Africa

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration wants to see an increase in US investment and trade in Africa as part...

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Egyptian novel explores Copts under controlling church

CAIRO (AP) — Shady Lewis Botros says his recently published novel — “Ways of the Lord” — can be broadly...

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Suspicious optics said to have exposed Israeli raid in Gaza

  GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The small town of Abassan in the Gaza Strip is a tough place...

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Spain grapples with surging number of teenage migrants

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Slouched on a bench at a Barcelona police station, five teenagers waited patiently on a recent...

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Iran sentences 3 rights lawyers to prison

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has sentenced two human rights lawyers to six years in prison and a third to...

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LA Film Critics name ‘Roma’ year's best film

NEW YORK (AP) — The Los Angeles Film Critics Association on Sunday named Alfonso Cuaron’s deeply personal drama “Roma” best...

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Iraq marks anniversary of victory over ISIS

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq on Monday celebrated the anniversary of its costly victory over ISIS, which has lost virtually all...

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Church renovation lifts Christmas spirit in Bethlehem

  BETHLEHEM, West Bank (AP) — A historic renovation of the Church of the Nativity is lifting spirits in the...

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