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Suu Kyi blames world conflicts partly on illegal immigration

Myanmar ASEM

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi said Monday that the world is facing...

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The Latest: Zimbabwe's new leader promises era of democracy

Zimbabwe New President

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on the inauguration of Zimbabwe’s new President Emmerson Mnangagwa (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Some international leaders are urging Zimbabwe’s new president to deliver on his promises of inclusiveness, economic reform and free and fair elections. Britain’s...


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The Latest: UN condemns deadly mosque attack in Egypt

Egypt Attack

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — The Latest on mosque attack in Egypt (all times local): 8:55 p.m. The U.N. Security Council and Secretary-General Antonio Guterres have condemned the deadly attack on a mosque in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula in “the strongest terms” and called for the perpetrators to be brought to...


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Militants attack Egyptian mosque, kill at least 235 people

Egypt

CAIRO (AP) — In the deadliest-ever attack by Islamic extremists in Egypt, militants assaulted a crowded mosque Friday during prayers, blasting helpless worshippers with gunfire and rocket-propelled grenades and blocking their escape routes. At least 235 people were killed before the assailants got...


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As holiday shopping season opens, a scare on London's Oxford Street

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. LONDON - During a fretful hour Friday afternoon, Londoners braced for confirmation of yet another attack, something that has become familiar in the British capital this year. Amid rumors of gunshots, shoppers fled down Oxford Street, one of the busiest retail...


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As holiday shopping season opens, a scare on London's Oxford Street

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. LONDON - During a fretful hour Friday afternoon, Londoners braced for confirmation of yet another attack, something that has become familiar in the British capital this year. Amid rumors of gunshots, shoppers fled down Oxford Street, one of the busiest retail...


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Argentina president: Search for missing sub will continue

Argentina Submarine

MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina (AP) — Argentina’s president said Friday that an international search will continue for a submarine carrying 44 crew members that has been lost in the South Atlantic for nine days and that the sub’s disappearance will be investigated. The Argentine navy says an explosion...


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Senior Ukraine separatist: Rebel chief has resigned

Ukraine

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — A senior separatist official in eastern Ukraine on Friday announced the resignation of the beleaguered rebel chief in an apparent palace coup, ending a four-day showdown between rivaling factions. Leonid Pasechnik, state security minister of the self-proclaimed Luhansk...


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Pakistan freeing alleged terrorist leader draws U.S. criticism

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. Pakistan’s decision to set free the alleged mastermind of the 2008 attacks in Mumbai drew quick criticism from the United States, where President Donald Trump has demanded that Pakistani leaders take tougher action against terrorists. Hafiz Saeed, who allegedly planned attacks...


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London police find no sign of shooting after Oxford Street panic

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. Panic briefly struck one of London’s busiest shopping areas on Friday after reports of shooting led to the shutdown of Oxford Circus underground station. Police later said no evidence of gunfire could be found. Armed police rushed to London’s emblematic Oxford Street on Black...


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Attack on mosque in Egypt's Sinai kills at least 235

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. CAIRO - Militants set off a blast and gunned down fleeing worshippers at crowded mosque in Egypt’s northern Sinai Peninsula on Friday, killing at least 235 people in what appeared to mark the deadliest single assault on Egyptian civilians by suspected Islamist...


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