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DWEIR SHEIKH SAAD, Syria (AP) — The posters of slain Syrian soldiers, put up by families to commemorate their sons killed in the fight against rebels, are plastered on walls throughout the coastal province of Tartous, forming impromptu murals of death ...more

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LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will pay back part of the outstanding debt used to fund World War One next year, when it redeems government bonds first issued almost 90 years ago by then-finance minister Winston Churchill. The finance ministry sai ...more

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BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel told Russian President Vladimir Putin on the phone that Sunday's planned elections in eastern Ukraine were illegitimate and would not be recognized by European leaders, a Berlin government spokesman sa ...more

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MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's central bank has raised its main interest rate by more than anticipated as it tries to stem the ruble's fall.The bank on Friday lifted its main rate from 8 percent to 9.5 percent in a move reflecting the bank's concern ove ...more

AP News - 44 mins ago

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Inflation crept higher in the 18 countries that use the euro in October — but the rise to an annual 0.4 percent offered little relief to the European Central Bank as it tries to boost a weak economy.Inflation was up fro ...more

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CALIFORNIA, Pa. (AP) — A state university in western Pennsylvania says it's forfeiting an upcoming football game after five players were arrested in connection with a violent assault outside an off-campus restaurant.California University of Penn ...more

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BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Following large-scale protests, Hungary's prime minister said Friday that the government would suspend a planned tax on Internet use and reconsider the matter next year.A scheme to make Internet service providers pay 150 ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — Afghanistan's new president invited the Taliban to join in a peace process backed by the international community on Friday, in an unusual direct reference to the insurgents who have stepped up attacks aimed at bringing down his month-old ...more

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LE BOURGET, France (AP) — Israel's "Iron Dome" is heading to the seas, the maker of the rocket-blocking defense system says.State-owned defense contractor Rafael wants to leverage the system's much-vaunted success in protecting Israeli civilians ...more

Reuters News - 1 hour ago

ABUJA (Reuters) - A car bomb exploded at a crowded bus stop in the northeast Nigerian city of Gombe on Friday, killing at least five people and wounding 15 others, witnesses said. No one immediately claimed responsibility for the blast. But I ...more