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DOHA (Reuters) - French and Qatar signed on Monday a 6.3 billion euro ($7.02 billion) agreement for the sale of 24 Dassault Aviation-built Rafale fighter jets. The contract - the third this year for Dassault after deals to sell Rafale jets t ...more

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By Patrick Nduwimana BUJUMBURA (Reuters) - Hundreds of protesters rallied on the streets of Bujumbura on Monday, the start of a second week of demonstrations demanding President Pierre Nkurunziza abandon his bid for a third term in office, wh ...more

AP News - 11 mins ago

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's outgoing police chief took a parting shot Monday at pro-democracy protesters who occupied busy streets in parts of the southern Chinese financial center for nearly three months last year.Retiring Police Commissioner ...more

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban militants who have been waging war on the Afghan government for more than a decade have expressed a willingness to soften their position on a range of issues that could lead to talks on ending the conflict.In a ...more

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KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal's government will need immense international support as the Himalayan nation begins turning its attention toward reconstruction in the coming weeks, in the wake of the devastating April earthquake, a top official said Mond ...more

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BEIJING (Reuters) - China has lodged a protest with the United States after a U.S. government commission said Chinese violations of religious freedom were "severe" and "systematic", the Foreign Ministry said on Monday. The U.S. Commission on ...more

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ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Unidentified gunmen attacked a school in Pakistan on Monday and killed a guard, police said, raising fears of a repeat of a deadly school attack five months ago that toughened Pakistan's resolve to fight militants. Polic ...more

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GARLAND, Texas (AP) — Two gunmen were killed Sunday in Texas after opening fire on a security officer outside a provocative contest for cartoon depictions of Prophet Muhammad, and a bomb squad was called in to search their vehicle as a precaution, auth ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Grace Lee Whitney, who played Captain Kirk's assistant on the original "Star Trek" series, has died. She was 85.Whitney died of natural causes Friday in her home in the Central California town of Coarsegold, about 50 miles nor ...more

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By Ju-min Park SEOUL (Reuters) - Close by the luxury high-rises of Seoul's most expensive neighborhood, 80-year-old Kim Ok-nyo burns charcoal to heat her two-room shack in Guryong, a shantytown of 2,000 residents. Demolition of Gury ...more