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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The southern African nation of Lesotho on Saturday held an early election aimed at overcoming tension among political factions that has led to violence among security forces since last year.Voting proceeded smoothly in the mo ...more

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(Reuters) - Stacy Lewis regained her composure after making four bogeys in her first six holes to retain the outright lead after the third round of the women's Thailand Open on Saturday. The American, ranked third in the world, bogeyed the se ...more

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MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's top investigative body said Saturday it is looking into several possible motives for the killing of prominent opposition figure Boris Nemtsov, including an attempt to destabilize the state, Islamic extremism, the Ukraine conflict ...more

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CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian court sentenced the Muslim Brotherhood's top leader Mohamed Badie to life in prison on Saturday while other members received the death penalty, as part of a sustained crackdown by authorities on Islamists. Egypt ...more

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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Imprisoned Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan has called on his fighters to lay down arms as part of a peace process to end a 30-year insurgency, Turkey's main Kurdish party said Saturday.Pro-Kurdish legislator Sirri Sure ...more

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CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian court listed the Palestinian group Hamas as a terrorist organization, Egyptian state television said on Saturday. Hamas is an offshoot of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood which the authorities have also declared a terr ...more

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By Ben Blanchard BEIJING (Reuters) - Sri Lanka is concerned with the roughly $5 billion in Chinese loans it has and will send its finance minister to Beijing to discuss the issue, the foreign minister said on Saturday, as he also ruled out fu ...more

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NEW DELHI (AP) — India's finance minister announced the government's new budget on Saturday, promising a slew of measures that attempt to balance welfare spending with high economic growth and infrastructure development, while vowing to keep a tight co ...more

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KORIYAMA, Japan (AP) — Britain's Prince William is spending the latter half of his four-day stay in Japan, starting Saturday, in the country's tsunami-ravaged northeast, a visit certain to draw global attention to the stories of survival and continuing ...more

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YAOUNDE (Reuters) - Thousands of people marched in Cameroon's capital on Saturday to protest against Nigeria's Boko Haram insurgency and support the Central African nation's army, which is fighting alongside regional neighbors to defeat the Islamist gr ...more