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By Clement Manirabarusha and Goran Tomasevic BUJUMBURA (Reuters) - East African leaders will meet on Sunday at a special summit to discuss the crisis in Burundi, where police and protesters continue to clash on the streets of the capital and ...more

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Noon (0900 GMT)A spokesman for Iraq's Shiite militias says an operation launched to retake the western Anbar province from the Islamic State group will "not last for a long time" and that Iraqi forces have surrounded the provincial capital, Rama ...more

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ROME (AP) — The U.N. food agency is calling for a humanitarian pause in fighting in Syria to let farmers harvest their crops and get them to market.The World Food Program says indications are that 2015 harvest will exceed last year's. WFP's exec ...more

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TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou proposed a plan Tuesday to ease tensions in a vast, resource-rich Asian ocean where China has chafed against its neighbors by using landfill to expand islets to solidify its claims in the region.</ ...more

Reuters News - 29 mins ago

By Karolos Grohmann BERLIN (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has emerged as the clear winner in a battle for influence over international sports federations as rival organization SportAccord has been left in tatters. ...more

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NEW DELHI (AP) — Four months after becoming prime minister, Narendra Modi stunned Indians by picking up a crude straw broom and, holding it like a dance partner, gently sweeping at a small pile of green leaves on a New Delhi street.Modi, ever th ...more

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BALTIMORE (AP) — Further investigation and toxicology tests are needed in the case of a Maryland child who was found dead in a park swing as his mother pushed him, authorities said.An autopsy has been completed on the 3-year-old boy found Friday ...more

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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — An official says an opposition party candidate has been hospitalized after being shot in the knee while campaigning for Turkey's general elections on June 7.Tuesday's assault was the third violent attack on parties or polit ...more

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KABUL (Reuters) - Taliban suicide bombers attacked a court in Wardak province on Tuesday, killing two police officers before being shot dead as they entered the compound, the police chief said. The police officers were killed when one of the ...more

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MIAMI (AP) — Two of the three children tossed onto a South Florida beach from a bounce house sent flying by a waterspout have been sent home from a hospital with minor injuries, hours after the inflatable was sent airborne above palm trees and a four-l ...more