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PARIS (AP) — France's president called on the international community to help enforce the cease-fire in Gaza, suggesting Thursday that Europe could play a role in monitoring the dismantling of tunnels dug by Hamas militants as well as helping to secure ...more

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By Emma Thomasson BERLIN (Reuters) - Zalando unveiled a new advertising campaign, website, packaging and apps on Thursday - and gave a deeper insight than ever before into the inner workings of Europe's biggest online fashion player as it pre ...more

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BEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State group has killed dozens of Syrian soldiers it captured after overrunning a military base in northeastern Syria, shooting some and using knives on others in the latest brutal mass killing attributed to the extremists, act ...more

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TEWKSBURY, Mass. (AP) — The restored chief of the Market Basket supermarket chain told workers at company headquarters in Massachusetts that he loved them and appreciated their efforts in helping him regain control of the company.In a speech Thu ...more

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By Paul Sandle LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's CSR <CSR.L> has rebuffed an approach from Microchip Technology <MCHP.O>, saying its U.S. rival would have to pay more if it wants to bolster its role in the "Internet of Things" with the ...more

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The United Nations representative for Afghanistan says an audit of the country's presidential election should be completed around Sept. 10 and that the inauguration could happen after that.The announcement by Jan Kubis ...more

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KABUL (Reuters) - Afghanistan's U.N. representative told President Hamid Karzai on Thursday it was "not possible" to finish an audit of a disputed election by Sept. 2, when Karzai had hoped to see a new leader inaugurated, Karzai's office said. ...more

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MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Benigno Aquino III says the Supreme Court meddles too much in political issues, reiterating his openness to amend the constitution to clip judiciary power.Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes ...more

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ONITSHA Nigeria (Reuters) - Fighting between Fulani herdsmen and farmers from the Eggon ethnic group has left at least 60 people dead in central Nigeria, mostly from machete cuts, police said on Thursday. The clashes broke out on Wednesday in ...more

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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Recep Tayyip Erdogan was sworn in Thursday as Turkey's first popularly elected president, a position that will keep him in the nation's driving seat for at least another five years.Erdogan was scheduled to appoint Foreign M ...more