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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey summoned the Russian ambassador to protest the violation of its airspace by a Russian warplane near the border with Syria over the weekend, and demanded that Moscow avoid future infringements, the Foreign Ministry said Mond ...more

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — In a story Oct. 4 about the bombing of a hospital run by Doctors Without Borders in the Afghan city of Kunduz, The Associated Press reported erroneously that AP video appeared to show weaponry in the windows of the medical fac ...more

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HONG KONG (AP) — A former Hong Kong leader faces misconduct charges over a luxury apartment in mainland China, authorities said Monday, making him the highest-ranking official to be formally arrested by anti-corruption investigators in the Asian busine ...more

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court will hear arguments in the case of Ray Nagin, the former New Orleans mayor now serving a 10-year prison sentence.Monday's hearing is set before a three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appea ...more

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STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - William Campbell, Satoshi Omura and Youyou Tu jointly won the 2015 Nobel prize for medicine or physiology for their work against parasitic diseases, the award-giving body said on Monday. "This year's Nobel Laureates have ...more

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KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine has started withdrawing tanks and light artillery from the frontline in the eastern region of Luhansk in accordance with a recent agreement with pro-Russian separatists, the Ukrainian military said on Monday. Ukraine ...more

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) - German will provide India more than 2 billion euros ($2.25 billion) for developing a clean energy corridor and solar projects, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday after talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel.


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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Relentless rains and floodwaters brought much of South Carolina to a standstill. Thousands warily watched rising creeks, others had to be rescued after water spilled into their homes. Still others helped save neighbors. The follow ...more

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MADRID (Reuters) - Russia is escalating Syria's civil war by targeting the moderate opposition, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Monday, comparing Moscow's effort to bolster Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to tethering itself to a sinking sh ...more

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ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's new coalition government is to submit its draft 2016 budget to parliament, which will include a series of reforms required under the country's new three-year, 86 billion euro ($96 billion) international bailout.Pri ...more