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CAIRO (AP) — A roadside bomb went off on Sunday on a busy downtown Cairo street near the Nile-side Egyptian Foreign Ministry, killing two senior policemen, the Interior Ministry said in a statement.In a separate incident, a military helicopter o ...more

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's two presidential candidates signed a power-sharing deal on Sunday that makes one president and the other chief executive, ending months of political wrangling following a disputed runoff that threatened to plunge ...more

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MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Benigno Aquino III said he's been told security threats on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights are not expected to ease soon, dimming hopes that U.N. peacekeepers can be deployed back to the region in th ...more

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LONDON (AP) — Scotland's independence leader has accused Britain's politicians of reneging on their promises to give more powers to Scots, as the main political parties bickered over how to take political reform forward.Alex Salmond, who will st ...more

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ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — The still-evolving military campaign plan to retake Iraqi territory held by the Islamic State group calls for attacking the extremists from several directions simultaneously, and its success depends on getting more Arab help, the ...more

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RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Egypt will host a brief round of indirect talks this week between Israelis and Palestinians on a sustained Gaza cease-fire deal, as well as negotiations between Palestinian rivals Hamas and Fatah on who should run the territo ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A suspenseful election night is one thing, but what if it stretches out for a month? Or into next year?A handful of tight races in states with quirky election laws make for the headache-inducing possibility that Election Day wi ...more

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JABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan election board says Ghani Ahmadzai won presidential vote, but keeps vote tally secret. ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States' ambassador to the United Nations says other nations are pledging support for the fight against Islamic State group militants.But Ambassador Samantha Power on Sunday would not name those countries or detail th ...more

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DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria's parliament speaker said Sunday that the U.S. should work with Damascus in assembling a coalition to battle the Islamic State extremist group rather than allying with nations that support terrorism.Speaker Jihad Lah ...more