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BERLIN (AP) — German airline pilots said they will go on strike after negotiations between the country's biggest airline Lufthansa and the union representing pilots collapsed Thursday over a long-running dispute regarding wages and early retirement ben ...more

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

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BERLIN (AP) — Germany has put a specialized aircraft and a network of laser measuring stations on stand-by in case Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano erupts.The transport ministry says the measures are designed to swiftly determine the threat to airl ...more

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GENEVA (AP) — The Ebola outbreak in West Africa eventually could exceed 20,000 cases, more than six times as many as are now known, the World Health Organization said Thursday.A new plan by the U.N. health agency to stop Ebola also assumes that ...more

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CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's state prosecutor is investigating allegations that ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi leaked secret documents to Qatar via the Doha-based Al-Jazeera broadcaster, according to judicial officials.If the charges are refer ...more

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BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists say the Islamic State group has killed dozens of government soldiers it captured after overrunning a military base this week.The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Thursday the militants seized ...more

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PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande has ruled out an international partnership with Syria's leader to fight against the Islamic State group, saying any alliance with Bashar Assad would play into the militants' hands.In a wide-ranging ...more

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SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Thousands are sleeping in shelters near the de-facto border in Kashmir, as Indian and Pakistani border troops trade regular fire across the border of the disputed Himalayan territory.The two sides were exchanging gunfire a ...more

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MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Leaders of the Philippine Roman Catholic Church, Asia's largest, vowed Thursday to counter extremist religions such as that espoused by Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq.Archbishop Socrates Villegas, who heads ...more

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HELSINKI (AP) — Finland's Defense Ministry says it suspects a Russian military aircraft has violated Finnish airspace in the third such incident in six days.Ministry spokesman Max Arhippainen told AP that a Russian AN-72 transport plane is belie ...more