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MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — Authorities in Bahrain say an apparent car bombing has killed two people and wounded one west of the capital, Manama.A statement Saturday from the Interior Ministry said the blast happened in Mughsha, a village along a hig ...more

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KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Search teams recovered a 13th body Saturday from the snow and ice covering a dangerous climbing pass on Mount Everest, where an avalanche a day earlier swept over a group of Sherpa guides in the deadliest disaster on the world's ...more

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CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — The government of Guinea says it plans to revoke the mining rights to one of the largest untapped iron ore deposits in the world, following a watchdog's recommendation.A committee reviewing mining deals in the West African ...more

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JINDO, South Korea (AP) — The informal briefing by a South Korean coast guard rescuer started calmly enough. He stood on a stage in front of relatives of those missing from a sunken ferry, explaining how divers trying to find their loved ones are hampe ...more

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DUBLIN (AP) — Police in Northern Ireland have arrested a man for questioning about the killing of a senior Irish Republican Army hard-liner.Police said Saturday the 26-year-old man was being questioned about the shooting of Tommy Crossan. ...more

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SYDNEY (AP) — A powerful earthquake struck off the South Pacific nation of Papua New Guinea on Saturday, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.The magnitude-7.5 earthquake was located 75 kilometers (47 miles) southwest of the ...more

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LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — It's Sunday, and 15,000 people are seated in the enormous arena-like church, fanning themselves against the dusty humid air in Nigeria.The preacher in a blue flowered shirt taps his microphone to announce "prophecy time." H ...more

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PARIS (AP) — Four French journalists held hostage in Syria for 10 months have been released, officials said Saturday, the latest batch of reporters to be freed in what has become the world's deadliest conflict for the media.President Francois Ho ...more

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JERUSALEM (AP) — The dark hall inside Christianity's holiest shrine was illuminated with the flames from thousands of candles on Saturday as worshippers participated in the holy fire ceremony, a momentous spiritual event in Orthodox Easter rites.

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TRES RIOS, Costa Rica (AP) — On a warm spring day, Floribeth Mora was in her bed waiting to die from a seemingly inoperable brain aneurysm when her gaze fell upon a photograph of Pope John Paul II in a newspaper."Stand up," Mora recalls the imag ...more