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FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Volunteers going door to door during a three-day lockdown intended to combat Ebola in Sierra Leone say some residents are growing increasingly frustrated and complaining about food shortages.Samuel Turay, 21, said S ...more

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SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni security officials say heavy fighting has resumed in the capital, Sanaa, following days of violence that left more than 140 dead and prompted thousands to flee their homes.The clashes erupted on Sunday around the Iman ...more

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BERLIN (AP) — German relatives of three people killed in the downing of Malaysia Airline Flight 17 plan to sue Ukraine for negligence, a lawyer for the families said Sunday.Weekly Bild am Sonntag reported that lawyer Elmar M. Giemulla intends to ...more

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KUCUK KENDIRCILER, Turkey (AP) — The number of refugees seeking shelter in Turkey from the Islamic State group's advance across northeastern Syria has hit 100,000, Turkey said Sunday as clashes broke out on the border between Turkish security guards an ...more

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BAGHDAD (AP) — Bomb and mortar fire attacks killed six people in Shiite areas in and around Baghdad on Sunday, as Iraqi security forces said they succeeded in breaking a siege on soldiers who had been surrounded by Islamic State militants west of Baghd ...more

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TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Pope Francis denounced that extremists around the world are "perverting" religion to justify violence as he visited Albania on Sunday, holding up as a model the Balkan nation where Christians and Muslims endured brutal oppression ...more

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INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — On the one hand, you have China and India, which account for about a quarter of the world's population. On the other, the Maldives, population 345,000. There's Bhutan, which has been described as the happiest place on Earth, ...more

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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A Chinese destroyer has docked in a southern Iranian port in the first such visit to the country by the Chinese navy, Iran's state television reported on Sunday.Adm. Hossein Azad, naval base chief in the southern port of Band ...more

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LONDON (AP) — The wife of a British aid worker held hostage by the Islamic State group has issued a statement pleading for the militants to release him and respond to her messages "before it is too late."The Islamic State group, which has releas ...more

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BERLIN (AP) — Police are hunting for a gang that robbed a security guard as he was picking up cash from Germany's biggest Apple's store.Berlin police spokesman Rene Rodemann says three masked men threatened the guard with a firearm Saturday and ...more