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VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican says it is unlikely that Pope Francis and his predecessor, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, would get together to watch their home teams in the World Cup final on Sunday.Vatican spokesman, the Rev. Federico Lombardi, s ...more

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LONDON (AP) — A lawyer representing people allegedly flown on CIA flights to Libya and tortured has accused Britain of covering up details of its involvement. Britain says its records are incomplete because of water damage.Cori Crider, a lawyer ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry says the U.S. is trying to stem the surging violence in Israel and Gaza in a way that allows the Jewish state to continue defending itself from Hamas rocket fire.Kerry, in Beijing for a summit with Ch ...more

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BERLIN (AP) — Reported U.S. spying in Germany likely gathered information that was "laughable" but the political damage is serious, Germany's top security official said Thursday.In separate cases over the past 10 days, one man has been arrested ...more

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BEIRUT (AP) — Activists say jihadi fighters using weapons they recently captured in neighboring Iraq are battling to take predominantly Kurdish areas in northern Syria.Kurdish official Nawaf Khalil says members of the Islamic State group are try ...more

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BERLIN (AP) — A European Union court ruled Thursday that Germany can't require the spouses of Turkish immigrants to show basic knowledge of the German language as a condition for being granted a visa.Since 2007, Berlin has required spouses of lo ...more

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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The former head of a South African covert police unit that tortured and killed dozens of people during white minority rule was denied parole because the families of his victims were not consulted, the government said Thursday.

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PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia will build a memorial at the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum to remember at least 12,000 people tortured and killed there during the radical Khmer Rouge regime, officials said Thursday.The museum, formerly a high ...more

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SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — The families of more than 500 victims of the Srebrenica massacre in Bosnia have refused to bury them in a mass funeral on the anniversary of the killings because only one or two of their bones have been found. ...more

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TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo is rolling out the red carpet for Hollywood's "Godzilla" remake although the nation that gave birth to the fire-breathing monster is seeing the latest movie after it opened everywhere else."Godzilla," opening in the U.S. May 1 ...more