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PARIS (AP) — Two French girls, aged 15 and 17, have been captured by a security net that authorities are using to ferret out citizens who are considering traveling to other countries to join jihads.The action is one example of how France is taki ...more

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BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has accused Russia of risking a further escalation of the conflict in eastern Ukraine by sending an aid convoy into the region without Kiev's permission.Merkel's office says she called Putin on Frida ...more

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GENEVA (AP) — The death toll from three years of Syria's civil war has risen to more than 191,000 people, the United Nations reported Friday.The figure, covering the period from March 2011 to April 2014, is the first issued by the U.N.'s human r ...more

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SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Thousands of supporters of Yemen's powerful Shiite rebel group escalated their standoff with the government on Friday, setting up tents near three ministries to press for the replacement of a prime minister they depict as "manipulat ...more

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BERLIN (AP) — A German police officer went on trial Friday accused of strangling and chopping up a man he met in an Internet chat forum devoted to cannibalism.Detlev G., whose last name hasn't been released, is charged with the murder and defile ...more

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BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq Sunni lawmakers suspend talks on new government to protest mosque attack . ...more

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BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO's secretary general has condemned Russia for sending a "so-called humanitarian convoy" into eastern Ukraine without the consent of the Ukrainian government.Anders Fogh Rasmussen called Russia's unilateral decision to send mo ...more

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VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis' envoy to Iraq says religious minorities being attacked by Islamic militants must be defended now and given international protection so they can return home, reinforcing the Vatican's position that military force is jus ...more

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TOKYO (AP) — Forecasts of more heavy rains in western Japan raised the risk Friday of further landslides in Hiroshima, hindering efforts to locate dozens of people still missing after hills around the city collapsed earlier this week.The Fire an ...more

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LUHANSK, Ukraine (AP) — AP journalists: 1st trucks with Russian aid convoy have entered war-torn city of Luhansk. ...more