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ROME (AP) — Pope Francis has met privately with a Sudanese woman who arrived in Italy after escaping a death sentence in Sudan for refusing to recant her Christian faith.The Vatican said Pope Francis had "a very affectionate" meeting with Meriam ...more

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LONDON (AP) — A former British tabloid reporter was given a 10-month suspended prison sentence Thursday for his role in the long-running phone hacking scandal that shook Rupert Murdoch's media empire.Dan Evans, 38, had pleaded guilty to eavesdro ...more

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BERLIN (AP) — The European Aviation Safety Agency has lifted a recommendation that airlines refrain from flying to Tel Aviv airport.The agency said Thursday it is now recommending that national authorities base decisions on flying to Israel's ma ...more

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Two Finnish aid workers were shot dead Thursday in the western Afghan city of Herat, officials said.The two women were riding in a taxi when they were shot dead by two men on a motorcycle, said Sami Wafa, the chief of s ...more

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WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Europe's top human rights court ruled Thursday that Poland violated the rights of two terror suspects by allowing the CIA to secretly imprison them on Polish soil from 2002-2003 and facilitating the conditions under which they wer ...more

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BERLIN (AP) — More art works have been found at the Munich apartment of the late collector Cornelius Gurlitt, including a sculpture apparently by Edgar Degas and another that could be by Auguste Rodin, the task force investigating the pieces' origin sa ...more

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BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi lawmakers name moderate Kurdish politician Fouad Massoum as next president. ...more

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BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi lawmakers name moderate Kurdish politician Fouad Massoum as next president. ...more

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KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — Two military aircraft carrying remains of victims from the Malaysian plane disaster departed for the Netherlands Thursday, while Australian and Dutch diplomats joined to promote a plan for a U.N. team to secure the crash scene w ...more

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BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's railway authority said on Thursday it will re-launch women- and children-only carriages in main routes nationwide after a 13-year-old girl was raped and killed in her berth on an overnight train earlier this month.The S ...more