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BERLIN (AP) — German authorities have arrested two suspected members of the Somali-based extremist group al-Shabab after they landed at Frankfurt airport Saturday.The federal prosecutors' office said in a statement Sunday that the men were detai ...more

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TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Pope Francis called Sunday for moderate Muslims and all religious leaders to condemn Islamic extremists who "pervert" religion to justify violence, as he visited Albania and held up the Balkan nation as a model for interfaith har ...more

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FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Frustrated residents complained of food shortages in some neighborhoods of Sierra Leone's capital on Sunday as the country reached the third and final day of a sweeping, unprecedented lockdown designed to combat the deadly ...more

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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Turkish government won't reveal details of a covert operation that ensured the release of 49 people held hostage by the Islamic State group, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Sunday.The hostages — 46 Turks and three I ...more

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KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The last king of Nepal is in stable condition in a hospital after suffering a heart attack, doctors said Sunday.Gyanendra Shah was brought to the hospital Saturday night, and was recovering in the intensive care unit and w ...more

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MOSCOW (AP) — Tens of thousands of people marched through central Moscow on Sunday to demonstrate against the fighting in Ukraine and Russia's alleged complicity in the conflict.An Associated Press reporter estimated the crowd at about 20,000, a ...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 northern Syria has hit 100,000 in less than a week, an official said Sunday.The head of Turkey's disaster management ...more

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PARIS (AP) — French authorities have filed preliminary charges against five people, including a sister and brother, suspected of belonging to a ring specialized in recruiting young female fighters for the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria.A ...more

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BAGHDAD (AP) — Bomb and mortar fire attacks killed ten 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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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