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ISTANBUL (AP) — An international media freedom watchdog says that while Turkey has released many journalists from prison recently, the government is creating a more fearful climate for critical media.The chairman of the Committee to Protect Jour ...more

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LONDON (AP) — A council in southern England says it instructed its workers to remove a mural before realizing it was the work of internationally famous graffiti artist Banksy.The mural, which featured a group of pigeons carrying anti-immigration ...more

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LONDON (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach says the Olympic body will not reopen the bidding process for the 2022 Winter Games after Oslo's withdrawal left just two cities in the race.Bach tells The Associated Press that the International Olympic C ...more

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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Retired archbishop Desmond Tutu, a periodic critic of South Africa's ruling party, now says the government is a "lickspittle bunch" for its alleged deference to China, a close business partner.This week, Tutu sharply criticiz ...more

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HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police warned of serious consequences if pro-democracy protesters try to occupy or surround government buildings, as they have threatened to do if the territory's leader doesn't resign by midnight Thursday.The warning ...more

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DUBLIN (AP) — Legend has it that Celtic warriors once charged into battle naked. Things aren't that bad in the modern Irish army, but its union chief says soldiers must wage a daily battle for uniforms.Mark Scally says the difficulty of finding ...more

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HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police warn of serious consequences if protesters charge government buildings. ...more

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MADRID (AP) — Spain's Marine Rescue service says it has found the bodies of two sub-Saharan African migrants believed to have been in a boat with eight others that had left Morocco.A spokeswoman said the bodies of two men were found Wednesday in ...more

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COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish lawmakers have confirmed the government's proposal to send seven F-16 fighter jets to join an international coalition to take part in airstrikes against the Islamic State extremist group.In a 94-9 vote with 76 a ...more

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SYDNEY (AP) — A man had part of his arm torn off by a suspected great white shark while surfing off the coast of Western Australia on Thursday, officials said.The man was surfing at Wylie Bay in the town of Esperance on Western Australia's remot ...more