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BEIJING (AP) — A top business journalist at China's state broadcaster was taken away by prosecutors, abruptly absent from his nightly newscast he was anchoring, China's financial news magazine Caixin reported Saturday.The sudden removal of celeb ...more

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KHAR, Pakistan (AP) — Militants killed a Pakistan army captain and two soldiers in an attack early Saturday in a tribal region near its border with Afghanistan, authorities said, as an airstrike killed 13 suspected extremist fighters.A group of ...more

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BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials are airlifting some 4,000 volunteers to an embattled city west of Baghdad to help bolster government forces locked in a running battle with Sunni militants there, authorities said Saturday.Around 2,500 of the volun ...more

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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A gas explosion in a five-story building in Istanbul injured eight people on Saturday, officials said.Gov. Huseyin Avni Mutlu ruled out any terrorist attack and said the blast was caused by a gas leak or a gas canister. ...more

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BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union said on Saturday that it has extended sanctions to cover 11 leaders of the pro-Moscow rebellion in eastern Ukraine.Pro-Russian rebels in the east have declared independence and have been fighting government tro ...more

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GRIGNY, France (AP) — It looked like any shantytown the world over — tarps to keep out the weather, scattered bits of trash that no truck would ever collect, plastic buckets to lug water. Then one of the inhabitants of this Roma camp on the northwest e ...more

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SINGAPORE (AP) — A children's book inspired by a real-life story of two male penguins raising a baby chick in New York's zoo has been deemed inappropriate by state-run Singapore libraries, and the conservative city-state's information minister said he ...more

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PAMPLONA, Spain (AP) — Three Spanish men were injured Saturday as several thousand people tested their bravery by dashing alongside six fighting bulls through the slippery streets of Pamplona in the sixth running of the bulls at Spain's San Fermin fest ...more

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Roadside bombs in Afghanistan killed at least 10 people Saturday, authorities said.The deadliest attack happened in southern Kandahar province when a bomb struck a civilian car, killing eight people, Panjwayi district p ...more

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BEIRUT (AP) — The roadblocks and sandbags are back, cafes and hotels are nearly empty and many of the tourists are gone.Anxiety is gripping Lebanon following a spate of suicide bombings, and an ongoing security sweep targeting militants — some o ...more