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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A police captain in South Africa faces murder charges for allegedly helping four farmers beat two suspected thieves to death in a case that ignited racial tension in a rural town.Capt. Hendrick Jacobus Prinsloo, who is white, ...more

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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The only clue to a literary treasure trove tucked away in downtown Johannesburg is a fading sign, but behind this door is a fantastic maze containing an estimated 2 million books and prints.The Collectors Treasury, a three-st ...more

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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Two alleged people-smugglers went on trial in Turkey on Thursday accused of causing the death of 3-year-old Syrian migrant boy Aylan Kurdi — who put a human face on the Syrian refugee crisis — and four other people.The imag ...more

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DETMOLD, Germany (AP) — A 94-year-old former SS sergeant went on trial Thursday in western Germany on 170,000 counts of accessory to murder, based on accusations that he served as a guard in the Auschwitz death camp as hundreds of thousands of Hungaria ...more

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MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — A fire and riot broke out Thursday at a prison in northern Mexico, and local media said numerous inmates appeared to have died.Rescue workers could be seen bringing injured inmates from the Topo Chico prison in Monterrey ...more

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WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish lawmakers passed a new child benefit scheme Thursday which will give monthly payments of 500 zlotys ($125) for all second and subsequent children in a family.The passage of the law in the lower house of parliament fu ...more

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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's military on Thursday ended a "successful" operation to root out Kurdish militants from the southeastern town of Cizre, the country's interior minister said.Efkan Ala said, however, that a 24-hour curfew that bars r ...more

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PAJU, South Korea (AP) — More South Koreans begin leaving inter-Korean factory park in North Korea hours after the North ordered military takeover, freeze of South Korean assets. ...more

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — Fire erupts at northern Mexican prison; reports of deaths. ...more

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PARIS (AP) — A French prosecutor says seven masked men carrying iron bars were arrested overnight in northern France after an attack on migrants near the city of Calais.Prosecutor Eric Fouard told Le Parisien newspaper that the men aged 24 to 44 ...more