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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his government will not reveal details of a covert operation that ensured the release of 49 people held hostage by the Islamic State group.The hostages — 46 Turks and three Iraqis ...more

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BERLIN (AP) — A German lawyer says he plans to sue Ukraine for negligence in the downing of Malaysia Airline Flight 17.Elmar M. Giemulla says he will file a suit at the European Court of Human Rights in the coming weeks on behalf of three German ...more

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TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Pope Francis denounced that extremists around the world are "perverting" religion to justify violence as he arrived Sunday in Albania, a Balkan nation where Christians and Muslims endured brutal religious oppression under communi ...more

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RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — A Palestinian negotiator says Egypt will host indirect talks between Israelis and Palestinians on a sustained Gaza cease-fire deal, and negotiations between Palestinian rivals Hamas and Fatah on who should run the territory.< ...more

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DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria's parliament speaker says the U.S. should work with Damascus in assembling a coalition to battle the Islamic State extremist group rather than allying with nations that support terrorism.Mohammad Jihad Lahham was app ...more

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LONDON (AP) — The wife of a British aid worker held hostage by the Islamic State group has issued a statement pleading for the militants to release him and respond to her messages "before it is too late."The Islamic State group, which has releas ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — Two days after announcing the end of her momentous tennis career in an open letter to friends and fans, Li Na entered her farewell news conference with the appearance of somebody who had been crying.It didn't take long for the two ...more

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KUCUK KENDIRCILER, Turkey (AP) — Turkish security forces on Sunday fired tear gas, water and paint pellets on dozens of Kurds in a village on the border with Syria, which tens of thousands of refugees have crossed to escape the Islamic State group. ...more

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INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — On the one hand, you have China and India, which account for about a quarter of the world's population. On the other, the Maldives, population 345,000. There's Bhutan, which has been described as the happiest place on Earth, ...more

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NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya is marking one year since four gunmen stormed the upscale Westgate Mall in Nairobi, killing 67 people.A memorial plaque with names of the victims has been unveiled at a forest on the edge of the city where people hike ...more