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CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's top prosecutor has referred the leader of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood and 104 supporters to trial on charges of murder and terrorism.The prosecutor's office said in a statement on Monday that the charges arise from deadl ...more

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BERLIN (AP) — Germany's defense minister is asking for volunteers from the country's military to staff a clinic it plans to set up in West Africa, where the deadly Ebola disease has claimed more than 2,600 lives.In a memo circulated Monday, Ursu ...more

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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A total of 115 people, including 84 South Africans, died in the Sept. 12 collapse of a building at a church complex in Nigeria, the South African government said Monday.Phumla Williams, a South African government spokeswoman, ...more

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IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — A top Iraqi Kurdish security official says his forces have begun receiving training from western allies including the United States as they seek to beef up their capabilities against the Islamic State militant group.Helgurd Hi ...more

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SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni medical officials say 200 more bodies have been retrieved from the streets of the capital, Sanaa, bringing to 340 the death toll from a week of fierce clashes between Hawthi Shiite rebels on one side and Sunni militiamen and ...more

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ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities say three people have been injured during a confrontation between the coast guard and smugglers trying to ferry migrants from Turkey to an eastern Aegean Sea island.A coast guard statement says the smuggle ...more

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FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — A news conference to announce the results of a three-day nationwide shutdown designed to help stop the spread of Ebola has been postponed to give officials who fanned out across the country time to reach the capital.


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BEIRUT (AP) — Fighters of the Islamic State militant group are ready to battle a U.S.-led military coalition seeking to destroy it, the group's spokesman said in a new audio recording in which he called on Muslims worldwide to kill civilians of nations ...more

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ROME (AP) — Riccardo Muti has declined to conduct performances this season at Rome's strike-plagued Teatro dell'Opera.The theater was scrambling Monday to find prestigious replacements for the Italian maestro, who is the opera house's honorary l ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — An explosion at a fireworks factory in southern China on Monday killed six people and injured 38 others, the local government said.The blast shook Nanyang Export Fireworks Factory, the city of Liling in Hunan province said. The fa ...more