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FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Sierra Leone's president said Tuesday that health workers found "many sick people and corpses" during a three-day lockdown of the country, which is battling an unprecedented Ebola outbreak.The Friday-through-Sunday ...more

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MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A German-American journalist who was kidnapped in Somalia more than two years ago was freed Tuesday, according to a Somali police official and a leader of the Somali pirates who held the journalist.The journalist, ident ...more

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BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — Authorities in Azerbaijan said Tuesday they have arrested 26 citizens of the ex-Soviet nation accused of joining militants in Syria, including the Islamic State group.Azerbaijan, a staunch U.S. ally, announced the arrests ...more

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LONDON (AP) — Veteran British radio DJ Dave Lee Travis was convicted Tuesday of indecent assault.The 69-year-old Travis, whose real name is David Griffin, was cleared on two other assault charges. Travis was a longtime DJ on BBC radio and host o ...more

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ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algerian police and soldiers combed the imposing Djura Djura mountains on Tuesday searching for a kidnapped Frenchman that a security official said had been snatched by a former al-Qaida commander.Residents described road ...more

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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa has signed a deal with Russia to get up to eight nuclear reactors built with Russian technology.The deal was signed on Monday on the sidelines of a conference of the U.N. atomic agency in Vienna, South Africa's e ...more

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PARIS (AP) — Scores of striking Air France pilots took their protest to the streets on Tuesday, demonstrating in full uniform outside of France's National Assembly to demand government intervention to end an eight-day standoff.Parent company Air ...more

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LONDON (AP) — Luxury shoemaker Jimmy Choo has announced its intention to float its shares in London next month as part of an expansion drive, particularly in China.The designer label said Tuesday it plans to list at least a quarter of its shares ...more

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli special forces stormed a West Bank hideout early on Tuesday and killed two Palestinians suspected in the June abduction and slaying of three Israeli teenagers, a gruesome attack that had triggered a chain of events that led to ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — A life sentence given to a moderate Chinese scholar on Tuesday shows the ruling Communist Party is cutting off dialogue on ethnic tensions and could backfire by radicalizing minorities, scholars and analysts said.A court found eco ...more