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PARIS (AP) — The Islamic State group's call on Muslims to go after the "filthy French" and other Westerners multiplies already deep security concerns in nations targeting the militant organization.The appeal made public Monday makes intelligence ...more

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FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Sierra Leone is considering another nationwide lockdown to slow the spread of Ebola, after a largely successful one in which teams visited more than 1 million households to hand out information on the disease and check for ...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

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KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A jeep veered off a mountainous road in western Nepal on Tuesday, killing 11 people, police said.The jeep rolled about 200 meters (650 feet) down a steep hill before it was stopped by trees. Police and local villagers had ...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.In a video posted Monday ...more

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MADRID (AP) — The Spanish government has scrapped plans to restrict the availability of abortion because there was no consensus for change, the prime minister said Tuesday.The government had promised to restrict abortion to only cases of rape or ...more

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BERLIN (AP) — Greece's prime minister says his country isn't seeking another international financial rescue and has indicated that a new economic reform plan is coming soon.Since 2010, Greece has relied on two bailout packages totaling 240 billi ...more

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GAUHATI, India (AP) — Landslides and flash floods triggered by two days of heavy rain have killed at least 28 people in India's remote northeast, officials said Tuesday.At least 14 people have been killed in northern Meghalaya state. Another 14 ...more

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NEW DELHI (AP) — A white tiger killed a young man who climbed over a fence at the New Delhi zoo and jumped into the animal's enclosure Tuesday, a spokesman said.Despite repeated warnings that he shouldn't get too close to the outdoor enclosure, ...more

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BERLIN (AP) — A spokesman for a German family kidnapped in Yemen five years ago says the couple and their young son are dead.Family spokesman Reinhard Poetschke told the dpa news agency on Tuesday that the German Foreign Ministry said in a lette ...more