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COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan authorities will deport a British tourist for having an image of Buddha tattooed on her arm, an official said Wednesday.Police spokesman Ajith Rohana said Naomi Coleman was detained at Colombo's airport after ...more

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LONDON (AP) — The rundown, overcrowded Terminal 2 at London's sprawling Heathrow Airport is long gone, about to be replaced by a spacious new building built to handle 20 million passengers each year.The new facility was hailed as a cornerstone o ...more

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TOKYO (AP) — Justin Bieber apologized Wednesday to those he offended by visiting a Japanese war shrine, saying he thought it was a beautiful site and only a place of prayer.The Yasukuni Shrine in central Tokyo enshrines 2.5 million war dead, inc ...more

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SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A high ranking security official says this week's Yemeni government campaign against al-Qaida aimed at targeting its top leaders and that authorities are examining DNA samples of those killed to determine their identities.The ...more

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BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Officials say a United Nations vehicle securing an airstrip in northern Mali drove over a mine and a Chadian soldier with the U.N. force has been seriously wounded.Earlier Wednesday, a plane carrying U.N. officials and Europe ...more

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ALCALA DE HENARES, Spain (AP) — Mexican writer Elena Poniatowska has become the fourth woman to receive Spain's prestigious Cervantes Prize.The 81-year-old journalist and author on Wednesday recalled her nation's many needy people and battered w ...more

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JINDO, South Korea (AP) — As the 156th body was pulled from waters where the ferry Sewol sank a week ago, relatives of the nearly 150 still missing pressed the government Wednesday to finish the grim task of recovery soon. But the work was reaching a n ...more

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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday offered an unprecedented, conciliatory message to Armenians on the eve of the anniversary of the massacre of Armenians almost a century ago.Erdogan called the events ...more

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KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Officials in Congo say a freight train has derailed in the country's southeast, killing at least 30 people.Government spokesman Lambert Mende said Wednesday that the death toll could be much higher. It is common in Congo f ...more

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KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Dozens of Sherpa guides packed up their tents and left Mount Everest's base camp Wednesday, after the deaths of 16 of their colleagues in an avalanche exposed an undercurrent of resentment by Sherpas over their pay, treatment and ...more