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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani has opened a conference of donors to his country's reconstruction after almost 40 years of war, telling them he has made progress on a range of major challengers including security and corr ...more

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BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Thousands of exhausted, surprised and relieved migrants reached Austria on Saturday, clambering off a fleet of Hungarian buses to find a warm welcome from charity workers offering beds and hot tea.The pre-dawn move eased ...more

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BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — After misery, delivery.More than 1,000 people from the Middle East and Asia, exhausted after breaking away from police and marching for hours toward Western Europe, boarded scores of buses provided by Hungary's governmen ...more

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COQUITLAM, British Columbia (AP) — The aunt of a drowned Syrian boy whose death has sparked global outrage about the plight of refugees in Europe says she still hopes to bring the rest of her family to Canada.Tima Kurdi said through tears outsid ...more

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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The more-than-yearlong trial of Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez entered its final stages Friday as the defense delivered closing statements in a courtroom not open to the public or to journalists.The hearing ...more

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SYDNEY (AP) — Football Federation Australia said Saturday it is hopeful that Tuesday's World Cup qualifier against Tajikistan in the capital Dushanbe will go ahead despite unrest in the city over the past several days.Armed groups led by a disaf ...more

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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Medical experts and scientists said Friday it's unlikely that a German sailor with a bacterial skin infection that's resistant to antibiotics contracted the illness in polluted Olympic waters.Sailor Erik Heil fell ill after ...more

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LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Bolivian authorities working on a corruption case have arrested a top indigenous leader who has been critical of President Evo Morales' push to drill for oil and develop mining on traditional native lands in the eastern lowlands. ...more

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SAO PAULO (AP) — Federal prosecutors on Friday filed corruption, racketeering and money laundering charges against Jose Dirceu, Brazil's former presidential chief of staff, for his alleged involvement in the massive corruption scheme at state-owned oil ...more

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PARIS (AP) — The 3-year-old boy could have been dressed for preschool. Instead he was lying face down in the surf.Suddenly offers of money, meals and refuge are pouring in to help the hundreds of thousands of migrants surging into Europe. A sing ...more