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CAIRO (AP) — Two airstrikes targeting Islamist militia positions in Libya's capital on Saturday killed 15 fighters and wounded 30 others, a senior Islamist militia leader and a militia spokesman said.The militia leader said the warplanes targete ...more

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BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say a suicide bombing against an Interior Ministry building in central Baghdad has killed at least 11 people.A police officer says the suicide bomber drove an explosives-laden car into the gate of the intelligence ...more

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BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq officials say suicide bomber hits Interior Ministry office in Baghdad, kills 11 people. ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities blocked an annual independent film festival from opening on Saturday, said organizers of an event that has become a rare and influential venue for the showing of films that could be critical of the government.T ...more

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KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Tens of thousands of people have gathered in Nepal's capital holding colored boards in an attempt to break the record for the largest human national flag.The crowd Saturday comprised mostly students, but other participants ...more

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MADRID (AP) — Spanish police working in cooperation with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency say they have arrested six members of a Colombian-based drug-trafficking gang and seized 240 kilograms (530 pounds) of cocaine that had been hidden inside a yacht ...more

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PARIS (AP) — Her code name was Rainer and she had a gun she called Oscar. Not yet 20, she aimed her weapon at a Nazi officer and shot him to death on a Paris bridge on a Sunday afternoon.That deed on July 23, 1944, was Madeleine Riffaud's summon ...more

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Iranian-American correspondent for the Washington Post and his journalist wife have been held in custody for a month in Iran, suggesting a possible struggle between a new guard of moderates pushing for greater free ...more

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BAGHDAD (AP) — For nearly a decade Abu Omar has been fleeing Iraq's many conflicts, but they always seem to catch up to him.In his Sunni family's ancestral home in Fallujah it was the heavy shelling — first by the Americans in 2004 and then agai ...more

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YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Divers stand on the edge of a small wooden fishing boat gazing at the murky, choppy waters below. After receiving blessings from Buddhist monks, they lower their masks and plunge one-by-one into the mighty Yangon River, clinging ...more