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MANILA, Philippines (AP) — An official says the Philippine government has seized 15 paintings from the former home of late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, part of efforts to recover 156 artworks included in his alleged ill-gotten wealth.The head of t ...more

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DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Rebels in eastern Ukraine appeared to be successfully closing in on the government-held airport in Donetsk Wednesday, a strategic victory for the pro-Russian separatists that further undermines a shaky cease-fire in the region.< ...more

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MADRID (AP) — Spain's Interior Ministry is blaming an outlawed separatist group for a bomb explosion outside a town hall in the northwestern region of Galicia.Ministry delegate for the region Samuel Juarez said all signs indicated the explosion ...more

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HELSINKI (AP) — Ex-NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen is opening a consultancy in Denmark to give strategic advice to governments, organizations and corporations.The 61-year-old former Danish prime minister, whose five-year term as the alliance's ...more

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THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Greek police say they have arrested seven people, including an airline pilot and a ground crew staff member, on suspicion of participating in a ring smuggling migrants onto flights from Thessaloniki to other EU countries.

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LONDON (AP) — British prosecutors have dropped terrorism charges against a former Guantanamo Bay detainee who is a high-profile advocate for the rights of terror suspects.Moazzam Begg had been due to stand trial next week on seven counts relatin ...more

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OTAKI, Japan (AP) — One body recovered near the volcano's summit was in a squatting position and had to be dug out of a thick layer of ash. Another was caught between huge boulders bigger than large refrigerators. Police who recovered a dozen bodies on ...more

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BRUSSELS (AP) — At a time of daunting geopolitical crises, NATO is undergoing its own version of regime change, with the arrival of a new chief official who has the blessing, at least temporarily, of one of the West's biggest adversaries: Russian Presi ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — The 10,000 doves released in a ceremony Wednesday for China's National Day underwent unusual scrutiny, each having its feathers and anus checked for dangerous materials, state-run media reports said, reflecting government jitters over po ...more

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BERLIN (AP) — The Simon Wiesenthal Center has identified dozens of former members of Nazi mobile death squads who might still be alive, and is pushing the German government for an investigation, The Associated Press has learned.The Wiesenthal Ce ...more