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VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican has always been a heavily male bureaucracy, and statistics released on the eve of International Women's Day now back that up.As of last year, only 18 percent of Holy See employees were women, up from 17 percent fo ...more

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PARIS (AP) — The French girl knew him as "Tony Toxiko" — an Islamic State recruiter who first used Facebook to cajole her into joining him in Syria, then brusquely called to force the issue: Come to me or risk damnation. She was 14.The recruiter ...more

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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Three of the South African president's children and their cousin have been in a car accident, the president's spokesman said Friday.President Jacob Zuma's children were all in a stable condition and were being treated for var ...more

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VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis met Friday with the bishop running a Chilean diocese where there has been unprecedented opposition to the nomination of his successor, accused of covering up for Chile's most notorious pedophile.The Vatican relea ...more

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MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Boko Haram fighters are massing at their headquarters in the northeast Nigerian town of Gwoza in preparation for a showdown with multinational forces, residents and an intelligence officer said.A woman trapped there sin ...more

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ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A lawmaker from a Nazi-inspired Greek party was acquitted Friday of a charge stemming from an attack on two female left-wing colleagues during a live TV talk show.An Athens court found that Ilias Kassidiaris did not cause t ...more

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MILAN (AP) — Former Premier Silvio Berlusconi has completed his community service stint on an Alzheimer's ward, part of a tax-fraud sentence.The three-time former premier made no statements as he left the Sacra Famiglia center on Friday, the las ...more

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N'GOUBOUA, Chad (AP) — The Boko Haram militants attacked N'gouboua before dawn, marking the first time the Nigerian extremist group had hit a town inside Chad. Crying "Allahu akbar" or God is Great into the pre-dawn darkness, they opened fire indiscrim ...more

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. political chief says Ukraine still hasn't submitted a formal request for a U.N. peacekeeping force to be stationed in eastern regions where government forces are battling Russian-backed separatists.Jeffrey Feltman ...more

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BERLIN (AP) — The headlines would suggest Europe is under siege: Thousands of Germans march against the continent's "Islamization." French readers flock to read a novel about a Muslim president who imposes Sharia law on their country. Commentators warn ...more