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VIENNA (AP) — Austrian police have detained three suspects for allegedly smuggling people onto flights bound for the United States or Britain.State Prosecutor Friedrich Koehl says investigations focus on at least 11 cases between last fall and F ...more

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RAFAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — Egypt has opened its border with the Gaza Strip to allow stranded Palestinians to return home.Tuesday's opening was the first time the Rafah border crossing has operated since March. The director of the Hamas-controlled ...more

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ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities in the eastern Aegean Sea have picked up more than 300 people who entered the country illegally in small craft from Turkey, raising the total of arrivals over the past two days to nearly 1,200.After Italy, ...more

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BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq announces launch of operation to retake western Anbar province from Islamic State. ...more

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CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia plans to pass a law within weeks to give the government power to strip citizenship from dual nationals who are suspected terrorists even if they are not convicted of a crime, the prime minister said Tuesday.M ...more

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KUNDUZ, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban insurgents, their ranks swelled by foreign fighters pushed across the border from Pakistan, nearly surrounded this northern Afghan city last month with an offensive that stunned local authorities and raised concerns o ...more

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WANG KELIAN, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian authorities say a cluster of abandoned jungle camps used by human traffickers contained 139 suspected graves as well as barbed-wire pens likely used to cage migrants, shedding more light on a regional trade that p ...more

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HAVANA (AP) — "Is travel to Cuba for tourist activities permitted? No." That's what the U.S. Treasury Department website says. And yet Havana is loaded with Americans, from the Floridita bar, where they pose for photos with a bust of Ernest Hemingway, ...more

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QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — A volcano atop one of the Galapagos Islands has erupted for the first time in 33 years, threatening a fragile ecosystem that inspired Charles Darwin's theory of evolution.Ecuador's Galapagos National Park administration sai ...more

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LONDON (AP) — Klara Balogova was 18, penniless and heavily pregnant when she rode thousands of miles from Slovakia to England to marry a man she had never met.She knew he did not want her, or her child. He wanted her European identity card. The ...more