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Images of shot Egypt protester revive criticism of police
CAIRO (AP) -- Images of a mortally wounded protester, blood running down her face and hair as she was lifted from the pavement by a comrade, have touched off powerful criticism of Egypt's government on the anniversary of a revolution initially sparked by police brutality....
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Zambia: Edgar Lungu sworn in as new president
LUSAKA, Zambia (AP) -- Edgar Lungu was sworn in as Zambia's new president Sunday....
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Greek radical left wins election, threatening market turmoil
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- A radical left-wing party vowing to end Greece's painful austerity program won a historic victory in Sunday's parliamentary elections, setting the stage for a showdown with the country's international creditors that could shake the eurozone....
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Obama: Counterterrorism operations in Yemen not affected
NEW DELHI (AP) -- President Barack Obama defended his counterterrorism strategy in tumultuous Yemen Sunday, saying efforts to root out a dangerous al-Qaida affiliate there would not be affected by the political vacuum in the country....
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Ukraine: Phone calls prove rebels attacked city, killed 30
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) -- Ukraine's president said Sunday that intercepted radio and telephone conversations prove that Russia-backed separatists were responsible for firing the rockets that pounded the southeastern city of Mariupol and killed at least 30 people....
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Japan stunned by video claiming death of 1 of 2 IS hostages
TOKYO (AP) -- From the prime minister to ordinary people, Japanese were shocked Sunday at a video purportedly showing one of two Japanese hostages of the extremist Islamic State group had been killed....
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Boko Haram attacks northeastern Nigerian city, scores killed
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) -- In fierce fighting Sunday that killed more than 200 combatants, Nigerian troops clashed with Islamic extremists who attacked Maiduguri, the biggest city in northeastern Nigeria, from three fronts....
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WHO adopts reforms to repair reputation after bungling Ebola
GENEVA (AP) -- The World Health Organization has proposed reforms that could overhaul its structure after botching the response to the biggest-ever Ebola outbreak, a sluggish performance that experts say cost thousands of lives....
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UK reviewing security after hoax call to Cameron
LONDON (AP) -- British officials are reviewing security measures Sunday after a hoax caller pretending to be the director of the government's eavesdropping agency managed to get through to Prime Minister David Cameron on the phone....
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Cuba digs in heels on concessions as part of better US ties
HAVANA (AP) -- The start of talks on repairing 50 years of broken relations appears to have left President Raul Castro's government focused on winning additional concessions without giving in to U.S. demands for greater freedoms, despite the seeming benefits that warmer ties could have for the country's struggling economy....
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