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Ethiopians shocked by Islamic State killings
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) -- Many in Ethiopia are reeling from the news that several Ethiopians were killed in Libya by the Islamic State group, which over the weekend released a video purporting to show the killings....
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Prosecutors: Capsized boat captain and crew member arrested
CATANIA, Sicily (AP) -- Prosecutors said Tuesday that they arrested the captain and a crew member of the boat in which as many as 900 people are feared to have drowned in the unremitting waves of migrants seeking to escape from war-torn Libya....
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Bombs shatter houses in Yemen capital, hit near Iran Embassy
SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- Saudi-led airstrikes hit weapons caches held by Iran-backed Shiite rebels, touching off massive explosions Monday in Yemen's capital that killed at least 19 people and buried scores of others under the rubble of flattened homes....
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Many migrants drawn by jobs, welfare in northern Europe
STOCKHOLM (AP) -- For tens of thousands of migrants who survive the hazardous crossing of the Mediterranean, the journey often continues as they slip through cracks in Italy's border controls and head north....
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The Latest: Captain and crew member arrested
SYDNEY (AP) -- (0211 GMT, 10:11 p.m. EDT)...
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Turkey sends condolences to descendants of killed Armenians
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Monday extended condolences to the descendants of Armenians killed 100 years ago by Ottoman Turks, saying Turkey shared their pain and also announced that a service would be held at the Armenian Patriarchate in Istanbul to commemorate the victims....
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Mother of Ukraine pilot jailed in Russia seeks global help
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The mother of a Ukrainian helicopter pilot imprisoned in Russia is on a global campaign seeking support from world leaders to pressure President Vladimir Putin to free her daughter....
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Lawyer: Washington Post reporter in Iran faces 4 charges
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- A Washington Post reporter jailed for nearly nine months in Iran faces charges of espionage and three other crimes, his lawyer revealed Monday following her first in-depth meeting with the journalist....
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South Korea's prime minister offers to resign amid scandal
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- South Korea's prime minister has offered to resign amid a bribery scandal just two months after he took up the country's No. 2 post, officials said Tuesday, in the latest political crisis to hit President Park Geun-hye....
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Al-Shabab bombs UN van in Somalia, 4 UNICEF workers killed
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- Islamic extremists set off a bomb in a U.N. van in normally tranquil northern Somalia on Monday, killing at least seven people, including four employees of the U.N. children's agency in an attack that was widely denounced....
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