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 2018-08-21 13:27 

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Swiss investigators: say vintage plane spiraled into Alps...

Swiss air accident investigators say a vintage propeller airplane spiraled downward before slamming near-vertically into a mountain earlier this month, in a crash that killed all 20 people on board....

 2018-08-21 13:18 

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Cambodian reporters charged with spying granted bail...

Two Cambodian journalists who had worked for U.S.-funded Radio Free Asia and are charged with espionage have been released on bail, a day after a pardon freed four land rights activists from prison....

 2018-08-21 13:09 

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Romania: Bear shot dead after it kills goat, enters school...

Romanian authorities have shot dead a brown bear after it rampaged through an empty high school and scared residents in a central Romanian town....

 2018-08-21 13:07 

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Family: Hunger-striking Ukrainian filmmaker critically ill...

The family of an imprisoned Ukrainian filmmaker who has been on a hunger strike for 100 days says he is in critical condition....

 2018-08-21 13:01 

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Shocking video shows moment of Genoa bridge collapse...

Italy's Finance Police released security footage Aug. 20 showing the instant the Morandi Bridge in Genoa collapsed on Aug. 14, killing dozens....

 2018-08-21 12:54 

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Footage shows devastation in Syria's Eastern Ghouta...

Footage released by the International Committee of the Red Cross in August showed widespread destruction in Eastern Ghouta, Syria, months after government forces retook the area....

 2018-08-21 12:46 

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IS claims responsibility for deadly attack in Chechnya...

The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a series of attacks on Chechen police in Russia's Northern Caucasus....

 2018-08-21 12:43 

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Suu Kyi says terrorism in Myanmar's Rakhine state a threat to region...

In Singapore, Myanmar civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi said Aug. 21 that terrorism in her country's Rakhine state could have...

 2018-08-21 12:41 

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UK apologizes to deported, detained residents from Caribbean...

The British government has apologized to 18 long-term U.K. residents from the Caribbean who were deported or detained because they could not produce documents to prove their right to live in the country....

 2018-08-21 12:35 

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White storks leave Polish nests early after hot, dry summer...

White storks that have nested in Poland are heading south for the winter earlier than usual after an especially hot, dry summer, a development experts are linking to climate change....

 2018-08-21 12:21 

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Britain says EU should weigh tougher Russia sanctions...

Britain wants the European Union to ensure its sanctions on Russia are sufficiently comprehensive in response to accusations Moscow poisoned a former Russian spy in Britain, using a nerve agent....

 2018-08-21 12:10 

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Suu Kyi: No timeline for return of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar...

Myanmar civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi said Aug. 21 the country didn't have a timeline for the return of Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh. Some 700,000 Rohingya Muslims fled Myanmar after a brutal military crackdown....

 2018-08-21 11:44 

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Rocket attack hits Kabul after Ghani offers Taliban conditional cease-fire...

Rocket fire was reported Aug. 21 in Kabul, where Afghan President Ashraf Ghani was speaking at an Eid al-Adha prayer ceremony. No group immediately claimed responsibility....

 2018-08-21 11:34 

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The Latest: Germany says more refugees getting jobs...

The Latest on migrants and refugees in Europe (all times local):...

 2018-08-21 11:26 

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Israeli military to probe deadly shootings along Gaza border...

The Israeli military says it is investigating two recent cases of lethal fire along the Gaza border that killed Palestinian teen protesters....

 2018-08-21 11:14 

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Serbia takes delivery of 2 Russian fighter jets...

Serbia's air force has taken delivery of two Russian MiG-29 fighter jets, part of an arms purchase that could heighten tensions in the Balkans and increase Moscow's influence in the region....

 2018-08-21 10:56 

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Hillsborough charges dropped against former police chief...

Prosecutors say a former police chief who was charged with lying about his involvement in the aftermath of the Hillsborough Stadium tragedy in 1989 will no longer face trial....

 2018-08-21 10:51 

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Suu Kyi says timing of Rohingya return depends on Bangladesh...

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi says it is difficult to put a time frame on the return to Rakhine state of ethnic Muslim Rohingya because her nation needs the cooperation of the country to where they fled, Bangladesh....

 2018-08-21 10:48 

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Iranian media: Sandstorm in Iran sends 95 people to hospital...

Iran's semi-official Mehr news agency says 95 people were taken to hospitals after suffering breathing problems during a sand-and-dust storm in the southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchistan....

 2018-08-21 10:44 

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Spanish gov't poised to amend law, ensure Franco exhumation...

A senior Spanish official says the government expects to approve this week legal amendments that will ensure the remains of dictator Gen. Francisco Franco can be exhumed in the near future....

 2018-08-21 10:23 

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Czechs boo PM on anniversary of 1968 Soviet-led invasion...

A ceremony to honor the victims of the 1968 Soviet-led invasion of Czechoslovakia has turned into a protest against Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis....

 2018-08-21 10:12 

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Malaysia cancels two massive Chinese projects, fearing they will bankrupt the country...

Mahathir, unlike his predecessor, is not a huge fan of China's Belt and Road initiative....

 2018-08-21 10:09 

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UK group warns hospitals could run out of drugs post Brexit...

A group that represents U.K. hospitals and ambulance services has warned that its members may run out of drugs if Britain leaves the European Union without an agreement on future relations....

 2018-08-21 10:05 

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Spain: Police find no weapons in shot suspect's home...

A senior official in Spain's Catalonia region says police have not found any guns or explosives in the house of a man who allegedly attacked police officers with a knife in Barcelona before being shot dead....

 2018-08-21 09:59 

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Italian coast guard ship with migrants arrives in Sicily...

The Italian coast guard ship Diciotto has made port in the Sicilian city of Catania with 177 migrants awaiting word on which countries will take them following another standoff between Malta and Italy....

 2018-08-21 09:36 

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Greece officially enters post-bailout era, challenges remain...

Greece remains shackled to the austerity demands of its former creditors even though it officially entered its post-bailout era Tuesday....

 2018-08-21 09:26 

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Vietnam puts 12 people on trial for alleged subversion...

A court in Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh City has begun the trial of 12 people, including two American citizens, on subversion charges as government authorities step up a crackdown on dissent....

 2018-08-21 09:24 

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Indonesia woman irked by mosque noise convicted of blasphemy...

An Indonesian court has sentenced a woman who complained about a noisy mosque to 18 months in prison for blasphemy....

 2018-08-21 09:23 

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At emotional Korean reunions, genuine talk often impossible...

The reunions taking place this week between Korean families separated by the 1950-53 war produce heart-wrenching images of elderly relatives who are likely seeing each other for the last time before they die....

 2018-08-21 09:19 

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Separated Korean families have 2nd day of emotional reunions...

An elderly South Korean man feeds his silver-haired North Korean sister a snack bar, while a 75-year-old South Korean woman hugs her North Korean brother and says "I love you."...

 2018-08-21 09:18 

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Indonesian court sentences woman who complained about noisy mosque to 18 months in prison for blasphemy...

Indonesian court sentences woman who complained about noisy mosque to 18 months in prison for blasphemy....

 2018-08-21 09:05 

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Swedish Air Force JAS 39 fighter jet crashes, pilot safe...

A Swedish jet fighter has crashed in southern Sweden, apparently after striking a bird....

 2018-08-21 08:46 

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UK group warns hospitals could run out of drugs post Brexit...

A group that represents U.K. hospitals has warned that its members may run out of drugs if Britain leaves the European Union without an agreement on future relations....

 2018-08-21 08:34 

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Greece officially enters post-bailout era, challenges remain...

Greece remains shackled to the austerity demands of its former creditors even though it has officially entered its post-bailout era....

 2018-08-21 08:19 

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US deports former Nazi camp guard, 95, to Germany...

The White House says a 95-year-old former Nazi concentration camp guard has been deported to Germany, 14 years after a judge ordered his expulsion....

 2018-08-21 08:16 

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Malaysian PM says China-financed projects canceled...

Multibillion-dollar China-financed projects in Malaysia have been canceled because they aren't needed and will saddle the country with an unsustainable amount of debt, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohammad told reporters on the final day of a vis...

 2018-08-21 08:07 

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White House says US has deported 95-year-old former Nazi camp guard Jakiw Palij to Germany...

White House says US has deported 95-year-old former Nazi camp guard Jakiw Palij to Germany....

 2018-08-21 07:52 

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Malaysia sees no terror link in radioactive item lost 1 week...

Malaysian police said Tuesday the disappearance of an industrial item containing radioactive material more than a week ago appeared to have no link to terrorism....

 2018-08-21 07:17 

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Syria's Assad attends holiday prayers at Damascus mosque...

Syrian President Bashar Assad has attended prayers for the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha in Damascus, the seat of his power....

 2018-08-21 07:13 

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Indonesian officials defend parade of veiled kids with guns...

Indonesian officials are defending a street parade that involved veiled kindergarteners carrying replica weapons but police say they'll arrest the person who uploaded a viral video of the event to Facebook....

 2018-08-21 06:53 

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Death toll in southern Italy gorge flood hits 10...

Italy's civil protection agency says the death toll in a flash flood that swept away hikers in a narrow gorge in the southern region of Calabria has risen to 10. At least three others are missing, too....

 2018-08-21 06:40 

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Rocket attack thunders through the Afghan sky as president gives speech marking the beginning of Eid...

No group claimed responsibility, but the assault seemed likely to signal a rejection by Taliban insurgents of the president's offer for a conditional three-month truce....

 2018-08-21 06:09 

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Indian military scales down flood rescue operations...
 2018-08-21 05:42 

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Taliban rockets hit near Kabul presidency; no injuries...

Afghan police say the Taliban have fired rockets toward the presidential palace in Kabul as President Ashraf Ghani was giving his holiday message for the Muslim celebrations of Eid al-Adha. No injuries were reported....

 2018-08-21 05:32 

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Afghan police: Taliban fire rockets toward presidential palace as president was giving his holiday message; no injuries...

Afghan police: Taliban fire rockets toward presidential palace as president was giving his holiday message; no injuries....

 2018-08-21 05:11 

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Image-conscious China appoints new global propaganda czar...

China's increasingly image-conscious government has appointed a trusted member of the ruling Communist Party to head up its international propaganda operation....

 2018-08-21 04:42 

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A year after the assault on the Rohingya, Myanmar's generals are unapologetic...

Military leaders have said they believe that Aung San Suu Kyi, who defends them in public, is trying to undermine them behind the scenes....

 2018-08-21 04:38 

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Muslims celebrate Eid al-Adha as pilgrims conduct hajj rites...

Muslims are celebrating Eid al-Adha as over 2 million pilgrims carry out the final rites of the hajj in Saudi Arabia....

 2018-08-21 04:25 

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Indonesia: Lombok quakes don't meet national disaster status...

Indonesia's disaster agency says earthquakes that killed more than 500 people on the island of Lombok in the past month and caused half a billion dollars in damage don't rise to the level of a national emergency....

 2018-08-21 04:18 

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Abstentions in Brazil election could hurt governability...

Attorney Carlos Gomes is a political junkie who plunged into campaigning for national and local candidates as a teenager. Two years ago, he even moved to Sao Paulo to work for a law firm that represents several candidates for office....

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