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Sep 18, 2019

4 killed in Mexico City shooting; 3 women, 1 child injured
Mexico City prosecutors say a woman and a 14 year old boy are among four people under arrest for allegedly shooting at a house in a gritty downtown neighborhood, killing four men and wounding three women and a 7-year-old girl

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Sep 18, 2019

Algeria army chief orders clampdown on protesters
Algeria's army chief has ordered gendarmes to arrest people heading into the capital for weekly pro-democracy demonstrations — and to seize their vehicles — claiming that some come with "malicious intentions."

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Sep 18, 2019

In Canada's election, running against Trump is good politics
The U.S. president, who has called Prime Minister Justin Trudeau "weak" and "dishonest," could be a factor in the Oct. 21 vote.

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Sep 18, 2019

Iran suspended from world judo over Israel boycott policy
Iran has been suspended from international judo competitions because it boycotts bouts with Israeli athletes

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Sep 18, 2019

Israel's two main parties locked in dead heat as negotiations begin over new government
The second election in five months has failed to produce conclusive results.

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Sep 18, 2019

Israeli election leaves both major parties well short of a majority
Exit polls show Netanyahu tied or slightly trailing his main rival and his fate uncertain.

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Sep 18, 2019

Pakistan: No talks with India until Kashmir status restored
Pakistan's prime minister says his government will not hold any talks with India until New Delhi lifts a curfew in Kashmir and reinstates the disputed region's special autonomous status

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Sep 18, 2019

Pompeo calls attacks on Saudi oil facilities ‘act of war' as Trump orders increase in sanctions on Iran
Amid Iran's warning to the U.S., Saudi Arabia revealed weapons debris from the oil attacks.

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Sep 18, 2019

Pompeo making spur-of-the-moment trip to Mideast as Iran rules out talks
The secretary of state will visit Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates amid concerns that rising tensions could spiral into a military conflict.

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Sep 18, 2019

School fire kills 28 children in Liberia: ‘Everything was blazing'
An electrical issue is suspected to have sparked the fire, police said.

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Sep 18, 2019

Survivors on Bahamas island mark time as officials lay plans
A new community of survivors is emerging on Abaco island nearly three weeks after Hurricane Dorian blasted through the northern Bahamas, killing at least 50 people as one of the strongest Atlantic hurricanes on record

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Sep 18, 2019

Taliban suicide bombers strike Kabul and rally for Afghan president, killing at least 48
Tuesday was the deadliest day for civilians in Afghanistan since U.S.-Taliban peace talks collapsed.

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Sep 18, 2019

U.S. politicians embrace Hong Kong's struggle, raising the stakes for China
Lawmakers in Congress see Hong Kong's protesters at the heart of a global battle between democracy and dictatorship.

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Sep 18, 2019

Vatican seeks to indict two priests in abuse case within its walls
The case concerns the alleged abuse of an altar boy at a youth seminary steps from St. Peter's Basilica. Critics of how the Catholic Church has handled abuse cases will be watching the transparency of the Vatican process.

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Sep 18, 2019

Wildfires in Indonesia have ravaged 800,000 acres. Palm oil farmers are mostly to blame.
The fires have engulfed the region in toxic fumes.

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Sep 18, 2019

Zimbabwe doctors march as abducted leader is still missing
Zimbabwe doctors march as abducted leader is still missing; fears growing over his fate

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Sep 17, 2019

Taliban bomb kills 24 near Afghan election rally; President Ashraf Ghani unhurt
A presidential election is set for the end of the month despite the failure of peace talks with the Taliban.

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Sep 17, 2019

Vatican seeks trial for seminarian accused of sex abuse
The Vatican's criminal prosecutor is seeking to indict a onetime seminarian who is accused of sexually abusing younger boys who lived inside the Vatican and served as altar boys at papal Masses in St. Peter's Basilica

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Sep 17, 2019

Who buys Saudi Arabia's oil?
Following Saturday's drone strikes of Saudia Arabian oil facilities, these are the countries who are impacted the most.

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Sep 17, 2019

U.K. Supreme Court weighs whether Boris Johnson broke the law in suspending Parliament
The court proceedings could have far-reaching implications for Brexit and the balance of power.

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Sep 17, 2019

The Latest: Saudi minister: 50% of crude reduction restored
Saudi Arabia's energy minister says 50% of the production cut by the attack on its oil processing plant has been restored

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Sep 17, 2019

The Northern Hemisphere just had its warmest summer on record
The Northern Hemisphere had its hottest summer on record, tying with 2016, as signs of a warming world continue to emerge.

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Sep 17, 2019

Trump stops short of directly blaming Iran for attack on Saudi oil facilities
U.S. and Saudi officials reject claims by Yemen's Houthi rebels that they carried out the strike.

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Sep 17, 2019

Tehran rules out talks with U.S. as Trump steps back from directly blaming Iran
Analysis of the attack sites suggests Iranian weaponry was at least involved.

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Sep 17, 2019

The Latest: Israel election turnout could outpace April vote
Turnout in Israel's national elections is on track to outpace the April vote. Israel's Central Elections Committee said Tuesday that 63.7% of eligible voters had cast ballots by 8 p.m. (1700 GMT)

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Sep 17, 2019

St. Petersburg demonstration protests election violations
About 1,000 people have demonstrated against alleged violations in the recent municipal elections in Russia's second-largest city St. Petersburg

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Sep 17, 2019

Polls close in Israeli election with Netanyahu's political fate in the balance
The election is the second in five months and caps a season of political deadlock in an increasingly polarized society, with voters migrating to evermore distant right and left, religious and secular camps.

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Sep 17, 2019

Political outsiders head for runoff in Tunisian presidential vote, upsetting establishment
A once-obscure law professor and a jailed media tycoon lead a crowded field, with most of the votes counted from Sunday's election.

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Sep 17, 2019

Saudi Arabia says full production restored within the month
Saudi Arabia's energy minister says that 50% of its daily crude oil production that was knocked out by a weekend attack had been restored and that full production is expected by the end of the month

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Sep 17, 2019

Saudi Arabia says oil output will return to pre-attack levels in weeks; crude prices plunge 6%
The kingdom says it has recovered 50 percent of its lost crude output and that it will be fully operational by the end of September.

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Sep 17, 2019

Pentagon urges restraint after strikes on Saudi oil facilities
Military leaders are concerned about the possibility of a costly conflict with Iran, suspected in the attacks.

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Sep 17, 2019

Iran's strategic use of drones and missiles rattles Middle East rivals
The attack on Saudi oil installations highlights the evolving threat of Iranian-made weapons, analysts say

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Sep 17, 2019

Indicted Canadian intelligence official had access to allies' secrets, official says
Cameron Ortis served as director general of the National Intelligence Coordination Center.

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Sep 17, 2019

Mexican experts piece together 41 bodies found in well
Forensic examiners in western Mexico say they've pieced together a total of 41 bodies from bags full of body parts found in a well

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Sep 17, 2019

Netanyahu's election bid and the shadow of apartheid
If the Israeli prime minister returns to power and follows through on his promises, he may confirm a dark reality of the Israeli state.

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Sep 17, 2019

ISIS leader Baghdadi urges followers to continue attacks, storm prisons in purported new recording
"Release your brothers," the fugitive Islamic State leader says in the 30-minute audio recording.

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Sep 17, 2019

For Netanyahu, winning reelection could be the only way to avoid corruption charges
Looming over the embattled prime minister are potential charges of fraud, bribery and breach of trust.

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Sep 17, 2019

Hong Kong activists press U.S. to counter China's erosion of city's freedoms
"This is a plea for democracy," a congressional panel was told.

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Sep 17, 2019

British Supreme Court considers whether Boris Johnson broke the law in suspending Parliament
The court proceedings, which get underway today, could have far-reaching implications for Brexit and the balance of power.

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Sep 17, 2019

Afghan president unhurt, 24 dead as bomb targets an election rally
No one initially claimed credit for the attack but it comes after a breakdown in peace talks with the Taliban, which has warned Afghans not to vote.

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Sep 17, 2019

Billions spent on U.S. weapons didn't protect Saudi Arabia's most critical oil sites from a crippling attack
Russian leader Vladimir Putin has mocked the kingdom, suggesting it should have bought Russia's S-400 missile-defense system instead.

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Sep 16, 2019

Boris Johnson booed by protesters, berated by prime minister in Luxembourg
European expectations were low after the British leader compared himself to the Incredible Hulk, who gets stronger when he gets angrier.

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Sep 16, 2019

Arrested official had access to intel from Canada's allies
The head of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police force says the national police force has been shaken by the arrest of one of their senior intelligence officers and says he had access to information coming from Canada's allies

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Sep 16, 2019

An attack on the Saudi oil empire raises new specter of conflict
The drone strikes, linked to Iran, lessen the chances of a meeting between American and Iranian leaders next week.

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Sep 16, 2019

Angry birds: Swooping Australian magpie causes fatal cyclist crash
Attacks on pedestrians and cyclists have occurred as breeding season reaches full swing.

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Sep 16, 2019

Accused Canadian intelligence official had access to allies' secrets, RCMP commissioner says
Cameron Ortis served as director general of the National Intelligence Coordination Center.

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Sep 16, 2019

Fears of military conflict between Venezuela and Colombia as tensions over Maduro government escalate
The United States and others in the region invoked a mutual defense pact, which allows joint action ranging from sanctions to military force.

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Sep 16, 2019

India detains prominent Kashmiri leader under law critics call draconian
Authorities charged Farooq Abdullah, the most senior mainstream politician in Kashmir and a member of the Indian Parliament, under a law that allows detentions of up to two years without trial.

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Sep 16, 2019

Noise but no breakthrough as Johnson, Juncker talk Brexit
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker have agreed to ramp up talks on securing an elusive Brexit deal, but the two sides gave starkly different assessments of how far apart they are

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Sep 16, 2019

Minority Venezuelan opposition parties to enter negotiations with Maduro without support of US-backed Guaidó
Minority Venezuelan opposition parties to enter negotiations with Maduro without support of US-backed Guaidó

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Sep 16, 2019

Netanyahu advises supporters that voting more important than sex
The Israeli prime minister wages a fierce get-out-the-vote campaign before Tuesday's election.

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Sep 16, 2019

IS leader calls on fighters to free detained comrades
The leader of the Islamic State group has released a new alleged audio recording calling on members of the extremist group to do all they can to free IS detainees and women held in jails and camps

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Sep 16, 2019

Saudi Arabia says weapons used to attack its oil facilities were Iranian
Yemen's Houthi rebels claimed the strikes and threatened to carry out more of them.

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Sep 16, 2019

Solomon Islands recognizes Beijing as diplomatic stranglehold tightens around Taiwan
The island nation's defection whittled the number of countries that recognize Taiwan down to just 16 after Beijing flipped key allies, over objections from Washington.

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Sep 16, 2019

Stocks slip as surge in oil brings fresh economic worries
Global stock markets lower after crude prices surge following attack on Saudi facility

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Sep 16, 2019

The Latest: NATO: US service member killed in Afghanistan
NATO says a U.S. service member was killed in action in Afghanistan

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Sep 16, 2019

U.S. officials knew bomb-sniffing dogs were dying from neglect in Jordan. They sent more.
The State Department sent dozens of explosive-detection dogs to Jordan even after the agency in 2016 assessed a high degree of mistreatment and failure to care for the animals, a report found.

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Sep 16, 2019

Why Iran is getting the blame for an attack on Saudi Arabia claimed by Yemen's Houthis
Tehran has long been accused of arming the Yemeni insurgent group.

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Sep 16, 2019

Snowden calls on France's Macron to grant him asylum
Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, who leaked classified documents about U.S. surveillance programs, is calling on French President Emmanuel Macron to grant him asylum

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Sep 16, 2019

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea
Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea, where China and its neighbors are engaged in territorial disputes

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Sep 16, 2019

S. Korean opposition leader shaves head to protest minister
The leader of South Korea's biggest opposition party is the latest politician to shave heads to protest President Moon Jae-in's appointment of a political ally as justice minister despite allegations of financial crimes surrounding his family

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Sep 16, 2019

Israeli PM vows to annex ‘all the settlements' in West Bank
Israel's Netanyahu vows to annex all West Bank settlements if re-elected, including one in largest Palestinian city

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Sep 16, 2019

India searches for 35 tourists in river after boat capsizes
Indian navy divers have joined a massive search for 35 Indian tourists missing after a sightseeing boat capsized in a flooded river in southern India, drowning at least 12 people

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Sep 16, 2019

An attack on the Saudi oil empire clouds Trump's possible Iran meeting
The drone strikes, linked to Iran, lessen the chances of a meeting between American and Iranian leaders next week.

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Sep 16, 2019

Fears of military conflict between Venezuela and Colombia mounting in South America
The United States and others in the region invoked a mutual defense pact, which allows joint action ranging from sanctions to military force.

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Sep 16, 2019

Afghan official: Roadside bomb kills 5 civilians in the west
Afghan official: 5 civilians killed when their vehicle hit roadside bomb in western Farah province

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Sep 15, 2019

Algeria announces Dec. 12 for presidential election
Algeria's interim leader sets Dec. 12 for presidential election, following army chief's demand

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Sep 15, 2019

How Tunisia's presidential election could deliver a populist president
The front-runner candidate happens to be in jail. Here's what you should know.

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Sep 15, 2019

Iran denies role in attacks on Saudi oil facilities; Trump says U.S. is ‘locked and loaded'
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo directly blamed Iran for what he said was "an unprecedented attack on the world's energy supply."

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Sep 15, 2019

Italian hard-liner Salvini vows to return League to power
Italian hard-liner Salvini vows to return League to government with more power than ever

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Sep 15, 2019

Pettersen wins dramatic Solheim Cup for Europe then retires
Parting shot: Pettersen wins dramatic Solheim Cup for Europe then retires

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Sep 15, 2019

Poll: Outsider, jailed tycoon top Tunisian presidential vote
Polling firm projects that independent outsider candidate, jailed media magnate will head to Tunisia presidential runoff

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Sep 15, 2019

Algeria announces Dec. 12 date for presidential vote
Algeria's interim leader sets Dec. 12 for presidential election, following army chief's demand

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Sep 15, 2019

Courts free more suspects in case of disappeared students
A Mexican official says courts have freed another 24 people who'd been implicated in the disappearance of 43 students — a case that created outrage across the country

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Sep 15, 2019

Egypt says no ‘breakthrough' with Ethiopia over Nile dam
Egypt says negotiations over an upstream Nile dam being built by Ethiopia have not led to any ‘breakthrough'

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Sep 15, 2019

Algeria protesters jailed before speech by interim president
Algeria pro-democracy protesters jailed shortly before speech by interim president

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Sep 15, 2019

Aramco attacks show company entanglement in Saudi politics
Attacks on key Aramco oil sites show how vulnerable company is to Saudi Arabia's conflicts abroad

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Sep 15, 2019

Pettersen wins Solheim Cup for Europe in stunning finale
Europe has reclaimed the Solheim Cup by beating the United States 14 ½-13 ½, with Suzann Pettersen holing the clinching putt on No. 18 in the last singles on the course

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Sep 15, 2019

Satellite images examined by AP appear to show damage at heart of attacked Saudi oil processing facility
Satellite images examined by AP appear to show damage at heart of attacked Saudi oil processing facility

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Sep 15, 2019

Violence flares after Hong Kong protesters defy police ban
Police have fired water cannons and tear gas at protesters who lobbed Molotov cocktails outside the Hong Kong government office complex, as violence flared anew after thousands of pro-democracy supporters marched through downtown

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Sep 15, 2019

Hong Kong protesters confront tear gas with petrol bombs in 15th weekend of protests
The unrest shows no signs of abating despite an intensifying police crackdown, limited concessions from the government and the sheer exhaustion of many demonstrators.

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Sep 15, 2019

Hong Kong police disperse protesters with tear gas and water cannon, stinging blue dye in 15th weekend of unrest
Demonstrators once again appealed to the U.S. and Britain for help.

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Sep 15, 2019

Cleanup resumes in Bahamas as Humberto swirls away
Tropical Storm Humberto is likely to reach hurricane force, but forecasters say it's likely to stay well away from the U.S. coast and spare the devastated Bahamas

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Sep 15, 2019

An oil pipeline expansion is dividing Canada's indigenous peoples
Some oppose the Trans Mountain Pipeline project. Others are competing with each other to buy it.

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Sep 15, 2019

12 dead, 25 missing in boat accident on southern India river
An official says a sightseeing boat has capsized on a swollen river in southern India, killing 12 people and leaving 25 missing

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Sep 15, 2019

Iran denies carrying out crippling attacks on Saudi oil facilities
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo directly blamed Iran for what he said was "an unprecedented attack on the world's energy supply"

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Sep 15, 2019

Israeli PM convenes Cabinet in West Bank ahead of election
Israeli PM Netanyahu holds final pre-election Cabinet meeting in West Bank area he's vowed to annex if re-elected

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Sep 15, 2019

Zimbabwean doctors protest against abduction of union leader
Zimbabwean doctors protest against abduction of union leader, latest government critic seized

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Sep 15, 2019

UK's Boris Johnson likens himself to The Incredible Hulk
UK's Boris Johnson likens himself to The Incredible Hulk in vowing to take Britain out of EU

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Sep 15, 2019

Tunisia, the Arab Spring's sole democracy, chooses a new president
Despite 26 candidates to choose from, most Tunisians are disillusioned with politics amid an economic crisis.

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Sep 15, 2019

Syrian president issues new amnesty, reduces sentences
Syria's state news agency SANA says President Bashar Assad has granted amnesty for all crimes committed before Sept. 14

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Sep 14, 2019

Sudan court says trial of al-Bashir to resume next week
A Sudanese court says the trial of former president Omar al-Bashir on corruption and money laundering charges will resume next week

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Sep 14, 2019

Italy offers migrant ship passage to island port, softening its closed-door policy
Italy's new government faced its first test on how to respond to migrant vessels in the Mediterranean.

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Sep 14, 2019

Nigerian children who escaped Boko Haram say they faced another ‘prison': Military detention
A Human Rights Watch report describes appalling conditions in screening centers; the military rejects the allegations.

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Sep 14, 2019

Bahamas struggles for a way forward after Hurricane Dorian's devastation
Thousands are living in shelters, grateful for food and a bed, but uncertain about their futures.

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Sep 14, 2019

Bahamas struggling for a way forward after Hurricane Dorian's devastation
Thousands are living in shelters, grateful for food and a bed, but uncertain about their futures.

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Sep 14, 2019

Commode caper: Someone steals solid-gold toilet — once offered to Trump White House — from British palace
The toilet, an artwork once on display at the Guggenheim Museum in New York, is fully functioning.

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Sep 14, 2019

Egypt's el-Sissi dismisses corruption allegations
Egypt's president has dismissed corruption allegations made by a businessman-in-exile about the country's military as "sheer lies and defamation."

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Sep 14, 2019

Ex-PM David Cameron ‘sorry' for creating Brexit divisions
The British prime minister who called the 2016 Brexit referendum and then saw the public vote to leave the European Union, creating the nation's prolonged political crisis, says he is sorry for the divisions it has caused

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Sep 14, 2019

Former British prime minister Cameron says Boris Johnson acted ‘appallingly,' misled voters on Brexit
The Conservative leader who called for the 2016 referendum breaks his silence on what has happened since in new book.

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