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Feb 22, 2019

1 killed, 2 wounded in explosion in Nepalese capital
Police say one person was killed and two others wounded in an explosion outside a telecommunications company in the Nepalese capital

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Feb 22, 2019

The Latest: Venezuela partially closes Colombian border
Venezuela's government is ordering the partial closure of its border with Colombia hours ahead of a U.S.-backed plan to deliver humanitarian aid over the objections of President Nicolas Maduro

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Feb 22, 2019

Venezuela's government orders partial closure of border with Colombia ahead of humanitarian aid delivery
Venezuela's government orders partial closure of border with Colombia ahead of humanitarian aid delivery

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Feb 22, 2019

From bombers to Big Macs: Vietnam a lesson in reconciliation
When President Donald Trump meets Kim Jong Un later this month, he will try to nudge the North Korean leader into following the remarkable path to reconciliation first forged by Vietnam and the United States

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Feb 22, 2019

Vietnam issues traffic ban for Kim's possible arrival route
Vietnam has announced an unprecedented traffic ban along a possible arrival route of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ahead of his second summit with President Donald Trump in Hanoi next week

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Feb 22, 2019

The Latest: Venezuela's FM calls aid delivery ‘a spectacle'
Venezuela's foreign minister Jorge Arreaza is calling the opposition's attempt to deliver aid on Saturday "a spectacle" and is accusing the United States of orchestrating the event "to generate violence" and get the military to rise up

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Feb 22, 2019

Police: 50 die from tainted liquor in India's Assam state
Indian police say at least 50 people have died after drinking tainted liquor in two separate incidents in the country's remote northeast.

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Feb 22, 2019

Japan's crown prince hopes to continue father's legacy
Japanese Crown Prince Naruhito says he hopes to continue the close relationship his father built with the people when he succeeds him as emperor later this year

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Feb 22, 2019

The Latest: Guaido: millions of Venezuelans will usher aid
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido says millions of Venezuela will take the streets ushering in international humanitarian aid

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Feb 22, 2019

U.S. aid piles up on Venezuela's border as crisis over its delivery looms
Thousands of volunteers are ready to ferry food and medicine into the country, but the Maduro government has vowed to block it.

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Feb 22, 2019

Told to leave, IS ‘caliphate' holdouts in Syria stay devoted
Small trucks carrying civilians leave Islamic State group's last pocket of territory in eastern Syria in escorted convoy

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Feb 22, 2019

Venezuela opposition leader Guaido appears at aid concert
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido makes a surprise appearance at a star-studded aid concert in neighboring Colombia

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Feb 22, 2019

The Latest: Venezuela aid concert in Colombia wraps up
Musicians are wrapping up a giant concert to pressure Nicolas Maduro to let in humanitarian aid into Venezuela with a rendition of John Lennon's "Imagine."

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Feb 22, 2019

Pentagon sending 1,000 more troops to the Mexican border
Defense officials say the border force will number about 6,000 by the start of March.

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Feb 22, 2019

Access to Mueller's report and evidence may be guided by Congress, Clinton email case
As the special counsel prepares to end his Russia investigation, Democrats intend to press the Justice Department for documents.

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Feb 22, 2019

Pentagon sending another 1,000 troops to the Mexico border
Defense officials say the border force will number about 6,000 by the start of March.

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Feb 22, 2019

The Latest: Venezuela's Guaido shows up at benefit concert
Venezuela opposition leader shows up at benefit concert in Colombia, in defiance of travel ban

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Feb 22, 2019

Tropical storm warning for Guam as typhoon nears
Guam remains under a tropical storm warning as a typhoon is expected to pass south of the Pacific U.S. territory

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Feb 22, 2019

New graft probe targets Guatemala first lady
Guatemalan prosecutors have opened an investigation into first Lady Patricia Marroquin de Morales related to apparently unreported campaign checks during President Jimmy Morales' election bid

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Feb 22, 2019

Venezuela opposition leader shows up at benefit concert in Colombia, in defiance of travel ban
Venezuela opposition leader shows up at benefit concert in Colombia, in defiance of travel ban

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Feb 22, 2019

The Vatican, not known for transparency, actually has abuse statistics buried on its website
The tip came during a historic Vatican summit on abuse.

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Feb 22, 2019

Stocks climb, giving S&P 500 its 4th straight weekly gain
Technology and health care companies led U.S. stocks higher Friday, erasing some of the market's losses from a day earlier and giving the benchmark S&P 500 its fourth straight weekly gain.

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Feb 22, 2019

Police: 50 die from tainted liquor in India
Indian police say at least 50 people have died after drinking tainted liquor in two separate incidents in the country's remote northeast.

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Feb 22, 2019

The Latest: UN chief calls for no violence in Venezuela
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is appealing for violence to be avoided on Saturday, which Venezuela's opposition leader has set as a deadline to bring emergency food and medicine into the country

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Feb 22, 2019

Venezuela power struggle turns to music at aid concert
Venezuelans join migrants in neighboring Colombia to attend a star-studded concert backing the opposition in Venezuela's power struggle

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Feb 22, 2019

Sudan declares state of emergency, disbands Cabinet
Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir has declared a state of emergency for a year and disbanded the government amid deadly protests

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Feb 22, 2019

Indian police say at least 50 people have died after drinking tainted liquor in remote northeast.
Indian police say at least 50 people have died after drinking tainted liquor in remote northeast.

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Feb 22, 2019

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó arrives in Colombia, defying travel ban and risking arrest upon return
The volunteers were trying to keep open a part of the Venezuela-Brazil border to allow for delivery of humanitarian aid.

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Feb 22, 2019

Tropical storm warning issued for Guam as typhoon nears
Guam remains under a tropical storm warning as a typhoon is expected to pass south of the Pacific U.S. territory

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Feb 22, 2019

Vatican sex abuse summit seeks new culture of accountability
Cardinals attending Pope Francis' summit on preventing clergy sex abuse have called for a new culture of accountability in the Catholic Church to punish bishops and religious superiors who fail to protect their flocks from predator priests.

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Feb 22, 2019

Protests in Algeria against president's bid for 5th term
Demonstrators take to the streets in several Algerian towns to denounce President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's bid for a fifth term

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Feb 22, 2019

Man charged for toppling statue of Polish priest over abuse
Polish prosecutors say they have charged the first of three men who pulled down the statue of a prominent Solidarity-era priest this week amid allegations the priest sexually abused minors

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Feb 22, 2019

UN court sets date for deciding Bosnian Serb leader's appeal
A United Nations court says it will deliver its judgment next month in the appeal of former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic against his convictions including genocide for masterminding atrocities during the Bosnian war

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Feb 22, 2019

A look at Nigeria's top 2 presidential contenders
A look at Nigeria's top 2 presidential contenders in Saturday's delayed election

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Feb 22, 2019

1 killed, 12 hurt in aid standoff on Venezuela-Brazil border
Heightened tensions in Venezuela left one woman dead and a dozen injured near the border with Brazil

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Feb 22, 2019

Medellin razes Pablo Escobar's home in symbol of rebirth
Officials in Medellin are turning a page on their city's bloodied past with the demolition Friday of a high-rise apartment building that former cartel boss Pablo Escobar used to call home

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Feb 22, 2019

Outgoing E.U. ambassador on Trump tactics: ‘This is not maybe the best way to build an alliance'
David O'Sullivan on China, trade, Iran and Trump.

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Feb 22, 2019

Swiss court fines veteran for joining anti-IS militia
A military court in Switzerland has fined a former sergeant in the Alpine nation's army 500 Swiss francs ($500) for joining a foreign militia to fight the Islamic State group in Syria between 2013 and 2015

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Feb 22, 2019

Stocks climb, putting S&P 500 on track for 4th weekly gain
Technology and health care companies are leading U.S. stocks higher in morning trading, erasing some of the market's losses from a day earlier and placing the benchmark S&P 500 on track for its fourth-straight weekly gain

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Feb 22, 2019

Trump administration plans to leave 400 troops in Syria
The decision is a partial reversal of the president's plan to end the U.S. military mission there.

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Feb 22, 2019

Two dead after Venezuelan soldiers open fire on opposition supporters
The volunteers were trying to keep open a part of the Venezuela-Brazil border to allow for delivery of humanitarian aid.

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Feb 22, 2019

Palestinians protest in Gaza and Jerusalem, 1 killed
Gaza officials say Israeli gunfire killed a Palestinian teenager at a protest along Gaza-Israel border fence, as thousands in contested Jerusalem descended on a section of a flashpoint holy site

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Feb 22, 2019

Italian minister insists Alpine train tunnel not derailed
The leader of one of Italy's ruling parties says construction of a high-speed rail tunnel through the Alps is on track for completion but the project might be modified

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Feb 22, 2019

UN nuclear watchdog: Iran stays within limits of 2015 deal
The U.N.'s nuclear watchdog says Iran still is complying with the terms of a 2015 deal that aims to keep Tehran from building atomic weapons in exchange for economic incentives

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Feb 22, 2019

1 killed, 12 injured as Venezuela turmoil turns to music
Venezuela's power struggle is set to convert into a battle of the bands Friday when musicians demanding Nicolas Maduro allow in humanitarian aid and those supporting the embattled leader's refusal sing in rival concerts on both sides of a border bridge

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Feb 22, 2019

Africa's largest democracy finally goes to vote, a week late
Africa's largest democracy finally goes to vote, a week late; ‘the right to demand better'

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Feb 22, 2019

The Latest: USAID: 191 tons of aid sent to Venezuela border
Officials in Venezuela say a woman has been killed and a dozen more injured in a clash with security forces on the border with Brazil

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Feb 22, 2019

Analysis: Why Trump is suddenly going back on his promise, explained in one map
ISIS, a possible safe zone and Iran are likely all part of the puzzle.

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Feb 22, 2019

One dead, multiple injured after Venezuelan soldiers open fire on opposition supporters
The volunteers were trying to keep open a part of the Venezuela-Brazil border to allow for delivery of humanitarian aid.

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Feb 22, 2019

Venezuela mayor: 1 woman killed, a dozen injured in clash with security forces on border with Brazil
Venezuela mayor: 1 woman killed, a dozen injured in clash with security forces on border with Brazil

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Feb 22, 2019

Israeli acting foreign minister doubles down on Nazi comment
Israel's acting foreign minister has doubled down on his divisive claim that Poles collaborated with the Nazis and "suckled anti-Semitism with their mothers' milk."

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Feb 22, 2019

Mexico to help "El Chapo" family seek US humanitarian visas
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador says he has instructed his government to assist convicted drug trafficker Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's family in seeking humanitarian visas to visit Guzman in the United States

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Feb 22, 2019

At Kraft Heinz, a fed investigation and a $15.4B write-down
Kraft Heinz discloses investigation by federal regulators and a $15.4 billion write-down on the value of its Oscar Mayer brands

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Feb 22, 2019

One dead, multiple injured after Venezuelan national guard opens fire on opposition supporters
The volunteers were trying to keep open a part of the Venezuela-Brazil border to allow for delivery of humanitarian aid.

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Feb 22, 2019

Fly-past honors WWII airmen who died saving UK children
U.S. and Royal Air Force plans have soared over Sheffield, England, to honor 10 U.S. airmen who sacrificed their lives during World War II to save children playing in a park where they had tried to land

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Feb 22, 2019

India wants to use water as a weapon against Pakistan. A 59-year old treaty stands in the way.
To punish Pakistan, India would have to violate a 1960 treaty that is a rare example of cooperation between the two nuclear-armed rivals.

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Feb 22, 2019

India wants to use water as a weapon against Pakistan. A 59-year-old treaty stands in the way.
To punish Pakistan, India would have to violate a 1960 treaty that is a rare example of cooperation between the two nuclear-armed rivals.

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Feb 22, 2019

India's threats to Pakistan offer hint of future water wars
But to punish Pakistan, India would have to violate a 1960 treaty that is a rare example of cooperation between the two nuclear-armed rivals.

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Feb 22, 2019

Pakistan's army strips ex-spy chief of pension over book
Pakistan's army has stripped off a former spy chief of his pension and other benefits as retired army officer over a book he co-authored with his former Indian counterpart

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Feb 22, 2019

Senegal's president Macky Sall seeks 2nd term
Senegalese President Macky Sall is seeking a second term in office and hopes to win re-election Sunday in the first round

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Feb 22, 2019

North Korea's Yongbyon nuclear complex at the heart of Trump-Kim summit
Yongbyon is the hub of North Korea's nuclear program. Talks must eventually deal with its reactors and enrichment facilities.

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Feb 22, 2019

Swede gets 4 ½ years in prison for royal jewels heist
A 22-year-old Swede has been sentenced to four and a half years in prison after he was convicted of stealing royal funeral artifacts said to be worth 65 million kronor ($7 million) from a Swedish cathedral last year

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Feb 22, 2019

Indian court orders 1 million to vacate forest land
India's top court has ordered more than a dozen states to evict nearly 1 million people from forest land as they have failed to prove ownership claims.

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Feb 22, 2019

Church of England says Sunday services no longer mandatory
The Church of England has acknowledged the reality of shrinking congregations and overworked priests and lifted a 400-year-old rule requiring all churches to hold services every Sunday

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Feb 22, 2019

More civilians leave last IS-held pocket in eastern Syria
Small trucks carrying civilians leave Islamic State group's last pocket of territory in eastern Syria in escorted convoy

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Feb 22, 2019

Russian court extends detention for alleged American spy
A Moscow court has extended the detention for the American taken in at the end of December for alleged spying

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Feb 22, 2019

Vandals paint swastikas on buildings in Amsterdam
Vandals suspected of being soccer hooligans from The Hague have painted graffiti including swastikas and anti-Semitic texts on buildings in Amsterdam

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Feb 22, 2019

German govt denies cover-up over Berlin Xmas market attack
The German government has rejected media reports claiming authorities sought to cover up the involvement of a second man in the deadly 2016 truck attack on a Berlin Christmas market by deporting him

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Feb 22, 2019

India's high court tells government to evict a million people — for the good of the country's wildlife
The ruling was a startling conclusion to a decade-long case that has pitted the rights of some of India's most vulnerable citizens — mostly members of indigenous tribes — against the preservation of its forests.

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Feb 22, 2019

India orders ‘staggering' eviction of 1 million indigenous people. Some environmentalists are cheering.
NEW DELHI - India's Supreme Court has ordered its government to evict a million people from their homes — for the good of the country's wildlife. The ruling, issued Wednesday, was a startling conclusi...

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Feb 22, 2019

Detention of American in Russia on spy charges extended by 3 months
The extension comes days after a second U.S. citizen was arrested in Moscow and charged in with fraud.

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Feb 22, 2019

Kenya is close to legalizing homosexuality. What about the rest of Africa?
LGBT communities across Africa are anxiously watching a court case in Kenya, where a court will either retain or scrap a colonial-era law that criminalizes homosexuality.

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Feb 22, 2019

China's new policy against gender bias meets fans, sceptics
New measures against gender discrimination in Chinese workplaces forbid employers from asking potential female hires: Are you married?

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Feb 22, 2019

Swede gets 4.5 years for royal jewels heist
A 22-year-old Swede has been sentenced to four and a half years in prison after he was convicted of stealing royal funeral artifacts said to be worth 65 million kronor ($7 million) from a Swedish cathedral last year

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Feb 22, 2019

Family of IS teen appeals to UK to help bring her child home
The family of a UK teenager who ran away to join the Islamic State group is begging the government to help bring her newborn son to Britain.

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Feb 22, 2019

Chinese-Australian billionaire wins media defamation suit
Judge rules Chinese-Australian billionaire Chau Chak Wing was defamed by a media report that insinuated he bribed a former United Nations general assembly president

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Feb 22, 2019

Kraft Heinz fed investigation and a $15.4 billion write-down
Kraft Heinz disclosed an investigation by federal regulators and a $15.4 billion write-down writing on value of its Mayer trademarks brands by a.

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Feb 22, 2019

Cardinal describes ‘universal' problem on second day of Vatican's abuse summit
Cardinal Oswald Gracias, the archbishop of Mumbai, said the accounts of victims "shocked me," as he addressed Pope Francis's conference on sexual abuse.

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Feb 22, 2019

Detention of American in Russia on spy charges extended by three months
The extension comes just days after a second American citizen was arrested and charged in Moscow with fraud.

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Feb 22, 2019

‘El Chapo' is facing life in prison. Here's why he may get a new trial.
According to a Vice report, at least six jurors ignored the judge's orders, perusing social media, surfing the Internet and discussing the discovered information.

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Feb 22, 2019

Swede gets 4.5 years for last year's royal jewels heist
A 22-year-old Swede has been sentenced to four and a half years in prison after he was convicted of stealing royal funeral artifacts said to be worth 65 million kronor ($7 million) from a Swedish cathedral last year

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Feb 22, 2019

French national faces Myanmar court on drone flying charge
A French national has appeared in court in Myanmar after being arrested two weeks ago for allegedly flying a drone close to the country's vast parliament complex

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Feb 22, 2019

In Nigeria, Boko Haram violence disenfranchises many voters
In Nigeria, Islamic extremist violence disenfranchise thousands of potential voters, including widows who survived attacks

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Feb 22, 2019

Ireland publishes no-deal Brexit bill it hopes it won't need
The Irish government has published legislation designed to ease the damage if Britain leaves the European Union without a deal — but says it hopes the law will never be needed

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Feb 22, 2019

Labour lawmaker quits party in latest jolt to UK politics
A 12th British lawmaker this week has quit one of the country's main political parties, as fallout from Brexit continues to splinter U.K. politics

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Feb 22, 2019

Sporadic clashes with remaining IS militants in Syria
Spokesman: Sporadic clashes underway with remaining Islamic State militants in their last holdout in Syria

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Feb 22, 2019

German business confidence drops for 6th straight month
A closely watched survey shows that business confidence in Germany has fallen for the sixth consecutive month as worries mount about the outlook for Europe's biggest economy

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Feb 22, 2019

Rights group urges Libyan forces to lift siege on civilians
Human Rights Watch urges Libyan strongman's self-styled army to lift siege of civilians trapped in eastern city

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Feb 22, 2019

Doggy massages and canine quiche: A reporter unleashed among Japan's pampered pooches
Walking the dog, Japan-style: A stop at a canine spa, a snack at a doggy cafe and maybe a new outfit.

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Feb 22, 2019

Filipino rebel commanders become officials under peace deal
Some of the fiercest Muslim rebel commanders in the southern Philippines are in Manila to be sworn in as administrators of a new Muslim autonomy region in a delicate milestone to settle one of Asia's longest-raging rebellions

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Feb 22, 2019

Why Trump is going back on his promise to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria
Initially, all U.S. forces were expected to have left the country by the end of April. So, what has changed?

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Feb 22, 2019

Why Trump is suddenly going back on his promise to withdraw all U.S. troops from Syria, explained in one map
ISIS, a possible safe zone and Iran are likely all part of the puzzle.

Washington Post World News
Feb 22, 2019

Why Trump is suddenly going back on his promise to withdraw all US troops from Syria, explained in one map
ISIS, a possible safe zone and Iran are likely all part of the puzzle.

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Feb 22, 2019

Global shares mixed as investors watch trade talks
Global shares are mixed after a slide on Wall Street as investors nervously eye U.S.-China trade talks in Washington

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Feb 22, 2019

India top court orders an end to assaults against Kashmiris
India's top court has ordered state authorities to stop threats, assaults and social boycotts of thousands of Kashmiri students and others following last week's suicide attack on military convoy

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Feb 22, 2019

French bishops agree to compensation for sex abuse victims
France's bishops agree ‘in principle' to award financial compensation to victims sexual abuse by priests

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Feb 22, 2019

Closing nuclear facility on table as US-NKorea summit nears
The future of a key North Korean nuclear facility is on the table as leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump prepare to meet in Vietnam next week

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Feb 22, 2019

Muslim rebel commanders transform into Philippine officials
Some of the fiercest Muslim rebel commanders in the southern Philippines are in Manila to be sworn in as administrators of a new Muslim autonomy region in a delicate milestone to settle one of Asia's longest-raging rebellions

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Feb 22, 2019

Saudi crown prince meets Chinese official on Beijing visit
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has met with a Chinese vice premier in a bid to strengthen relations in the face of criticism from the West over the kingdom's human rights record and its war in Yemen

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Feb 22, 2019

Australia says coal holdups at China ports are not a ban
Australia's trade minister says delays in handling of coal shipments at Chinese port not a ban

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