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 2018-04-20 08:42 

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Sudanese president fires foreign minister after pay remark...

Sudan's official news agency says President Omar al-Bashir has fired his foreign minister a day after he spoke in parliament and complained how diplomats have received no salaries for the past seven months....

 2018-04-20 08:42 

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ZTE protests US penalty, says it is seeking solution...

ZTE Corp., one of China's biggest tech companies, warned Friday that a ban on access to U.S. technology threatens the company's survival and said it is looking for a legal solution....

 2018-04-20 08:25 

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South Africa's leader cuts short UK visit after protests...

South Africa's president has cut short a visit to Britain to return home and deal with violent protests in a provincial capital....

 2018-04-20 08:09 

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Tiny African kingdom of Swaziland changes its name...

Breathe easy, Switzerland: The tiny African kingdom of Swaziland is changing its name....

 2018-04-20 07:48 

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Koreas set up hotline between leaders ahead of summit...

North and South Korea have installed a telephone hotline between their leaders as they prepare for a rare summit next week aimed at resolving the nuclear standoff with Pyongyang....

 2018-04-20 07:44 

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North and South Korea have set up a hotline between their leaders ahead of their summit next Friday...

North and South Korea have set up a hotline between their leaders ahead of their summit next Friday....

 2018-04-20 07:43 

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Basque militant group ETA: 'We really are sorry'...

Basque militant group ETA says it is sorry for the pain that its armed campaign for Basque independence has caused, and vows not to return to violence....

 2018-04-20 07:41 

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Police evacuate occupied Paris university site...

French police have evacuated a Paris university site occupied for a month by students protesting against admission reforms....

 2018-04-20 07:35 

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Romania: leaders row about relocating embassy to Jerusalem...

The leader of Romania's ruling party says the country plans to move its embassy in Israel to the disputed city of Jerusalem, but the president says the decision is premature....

 2018-04-20 07:18 

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Large area of Berlin center evacuated for WWII bomb disposal...

Berlin police are evacuating thousands from a central area of the German capital and shutting down the main train station in preparation for the removal of an unexploded World War II bomb found during recent construction work....

 2018-04-20 06:50 

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Volcano in southern Japan erupts for 1st time in 250 years...

A volcano in southern Japan has erupted for the first time in 250 years, and authorities set up a no-go zone around the mountain....

 2018-04-20 06:35 

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Mahathir's wife urges Malaysia's women to be 'queenmakers'...

The wife of former Malaysian leader Mahathir Mohamad is urging women to support the opposition coalition in next month's general election for a better future....

 2018-04-20 06:25 

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Dozens suffer minor injuries in Salzburg train accident...

Police say dozens of people suffered minor injuries in a train accident in the Austrian city of Salzburg....

 2018-04-20 05:54 

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Newlywed couple among 7 killed in Pakistan highway accident...

Pakistani police say a road accident on a highway in the south has killed seven members of a family, including a newlywed couple....

 2018-04-20 05:47 

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Asian shares fall back on trade worries, tech outlook...

Asian shares fell back Friday after a major supplier to Apple forecast continued weak demand for mobile devices. A warning by the head of the IMF over the potential for trade tensions to harm global growth also weighed on sentiment....

 2018-04-20 05:19 

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Indonesia's Aceh canes couples for public shows of affection...

Indonesia's deeply conservative Aceh province has publicly caned unmarried couples for showing affection in public and two women for prostitution....

 2018-04-20 05:19 

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State basketball head banned over conduct at daughter's game...

The head of a state basketball association in Australia has been banned from attending games for eight weeks after confronting a referee supervisor at his daughter's under-12 game....

 2018-04-20 04:34 

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Asian shares fall back on trade worries, tech outlook...

Shares are lower in Asia after a major supplier to Apple forecast continued weak demand for mobile devices. A warning by the head of the IMF over the potential for trade tensions to harm global growth also weighed on sentiment....

 2018-04-20 04:28 

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Argentine women see legal abortion closer than ever...

Pushed by a wave of demonstrations by women's groups, the homeland of Pope Francis seems closer than ever to legalizing abortion....

 2018-04-20 04:01 

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Ahead of summits, North Korea's ruling party calls meeting...

North Korea's ruling party is scheduled to convene a meeting of its full Central Committee to discuss what state media are calling a "new stage" of policies....

 2018-04-20 03:39 

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Plane skids off runway, shutting down Nepal's airport...

Nepal's only international airport has been closed after a passenger plane attempting to take off skidded off the runway....

 2018-04-20 03:36 

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As doors close in the US, China's Huawei shifts to Europe...

As trade disputes simmer, Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei, the No. 3 smartphone brand, is shifting its growth efforts toward Europe and Asia in the face of mounting obstacles in the U.S. market....

 2018-04-20 02:57 

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Prosecutors again accuse Guatemala president of corruption...

Guatemalan prosecutors and a United Nations' anti-corruption commission again accused President Jimmy Morales of corruption Thursday related to alleged illegal campaign financing while he was secretary general of his party....

 2018-04-20 02:10 

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Prime minister says Australia will sail in South China Sea...

Australia's prime minister says the Australian navy has a "perfect right" to traverse the South China Sea after a media report that the Chinese navy challenged three Australian warships in the hotly contested waterway....

 2018-04-20 02:07 

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Moon faces tough challenges ahead of summit with Kim...

The meeting next week between the leaders of the rival Koreas will be the ultimate test of South Korean President Moon Jae-in's belief that his nation should lead international efforts to deal with North Korea....

 2018-04-20 01:59 

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Water scooter gunmen fire at beach vendor in Mexico's Cancun...

Mexican authorities say gunmen on water scooters shot at a roving vendor on a beach in Cancun's glittering hotel zone, but nobody was wounded....

 2018-04-20 01:45 

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More protests in Nicaragua, 5 TV channels ordered off air...

More protests have broken out in Nicaragua over a planned social security reform, and the government has ordered off the air five independent TV channels that have been covering the unrest....

 2018-04-20 01:25 

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UK envoy: Russia and Syria must let inspectors visit Douma...

Britain's U.N. ambassador says the Russians and Syrians must uphold their promises to let chemical weapons inspectors visit the site of a suspected poison gas attack in the Damascus suburb of Douma — and "it should happen expeditiously."...

 2018-04-20 00:39 

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Seoul: N. Korean leader removes major nuclear sticking point...

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Thursday that his rival, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, isn't asking for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from the Korean Peninsula as a precondition for abandoning his nuclear weapons. If true, this would seem t...

 2018-04-19 22:47 

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South Korean president says North isn't insisting on American troop withdrawal...

Skeptics doubt that Kim Jong Un would so easily give up on one of his key demands...

 2018-04-19 22:04 

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Tiny African kingdom of Swaziland changes its name...

Breathe easy, Switzerland: The tiny African kingdom of Swaziland is changing its name....

 2018-04-19 21:30 

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Merkel, Macron plot reform path for E.U....

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron met for talks on the future of the European Union April 19 in Berlin....

 2018-04-19 21:16 

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'Exotic' baby animal boom at Symbio Wildlife Park...

The Symbio Wildlife Park in Helensburgh, New South Wales said April 19 meerkat pups and marmoset twins had ventured into exhibits, and the red panda babies had started eating from their bowls instead of being syringe-fed....

 2018-04-19 20:56 

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Armenian protesters to renew efforts to stop capital traffic...

The leader of large protests that have roiled the capital of Armenia for a week is calling on supporters to renew efforts to paralyze traffic....

 2018-04-19 20:52 

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Brazil's first black justice considers presidential run...

Brazil's first black supreme court justice says he is considering a run for president in October....

 2018-04-19 20:40 

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Cuba parliament elects Diaz-Canel to replace Castro as president...

Cuba lawmakers announced April 19 they had elected the sole candidate, Miguel Diaz-Canel, to replace Raul Castro as president, marking a new era for the island....

 2018-04-19 20:22 

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'Can you speak for Alfie' father of terminally-ill toddler asks Pope...

In Rome, Tom Evans, father of terminally-ill British toddler Alfie, asked Pope Francis April 18 if he could speak for his son. The family lost an appeal to continue treating Alfie at a hospital in Liverpool....

 2018-04-19 19:29 

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A look at Miguel Diaz-Canel, the new president of Cuba...

A look at Miguel Diaz-Canel, the new president of Cuba:...

 2018-04-19 18:58 

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Mexico finds 191 migrants packed into a bus, truck...

Mexican immigration agents have found a total of 191 mostly Central American migrants jammed into a truck and a bus....

 2018-04-19 18:54 

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Younger party official faces test as Cuba's next president...

Raul Castro travels in motorcades of gleaming imported sedans. Rings of grim-faced bodyguards protect him, pistols under crisp guayabera shirts. The 86-year-old outgoing president of Cuba arrives at official events moments before they begin, and the audie...

 2018-04-19 18:36 

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Queen Elizabeth backs Prince Charles to take on Commonwealth role...

Britain's Queen Elizabeth said April 19 she hoped her son Prince Charles would lead the Commonwealth. Some argued the role should rotate around member states....

 2018-04-19 18:35 

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Castros' successor, Miguel Diaz-Canel, takes over in Cuba, pledges 'continuity'...

Formally named Cuba's head of state, Diaz-Canel spoke of cautious change, but always in the context of Cuban socialism....

 2018-04-19 18:26 

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Prosecutors again accuse Guatemala president of corruption...

Guatemalan prosecutors are again accusing President Jimmy Morales of corruption related to alleged illegal campaign financing while he was secretary general of his party....

 2018-04-19 18:09 

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India hopes to host 3 sports events, including 2032 Olympics...

The Indian Olympic Association says it will bid for three major sporting events — the 2026 Youth Olympics, the 2030 Asian Games and the 2032 Summer Olympics....

 2018-04-19 18:08 

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Russia, NATO military chiefs meet in Azerbaijan...

Russia's top military officer has met with his NATO counterpart, the first such encounter since relations between Moscow and the alliance have sunk to post-Cold War lows over the Ukrainian crisis....

 2018-04-19 17:32 

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Police: 2 die in light airplane crash in Northern Ireland...

Police say two people have died in the crash of a light airplane in Northern Ireland....

 2018-04-19 17:24 

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US Officials: 16 nations agree to track Venezuela corruption...

Two senior U.S. Treasury officials say finance ministers from several Latin American nations as well as the U.S. and Europe have agreed to work jointly to locate and seize assets arising from corruption by Venezuelan government insiders....

 2018-04-19 17:15 

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Trump escalates feud with California governor, refuses to pay for National Guard deployment...

The president lashed out on Twitter again hours after Gov. Jerry Brown said he had reached a deal with federal officials to send personnel to the Mexico border....

 2018-04-19 16:53 

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Pentagon: No civilian casualties in Syria strikes...

The Pentagon says there have been no reports of civilian casualties from last week's missile strikes by the United States, France and Britain....

 2018-04-19 16:50 

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Israel at 70: Satisfaction and grim disquiet share the stage...

Is Israel a success as it turns 70? As Israelis commemorate the milestone this week, satisfaction and a grim disquiet share the stage....

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