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 2021-09-17 06:47 

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Hungary: Statue honoring mysterious Bitcoin founder unveiled...

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — An imposing bronze statue was unveiled in Hungary's capital on Thursday which its creators say is......

 2021-09-17 06:12 

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Asian shares mixed as investors mull US data...

Asian shares were mixed on Friday after a hodge-podge of economic data led Wall Street to close mostly lower. Benchmarks......

 2021-09-17 05:52 

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The Latest: Pakistan, Iran leaders meet on Afghanistan...

The Latest on Afghanistan: ISLAMABAD — Pakistan's prime minister has met with Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi on Afghanistan. The Foreign......

 2021-09-17 04:57 

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House Republican who voted to impeach Trump won't run again...

One of the 10 House Republicans who voted to impeach former President Donald Trump for his role in inciting the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol announced Thursday night he will not seek reelection in Ohio next year....

 2021-09-17 04:28 

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EXPLAINER: Kim's launches show push to boost nuke arsenal...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea's recent sword-rattling after months of relative quiet makes clear that leader Kim Jong......

 2021-09-17 03:05 

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House Republican who voted to impeach Trump won't run again...

One of the 10 House Republicans who voted to impeach former President Donald Trump for his role in inciting the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol announced Thursday night he will not seek reelection in Ohio next year....

 2021-09-16 21:41 

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Lawyer charged in probe of Trump-Russia investigation...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The prosecutor tasked with examining the U.S. government's investigation into Russian election interference charged a prominent cybersecurity......

 2021-09-16 19:33 

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Motorcade for service member killed in Afghanistan heading through Northern Va....

A police motorcade and helicopters is escorting a hearse carrying one of the 13 service members killed outside the Kabul airport during the Afghanistan withdrawal as it passes through Northern Virginia....

 2021-09-16 18:21 

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Dutch foreign minister quits over Afghanistan evacuations...

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch foreign minister, Sigrid Kaag, resigned Thursday after the lower house of parliament passed......

 2021-09-16 11:52 

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France calls killing of Islamic State leader big victory...

PARIS (AP) — The leader of the Islamic State in the Greater Sahara died of wounds from a drone strike......

 2021-09-16 10:41 

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AP Week in Pictures: Middle East...

This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by Associated Press photographers in the Middle......

 2021-09-16 09:58 

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Russia votes in parliament election without main opposition...

MOSCOW (AP) — After a few weeks of desultory campaigning but months of relentless official moves to shut down significant......

 2021-09-16 06:16 

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With eye on Iran, Israeli navy steps up Red Sea presence...

ATLIT, Israel (AP) — Israel's navy has stepped up its activities in the Red Sea "exponentially" in the face of......

 2021-09-16 06:04 

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With foreign funds frozen, Afghan aid groups stuck in limbo...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A month after the fall of Kabul, the world is still wrestling with how......

 2021-09-16 05:43 

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The Latest: China hosts virtual meeting on Afghanistan...

BEIJING — China says it will host a virtual meeting of Central and South Asian state leaders to discuss the......

 2021-09-16 00:23 

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France says head of Islamic State in Sahara has been killed...

France's president announced the death of Islamic State in the Greater Sahara's leader late Wednesday, calling Adnan Abu al-Walid al-Sahrawi's killing "a major success" for the French military after more than eight years fighting extre...

 2021-09-16 00:11 

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The Hunt: Is Homeland Security prepared to deal with latest threats facing the nation?...

On this episode of "The Hunt with WTOP National Security Correspondent J.J. Green," former DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson says the agency is "outdated."...

 2021-09-15 18:55 

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Friction among Taliban pragmatists, hard-liners intensifies...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Friction between pragmatists and ideologues in the Taliban leadership has intensified since the group formed a......

 2021-09-15 17:28 

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Afghan charity workers find safety in North Macedonia...

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — A group of 44 evacuees from Afghanistan arrived in North Macedonia Wednesday to receive temporary......

 2021-09-15 17:20 

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Afghan killed by drone praised by co-workers in US aid group...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan man who was killed in a U.S. drone strike last month was an enthusiastic......

 2021-09-15 17:04 

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Biles: FBI turned 'blind eye' to reports of gymnasts' abuse...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles told Congress through tears Wednesday that the FBI and gymnastics officials turned......

 2021-09-15 14:18 

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WADA warns Russia not to interfere in anti-doping work...

ISTANBUL (AP) — The World Anti-Doping Agency warned Russia not to interfere in drug-testing in the country and asked Wednesday......

 2021-09-15 12:55 

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The Latest: China urges that Afghan funds abroad be unfrozen...

BEIJING — China says it is maintaining contact between its embassy in Afghanistan and the Taliban and is calling for......

 2021-09-15 06:29 

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Hong Kong activists jailed over Tiananmen crackdown vigil...

Nine Hong Kong activists and ex-lawmakers on Wednesday were handed jail sentences of up to 10 months over their roles in last year's banned Tiananmen Square candlelight vigil, the latest blow in an ongoing crackdown on dissent in the city....

 2021-09-15 05:23 

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AP Interview: UN refugee chief says Afghan stability needed...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The international community and the Taliban will need to find a way to deal with each......

 2021-09-15 03:50 

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Seoul: North Korea fires projectile toward eastern sea...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says North Korea has fired an unidentified projectile off its east coast. South......

 2021-09-15 03:44 

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South Korea says North Korea has fired an unidentified projectile off its east coast...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says North Korea has fired an unidentified projectile off its east coast....

 2021-09-15 01:18 

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Democrats revise elections bill but face Senate headwinds...

Senate Democrats unveiled a pared back elections bill Tuesday in hopes of kickstarting their stalled push to counteract new laws in Republican states that could make it more difficult to cast a ballot....

 2021-09-15 01:04 

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Top S. Korean, Chinese diplomats meet amid N. Korea tensions...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The foreign ministers of South Korea and China met Wednesday for talks expected to focus......

 2021-09-15 00:49 

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Former professor charged with sending equipment to Iran...

MIAMI (AP) — A former University of Miami professor, his wife and his sister are facing federal charges related to......

 2021-09-14 17:12 

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Blinken faces new round of hard Afghan questions in Congress...

Secretary of State Antony Blinken is facing a second day of tough congressional questions about the Biden administration's much-criticized withdrawal from Afghanistan....

 2021-09-14 16:29 

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Democrats revise elections bill but face Senate headwinds...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats unveiled a pared back elections bill Tuesday in hopes of kickstarting their stalled push to......

 2021-09-14 06:37 

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Russia opposition stifled but unbowed as Duma election nears...

MOSCOW (AP) — In the months before this week's parliamentary election in Russia, authorities unleashed an unprecedented crackdown on the......

 2021-09-13 19:33 

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Blinken defends Biden's handling of Afghanistan withdrawal...

Secretary of State Antony Blinken is preparing to face tough congressional questioning this week over the Biden administration's handling of the military withdrawal from Afghanistan....

 2021-09-13 15:30 

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Putin hails Medvedev's win over Djokovic in US Open final...

MOSCOW (AP) — Daniil Medvedev received congratulations from the Kremlin on Monday after ending Russia's 16-year wait for a men's......

 2021-09-13 13:46 

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Stocks open higher on Wall Street; tech, energy lead gains...

Stocks are opening broadly higher on Wall Street Monday as the market regains a more solid footing following its biggest......

 2021-09-13 09:46 

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UN seeks $606 million for Afghanistan after Taliban takeover...

GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations is hosting a high-level donors conference on Monday to drum up emergency funds for......

 2021-09-13 09:01 

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UN seeks $606 million for Afghanistan after Taliban takeover...

GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations is hosting a high-level donors conference on Monday to drum up emergency funds for......

 2021-09-13 03:28 

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Asian shares trend lower after Wall St ends with weekly loss...

Shares slipped Monday in most Asian markets after Wall Street benchmarks ended last week with a decline. Stocks fell in......

 2021-09-12 18:35 

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Taliban: Women can study in gender-segregated universities...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Women in Afghanistan can continue to study in universities, including at post-graduate levels, but classrooms will......

 2021-09-12 16:45 

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Kabul flag shop that started in Soviet era retools yet again...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A small flag shop, tucked away in the courtyard of a Kabul market, has documented Afghanistan's......

 2021-09-12 08:00 

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Taliban: Women can study in gender-segregated universities...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Women in Afghanistan can continue to study in universities, including at post-graduate levels, but classrooms will......

 2021-09-12 07:35 

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Taliban set higher education policy, say women can study in universities, in gender-segregated classrooms...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban set higher education policy, say women can study in universities, in gender-segregated classrooms....

 2021-09-11 15:30 

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EXCERPT: An Afghan reporter recalls 9/11's aftermath there...

The following account from Amir Shah, the now-retired Afghanistan correspondent for The Associated Press, is excerpted from the book "September......

 2021-09-11 14:05 

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Iran says UN atomic agency head arriving in Tehran for talks...

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran says that the head of the International Atomic Energy Organization is arriving in the country......

 2021-09-11 09:30 

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The Latest: Brother of former Afghan VP shot dead by Taliban...

KABUL, Afghanistan — The Taliban shot dead the brother of Amrullah Saleh, the former vice president of Afghanistan, and his......

 2021-09-10 22:38 

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Russia complains of 'election interference' to US ambassador...

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian Foreign Ministry on Friday summoned U.S. Ambassador John Sullivan, to complain about alleged interference by......

 2021-09-10 18:27 

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ANLISIS | Estelarizar una pelcula de Marvel no salva a este actor canadiense del escrutinio de China...

Hong Kong (CNN) — Simu Liu, protagonista de la nueva superproduccin de Marvel "Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten......

 2021-09-10 08:29 

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Russia says construction of Nord Stream 2 completed...

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's state-controlled gas giant said Friday it has completed the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas......

 2021-09-10 08:15 

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The Latest: Spanish visit to Pakistan seeks to help evacuate...

MADRID — Spain's foreign minister is in Islamabad for talks with Pakistani officials aimed at easing the transit of Afghan......

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