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{FD} Afghan official: Suicide bombing at Kabul mosque kills 30

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An Afghan official at the Interior Ministry says suicide bombing at a Shiite mosque in western Kabul has killed at least 30 people and wounded 45. Continue reading

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{FD} 140 arrested in Malawi after mob attacks on ‘vampires’

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Police in Malawi say they have made 140 arrests after deadly mob attacks on people suspected to be “vampires.” Continue reading

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{FD} Merkel seeks EU’s patience as Germany forms new government

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel is asking her European Union partners for patience in discussing the bloc’s future as she embarks on efforts to form a new government. Continue reading

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{FD} Romanian prosecutors want prison sentence for ex-politician

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Prosecutors have called for a prison sentence and a 700,000-euro ($826,000) fine for a former top Romanian politician on trial for influence peddling. Continue reading

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{FD} 5 villagers die in clash with police at Myanmar jade mine

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Police in northern Myanmar opened fire on hundreds of villagers who tried to enter a jade mine area, killing at least five and injuring 20 others, state media said. Continue reading

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{FD} France’s Macron: Trump pushes EU closer together

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French President Emmanuel Macron says the uncertainty about U.S. President Donald Trump’s foreign policies has made European countries closer. Continue reading

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{FD} Shell Nigeria lifts force majeure on Bonny Light exports

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Royal Dutch Shell’s Nigeria subsidiary says it has lifted the force majeure imposed on Bonny Light crude oil exports a month ago. Continue reading

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{FD} Report: Police informant may have incited Berlin attacker

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German media report that the Tunisian man who carried out a deadly truck attack in Berlin last year may have been incited by a police informant. Continue reading

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{FD} Russia hands over fighter jets to Serbia

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Russia has formally handed over six MiG-29 fighter jets to Serbia, part of an arms delivery that could worsen tensions in the war-weary Balkans. Continue reading

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{FD} Czechs begin voting in parliamentary election

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Citizens of the Czech Republic are voting in a parliamentary election that could install another euroskeptic government in Central Europe. Continue reading

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{FD} Europe’s easy money taps to be tightened _ very slightly

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The economy of the 19 countries that use the euro currency is growing ever stronger, and it’s time for the European Central Bank to start telling the public how it will phase out its extraordinary stimulus measures. Continue reading

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{FD} Power to the people: 2 Italy regions to hold autonomy votes

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It is greater autonomy __ not independence __ that two of Italy’s wealthiest regions are seeking in a pair of referendums Sunday, yet Catalonia’s secessionist ambitions in nearby Spain loom large over the debate. Continue reading

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{FD} Cleric bans poses by Cyprus churches over racy wedding photo

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A senior cleric from Cyprus’ Orthodox Christian church has banned couples who marry in civil ceremonies to take wedding photos outside churches and chapels in a part of the island that is popular with holidaymakers. Continue reading

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{FD} Wild boars rampage through German town, injure at least 4

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Police say a pair of wild boars have gone on the rampage and injured at least four people in the northern German town of Heide. Continue reading

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{FD} EU weighs cutting pre-membership funds to troubling Turkey

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The European Union is studying whether and how to cut pre-membership funds to Turkey over alleged human rights abuses and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s hostile rhetoric about Europe. Continue reading

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{FD} In rare gesture, pope prays for Malta after journalist slain

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Pope Francis has sent a letter of condolences to Malta following the car bomb slaying of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia. Continue reading

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{FD} Romanian border police take 28 migrants into custody

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Romanian border police have taken into custody 28 migrants who are suspected of trying to cross into Hungary illegally. Continue reading

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{FD} Kurz tasked with forming new Austrian government

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Austria’s president has formally tasked conservative leader Sebastian Kurz with forming a new government after his party finished first in last weekend’s election. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: Thousands gather at Somalia attack site to pray

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The Latest on Somalia’s deadliest attack (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Thousands of anguished Somalis have gathered to pray at the site of the country’s deadliest attack and to mourn the hundreds of victims. Continue reading

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{FD} Father, 3 children die in Italy fire that may have been set

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Italian news reports say a Moroccan father and three of his four children have died in an apartment fire in the northern lakeside city of Como. Continue reading

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{FD} Uganda expels North Korea military experts over UN sanctions

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A Ugandan official says North Korean military experts and representatives of North Korean companies have been forced to leave the country, in a bid to comply with United Nations sanctions over Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons program. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: Federal troops take disputed town from Kurds

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The Latest on developments in Iraq. Continue reading

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{FD} Uganda police hold opposition leader over attempted murder

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Ugandan police have detained the country’s most prominent opposition leader over allegations of attempted murder. Continue reading

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{FD} Poland: Man sets self on fire, has note blaming ruling party

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Warsaw police are questioning witnesses and reviewing street surveillance videos after a man set himself on fire in the city’s center. Continue reading

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{FD} German prosecutors charge former Majdanek death camp guard

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German prosecutors say they have charged a former guard at the Majdanek concentration camp in Poland with being an accessory to murder for allegedly working there during a period when at least 17,000 Jews were killed. Continue reading

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{FD} Kenya’s police say 4 killed in opposition demonstrations

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Kenya’s national police say four people have been killed in recent opposition demonstrations as the fresh presidential election approaches next week. Continue reading

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{FD} NATO, Russia envoys to hold rare joint meeting in Brussels

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NATO says its ambassadors will hold talks with Russia’s envoy next week in a rare meeting of the NATO-Russia Council. Continue reading

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{FD} Norway government gets 1st woman foreign minister

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Norway’s prime minister has presented three new government ministers in a minor reshuffle of her two-party coalition following a general election last month. Continue reading

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{FD} Russia’s Lavrov warns one-sided changes could sink Iran deal

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Russia’s foreign minister says the landmark Iran nuclear deal can be amended only as long as his country and other signatories agree to proposed changes. Continue reading

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{FD} Iraqi and Kurdish forces exchange fire at border amid increased tension

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Iraqi and Kurdish forces are exchanging fire at the border between federal and Kurdish lands on Friday, days after Kurds withdrew from disputed territories across northern Iraq. Continue reading

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{FD} Iraqi and Kurdish forces exchange fire at border

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Iraqi and Kurdish forces are exchanging fire at the border between federal and Kurdish lands, days after Kurds withdrew from disputed territories across northern Iraq. Continue reading

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{FD} Lebanon’s parliament passes first budget since 2005

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Lebanon’s parliament has approved the country’s first budget in 12 years after government failed to do so amid past political crises. Continue reading

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{FD} Daimler profits fall 16 percent on diesel recall costs

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German automaker Daimler says net profit fell 16 percent in the third quarter as a voluntary recall to improve diesel emissions hurt earnings at its Mercedes-Benz luxury car brand. Continue reading

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{FD} US drone strike targets al-Shabab after Somalia attack

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The U.S. military says it carried out a drone strike this week against al-Shabab in Somalia, shortly after the extremist group was blamed for the country’s deadliest attack. Continue reading

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{FD} Egypt releases Egyptian-Irish after 4 years detention

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Egyptian authorities have released an Irish-Egyptian man who was detained for four years on charges related to a Muslim Brotherhood protest in Cairo in 2013. Continue reading

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{FD} Butter shortage in France as global demand grows

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Blame the croissant. Continue reading

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{FD} Hurricanes, earthquakes estimated to cost industry $95B

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Swiss Re, one of the world’s biggest reinsurers, estimates that Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, plus two recent earthquakes in Mexico will cost the industry about $95 billion. Continue reading

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{FD} Syrian refugee detained in Greece on terror charge

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Police in northern Greece say a 32-year-old Syrian refugee has been arrested on terrorism-related charges following a review of his asylum application. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: Russia says US travel warning proves its point

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The Latest on developments in Syria (all times local): 11:15 a.m. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: Ireland PM praises May, wants more Brexit detail

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The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 10 a.m. Continue reading

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{FD} Pro-independence Catalans make cash withdrawals in protest

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Bank customers in Catalonia are withdrawing money from financial institutions that have moved their official headquarters to other locations in Spain amid a political crisis over the region’s independence bid. Continue reading

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{FD} US-backed Syrian force expected to declare victory in Raqqa

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A U.S.-backed Syrian force is expected to declare victory in the northern city of Raqqa days after it said it cleared it from members of the Islamic State group. Continue reading

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{FD} Please clap: Smartphone game lets Chinese ‘applaud’ President Xi

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A Chinese tech giant released a new game this week letting people “applaud” President Xi Jinping in the wake of a twice-a-decade Communist Party national congress. Continue reading

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{FD} $50,000 payments help grieving Gaza families end blood feuds

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As the rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas move to reconcile, families of loved ones killed in Gaza’s civil war a decade ago are also learning to get along. Continue reading

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{FD} Searchers in Mexico find, but release, vaquita porpoise calf

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Researchers trying to catch and enclose the last survivors of the vaquita porpoise species captured a calf but released it because it was too young to survive without its mother. Continue reading

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{FD} Building collapse kills 8 in southern India

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Police say a building housing a state-run bus operator has collapsed in southern India, killing eight bus drivers and staff. Continue reading

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{FD} Pakistani court indicts ex-PM Sharif in 3rd corruption case

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A Pakistani court has indicted former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in a third case of corruption after an official probe concluded he concealed assets abroad. Continue reading

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{FD} Drone video shows devastation in Raqqa, Syria

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Drone footage from the northern Syrian city of Raqqa shows the extent of devastation caused by weeks of fighting between Kurdish-led forces and the Islamic State group. Continue reading

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{FD} New Zealand to hold marijuana vote under new leader Ardern

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New Zealand is poised to slash immigration, rethink trade deals and vote on legalizing marijuana under a new government that takes office next week. Continue reading

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{FD} Putin says trusting the West was biggest mistake, report says

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Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday reportedly said that the worst mistake he’s made in the last 15 years was trusting in the West. Continue reading

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