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Suu Kyi blames world conflicts partly on illegal immigration

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NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi said Monday that the world is facing...

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Egypt: Militants kill at least 235 in attack on Sinai mosque

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EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Militants attacked a crowded mosque during Friday prayers in the Sinai Peninsula, setting off explosives, spraying worshippers with gunfire and killing at least 235 people in the deadliest ever attack by Islamic extremists in Egypt. The attack targeted a mosque frequented by...


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London police find no sign of shooting after Oxford Street panic

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. Panic briefly struck one of London’s busiest shopping areas on Friday after reports of shooting led to the shutdown of Oxford Circus underground station. Police later said no evidence of gunfire could be found. Armed police rushed to London’s emblematic Oxford Street on Black...


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Attack on mosque in Egypt's Sinai kills at least 235

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. CAIRO - Militants set off a blast and gunned down fleeing worshippers at crowded mosque in Egypt’s northern Sinai Peninsula on Friday, killing at least 235 people in what appeared to mark the deadliest single assault on Egyptian civilians by suspected Islamist...


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The Latest: UN condemns deadly mosque attack in Egypt

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — The Latest on mosque attack in Egypt (all times local): 8:55 p.m. The U.N. Security Council and Secretary-General Antonio Guterres have condemned the deadly attack on a mosque in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula in “the strongest terms” and called for the perpetrators to be brought to...


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'We dare not squander the moment:' Zimbabwe's new leader

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HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabweans must set aside “poisoned” politics and work together to rebuild the nation and re-engage the world, new President Emmerson Mnangagwa said Friday, delivering an inclusive message to an exultant crowd that packed a stadium for his inauguration. Mnangagwa, blamed...


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Mnangagwa becomes president of a country hungering for change

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. Emmerson Mnangagwa took the oath of office as Zimbabwe’s president amid a public hunger for a real break from the policies of Robert Mugabe, whose resignation Tuesday after 37 years in power sparked jubilation in the streets of the capital, Harare. Skepticism that he will do so...


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Police flood into London's busiest shopping district amid reports of violence

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. LONDON - Police and other emergency crews poured into the crowded Oxford Street intersection and subway stop in the heart of London Friday, ordering people to take shelter in one of the busiest retail districts in the world. Police say they “responded as if the...


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Merkel to sit down with rival as German coalition edges closer

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. German Chancellor Angela Merkel told her European Union partners it’s business as usual again as she returned to the international stage and the Social Democratic opposition leader opened the door to a governing coalition for the bloc’s biggest economy. Pressure has been...


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The Latest: Oxford Circus subway station reopens after alert

Britain London Incident

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the incident at London’s Oxford Circus station (all times local): 6 p.m. London transit authorities say Oxford Circus station has reopened after a large-scale security alert saw it evacuated amid reports of gunfire. Transport for London says Oxford Circus and nearby Bond...


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Egypt suffers worst attack as 235 killed in assault on mosque

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. Militants armed with guns and explosives stormed on Friday a crowded mosque in Egypt’s restive northern Sinai, killing at least 235 people and wounding 109 others in the deadliest attack in the country in recent memory. The assault targeted people gathered for Friday prayers at...


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