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Demonstrators sit on the stairs of the concert hall below a European and French flag during the demonstration 'Pulse of Europe' at the Gendarmenmarkt square in Berlin, Germany, Sunday, April 23, 2017. For weeks, people have gathered in several European cities to demonstrate for European unity. (Joerg Carstensen/dpa via AP)
The Latest: Turnout is high for French presidential voteVoter turnout in France's close presidential election is above 69 percent in late afternoon, almost as high as the last presidential vote
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Sicily prosecutor probes possible NGOs-smuggler 'contacts'A prosecutor in Sicily says an investigation has found evidence of contacts between some NGO boats rescuing migrants off Libya and human smugglers
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Gallmann is known for her bestselling book "I Dreamed of Africa."
Author and conservationist Kuki Gallmann shot in KenyaNovelist and conservationist Kuki Gallmann shot in Kenya as suspicion falls on herders
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OSCE monitor killed in Ukraine when mine blows up vehicleA member of the OSCE's monitoring mission in eastern Ukraine has died and two others were injured after their vehicle was blown up by a mine in the Luhansk region
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French centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron, center, smiles during in a fuel stop on the freeway as he drives back to Paris after voting in the first round of the French presidential election, in le Touquet, northern France, Sunday April 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
French vote for president in litmus test for Europe's futureFrench voters are choosing between 11 presidential candidates in the most unpredictable contest in generations
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Corpses being sent home for burial after Taliban attackDozens of corpses are being sent to different provinces around the country for burial two days after a Taliban attack on a northern Afghanistan army base left at least 100 soldiers and others dead or wounded
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U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis, second from right, greets an airman as he boards a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster for a day trip to a U.S. military base in Djibouti from Doha, Qatar, Sunday, April 23, 2017. (Jonathan Ernst/Pool Photo via AP)
Pentagon chief visits African nation home to key US baseU.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has arrived in Djibouti to bolster ties with the tiny and impoverished African country that's home to an important base for U.S. counterterrorism forces, including drones
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Visitors listen to a guide during a tour the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem, Sunday, April 23, 2017. Israel is marking the annual Holocaust Remembrance Day beginning at sunset Sunday. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
Report: Anti-Semitism rises, but violence against Jews fallsA report released by Israeli researchers says violent attacks on Jews dropped for a second straight year in 2016, while other forms of anti-Semitism are on the rise worldwide, particularly on U.S. campuses
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People enter the Sachsenhausen Nazi death camp through the gate with the inscription 'Arbeit macht frei' (work sets you free) for commemorations of the 72nd anniversary of the liberation of the camp  in Oranienburg, about 35 kilometer north of Berlin Sunday, April 23, 2017.  (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
Ceremonies mark liberation of 2 Nazi camps 72 years agoHolocaust survivors and officials have gathered at the memorial sites of the former concentration camps Bergen-Belsen in northern Germany and Sachsenhausen north of Berlin to commemorate the liberation of the camps 72 years ago
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Roadside bomb in Somalia kills 8 soldiers, police sayRoadside bomb in Somalia kills 8 soldiers, police say; al-Shabab claims responsibility
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Saudi king names son as US envoy as ties boosted with TrumpSaudi Arabia's King Salman has named one of his sons, an air force pilot who has taken part in coalition strikes against the Islamic State group, as the kingdom's new ambassador to the U.S.
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A supporter of conservative presidential candidate Francois Fillon glues a campaign poster in Bayonne, southwestern France, Wednesday, April 19, 2017. The two-round presidential election is set for April 23 and May 7. (AP Photo/Bob Edme)
11 candidates vie for French presidency in high-stakes raceFrom far left to far right, young to old, 11 candidates are vying for France's presidency in an election that is being watched as an indicator of populism's global appeal
The Associated Press6 hours ago
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