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Militant group: Pakistan using prisoner for propagandaThe Taliban in Pakistan has accused the country's premier intelligence service of using a notorious captured militant leader to give the impression the group is being funded by foreign spy agencies to orchestrate attacks, a militant spokesman says
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FILE - In this Monday May 30, 2016 file photo, Chad's former dictator Hissene Habre raises his hand during court proceedings in Dakar, Senegal. An appeals court in Senegal has upheld the life sentence for former Chad dictator Hissene Habre on war crimes charges. The court also ruled Thursday April 27, 2017 on an appeal by the more than 4,000 victims that a trust fund be set up to manage reparations awarded to them. Habre has been ordered to pay millions of dollars in compensation. (AP Photo/Carley Petesch, File)
Senegal court upholds life sentence for Chad ex-leader HabreAn appeals court in Senegal has upheld the life sentence of former Chad dictator Hissene Habre on war crimes charges
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A masked opponent of President Nicolas Maduro stands at a barricade set up by protesters as security forces block protesters from reaching the national ombudsman office in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, April 26, 2017. Hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans have flooded the streets over the last month to demand an end to Maduro's presidency. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
Venezuelan unrest continues as Maduro decides to quit OASFollowing through on its threat, Venezuela's government has announced it is quitting the Organization of American States, accusing the regional body of meddling in its internal affairs over weeks of political unrest
The Associated Press57 minutes ago
Strike ends at South African Airways after court rulingSouth African Airways says cabin crewmembers whose strike forced some flight cancellations have returned to work after a court order
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Report: 15 Russian soldiers missing after ship collisionTurkish media: 15 Russian soldiers missing after warship collides with freighter off Istanbul
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This frame grab from video provided by the Syrian anti-government activist group Ghouta Media Center, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows flames rising after an explosion near an airport west of Damascus, Syria, Thursday, April 27, 2017. Syria's state media reported Thursday that Israel has attacked a military installation near the Damascus International Airport. SANA says Israel fired several missiles from inside the occupied Golan Heights south of the capital at a military installation near the capital's main airport, triggering several explosions and causing damage. (Ghouta Media Center via AP)
The Latest: Airstrikes kill 19 in rebel-held Syrian provinceSyrian activists say airstrikes across the opposition-held Idlib province have killed at least 19 people, with some targeting ambulances and medical centers
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State's attorney Nadja Niesen talks to media people in Frankfurt, Germany, Thursday, April 27, 2017, after police have arrested a German soldier who had posed as a Syrian refugee on suspicion he was planning an attack, apparently motivated by anti-foreigner sentiment, in a case that German prosecutors said Thursday was "more than strange." (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
German soldier arrested on suspicion of planning attackGerman soldier who posed as Syrian refugee arrested on suspicion of planning attack
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2 police wounded in shooting on French island of ReunionA man suspected of links to radical Islam shot two police officers on the French island of Reunion in an incident under investigation by national counterterrorism prosecutors
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This frame grab from video provided by the Syrian anti-government activist group Ghouta Media Center, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows flames rising after an explosion near an airport west of Damascus, Syria, Thursday, April 27, 2017. Syria's state media reported Thursday that Israel has attacked a military installation near the Damascus International Airport. SANA says Israel fired several missiles from inside the occupied Golan Heights south of the capital at a military installation near the capital's main airport, triggering several explosions and causing damage. (Ghouta Media Center via AP)
Syrian media: Israel attacked installation near DamascusSyria's state news agency is blaming Israel for an early morning attack on a military installation near Damascus International Airport that shook the capital with the force of the blasts
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Director-General of South Bangkok Prosecutor's Office Suthi Kittisupaporn talks to reporters at South Bangkok prosecutor's office in Bangkok, Thailand, Thursday, April 27, 2017. Prosecutors in Bangkok say Red Bull heir Vorayuth Yoovidhya has again asked for a meeting with them to be postponed, so further delaying attempts to lay charges against him in connection with a fatal hit and run accident more than four years ago. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
Thai prosecutors to seek arrest warrant for Red Bull heirAn heir to the Red Bull fortune failed to show up to face charges over an alleged hit-and-run that killed a Thai police officer almost five years ago, as prosecutors declared they would now seek a warrant for his arrest
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In this Friday, April 7, 2017 photo in the Imvepi camp, Alfred Wani and his wife Kassa pose for a formal photo on the plot of land they were allocated by the Ugandan government for their resettlement. The couple does not hold out hope of returning home to South Sudan. “I saw the killing, I saw burning houses, I saw the dead with their throats slashed,” Alfred says. “I cannot go back and see it again.” (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
'I cannot go back': South Sudan refugee clan begins new lifeIt begins with a walk across a wooden bridge, as Alfred Wani, 80, joins the ranks of 800,000 who have fled South Sudan's civil war to be refugees in Uganda
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Far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, left, is greeted by workers outside a whirlpool home appliance factory in Amiens, France, Wednesday April 26, 2017.   While her centrist presidential opponent Macron was meeting with union leaders from the Whirlpool plant in northern France, Le Pen popped up outside the factory itself, amid its workers and declared herself the candidate of France's workers.(AP Photo)
After Whirlpool battle, Le Pen and Macron clash over fishFrench presidential candidates Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron are returning to more traditional campaigning a day after they both turned up at a threatened Whirlpool factory to court workers
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