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Iraqi flight ban on Kurdish airports goes into effect

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 13:00
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — A central government imposed ban on international flights servicing airports in Iraq's Kurdish region went into effect Friday evening at 6:00 p.m. local. 2017-09-29T07:19:00-04:00 2017-09-29T11:19:16-04:00
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Boko Haram leaves 3 million kids out of school in N. Nigeria

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 13:00
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Boko Haram's ongoing insurgency in northern Nigeria has forced the closure of more than 57 percent of schools in Borno state, leaving about 3 million children without an education as the school year begins, the United Nations Children's Fund said Friday. 2017-09-29T06:56:00-04:00 2017-09-29T10:56:08-04:00
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EU moves ahead faster on new future than on Brexit talks

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 13:00
TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Twenty-seven European Union nations, not including Britain, will be coming up with clear options on a more tightly knit future for themselves even before they will allow divorce negotiations with the U.K. to move toward brokering a new relationship. 2017-09-29T06:50:00-04:00 2017-09-29T10:50:40-04:00
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Rhetoric heats up over Catalonia independence vote

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 11:00
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A parade of farmers' tractors rolled into Barcelona on Friday in support for Catalonia's independence vote as Catalan and Spanish authorities issued conflicting statements on whether the disputed referendum would even take place on Sunday. 2017-09-29T05:45:00-04:00 2017-09-29T09:45:46-04:00
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Russia's Navalny, associates detained ahead of rally

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 11:00
MOSCOW (AP) — Police took Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny into custody in Moscow on Friday and detained his associates in a city where he was heading for a rally. 2017-09-29T05:32:00-04:00 2017-09-29T09:32:22-04:00
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The Latest: Hundreds departing Irbil airport ahead of ban

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 09:00
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — The Latest on developments in Iraq (all times local): 2017-09-29T04:12:00-04:00 2017-09-29T08:12:02-04:00
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Hospital official says 5 killed in Afghan suicide bombing

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 09:00
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a mosque in the Afghan capital on Friday, killing five people and wounding 29 others, authorities said, in the latest attack to target the country's minority Shiites. 2017-09-29T04:21:00-04:00 2017-09-29T08:21:35-04:00
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EU moving ahead faster on new future than on Brexit talks

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 09:00
TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — The European Union nations, minus Britain, will be coming up with clear options on a more tightly knit future for themselves even before they will allow divorce negotiations with the UK to move toward brokering a new relationship. 2017-09-29T03:27:00-04:00 2017-09-29T07:27:29-04:00
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Russia's Navalny detained ahead of rally

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 07:00
MOSCOW (AP) — Police on Friday detained Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny ahead of a rally in a major city. 2017-09-29T01:57:00-04:00 2017-09-29T05:57:23-04:00
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The Latest: Official says 4 killed in Afghan suicide bombing

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 07:00
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Afghanistan (all times local): 2017-09-29T02:37:00-04:00 2017-09-29T06:37:36-04:00
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Iraqi ban on flights to Kurdish capital Irbil begins Friday

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 06:00
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — An Iraqi government order that international airlines halt all flights in and out of the cities of Irbil and Sulaimaniyah in Kurdish territory was set to kick in Friday. 2017-09-29T00:59:00-04:00 2017-09-29T04:59:46-04:00
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UN meeting on Myanmar spotlights Security Council divisions

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 06:00
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council's first open meeting on Myanmar in eight years highlighted the body's deep divisions: China and Russia supported the Southeast Asian country's government while the U.S., Britain and France demanded an end to "ethnic cleansing" of its Rohingya Muslim minority. 2017-09-28T22:54:00-04:00 2017-09-29T02:54:51-04:00
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