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Sexual abuse is pervasive in Islamic schools in Pakistan

AP World News - 12 hours 42 min ago
KEHRORE PAKKA, Pakistan (AP) — Kausar Parveen struggles through tears as she remembers the blood-soaked pants of her 9-year-old son, raped by a religious cleric. Each time she begins to speak, she stops, swallows hard, wipes her tears and begins again. 2017-11-21T04:09:00-05:00 2017-11-21T09:09:14-05:00
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Turkey has not seen data on fugitive Raqqa fighters, officials say

Reuters World News - 13 hours 2 min ago
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey has not been given crucial data to help identify Islamic State militants who fled their former stronghold in Raqqa last month and may have slipped out of Syria to threaten Turkish or Western targets, Turkish officials said.
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Iraq relocates hundreds of foreign wives and children of suspected Islamic State militants to Baghdad

Reuters World News - 13 hours 5 min ago
ERBIL/BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi authorities have moved hundreds of foreign wives and children of suspected Islamic State militants from a detention center in northern Iraq to Baghdad, citing security concerns and the difficulties of keeping them in a remote location.
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Putin, Trump to discuss North Korea on Tuesday: IFX cites Kremlin aide

Reuters World News - 13 hours 39 min ago
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump will discuss North Korea when they hold a telephone conversation on Tuesday, Interfax news agency cited Kremlin aide Yuri Ushakov as saying.
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Trump administration announces sanctions against North Korea

AP World News - 13 hours 42 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration plans to announce Tuesday new sanctions on North Korea, after declaring it a state sponsor of terrorism in the latest push to isolate the pariah nation. 2017-11-21T02:49:00-05:00 2017-11-21T07:49:31-05:00
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Syria's Assad travels to Russia, meets with Putin

AP World News - 13 hours 42 min ago
MOSCOW (AP) — Syrian President Bashar Assad was asked to come to Russia to get him to agree to potential peace initiatives drafted by Russia, Iran and Turkey as Russia prepares to scale down its military presence in the country's civil war, the Kremlin said Tuesday. 2017-11-21T03:34:00-05:00 2017-11-21T08:34:43-05:00
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Zimbabwe's Parliament opens in effort to impeach Mugabe

AP World News - 13 hours 42 min ago
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe should acknowledge the nation's "insatiable desire" for a leadership change and resign immediately, the recently fired vice president and likely successor to the 93-year-old leader said Tuesday, as impeachment proceedings began against the world's oldest head of state. 2017-11-21T02:56:00-05:00 2017-11-21T07:56:39-05:00
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Nigeria police say at least 50 killed in mosque bombing

AP World News - 13 hours 42 min ago
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — A teenage suicide bomber attacked worshippers as they gathered for morning prayers Tuesday at a mosque in northeastern Nigeria, killing at least 50 people, police said, in one of the region's deadliest assaults in years. 2017-11-21T03:36:00-05:00 2017-11-21T08:36:54-05:00
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Truck bomb explosion in north Iraq kills at least 20: police, medics

Reuters World News - 13 hours 55 min ago
KIRKUK, Iraq (Reuters) - At least 20 people were killed and 40 wounded when a suicide bomber set off a truck bomb near a crowded marketplace in the northern Iraqi town of Tuz Khurmatu, south of oil city Kirkuk, police and medical sources told Reuters on Tuesday.
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Russia's Putin hosts Assad in fresh drive for Syria peace deal

Reuters World News - 13 hours 59 min ago
MOSCOW/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin hosted Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad late on Monday for three hours of talks to lay the groundwork for a new push by Moscow to end Syria's conflict now that Islamic State's territorial caliphate is overrun.
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U.S. Congress members decry 'ethnic cleansing' in Myanmar; Suu Kyi doubts allegations

Reuters World News - 14 hours 1 min ago
YANGON/NAYPYITAW (Reuters) - Members of the U.S. Congress said on Tuesday operations carried out against the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar had "all the hallmarks" of ethnic cleansing, while the country's leader Aung San Suu Kyi expressed doubts about allegations of rights abuses.
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Weather improves in search for missing Argentine submarine

Reuters World News - 14 hours 8 min ago
MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina (Reuters) - The search continued on Tuesday for an Argentine submarine with 44 crew aboard, missing in the South Atlantic for nearly a week, with improved weather expected to quicken the hunt for the vessel.
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Zimbabwe's parliament starts impeachment process against Mugabe

Reuters World News - 14 hours 19 min ago
HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's parliament began an impeachment process against President Robert Mugabe on Tuesday that looks set to bring his domination of a country he has ruled since independence nearly four decades ago to an ignominious end.
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Suicide bomber kills 50 in Nigeria in deadliest attack this year

Reuters World News - 15 hours 21 min ago
YOLA, Nigeria (Reuters) - A suicide bomber killed at least 50 people at a mosque in northeastern Nigeria on Tuesday, the biggest mass killing this year in a region facing an insurgency by Islamist militant group Boko Haram.
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Syria's Assad travels to Russia, meets with Putin

AP World News - 15 hours 42 min ago
MOSCOW (AP) — Syrian President Bashar Assad was asked to come to Russia to get him to agree to potential peace initiatives drafted by Russia, Iran and Turkey as Russia prepares to scale down its military presence in the country's 6-year war, the Kremlin said on Tuesday. 2017-11-21T00:54:00-05:00 2017-11-21T05:54:09-05:00
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The Latest: Iran president says IS 'eliminated or minimized'

AP World News - 15 hours 42 min ago
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Syrian president Assad's visit to Moscow (all times local): 2017-11-21T00:11:00-05:00 2017-11-21T05:11:00-05:00
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Fired Zimbabwean VP says Mugabe should resign immediately

AP World News - 15 hours 42 min ago
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe should acknowledge the nation's "insatiable desire" for a leadership change and resign immediately, the recently fired vice president and likely successor to the 93-year-old leader said Tuesday, as impeachment proceedings were set to begin against the world's oldest head of state. 2017-11-21T01:45:00-05:00 2017-11-21T06:45:05-05:00
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Trump administration announces sanctions against North Korea

AP World News - 15 hours 42 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is due to announce new sanctions on North Korea on Tuesday after declaring it a state sponsor of terrorism in the latest push to isolate the pariah nation. 2017-11-21T00:15:00-05:00 2017-11-21T05:15:18-05:00
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UK Brexit minister says EU agreement likely, but UK ready for no deal

Reuters World News - 15 hours 48 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Brexit minister David Davis said on Tuesday that reaching a deal with the European Union was the most likely outcome of talks, but added that the British government was prepared for no agreement with the bloc.
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Myanmar operation against Rohingya has 'hallmarks of ethnic cleansing', U.S. Congress members say

Reuters World News - 15 hours 51 min ago
YANGON (Reuters) - Members of U.S. Congress said on Tuesday they were disturbed by the harsh response of Myanmar's security forces to attacks by militants in August which they said bore "all the hallmarks of ethnic cleansing" against the Rohingya Muslim minority.
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