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Russia's Navalny detained ahead of rally

AP World News - 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

AP World News - 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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China to prosecute former party boss of Chongqing

Reuters World News - Fri, 09/29/2017 - 06:46
BEIJING (Reuters) - The former Communist Party boss of one of China's most important cities, the southwestern megalopolis of Chongqing, has been expelled from the party and will be prosecuted for corruption, state news agency Xinhua said on Friday.
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More than 60 Rohingya feared drowned as U.S. steps up pressure on Myanmar

Reuters World News - Fri, 09/29/2017 - 06:39
COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - More than 60 Rohingya Muslim refugees from Myanmar are believed to have drowned when their boat capsized, the latest victims in what the United Nations says is the world's fastest-developing refugee emergency.
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Blast hits Afghan capital near Shi'ite mosque, causing casualties

Reuters World News - Fri, 09/29/2017 - 06:38
KABUL (Reuters) - Suicide attackers hit the Afghan capital Kabul on Friday near a large Shi'ite mosque, causing several casualties, officials and witnesses said.
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Catalan leader says is sure voters will act peacefully in independence referendum

Reuters World News - Fri, 09/29/2017 - 06:22
BARCELONA, Spain, (Reuters) - The leader of Catalonia is convinced all voters will act peacefully on Sunday when the region is called to vote in an independence referendum declared illegal by Spain.
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Putin complains Russian media abroad face unacceptable pressure

Reuters World News - Fri, 09/29/2017 - 06:20
MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin told a meeting of Russia's Security Council on Friday that Russian media outlets working abroad were facing growing and unacceptable pressure, Dmitry Peskov, his spokesman, said.
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Iraqi ban on flights to Kurdish capital Irbil begins Friday

AP World News - 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

AP World News - 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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