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Suicide car bombing kills 24, wounds 42 in Afghan capital

AP World News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 03:00
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber rammed his car packed with explosives into a bus carrying government employees in the Afghan capital early on Monday, killing 24 people and wounding 42 others, Kabul's police chief spokesman said. 2017-07-23T21:58:00-04:00 2017-07-24T01:58:13-04:00
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A look at major issues Duterte confronting in his 2nd year

AP World News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 03:00
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A year ago Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte promised to cleanse his Southeast Asian nation of illegal drugs in three to six months. He said he would tame corruption and began a profanity-spiked tongue lashing of America — which he called "lousy" last week. Those "shock and awe" declarations of a year ago have collided with reality. Drugs and corruption have persisted and he grudgingly thanked the United States recently for helping to quell a disastrous siege in the south by pro-Islamic State group militants. 2017-07-23T22:22:00-04:00 2017-07-24T02:22:01-04:00
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Hezbollah wages multi-pronged attack on militants at Syrian border: media unit

Reuters World News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 02:43
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanese Hezbollah launched attacks against Sunni jihadist militants on Monday as part of an offensive to drive them from their last foothold along the Syria-Lebanon border, a military media unit of the group said.
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Erdogan gambling with centuries-old ties to Germany: Schaeuble

Reuters World News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 02:22
BERLIN (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan is putting at risk his country's centuries-old ties to Germany, Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said in a newspaper interview, as tensions escalate between the NATO allies.
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Why Ukrainian forces gave up Crimea without a fight - and NATO is alert

Reuters World News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 02:18
KIEV/SEVASTOPOL, Crimea (Reuters) - The career of Sergei Yeliseyev helps to explain why Ukraine's armed forces gave up Crimea almost without a fight - and why NATO now says it is alert to Russian attempts to undermine military loyalty in its eastern European members.
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The Latest: Kabul suicide bombing death toll climbs to 24

AP World News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 02:00
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on the suicide car attack in a western neighborhood of Kabul (all times local): 2017-07-23T21:29:00-04:00 2017-07-24T01:29:09-04:00
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Israel says guard at Amman embassy shot after being attacked

AP World News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 02:00
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Foreign Ministry said on Monday that a security guard at the country's embassy in Jordan opened fire, killing two Jordanians, after being attacked by one of them with a screwdriver. 2017-07-23T21:38:00-04:00 2017-07-24T01:38:59-04:00
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Suicide bombing kills 12, injures 10 more in Afghan capital

AP World News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 02:00
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide car bomb killed 12 people as well as the bomber and injured another 10 people early Monday morning in a western neighborhood of Afghanistan's capital where several prominent politicians reside, a government official said. 2017-07-23T20:34:00-04:00 2017-07-24T00:34:58-04:00
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2 Jordanians killed, 1 Israeli wounded at Israeli embassy

AP World News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 02:00
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Two Jordanians were killed and an Israeli was wounded by gunfire Sunday in a residential building at the Israeli embassy compound in Jordan's capital, the kingdom's Public Security Directorate said. 2017-07-23T19:55:00-04:00 2017-07-23T23:55:48-04:00
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Israel cites immunity for guard in deadly Amman embassy shooting

Reuters World News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 01:25
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - An Israeli embassy security guard shot dead a Jordanian who attacked him with a screwdriver at Israel's embassy compound in Amman and a second Jordanian also died, the Israeli Foreign Ministry said on Monday.
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China warns India not to harbor illusions in border stand-off

Reuters World News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 00:14
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's defense ministry on Monday warned India not to harbor any illusions about the Chinese military's ability to defend its territory, amid a festering border dispute.
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The Latest: Official: Suicide attack kills 2 in west Kabul

AP World News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 00:00
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on suicide car attack in western neighborhood of Kabul (all times local): 2017-07-23T19:34:00-04:00 2017-07-23T23:34:02-04:00
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Car bomb in Afghan capital kills at least 12: Kabul officials

Reuters World News - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 23:53
KABUL (Reuters) - A suicide attacker detonated a car bomb in the western part of Kabul on Monday, killing at least 12 people and wounding 10, and the death toll could rise, an Interior Ministry spokesman in the Afghan capital said.
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Beijing police on manhunt after deadly hit-and-run: Xinhua

Reuters World News - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 21:14
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Beijing police are hunting for a man suspected of stabbing five people and then ploughing into a group of nine others with a van, killing one and injuring eight, the official Xinhua news agency reported.
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Japan PM Abe denies favors for friend amid falling support

Reuters World News - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 21:00
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, his ratings sinking over a suspected cronyism scandal, said on Monday he had never instructed that preferential treatment be given to a long-time friend and that his friend had never lobbied for favors.
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South Sudan sexual violence on 'massive scale,' report says

AP World News - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 20:00
WAU, South Sudan (AP) — It's been five months since the shy, frail 13-year-old was snatched from his bed, drugged and raped in the middle of the night. The boy hasn't been able to say much since. 2017-07-23T15:12:00-04:00 2017-07-23T19:12:26-04:00
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Militias renew attacks in Central African town, kill peacekeeper

Reuters World News - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 19:06
DAKAR (Reuters) - Christian militias in Central African Republic have launched several attacks in the town of Bangassou in recent days, attempting to seize a cathedral housing displaced Muslims and killing a Moroccan peacekeeper, the United Nations said on Sunday.
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2 Jordanians killed, 1 Israeli wounded at Israeli embassy

AP World News - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 19:00
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Two Jordanians were killed and an Israeli was wounded by gunfire Sunday in a residential building in the heavily fortified Israeli embassy compound in Jordan's capital, the kingdom's Public Security Directorate said. 2017-07-23T14:32:00-04:00 2017-07-23T18:32:54-04:00
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Five killed in Mexico City shootings

Reuters World News - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 18:56
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Five people were killed and nearly a dozen injured in separate shootings in Mexico City on Sunday, authorities said, adding to a growing death toll in the capital which has largely been spared the criminal violence plaguing the country.
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Nigeria releases first photo of ailing president in almost 80 days

Reuters World News - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 18:42
ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria released a photograph of President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday, the first in almost three months after he left the country on May 7 for medical leave in Britain.
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