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The Latest: Abbas affirms freezing security ties with Israel

AP World News - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 11:00
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on developments in Israel (all times local): 2017-07-23T05:57:00-04:00 2017-07-23T09:57:07-04:00
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BBC women want wide gender pay gap fixed now, not in 3 years

AP World News - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 11:00
LONDON (AP) — Some of the BBC's most prominent female journalists and TV presenters are banding together to demand that the broadcaster fix its wide gender pay gap immediately rather than in several years as management has proposed. 2017-07-23T06:06:00-04:00 2017-07-23T10:06:49-04:00
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Turkish leader wades into Qatar dispute with Gulf tour

AP World News - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 11:00
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Turkey's president waded into the diplomatic crisis gripping Qatar and four other Arab nations on Sunday, traveling to Saudi Arabia at the start of a three-country Gulf tour aimed at helping break the impasse. 2017-07-23T05:00:00-04:00 2017-07-23T09:00:33-04:00
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Russia to blame for 'hot war' in Ukraine: U.S. special envoy

Reuters World News - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 10:42
KIEV (Reuters) - Russian aggression is to blame for violence in eastern Ukraine, where people are dying in what should be seen as a "hot war" rather than a "frozen conflict", the U.S. special envoy to the Ukraine peace talks said on a visit to Ukraine on Sunday.
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Germany must act now to stop re-run of refugee crisis, Merkel rival says

Reuters World News - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 09:54
AACHEN, Germany (Reuters) - Germany needs to take action now to prevent a re-run of 2015, when some 890,000 migrants arrived in the country, Chancellor Angela Merkel's Social Democrat challenger for a September election told Reuters on Sunday.
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Israel installs new security cameras at Jerusalem holy site

AP World News - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 09:00
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel installed new security cameras Sunday at the entrance to a sensitive Jerusalem holy site, as officials began indicating it was considering "alternatives" to the metal detectors at the contested shrine that set off a weekend of violence and raised tensions in the region. 2017-07-23T03:39:00-04:00 2017-07-23T07:39:11-04:00
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Iran and Iraq sign accord to boost military cooperation

Reuters World News - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 08:26
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran and Iraq signed an agreement on Sunday to step up military cooperation and the fight against "terrorism and extremism", Iranian media reported, an accord which is likely to raise concerns in Washington.
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French President Macron's popularity rating drops

Reuters World News - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 08:05
PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron's popularity rating has slumped by 10 percentage points this month, according to an Ifop poll on Sunday - the biggest decline for a new president since 1995.
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Japanese PM Abe's support slides again before parliament appearance

Reuters World News - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 08:03
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's support slid 10 points to 26 percent in a poll published on Sunday, a day before Abe will be grilled in parliament over a suspected scandal that is cutting his ratings to the lowest since taking office in 2012.
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Top Merkel aide says Turkey's conduct 'unacceptable'

Reuters World News - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 08:01
BERLIN (Reuters) - Turkey's behavior is "unacceptable" and Germany has a duty to protect its citizens and companies but also wants to maintain strong ties with Ankara, German Chancellor Angela Merkel's chief of staff said on Sunday.
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Headstrong Renzi struggles to find political touch as Italian vote nears

Reuters World News - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 07:54
ROME (Reuters) - Matteo Renzi is struggling to regain the political initiative after a disastrous spell during which he lost his job as prime minister and his party fractured.
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Britain needs transitional deal with EU, to end before next election: minister

Reuters World News - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 07:08
LONDON (Reuters) - British trade minister Liam Fox said on Sunday that he backed a transition agreement to smooth Britain's departure from the European Union, but it would have to come to an end before the next election due in 2022.
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Divided UK, inconclusive election could put brakes on Brexit

AP World News - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 07:00
LONDON (AP) — Lucy Harris thinks Britain's decision to leave the European Union is a dream come true. Nick Hopkinson thinks it's a nightmare. 2017-07-23T02:01:00-04:00 2017-07-23T06:01:55-04:00
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BBC women demand action on gender pay gap now, not in future

AP World News - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 07:00
LONDON (AP) — Prominent women at the BBC want the broadcaster's gender pay gap to be resolved immediately rather than in several years. 2017-07-23T02:31:00-04:00 2017-07-23T06:31:22-04:00
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The Latest: Israeli DM says no ties will harm Palestinians

AP World News - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 07:00
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on developments in Israel (all times local): 2017-07-23T02:10:00-04:00 2017-07-23T06:10:56-04:00
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Israel installs new security cameras at Jerusalem holy site

AP World News - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 07:00
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel installed new security cameras Sunday at the entrance to a sensitive Jerusalem holy site, as officials began indicating it was considering "alternatives" to the metal detectors at the contested shrine that set off a weekend of violence and raised tensions in the region. 2017-07-23T01:50:00-04:00 2017-07-23T05:50:03-04:00
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Israel says Jerusalem mosque metal detectors to stay, may be reduced

Reuters World News - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 06:58
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel will not remove metal detectors whose installation outside a major Jerusalem mosque has triggered the bloodiest confrontations with the Palestinians in years, but could eventually reduce their use, Israeli officials said on Sunday.
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Syrian army, allies advance against Islamic State east of Raqqa

Reuters World News - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 06:54
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian government forces and their allies have recaptured territory from Islamic State in countryside southeast of its stronghold Raqqa after air strikes in the area, a pro-Damascus military media unit and war monitors reported.
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Libya eastern commander Haftar, U.N.-backed premier Serraj to meet in Paris on Tuesday: source

Reuters World News - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 06:51
CAIRO (Reuters) - Libya's eastern commander Khalifa Haftar and the head of the U.N.-backed government Prime Minister Fayez al-Serraj plan to meet on Tuesday for French-organised talks on a deal to resolve the country's crisis, a diplomatic source said on Sunday.
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BBC women demand action on gender pay gap now, not in future

AP World News - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 06:00
LONDON (AP) — Prominent women at the BBC want the broadcaster's gender pay gap to be resolved now rather than in several years. 2017-07-23T00:49:00-04:00 2017-07-23T04:49:31-04:00
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