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38 girls, young women killed in Swaziland crash, says group

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — At least 38 girls and young women were killed in a crash while travelling to a famous traditional festival in Swaziland, a rights group said on Saturday….

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Egypt sentences 3 Al-Jazeera reporters to 3 years in prison

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced three Al-Jazeera English journalists to three years in prison, the latest twist in a long-running trial criticized worldwide by press freedom advocates and human rights activists….

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The Latest: Peter Greste worries about Al-Jazeera colleagues

CAIRO (AP) — Here are the latest developments in Egypt’s retrial of three Al-Jazeera English journalists (all times local):…

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As asylum-seekers flood in, Germany struggles to house them

BERLIN (AP) — Twenty-three-year-old Leila, her husband and two small children spent their first week in Germany in a temporary shelter, an austere but desperately needed haven after a traumatic flight from Syria that began when her husband was told to fight for the government….

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Police arrest foreigner in Bangkok shrine bombing case

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai police arrested a foreign suspect and seized bomb-making materials Saturday in the investigation of the bombing of a shrine in central Bangkok that killed 20 people, officials said….

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Lebanon: Shiny on the outside, rotting from the inside

BEIRUT (AP) — To the casual visitor, Lebanon may seem like a tiny slice of Mediterranean modernity and coexistence in a turbulent region plagued by violence and extremism….

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Police arrest foreigner in Bangkok shrine bombing case

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai police arrested a foreign suspect and seized bomb-making materials Saturday in the investigation of a deadly shrine bombing, officials said….

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Egypt sentences 3 Al-Jazeera reporters to 3 years in prison

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced three Al-Jazeera English journalists to three years in prison, the latest twist in a long-running trial criticized worldwide by press freedom advocates and human rights activists….

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The Latest: Amnesty criticizes Al-Jazeera trial verdict

CAIRO (AP) — Here are the latest developments in Egypt’s retrial of three Al-Jazeera English journalists:…

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Europe’s migrant crisis brings new death by land and sea

VIENNA (AP) — Death and desperation mounted in Europe’s migrant crisis Friday as Austrian police said 71 people appeared to have suffocated in the back of an abandoned truck, while an estimated 200 people were feared drowned off Libya when two overloaded boats capsized….