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Central African Republic: UN peacekeeper killed in capital

BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — One United Nations peacekeeper was killed and eight were injured Sunday in Central African Republic’s capital after they came under attack by armed men bearing machine guns and grenades, a U.N. spokesman said….

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Mali: 2 soldiers killed in convoy ambush

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Two Malian soldiers were killed and five were injured when their convoy was ambushed in the center of the country, a defense official said Sunday….

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Greece: Stock market reopens with 22 percent loss

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Shares on the Athens Stock Exchange are suffering huge losses of over 22 percent after the market reopened for the first time in more than a month….

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Advocates fear more impunity in Mexico photographer killing

MEXICO CITY (AP) — With an investigation barely underway, Mexican journalist protection groups are already expressing fears that authorities won’t consider the brutal killing of a photojournalist as being related to his work – even though he fled the state he covered fearing for his safety….

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Activists: Syria warplane crashes, killing and wounding many

BEIRUT (AP) — Activists say air raids and the subsequent crash of a Syrian warplane in a residential area in the northwestern town of Ariha has killed and wounded dozens of people….

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Advocates fear more impunity in Mexico photographer killing

MEXICO CITY (AP) — With an investigation barely underway, Mexican journalist protection groups are already expressing fears that authorities won’t consider the brutal killing of a photojournalist as being related to his work – even though he fled the state he covered fearing for his safety….

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Zimbabwe accuses 2nd American of illegally hunting lion

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe has accused a Pennsylvania doctor of illegally killing a lion in April, as it seeks to extradite a Minnesota dentist who killed a well-known lion named Cecil in July….

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Misery deepens for those in Puerto Rico who can’t leave

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Most tables are empty at Walter Martin’s coffee shop in San Juan’s colonial district. His brow is furrowed with concern and glistens with sweat in the sweltering Caribbean morning….

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Central African Republic: UN peacekeeper killed in capital

BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — One United Nations peacekeeper was killed and eight were injured Sunday in Central African Republic’s capital after they came under attack by armed men bearing machine guns and grenades, a U.N. spokesman said….

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Mali: 2 soldiers killed in convoy ambush

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Two Malian soldiers were killed and five were injured when their convoy was ambushed in the center of the country, a defense official said Sunday….