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17 hours ago

Rebels, civilians leave town after four-year siege

DARAYA, Syria (AP) — Escorted by armed troops, dozens of insurgents and their families left this war-wrecked suburb of the Syrian capital on Friday as part of a forced evacuation deal struck with the government to end a four-year siege and aerial campaign that has left the area in ruins….

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17 hours ago

UN renews commitment to help implement Colombia cease-fire

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is warmly welcoming the final peace agreement between the Colombian government and leftist rebels and reiterating its commitment to help implement and verify the cease-fire….

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17 hours ago

The Latest: Death toll rises to 281 in Italian earthquake

AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in Italy (all times local):…

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18 hours ago

Canada restores its traditional UN peacekeeping role

TORONTO (AP) — The Canadian government said Friday it will restore the country's traditional U.N. peacekeeping role by providing up to 600 soldiers for missions around the world….

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18 hours ago

The Latest: UN and Red Cross head to suburb being evacuated

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria's civil war (all times local):…

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18 hours ago

Brits, Romanians among the foreigners killed in Italy quake

SOMMATI, Italy (AP) — Most of the victims of this week's earthquake were Italians, but among the dead were also one Spaniard, eight Romanians as well as three British citizens who were killed in the devastated hamlet Sommati near hard-hit Amatrice….

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18 hours ago

Striking miners kidnap, kill deputy minister in Bolivia

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Striking Bolivian miners kidnapped and beat to death the country's deputy interior minister in a shocking spasm of violence following weeks of tension over dwindling paychecks in a region hit hard by falling metal prices. The miners were demanding they be allowed to work for private companies, who promise to put more cash in their pockets….

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19 hours ago

The Latest: Group to push for removal of all burkini bans

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the ruling by France's top administrative court on burkini bans (all times local):…

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19 hours ago

Photograph of separated elderly Canada couple gets attention

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — A photograph of a wheelchair-bound, crying elderly Canadian couple separated into two different care homes after 62 years of marriage because no beds were available together has received international attention….

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20 hours ago

Toronto man charged in crossbow murders that left 3 dead

TORONTO (AP) — A 35-year-old Toronto man was charged Friday with murder in the deaths of three people who suffered from what appeared to be crossbow wounds….