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13 hours ago

Iran calls on UN to help with US court asset award

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iran is asking the United Nations to prevail upon the United States to uphold the principal of state immunity after an American court ruled that $2 billion of frozen Iranian assets be paid to victims of terrorist attacks….

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13 hours ago

UN says 9,333 killed since Ukraine conflict began

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Nearly 10,000 people have been killed and more than 20,000 injured since the Ukraine conflict began in April 2014, a top U.N. official said Thursday….

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16 hours ago

The Latest: UN says many starve in ‘senseless’ Syria war

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

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16 hours ago

Biden presses Iraq to not let political chaos upend gains

BAGHDAD (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden pressed Iraq on Thursday not to let its crippling political crisis upend hard-fought gains against the Islamic State group as he returned to the country that's come to symbolize America's relentless struggles in the Middle East….

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17 hours ago

Israelis, Palestinians differ on shooting after teens killed

QATANA, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian siblings gunned down at a West Bank checkpoint after approaching Israeli troops – with knives, according to Israel – were needlessly killed and could have been subdued without deadly force, their parents, witnesses and an Israeli lawmaker said Thursday….

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17 hours ago

The Latest: US says attacks on Syria’s Aleppo were ‘immoral’

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

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17 hours ago

Casualties mount from bombardment in Syria’s largest city

BEIRUT (AP) — Airstrikes and artillery killed more than 60 people in the past 24 hours in Aleppo, including dozens at a hospital in a rebel-held neighborhood, as Syria's largest city was turned once again into a major battleground in the civil war, officials said Thursday….

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17 hours ago

Biden cites ‘serious’ progress toward defeating IS in Iraq

BAGHDAD (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden pressed Iraq on Thursday not to let its crippling political crisis upend hard-fought gains against the Islamic State group as he returned to the country that's come to symbolize America's relentless struggles in the Middle East….

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18 hours ago

Vatican crackdown on tax cheats flagged in oversight report

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican's financial watchdog said Thursday it received 544 reports of suspicious financial transactions last year, a three-fold increase over 2014, thanks in part to beefed-up efforts to flag potential tax cheats who are using the Vatican bank to hide money….

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18 hours ago

Family: 2 Palestinian siblings slain by Israel without cause

QATANA, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian siblings gunned down at a West Bank checkpoint after approaching Israeli troops – with knives, according to Israel – were needlessly killed and could have been subdued without deadly force, their parents, witnesses and an Israeli lawmaker said Thursday….