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Ex-Yemeni president tells Shiite allies to withdraw

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Ousted Yemeni President has called upon his allies, Shiite rebels whose power grab triggered a month-long Saudi-led offensive, to comply with a U.N. resolution which obligates them to withdraw from the cities they occupy….

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After rescue, a long, agonizing wait for migrants in Italy

MINEO, Sicily (AP) — Silla Zelia, a 23-year-old from Ivory Coast, is stuck in Italy’s largest migrant center with nowhere to go after her asylum application was twice rejected and she lost contact with her family in Abidjan….

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Armenia marks centennial of killing of 1.5 million

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — The presidents of Russia and France joined other leaders Friday at ceremonies commemorating the massacre of Armenians a century ago by Ottoman Turks, an event which still stirs bitter feelings as both sides argue over whether to call it genocide….

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Italian authorities: Terror suspects planned Vatican attack

MILAN (AP) — Islamic extremists suspected in a bomb attack in a Pakistani market that killed more than 100 people had also planned an attack against the Vatican in 2010 that was never carried out, an Italian prosecutor said Friday….

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Police: 14 migrants killed by train in Macedonia

VELES, Macedonia (AP) — Fourteen suspected migrants from Afghanistan and Somalia, walking in the dark along train tracks toward the European Union, were killed by a nighttime express train in a remote river gorge in Macedonia, police said Friday….

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Armenia marks centennial of killing of 1.5 million

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — The presidents of Russia and France joined other leaders Friday at ceremonies commemorating the massacre of Armenians a century ago by Ottoman Turks, an event which still stirs bitter feelings as both sides argue over whether to call it genocide….

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Powerful former Syrian army general dies in hospital

BEIRUT (AP) — Rostom Ghazali, the powerful Syrian general who was once considered the most powerful man in Lebanon and was suspected of involvement in the 2005 assassination of former Lebanese prime minister Rafik Harriri, has died in a hospital in the capital Damascus, a Syrian activist and local media reported on Friday….

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Police: 14 migrants killed by train in Macedonia

VELES, Macedonia (AP) — Fourteen suspected migrants from Afghanistan and Somalia, walking in the dark along train tracks toward the European Union, were killed by a nighttime express train in a remote river gorge in Macedonia, police said Friday….

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5 hours ago

Italian authorities: Terror suspects planned Vatican attack

MILAN (AP) — Islamic extremists suspected in a bomb attack in a Pakistani market that killed more than 100 people had also planned an attack against the Vatican in 2010 that was never carried out, an Italian prosecutor said Friday….

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5 hours ago

After rescue, a long, agonizing wait for migrants in Italy

MINEO, Sicily (AP) — Silla Zelia, a 23-year-old from Ivory Coast, is stuck in Italy’s largest migrant center with nowhere to go after her asylum application was twice rejected and she lost contact with her family in Abidjan….