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S. Korea OKs civilian contact with North Korea over malaria
S. Korea OKs civilian contact with North Korea over malaria

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea will allow a civic group to contact North Korea over help in fighting malaria, the first government approval on...

Philippines military chief says top terror suspect is still hiding in besieged city of Marawi

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ILIGAN, Philippines (AP) — Philippines military chief says top terror suspect is still hiding in besieged city of Marawi.

Philippines says foreigners among IS-linked gunmen in south
Philippines says foreigners among IS-linked gunmen in south

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ILIGAN, Philippines (AP) — Foreign fighters are among the militants linked to the Islamic State group who are battling government troops in the...

Asian shares mixed as oil's fall counters Wall Street gains
Asian shares mixed as oil's fall counters Wall Street gains

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HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed Friday as investors weighed Wall Street's latest gains on strong earnings reports against the latest...

The Latest: Foreign fighters among militants in Philippines
The Latest: Foreign fighters among militants in Philippines

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MARAWI, Philippines (AP) — The Latest on the siege of a southern Philippine city by militants linked to the Islamic State group (all times local): 1...

Trump scolds fellow NATO leaders: Spend more for military
Trump scolds fellow NATO leaders: Spend more for military

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BRUSSELS (AP) — Surrounded by stone-faced allies, President Donald Trump rebuked fellow NATO members Thursday for failing to meet the military...

US diplomat: China tightened border controls with N. Korea
US diplomat: China tightened border controls with N. Korea

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BEIJING (AP) — Chinese officials have told the U.S. that they've tightened inspections and policing along the border with North Korea as part of U.N....

Sri Lankan sex ring in Haiti reveals cracks in UN system
Sri Lankan sex ring in Haiti reveals cracks in UN system

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COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The general sat on a plastic lawn chair in the garden of his mother's home, the scent of tropical blooms filling the air as...

AP Investigation: 5 things to know about UN sex abuse
AP Investigation: 5 things to know about UN sex abuse

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COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The key findings on AP's investigation into the U.N.'s sexual abuse and exploitation controversy: 1. No Sri Lankan...

An AP investigation finds the U.N. deployed Sri Lankan peacekeepers despite unresolved war crimes and abuse allegations

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COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — An AP investigation finds the U.N. deployed Sri Lankan peacekeepers despite unresolved war crimes and abuse allegations.

Facing anxious European leaders, Trump goes on offensive
Facing anxious European leaders, Trump goes on offensive

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TAORMINA, Italy (AP) — President Donald Trump has faced a much cooler reception in Europe than the welcome he received in the Middle East. The leaders...

UN Peacekeepers Perpetrators Unpunished
UN Peacekeepers Perpetrators Unpunished

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FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2016 photo, Marie-Ange Haitis, 40, stands with her daughter, Samantha, at their home in Leogane, Haiti. Haitis says she met a...

UN Peacekeepers Perpetrators Unpunished Timeline
UN Peacekeepers Perpetrators Unpunished Timeline

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FILE - In this 1986 file photo, Sri Lankan government troops perform a drill practice at a camp in Trincomalee, Sir Lanka. In 1983, civil war broke out,...

Japan inflation ticks up in April as oil prices rebound

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TOKYO (AP) — Japan's core consumer price index climbed to a two-year high in April of 0.3 percent, as costs for energy rose. Economists said the...

Asian shares mixed as oil's fall counters Wall St gains
Asian shares mixed as oil's fall counters Wall St gains

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HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stock markets are mixed Friday as investors weighed Wall Street's latest gains on strong earnings reports against the latest oil...

Stars turn out for lavish French Riviera AIDS fundraiser
Stars turn out for lavish French Riviera AIDS fundraiser

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CAP D'ANTIBES, France (AP) — A lavish French Riviera AIDS fundraising gala has raised more than $20 million (17.8 million euros) to combat the disease...

Italy coast guard: 2,300 migrants rescued, two bodies recovered

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ROME — Some 2,300 people have been rescued and two bodies were recovered in the latest migrant rescues in the central Mediterranean, the Italian coast...

Mrs. Trump visits Brussels children's hospital, art museum
Mrs. Trump visits Brussels children's hospital, art museum

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BRUSSELS (AP) — Melania Trump joined the spouses of other NATO leaders visiting a children's hospital and touring a Brussels art museum. The outing...

Trump scolds NATO allies for not spending more on defense

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BRUSSELS — President Donald Trump directly rebuked NATO allies for not paying their fair share of military costs, as they stood stone-faced nearby, and...

Troops pull out of Brazil capital; president under pressure
Troops pull out of Brazil capital; president under pressure

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BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazil's president on Thursday canceled an order that sent soldiers into the streets of the capital, following criticism that...

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