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Jews, Muslims in Berlin team up on bike rides against hatred
Jews, Muslims in Berlin team up on bike rides against hatred

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BERLIN (AP) — Some 25 Jews and Muslims rode tandem bicycles through the German capital on Sunday in a protest against growing anti-Semitism and attacks...

Activists: US tells rebels in Syria not to expect support

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BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces advanced deeper into the southern province of Daraa Sunday under the cover of airstrikes, entering new villages...

Serbia FA complains of 'biased' referee in Switzerland match
Serbia FA complains of 'biased' referee in Switzerland match

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KALININGRAD, Russia (AP) — A day after being put under investigation by FIFA for complaining about the refereeing of their 2-1 World Cup loss to...

Saudi women in driver's seat as longstanding ban is lifted
Saudi women in driver's seat as longstanding ban is lifted

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RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi women steered their way through busy city streets on Sunday, driving to work, running errands and relishing a new era...

2nd person dies after grenade blast at huge Ethiopia rally
2nd person dies after grenade blast at huge Ethiopia rally

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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia's health minister says a second person has died after Saturday's explosion at a massive rally in the capital for...

German Chancellor Merkel says at end of summit there is "a lot of goodwill" to discuss EU disagreements on migration

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BRUSSELS (AP) — German Chancellor Merkel says at end of summit there is "a lot of goodwill" to discuss EU disagreements on migration.

Kushner rips Abbas, says Mideast peace plan due 'soon'
Kushner rips Abbas, says Mideast peace plan due 'soon'

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JERUSALEM (AP) — President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser said in an interview published Sunday that the administration will soon present...

Turkish president Erdogan is winning re-election with 56.5 percent of the vote and more than half of ballots counted

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ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish president Erdogan is winning re-election with 56.5 percent of the vote and more than half of ballots counted.

Egypt extends its state of emergency for another 3 months

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CAIRO (AP) — Egypt has extended its state of emergency for another three months. President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi's decision was published in the...

El Al faces scrutiny after moving female passengers

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli airline El Al is facing new allegations of discrimination after moving two female passengers under pressure from male...

Uruguay defender Gimenez ruled out of final group match
Uruguay defender Gimenez ruled out of final group match

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SAMARA, Russia (AP) — Uruguay defender Jose Maria Gimenez has been ruled out of the team's final World Cup group match because of a right thigh injury....

Israel opposition leader named head of Jewish Agency
Israel opposition leader named head of Jewish Agency

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's opposition leader has been appointed chairman of the Jewish Agency for Israel, a non-governmental organization responsible...

Zimbabwe says 'nothing will stop' election after rally blast
Zimbabwe says 'nothing will stop' election after rally blast

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CHITUNGWIZA, Zimbabwe (AP) — The explosion at a campaign rally for Zimbabwe's president that injured 49 people will not delay next month's historic...

Venezuela’s currency is worth so little that artisans make purses out of it

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CUCUTA, Colombia –– Venezuela’s currency has become virtually worthless, making it better used to turn colorful bolivar bills into a purse than to...

Egypt's president approves law for ride-hailing apps
Egypt's president approves law for ride-hailing apps

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CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi approved a law governing popular ride-hailing apps Uber and Careem after the companies appealed a...

Etihad to loan pilots to competing UAE airline Emirates
Etihad to loan pilots to competing UAE airline Emirates

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Long-haul airline Etihad Airways will loan pilots to competing Dubai-based carrier Emirates under a new program,...

Hundreds march in Berlin to demand an end to using coal
Hundreds march in Berlin to demand an end to using coal

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BERLIN (AP) — Hundreds of protesters are marching through the German capital to demand an end to burning coal to produce electricity. The...

New Zealand leader leaves hospital 3 days after giving birth
New Zealand leader leaves hospital 3 days after giving birth

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WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and her partner have named their baby daughter Neve and say they want her to...

US Defense chief to visit China amid S. China Sea tensions
US Defense chief to visit China amid S. China Sea tensions

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BEIJING (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, who has accused China of "intimidation and coercion" in the South China Sea, visits Beijing this week...

Libya's UN-backed government says 3 abducted Turks released

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CAIRO (AP) — Libya's U.N.-backed government in Tripoli says three Turkish workers who were kidnapped last year in a southern Libyan town have been...

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