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Beirut summit highlights divisions, turmoil in Lebanon

Arab economic development summit in Lebanon marred by controversy days before delegates arrive

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Key moments in Iran’s 1979 Islamic Revolution

Key moments in Iran’s 1979 Islamic Revolution, events leading up to the turmoil, US Embassy hostage crisis

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South Korea seizes North Korean paintings due to sanctions

South Korea says it has stopped businessmen from bringing in North Korean paintings in a potential violation of UN sanctions

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Kenya president says 14 innocent people were killed in Tuesday’s attack on hotel complex; declares attack over

Kenya president says 14 innocent people were killed in Tuesday’s attack on hotel complex; declares attack over

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Zimbabwe anti-government protest strike enters 3rd day

Streets are deserted in Harare, Zimbabwe’s capital, Wednesday as a general strike continues for a third day to protest the government’s decision to more than double the price of fuel

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2 Cambodian opposition politicians get bans dropped

A veteran Cambodian politician and his son have become the first among 118 opposition members banned from politics for five years to have the restriction lifted

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France pledges 1B euros in aid to rebuild Iraq

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian says France is committing 1B euros ($1.15B) to help Iraq rebuild after its war against the Islamic State group

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Pakistani police raid militant hideout; 4 people killed

Pakistani police raid hideout, kill 3 militants, including bombing mastermind; 1 civilian accidently dies in shootout

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Shah’s last palace, secluded refuge in Iran, is now a museum

Niavaran Palace, Iranian shah’s last refuge before fleeing the country 40 years ago, is now a museum

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AP WAS THERE: Shah leaves Iran as 1979 revolution looms

AP WAS THERE: The shah leaves Iran, never to return, as the country’s 1979 Islamic Revolution looms

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AP WAS THERE: Shah leaves Iran as 1979 revolution looms

AP WAS THERE: The shah leaves Iran, never to return, as the country’s 1979 Islamic Revolution looms

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Australian prime minister backs security treaty with Vanuatu

Australia’s prime minister has brushed off Vanuatu’s resistance to a bilateral security treaty after a meeting in the South Pacific island nation that comes amid concerns about growing Chinese influence in the region

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Malaysia says it won’t host any more events involving Israel

Malaysia’s foreign minister says the government will not budge over a ban on Israeli athletes in a para swimming competition and has decided that the country will not host any events in the future involving Israel

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New caravan of Honduran migrants makes first border crossing

The latest caravan of Honduran migrants hoping to reach the U.S. has crossed peacefully into Guatemala, under the watchful eyes of about 200 Guatemalan police and soldiers

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The Latest: Kenyan president to speak about extremist attack

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta is expected to address the nation this morning about the extremist attack on a luxury hotel and shopping complex in Nairobi

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Philippines arrests, hands over to China corruption fugitive

Philippine officials have turned over to China a former government official wanted for alleged economic crime and corruption

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Kenya forces still securing hotel after extremist attack

Kenyan police say there is still "an active security operation" in and around the hotel complex attacked by Islamic extremist gunmen Tuesday amid sporadic gunfire from the scene

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Venezuela’s opposition outlines roadmap for power transfer

Venezuela’s opposition-controlled congress has declared President Nicolas Maduro "illegitimate," moving closer to a plan to challenge the socialist leader by declaring a caretaker government and calling early elections

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New Israeli military chief pledges to lead ‘innovative’ army

Israel’s new military chief pledges to lead a ‘lethal, efficient and innovative army’ facing grave border challenges

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German economy slowed in 2018, adding to global concerns

Germany’s economic growth eased to 1.5 percent last year amid a second-half slowdown in Europe and signs of weakness in the wider global economy

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Chinese exports to US sank last month as tariffs took a toll

China’s 2018 trade surplus with US hits record high $323.3 billion but December exports fall as Trump tariffs start to depress demand

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Suspect in Brussels Jewish museum attack refuses to testify

A French citizen charged with "terrorist murder" for the slayings of four people at a Jewish museum in Belgium refused to testify at his trial

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Bloomberg believes he can be elected president despite age

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says if he decides to run for president he can still win despite being older

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Mexico’s Supreme Court overturns state migrant ID law

Mexico’s Supreme Court has overturned a law passed in Jalisco state that required migrants to show identification documents to police

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Fight against India joins 2 Kashmir teens in life and death

The anti-India unrest in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir has claimed the life of the youngest militant, a 14-year-old soccer player who was fatally shot fighting troops alongside his 16-year-old friend

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WATCH: Desperate rescue effort for Spanish toddler stuck in well

More than 100 firefighters and emergency workers in southern Spain searched on Monday for a 2-year-old toddler who fell into a narrow and deep borehole.

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Fight against India joins 2 Kashmir teens in life and death

The anti-India unrest in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir has claimed the life of the youngest militant, a 14-year-old soccer player who was fatally shot fighting troops alongside his 16-year-old friend

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WATCH: Brexit deal defeat

British lawmakers overwhelmingly rejected Prime Minister Theresa May’s divorce deal with the European Union.

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WATCH: Hotel terror attack in Kenya

Extremists launched a deadly attack on a hotel in Kenya’s capital, sending people fleeing in panic as explosions and heavy gunfire reverberated throughout the complex.

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Guam Catholic Church enters bankruptcy amid sex abuse claims

Guam’s Catholic Church has filed for bankruptcy, a move that will allow the archdiocese to avoid trial in dozens of child sexual abuse lawsuits and enter settlement negotiations

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