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Roch Marc Kabore, president of Burkina Faso, speaks at the security conference in Munich, Germany, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. (Andreas Gebert/dpa via AP)
February 18, 2018 - 10:20 am
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — West Africa's extremist threat has moved into a new part of the vast Sahel region, with a previously calm area of Burkina Faso facing the kinds of assaults that have forced thousands elsewhere to flee over the past year. Last week a police station was attacked by...
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February 17, 2018 - 6:20 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — Six civilians suffered breathing difficulties and other symptoms indicative of poison gas inhalation after an attack launched by Turkey on the Kurdish-controlled enclave of Afrin, local doctors and Syria's state-run news agency reported Saturday. Jiwan Mohammed, a doctor at Afrin's...
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A reporter raises her hands to ask a question of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, after he announced that the office of special counsel Robert Mueller says a grand jury has charged 13 Russian nationals and several Russian entities, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, in Washington. The defendants are accused of violating U.S. criminal laws to interfere with American elections and the political process. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
February 17, 2018 - 7:01 am
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February 17, 2018 - 6:35 am
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — A trio of suicide bombers detonated at a crowded fish market in northern Nigeria, killing at least 20 people, police said Saturday. Borno state police spokesman Joseph Kwaji confirmed the Friday night attack to The Associated Press. Hospital officials said two patients...
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FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2018, file photo, Sen Bob Corker, R-Tenn., speaks at a news conference at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Corker says he will no longer block Persian Gulf nations from buying American-made lethal weapons even though the diplomatic crisis between Qatar and its neighbors remains in a stalemate.. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, File)
February 15, 2018 - 5:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is poised to let Persian Gulf nations resume buying American-made lethal weapons after a key U.S. senator said he would stop blocking the sales, even though the Qatar diplomatic crisis that prompted the freeze is no closer to being resolved. Last year, Senate...
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, right, and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson shake hands before their talks at the presidential palace in Ankara, Turkey, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. Tillerson started a two-day trip to Turkey amid growing tensions between the two NATO allies.(Pool Photo via AP)
February 15, 2018 - 4:15 pm
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The specter of a U.S.-Turkish clash in Syria loomed over Thursday's meeting between the top American diplomat and Turkey's leader as the two NATO allies scrambled to ease some of their worst tensions in years. Turkey's president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, is fuming over U.S...
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Tadamichi Yamamoto, the U.N. special representative for Afghanistan, left, and Danielle Bell, director of human rights of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan, speaks during a press conference in Kabul, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. The number of civilians killed and wounded in the war in Afghanistan declined last year, but the number of deaths from airstrikes was on the rise, according to a new United Nations report released on Thursday. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
February 15, 2018 - 2:56 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The number of civilians killed and wounded in the war in Afghanistan declined last year, but the number of deaths from airstrikes was on the rise, according to a new United Nations report released on Thursday. The total number of civilian casualties decreased by 9 percent...
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FILE - In this Nov.19, 2015 file photo, the building of the police raid on an apartment is pictured in Paris suburb Saint-Denis. A French court is expected to hand down Wednesday Feb.14, 2018 a verdict for a man accused of harboring killers who carried out the 2015 Paris attacks. Jawad Bendaoud, a 31-year-old street criminal, faces up to six years in prison if convicted of providing lodging to two of the attackers and helping them hide from police when they were the most-wanted criminals in France. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, Fie)
February 14, 2018 - 2:07 pm
PARIS (AP) — A French court on Wednesday acquitted a man charged with harboring Islamic extremists after they carried out the 2015 Paris attacks, bringing a surprising end to the first criminal trial linked to the country's deadliest extremist violence since World War II. The presiding judge said...
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February 14, 2018 - 1:41 pm
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An April trial is scheduled for a Missouri man who allegedly stopped an Amtrak train in Nebraska. Not guilty pleas were entered Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Lincoln for Taylor Wilson, of St. Charles, Missouri, according to court records. He's charged with attempting to...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 file photo, supporters of Hafiz Saeed, center, head of the Pakistani religious party, Jamaat-ud-Dawa, is showered with rose petals by his supporters as he arrives to a court in Lahore, Pakistan. Pakistan has started seizing assets and funds belonging to Islamic charities linked to a radical cleric wanted by Washington who was released from detention late last year. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary)
February 14, 2018 - 9:55 am
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Amid increasing pressure from the international community, Pakistan on Wednesday began seizing assets and funds belonging to Islamic charities linked to a radical cleric wanted by the U.S., officials said. It was the first step against Hafiz Saeed since he was freed by Pakistani...
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