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AP PHOTOS: Morocco cracks down on migrants heading to Spain

TANGIERS, Morocco (AP) — Hundreds of sub-Saharan migrants escaping poverty and violence in their home countries are fleeing to forests to escape police raids in the northern Moroccan port city of Tangiers — only to be chased from their makeshift camps. Migrants have...
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Critic of China’s internments says Turkey may bar his family

BEIJING (AP) — An outspoken critic of China’s internment camps who now lives in Istanbul says his wife and son face potential deportation to China because Turkish authorities might bar them from entering the country. Omir Bekali, a Kazakh national, told The Associated...
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Experts air new concerns about UN response to Myanmar crisis

GENEVA (AP) — U.N.-backed investigators who examined a crackdown by Myanmar security forces that caused hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims to flee to neighboring Bangladesh issued a searing critique Tuesday of the United Nations’ own response to the human...
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Russia says military jet lost over the Mediterranean

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s military said Tuesday that one of its aircraft with 14 people on board has disappeared over Syria’s Mediterranean Sea coast. The Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement that the Il-20 jet went off radar 35 kilometers (22 miles) away...
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US-China tariffs: What’s behind them, who stands to be hurt?

WASHINGTON (AP) — By imposing tariffs on $200 billion more in Chinese goods starting next week, President Donald Trump has intensified his trade war with Beijing and triggered the likelihood of price increases for many American companies and consumers. Beijing has said it...
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US again slashing number of refugees it will accept

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. will slash the number of refugees it will accept for a second straight year, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said, insisting amid criticism from human rights groups that the country is still committed to providing sanctuary to people fleeing the...
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AP looks at the Koreas’ push for formal end to Korean War

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — At the heart of the nuclear impasse with North Korea is a seemingly straightforward demand by both North and South for a formal end to the Korean War. It appears reasonable, on its face. While there’s been occasional, sometimes serious...
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Damaged buildings, graft haunt Mexico City year after quake

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Throughout Mexico City, uninhabited buildings with gaping cracks lean at precarious angles and some displaced people are still living outdoors a year after a magnitude 7.1 earthquake killed 228 people in the capital and 141 more in nearby states....
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Medics recover 2 bodies after Israeli airstrike in Gaza

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza’s Health Ministry said early Tuesday that paramedics recovered two bodies after an overnight Israeli airstrike near the perimeter fence with Israel. The Israeli army said an aircraft targeted Palestinians who approached the fence and...
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Kim embraces Moon amid pomp at start of 3rd Korean summit

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — A smiling Kim Jong Un embraced South Korean President Moon Jae-in upon his arrival Tuesday in Pyongyang for their third summit, as thousands of North Koreans holding flower bouquets waved national and unification flags and an honor guard...
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