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Residents, Tourists Forced to Sleep Outside After Earthquake in Greece, Turkey

Hundreds of people on the eastern Greek island of Kos have spent the night sleeping outdoors after a powerful earthquake killed two tourists and injured nearly 500 others across the Aegean Sea region in Greece and Turkey. (more…)

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3 Palestinians Killed in Clashes With Israeli Troops Near Jerusalem Holy Site

An escalating dispute over metal detectors at a contested Jerusalem shrine turned violent on Friday, setting off widespread clashes between Palestinian stone-throwers and Israeli troops. Three Palestinians were killed and several dozen injured by live rounds, rubber bullets and beatings, medics said. (more…)

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6.5 Magnitude Earthquake Jolts Resorts in Greece, Turkey; 2 Killed, Nearly 500 Injured

A powerful overnight earthquake shook holiday resorts in Greece and Turkey, injuring nearly 500 people and leaving two tourists dead on the Greek island of Kos, where revelers at a bar were crushed in a building collapse. (more…)

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France’s Armed Forces Chief Resigns After Dispute With Macron Over Defense Budget Cuts

France's armed forces chief resigned on Wednesday in a dispute with Emmanuel Macron over defense budget cuts, an early test of the newly elected president's mettle and the tough presidential style he is cultivating. (more…)

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Iran Says U.S.-Russia Partial Ceasefire Deal Should be Expanded to All of Syria if it is Successful

A partial ceasefire in southwestern Syria agreed between the United States and Russia should be expanded to all of Syria if it is to be successful, Iran's foreign ministry spokesman said on Monday. (more…)

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Thousands Rally in Istanbul to Protest Government Crackdown After Failed Military Coup

Hundreds of thousands of people rallied in Istanbul on Sunday at the culmination of 25-day march that has grown into the biggest protest against a government crackdown following last July's failed military coup. (more…)

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‘Welcome to Hell’: Thousands of Protesters Vow to Disrupt G20 Summit in Hamburg

"Welcome to Hell". That's the greeting for U.S. President Donald Trump and other world leaders from anti-capitalist protesters in Hamburg who aim to disrupt the G20 summit, already rife with tensions over trade and climate change. (more…)

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U.S. Airports Drop Abu Dhabi, Etihad Airways From Laptop Ban List

Passengers flying from Abu Dhabi International Airport on U.S.-bound flights are now allowed to use laptop computers in airline cabins, federal officials said Sunday. (more…)

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Gulf Deadline to Resolve Qatar Rift Approaches

Qatar faces possible further sanctions by Arab states that have severed ties with Doha over allegations of links to terrorism, as a deadline to accept their demands is expected to expire on Sunday night. (more…)

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Sectarian Militants Claim Twin Pakistan Bombings as Death Toll Rises to 50

A faction of Pakistan-based sectarian militants Lashkar-e-Jhangvi on Saturday claimed responsibility for twin bombs that hit a market in the northwestern town of Parachinar, killing at least 50 people ahead of the holiday marking the end of Ramadan. (more…)

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