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Pakistani cricket star Khan talks US, regional policyCricket legend and potential Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan criticizes U.S. President new strategy for Afghanistan
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Official: 34 inmates escape prison in eastern CongoA local official says 34 prisoners escaped a prison in eastern Congo after breaking through brick walls during heavy rains
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Venezuela: Trump acted like 'the world's emperor' at UNVenezuela's top diplomat says U.S. President Donald Trump acted "as if he was the world's emperor" at the United Nations last week
The Associated Press57 minutes ago
In this Sept. 22, 2017 photo, people hold a Polish national flag and candles as they demonstrate in front of the presidential palace to remind President Andrzej Duda he promised to make changes to controversial legislation, in Warsaw, Poland. Duda on Monday Sept. 25, 2017 proposed his own changes to the nation's top judicial bodies and the constitution in a dispute that is at the heart of a standoff with the European Union. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)
Polish president sets out judicial plan as party alternativePoland's president has proposed changes to the laws regulating top judicial bodies in a bid to prevent a power grab of the courts by the nation's ruling party
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The Uber website is displayed on a phone in London, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. London's transport authority said Friday it won't renew Uber's license to operate in the British capital, arguing that it demonstrates a lack of corporate responsibility with implications in public safety and security. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
Uber fights with London regulators, but also tries diplomacyUber has followed a traditional playbook in its fight with London regulators but the company's new CEO is also trying diplomacy
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A man waves the Kurdish flag in the streets of Irbil after polling stations closed on Monday, Sept. 25, 2017. The Kurds of Iraq were voting in a referendum on support for independence that has stirred fears of instability across the region, as the war against the Islamic State group winds down. (AP Photo/Bram Janssen)
Iraq's Kurds vote on independence, raising regional fearsIraqi Kurds have voted in a referendum on supporting independence, a move billed by the Kurdish leadership as an exercise in self-determination but viewed by Baghdad and regional powers as a hostile action
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A bookshelf stands intact where rescue workers search for people believed to be trapped under the debris of the collapsed office building at the corner of Alvaro Obregon and Yucatan streets in Mexico City, early Monday, Sept. 25, 2017. As rescue operations stretched into day 7, residents throughout the capital have held out hope that dozens still missing might be found alive. (AP Photo/Miguel Tovar)
More buildings, perhaps lives at risk following Mexico quakeMexico City's mayor says as many as 360 buildings and homes are in danger of collapse or with major damage nearly a week after a magnitude 7.1 earthquake completely collapsed 38 structures
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French President Emmanuel Macron, left, welcomes Lebanese President Michel Aoun at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
Lebanon's president says Syrian refugees must return homeThe Lebanese president says he wants some 1.5 million Syrian refugees living in his country to henceforth start returning to their homes, voluntarily or not
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Thousands of Libyans march for new politician, others opposeNearly 2,000 demonstrators have gathered in the Libyan capital in support of a Switzerland-based Libyan businessman who had called for a rally to reject the leadership of both main sides in the divided country
The Associated Press2 hours ago
An Iraqi Kurdish woman shows her inked finger after casting a vote during the referendum on independence from Iraq in Irbil, Iraq, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017. Iraq's Kurdish region vote in a referendum on whether to secede from Iraq. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)
The Latest: UN says Kurdish vote could be 'destabilizing'The United Nations warns of the "potentially destabilizing" effects of the referendum carried out in Iraq's Kurdish region Monday
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Policeman Karsten Hilse of Alternative for Germany (AfD), who won the Bautzen seat for the German Bundestag in the parliament election, gestures in front of his election poster in Hoyerswerda, eastern Germany, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
German nationalists' triumph rooted in eastern discontentLeaders of the anti-migrant nationalist Alternative for Germany pledged Monday to use their strong third-place finish to form a robust but "constructive" opposition, and sought to allay fears raised by Jewish groups and others
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2017 file photo, activist lawyer Khaled Ali speaks to The Associated Press at his office in Cairo, Egypt. On Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, an Egyptian court sentenced Ali, a prominent opposition leader widely expected to run against President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi in next year’s elections, to three months in prison over a charge of offending public morals for making an obscene finger gesture. (AP Photo/Thomas Hartwell, File )
Egypt court sentences notable opposition leader to 3 monthsAn Egyptian court has sentenced a prominent opposition leader widely expected to run against President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi in next year's elections to three months in prison for offending public morals
The Associated Press2 hours ago
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