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A man walks past the wreckage of shops destroyed by a blast in a market in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia, Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017. A Somali police officer says a blast at a busy market in the western part of Somalia's capital tore through shops and food stands and killed more than a dozen people and wounded many others. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
Blast in Somalia kills 20 in Mogadishu marketplaceA car bomb blast at a marketplace Somalia's capital has killed at least 20 people and injured 50 others, said a local Somali official
The Associated Press37 minutes ago
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu chairs the weekly cabinet meeting, in Jerusalem, Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Dan Balilty, Pool)
Report: Israeli leader turned down regional peace initiativeAn Israeli newspaper reports that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu turned down a regional peace initiative last year that was brokered by American Secretary of State John Kerry
The Associated Press1 hour ago
French voters protest corruption amid troubled campaignFrench activists are demonstrating against corruption amid a presidential campaign marked by a fake jobs investigation and other legal scandals
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Lourdes Vasquez who is disabled, casts her vote ahead of Sunday's election, from her house in Quito, Ecuador, Friday, Feb. 17, 2017. Ecuadoreans will elect a new president, vice-president and National Assembly alongside a referendum on tax havens on Sunday. (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa)
Voters in Ecuador choosing between change, continuityEcuadoreans will decide between a candidate who vows to continue President Rafael Correa's populist platform or one of several more conservative contenders
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Gambia President Adama Barrow speaks during his inauguration ceremony in Banjul , Gambia, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. Gambia's new president thanked his nation and promised greater freedom, an improved economy and better education as thousands attended a ceremony Saturday marking his inauguration after a tense political standoff with the country's former longtime leader. (AP Photo/ Kuku Marong)
Gambia's new president commits to end human rights abusesAs Gambia enters a new era of democracy, President Adama Barrow has reiterated his commitment to ending human rights abuses in the country
The Associated Press1 hour ago
President Donald Trump smiles as he prepares to speak at his "Make America Great Again Rally" at Orlando-Melbourne International Airport in Melbourne, Fla., Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Swedes scratch heads at Trump's suggestion of major incidentSwedes have been scratching their heads and ridiculing President Donald Trump's remarks that suggested a major incident had happened in the Scandinavian country
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Pope Francis delivers his message from his studio window overlooking St. Peter's Square during his Angelus prayer, at the Vatican, Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
Pope laments plight of child soldiers in Congo fightingPope Francis has expressed dismay about clashes in the Democratic Republic of Congo he described as "violent and brutal."
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Islamic extremists denounce Somalia's new presidentA commander of Somalia's Islamic extremist rebels denounced the country's recent election of a new president and vowed to continue fighting the government, the first official comment from al-Shabab since the president's election earlier this month
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and United States Vice President Mike Pence meet during the Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. The annual weekend gathering is known for providing an open and informal platform to meet in close quarters. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
Pence says US to hold Russia accountable, stand with NATOU.S. Vice President Mike Pence has tried to calm jittery partners by says the Trump administration will "hold Russia accountable" and maintain steadfast support for NATO
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Former Italian Premier Matteo Renzi speaks during a national assembly of the Democratic Party, in Rome's Hotel Parco de' Principi, Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017. Renzi has resigned as Democratic Party leader in a bid to win a fresh, stronger mandate ahead of national elections, when populist political forces are positioned to pose the biggest challenge.  (Angelo Carconi/ANSA via AP)
Italy's Renzi resigns as party chief, seeks renewed mandateFormer Italian Premier Matteo Renzi has resigned as Democratic Party leader in a bid to win a fresh, stronger mandate before a national election in which populist political forces are positioned to pose the biggest challenge
The Associated Press2 hours ago
A police officer patrols outside forensic department at Kuala Lumpur Hospital in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017. Investigators are looking for four North Korean men who flew out of Malaysia the same day Kim Jong Nam, the North Korean ruler's outcast half brother, apparently was poisoned at an airport in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysian police said Sunday. (AP Photo/Daniel Chan)
Malaysia looks for 4 North Korean suspects who left countryMalaysian police say investigators are looking for four North Korean men who flew out of Malaysia the same day Kim Jong Nam, the North Korean ruler's outcast half brother, was apparently poisoned at an airport in Kuala Lumpur
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE -- In this Dec. 8, 2016 file photo, a member of the Sunna militia salutes a comrade in another roof making the victory sign in Sheyalat village, around 70Km from Mosul, Iraq. (AP Photo/Manu Brabo, File)
Iraqi forces advance on Islamic State-held western MosulU.S.-backed Iraqi forces have launched a large-scale military operation to dislodge Islamic State militants from the western half of Mosul, the latest phase in a four-month-old offensive to retake Iraq's second largest city
The Associated Press2 hours ago
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