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In this photo taken Sunday, April 15, 2018, Shebu Issa, an assistant at a Quranic school on the other side of the Agadez airport fence stands in the doorway of a Quranic school building in Agadez, Niger. On the scorching edge of the Sahara Desert, the U.S. Air Force is building a base for armed drones, the newest front in America's battle against the growing extremist threat in Africa's vast Sahel region. Three hangars and the first layers of a runway command a sandy, barren field. Niger Air Base 201 is expected to be functional early next year. (AP Photo/Carley Petesch)
US builds drone base in Niger, crossroads of extremism fightUS quietly builds drone base in Niger, crossroads of growing extremism fight in Africa's Sahel
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Saudi-led airstrike at Yemen wedding killed at least 20Yemen health officials: Saudi-led coalition bombed a wedding in northern Yemen on Sunday, killing at least 20
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A South Korean news magazine with front cover photos of South Korea President Moon Jae-in, right, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and a headline " Finding North Korea's hidden picture" is displayed at the Dong-A Ilbo building in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, April 23, 2018. South Korea halted anti-Pyongyang propaganda broadcasts across the rivals' tense border on Monday as officials from the two Koreas met again to work out details of their leaders' upcoming summit talks expected to focus on the North's nuclear program. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
S.Korea halts propaganda broadcasts before summit with NorthSouth Korea says it has halted anti-North Korea propaganda broadcasts on the border ahead of talks between their leaders this week
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HOLD FOR RELEASE SUNDAY APRIL 22 1 a.m. ; Illustration shows a Tmall and a JD.com hand wrestling for control over online Chinese commerce;
US brands suffer collateral damage in Chinese corporate warMajor global brands tell AP they've been punished by Alibaba after refusing exclusive partnerships with the e-commerce giant, which denies wrongdoing
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In this courtroom sketch the lawyers of the accused, from left, Isa Gultaslar, Laura Severin, Romain Delcoigne and Sven Mary attend a trial at the Brussels Justice Palace in Brussels on Monday, April 23, 2018. A Brussels court on has found Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam and an accomplice guilty of attempted murder over shots fired at police officers as they sought to flee arrest in March 2016, and sentenced them to 20 years in prison. (Petra Urban via AP)
Paris attacks suspect Abdeslam gets 20 years in related caseA Brussels court on Monday found 2015 Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam and an accomplice guilty of attempted murder over shots fired at police they sought to avoid arrest in Brussels
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A composite image of a suspect of killing of a Palestinian man is shown by Malaysian national police during a press conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Monday, April 23, 2018. Malaysian police released Monday composite images of two suspects who gunned down 34-year-old Palestinian engineer Fadi al-Batsh and are stepping up efforts to track them. Gaza's ruling Hamas militant group accused Israel of being behind Saturday’s killing of al-Batsh, an important member of Hamas. (AP Photo)
Malaysia releases images of suspects in Palestinian killingMalaysian police have released images of two suspects in the killing of a Palestinian engineer and said they appeared to be European or Middle Eastern, fueling suspicion that the slaying was an Israeli assassination
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Royal Baby No. 3 Is About to ArriveThe royal family is going to get a little bigger any moment now. The duchess of Cambridge, formerly known as Kate Middleton, is in labor at the hospital, the BBC reports. This will be child No. 3 for the duchess and Prince William, though they reportedly don't know whether it...
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In this Nov. 28, 2017, photo, Chinese women look out of a window of a crowded bus traveling from the outskirts of the capital city during the morning rush hour, in Beijing. Human Rights Watch released the report on Monday, April 23, 2018, gender discrimination is widespread in the Chinese work force, with many hiring advertisements openly calling only for male applicants and using the attractiveness of female co-workers as a draw. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
HRW: 'Men only' job ads show ongoing discrimination in ChinaA human rights group says gender discrimination is widespread in the Chinese work force, with many hiring advertisements openly calling only for male applicants
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Icelandic fugitive in bitcoin heist arrested in AmsterdamPolice in Amsterdam have arrested an Icelandic fugitive suspected of masterminding the theft of hundreds of computers used to mine bitcoins and other virtual currencies
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In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, smoke rises after Syrian government airstrikes and shelling hit in Hajar al-Aswad neighborhood held by Islamic State militants, southern Damascus, Syria, Sunday, April 22, 2018. Syrian state media says government forces are pounding districts of southern Damascus held by Islamic State militants with warplanes, helicopters and artillery in a bid to enforce an evacuation deal reached earlier in the week. (SANA via AP)
Syrian troops press push against IS in southern DamascusSyrian state media says government forces, allies press offensive against Islamic State group in southern Damascus
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Qatar denies UAE, Bahrain allegation over military jetsQatar is denying an allegation by the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain that it sent military fighter jets dangerously close to an Emirati commercial airliner
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Afghan men prepare the graves for the victims of Sunday's suicide attack at a voter registration center, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, April 23, 2018. Taliban attacks in western Afghanistan killed 14 soldiers and policemen on Monday as residents in the capital, Kabul, prepared for the funerals of those killed in the horrific bombing by the Islamic State group on a voter registration center that left at least 57 dead the previous day. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
Afghan officials: Taliban attacks kill 14 troops, policemenAfghan officials say Taliban attacks on soldiers and police in western Badghis province have killed 14 troops, policemen
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