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Nur Gelle talks about his missing younger brother outside a hospital in Mogadishu, Somalia Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017. Anguished families gathered across Somalia's capital on Tuesday as funerals continued for the more than 300 people killed in one of the world's deadliest attacks in years, while others waited anxiously for any word of the scores of people still said to be missing. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
In Somalia, hope fades in desperate search for missing'Please bring my son back': Anguished Somali families mourn, search for the scores missing
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Some 275 militants and their family members surrendered
The Latest: UN says Raqqa liberation from IS is game changerThe Latest: A regional director of the United Nations' food-assistance branch has described the liberation of the Syrian stronghold of Raqqa from Islamic State militants as a "game changer" for humanitarian efforts in Syria
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Kenya opposition suspends reform protests after killingsOpposition leader Raila Odinga has suspended protests intended to press for reforms to Kenya's electoral commission ahead of the second attempt at a presidential election being held Oct. 26
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Newly arrived Rohingya Muslims sit in the rain covering themselves with plastic sheets after Bangladesh border guard soldiers prevented them from moving ahead towards refugee camps at Palong Khali, Bangladesh, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017. Thousands more Rohingya Muslims are fleeing large-scale violence and persecution in Myanmar and crossing into Bangladesh, where more than half a million others are already living in squalid and overcrowded camps, according to witnesses and a drone video shot by the U.N. office for refugees. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)
Thousands more Rohingya Muslims cross border into BangladeshThousands more Rohingya Muslims have fled large-scale violence in Myanmar and crossed into Bangladesh, where more than half a million others are already living in squalid and overcrowded camps
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A picture of Massoud Barzani, the President of Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region, hangs at a checkpoint manned by Kurdish security forces on the outskirts of Irbil, Iraq, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017. Kurdish forces lost more territory in Iraq on Tuesday, withdrawing from the town of Sinjar a day after Iraqi forces pushed them out of the disputed city of Kirkuk. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)
Kurds pull out abruptly from disputed Iraqi areasKurdish forces have pulled out of disputed areas across northern and eastern Iraq a day after handing the northern city of Kirkuk over to federal forces amid a tense standoff following last month's vote for independence
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A man holds a sign reading in Catalan "Freedom Jordis" as people gather to protest against the National Court's decision to imprison civil society leaders without bail, in Barcelona, Spain, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017. Spain's top court also ruled Tuesday that a recent independence referendum in Catalonia was unconstitutional, a day after a Madrid judge provisionally jailed two Catalan independence leaders, Jordi Sanchez and Jordi Cuixart, in a sedition probe.(AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
Catalans protest sedition case, court declares vote illegalA ruling by Spain's top court that the Catalonia region's independence referendum was unconstitutional hasn't persuaded thousands of demonstrators who are demanding the release of two jailed separatist leaders
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New UN envoy pays first visit to disputed Western SaharaThe United Nations' new special envoy for the disputed Western Sahara has met with Morocco's King Mohammed VI and government ministers as part of his first tour of the region
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Author Emily Fridlund of the United States with her book 'History of Wolves' during a photocall with all six shortlisted authors of the 2017 Man Booker Prize for Fiction, in London, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017. The winner of the award will be announced Tuesday at a ceremony in London. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
The Latest: 'Lincoln in the Bardo' wins Man Booker PrizeAmerican author George Saunders has won the prestigious Man Booker Prize for fiction with "Lincoln in the Bardo," a polyphonic symphony of a novel about restless souls adrift in the afterlife
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FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2015 file photo, Airbus Group CEO Tom Enders speaks to journalists during the Airbus Group press conference on the 2014 annual results in Munich. Airbus shares have risen thanks to an unusual no-cost deal with Canada's Bombardier that has angered U.S. rival Boeing. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson, File)
Airbus notches win over rival Boeing with Bombardier dealAirbus shares are rising after it announced an unusual no-cost deal with Canada's Bombardier that angered U.S. rival Boeing
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In this picture taken on Monday Oct. 16, 2017 and provided by The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish forces outlet that is consistent with independent AP reporting, shows Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighters, sit on their pickup as they prepare for the last battle against the Islamic State militants, in Raqqa, Syria. The U.S-backed Syrian forces battling the Islamic State group in Syria say Raqqa's national hospital, one of the militants' last holdouts in city has been captured. (Syrian Democratic Forces via AP)
After IS collapse in Raqqa, US faces other extremism threatsThe imminent fall of the Islamic State's de facto capital leaves America a multitude of tasks to restore stability in the Middle East
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Russian theater and film director Kirill Serebrennikov, center, waits for his hearing in a court room in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017. Russia's Investigative Committee appealed for an extension of Serebrennikov's house arrest after he was  accused of scheming to embezzle around  $1.1 million in government funds allocated for one of his productions and the projects he championed between 2011 and 2014.  (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
Court extends house arrest for Russian theater directorRussia court agrees to extend house arrest of a widely revered theater and film director
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An ambulance and police vehicles are parked along the road where a car bomb exploded killing investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, in the town of Mosta, Malta, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017. Malta's prime minister says a car bomb has killed an investigative journalist on the island nation. Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said the bomb that killed reporter Daphne Caruana Galizia exploded Monday afternoon as she left her home in a town outside Malta's capital, Valetta. (AP Photo/Rene Rossignaud)
Foreign experts to help Malta investigate reporter's killingMalta has appealed to the FBI and European forensic experts to help in the inquiry into the car bomb killing of its leading investigative journalist
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