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Afghan men collect remains of belongings inside a damaged mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, a day after a suicide attack. Suicide bombers struck two mosques in Afghanistan during Friday prayers, the Shiite mosque in Kabul and a Sunni mosque in western Ghor province at the end of a particularly deadly week for the troubled nation. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
October 21, 2017 - 2:38 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Afghanistan (all times local): 11 a.m. The Islamic State group is claiming responsibility for a suicide bombing attack on a Shiite mosque in Kabul that killed at least 39 and wounded at least 41. The group in a statement on its website late...
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Afghan men collect remains of belongings inside a damaged mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, a day after a suicide attack. Suicide bombers struck two mosques in Afghanistan during Friday prayers, the Shiite mosque in Kabul and a Sunni mosque in western Ghor province at the end of a particularly deadly week for the troubled nation. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
October 21, 2017 - 1:43 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's Interior Ministry says the fatalities from a suicide bombing attack in a Shiite mosque in the capital Kabul has risen to 39 dead and 41 wounded. The ministry's press office says in a statement Saturday it is investigating the attack a day earlier at the Imam...
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In this Oct. 18, 2017, photo, Japan's Prime Minister and President of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party Shinzo Abe delivers a speech in support for his party's candidate during an election campaign for the upcoming lower house election in Tokyo. Media polls indicate Abe’s ruling coalition will handily win a general election Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017, possibly even retaining its two-thirds majority in the more powerful lower house of parliament. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
October 20, 2017 - 10:18 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's leader may have made the right call after all, if not for his country then for himself. Media polls indicate Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition will handily win a general election Sunday, possibly even retaining its two-thirds majority in the more powerful lower house...
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FILE - This Oct. 21, 1971 file photo shows Pablo Neruda, poet and then Chilean ambassador to France, talking with reporters in Paris after being named the 1971 Nobel Prize for Literature. National and foreign experts announced Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, that the Nobel Prize-winning poet did not die of cancer, rejecting the official version. (AP Photo/Laurent Rebours, File)
October 20, 2017 - 7:25 pm
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A team of international scientists said Friday that Nobel Prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda did not die of cancer or malnutrition, rejecting the official cause of death but not laying to rest one of the great mysteries of post-coup Chile. While saying what the poet and...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May waits for the arrival of European Council President Donald Tusk prior to a bilateral meeting with European Council President Donald Tusk during an EU summit in Brussels on Friday, Oct. 20, 2017. European Union leaders gathered Friday to weigh progress in negotiations on Britain's departure from their club as they look for new ways to speed up the painfully slow moving process. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert, Pool)
October 20, 2017 - 4:42 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — Leaders of Britain and the 27 other European Union members agreed Friday that much remains to be done in Brexit talks amid deep divisions about the terms of their breakup, particularly on how much London should pay in the divorce. While EU President Donald Tusk said that "reports of...
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This Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 frame grab made from drone video shows damaged buildings in Raqqa, Syria, two days after Syrian Democratic Forces said that military operations to oust the Islamic State group have ended and that their fighters have taken full control of the city. (AP Photo/ Gabriel Chaim)
October 20, 2017 - 3:56 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — Kurdish-led forces on Friday declared victory over the Islamic State group in Raqqa, the former "capital" of its self-proclaimed caliphate where militants had terrorized the population for four years — setting up a climactic last stand for the extremists in the last vestiges of...
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Thousands of Somalis gather to pray at the site of the country's deadliest attack and to mourn the hundreds of victims, at the site of the attack in Mogadishu, Somalia Friday, Oct. 20, 2017. More than 300 people were killed and nearly 400 wounded in Saturday's truck bombing, with scores missing. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
October 20, 2017 - 3:55 pm
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Thousands of anguished Somalis gathered to pray Friday at the site of the country's deadliest attack, while the toll rose to 358 and dozens remained missing. Somalia's president will announce a "state of war" against the al-Shabab extremist group blamed for the bombing,...
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From left, President of the European Commission Jean Claude Juncker, President of the European Council Donald Tusk and President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani are congratulated after receiving the award presented by Spain's King Felipe and Queen Letizia during the Princess of Asturias awards ceremony, in Oviedo, northern Spain, Friday Oct. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)
October 20, 2017 - 3:12 pm
OVIEDO, Spain (AP) — The Catalonia region's controversial bid for independence has been an unavoidable topic at the prize-giving ceremony for Spain's prestigious Princess of Asturias awards. Spain's King Felipe VI received a standing ovation Friday night after saying in his speech that Catalonia "...
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October 20, 2017 - 3:04 pm
CAIRO (AP) — Militants killed 14 policemen and wounded eight in a shootout during a raid Friday on a militants' hideout southwest of Cairo, an Egyptian security official said. The exchange took place in the al-Wahat al-Bahriya area in the Giza governorate, about 135 kilometers (84 miles) from the...
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Spain's Kings Felipe VI and Letizia, applaud after arriving at the auditorium during the Princess of Asturias awards ceremony, in Oviedo, northern Spain, Friday Oct. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)
October 20, 2017 - 2:39 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on the Spain-Catalonia political crisis (all times local): 8:35 p.m. Spain's King Felipe VI has spoken out forcefully at a public event against Catalonia's independence drive, saying all Spaniards must respect each other and the law. Felipe says in a speech at a...
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