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People pay respect at a memorial tribute of flowers, messages and candles to the victims on Barcelona's historic Las Ramblas promenade on the Joan Miro mosaic, embedded in the pavement where the van stopped after killing at least 13 people in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
Spain investigates missing imam, mysterious explosionA missing imam and a house that exploded days ago have become the focus of the Spanish investigation into an extremist cell responsible for two deadly attacks in Barcelona and a nearby resort
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Train derails in northern India, killing at least 23Six coaches of a passenger train have derailed in northern India, killing 23 people and injuring at least 81
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Liquor stores closed in Turkmenistan's capital until OctoberLiquor stores have been closed and alcoholic products taken off the shelves of food stores in the capital of Turkmenistan ahead of a major international athletic completion next month
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India wildlife reserve park devastated by monsoon floodsOfficials say rising floodwaters have inundated large parts of a famous wildlife reserve park in northeastern India, killing more than 225 animals and forcing hundreds of other animals to flee
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Liu Xiaobo's widow in rare video amid fears for her safetyA video has surfaced online showing the wife of Liu Xiaobo for the first time since the funeral of the Nobel Peace Prize laureate who died in Chinese custody
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Taliban kill 5 police in southern AfghanistanAn Afghan official says that at least five Afghan police officers have been killed when their check point came under an attack by Taliban insurgents in southern Helmand province
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State funeral held for 'Pakistan's Mother Theresa'Mourners have attended a state funeral for Ruth Pfau, a German physician and nun who earned international acclaim as "Pakistan's Mother Theresa" by devoting her life to the eradication of leprosy in the Muslim-majority nation
The Associated Press12 hours ago
FILE - This July 28, 2017, file photo distributed by the North Korean government shows what was said to be the launch of a Hwasong-14 intercontinental ballistic missile at an undisclosed location in North Korea. America’s annual joint military exercises with South Korea always frustrate North Korea. Some experts say North Korea is mainly focused on the bigger picture of testing its bargaining power against the United States with its new long-range missiles and likely has no interest in letting things get too tense during the drills. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP, File)
A look at US-S. Korea war games and how North might respondAmerica's annual joint military exercises with South Korea always get a rise out of North Korea
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Gunmen kill local leader of Pakistan's pro-Taliban partyPolice say gunmen on a motorcycle have killed a local leader of Pakistan's pro-Taliban Jamiat-e-Ulema Islam party in the northwest before fleeing
The Associated Press17 hours ago
6 die in Vietnam while sawing leftover mortar shellSix people including four children in a family have been killed when a Vietnam War-era mortar shell they were sawing for scrap metal exploded
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Navy captain latest to plead guilty in bribery caseUS Navy captain latest officer to admit to accepting offer for lavish hotels, prostitutes in exchange for helping Malaysian businessman nicknamed "Fat Leonard"
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Afghan official: 7 die in violence in western Herat provinceAfghan official: 7 people killed in incidents of violence in country's western Herat province
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Minneapolis taps new chief in wake of Damond shootingThe Minneapolis City Council has confirmed a new police chief after the previous chief resigned over an officer's fatal shooting of an Australian woman who'd called 911 for help
The Associated Press1 day ago
The Latest: Minneapolis City Council approves new chiefThe Minneapolis City Council has confirmed a new police chief after the previous chief resigned over an officer's fatal shooting of an Australian woman who'd called 911 for help
The Associated Press1 day ago
The real revolution in NKorea is rise of consumer cultureThe real revolution in North Korea is the rise of a new consumer culture
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