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Kenyan teacher Peter Tabichi, right, listens to actor Hugh Jackman, after winning the $1 million Global Teacher Prize in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Sunday, March 24, 2019. Tabichi is a science teacher who gives away 80 percent of his income to the poor in the remote Kenyan village of Pwani. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)
Kenyan who gave earnings to poor wins $1M teacher prizeA Kenyan teacher from a remote village who gave away most of his earnings to poor students has won a highly competitive $1 million global prize that honors one exceptional educator a year
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U.S-backed Syrian fighters clear explosives in the last area retaken from the Islamic State group.;
US backed Syrian force clears area retaken from ISU.S-backed Syrian fighters clear explosives in the last area retaken from the Islamic State group
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Thousand of Moroccan teachers shout in front of the Moroccan Parliament during a protest and the latest outbreak of anger at low-wage, temporary teaching contracts in Rabat, Morocco, Sunday March 24, 2019. The protesters demand respect for their profession and higher wages.( AP Photo/Amira El Masaiti)
Moroccan teachers protest low wages, temporary contractsSeveral thousand Moroccan teachers have staged a protest in the capital Rabat, in the latest outbreak of anger at low-wage, temporary teaching contracts that do not cover health care or provide for pensions
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Romania, Honduras recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capitalThe leaders of Romania and Honduras have announced they will move their embassies in Israel to Jerusalem, following the lead of President Donald Trump
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Teacher from remote Kenya village who gave away salary to poor wins $1 million global teacher prizeTeacher from remote Kenya village who gave away salary to poor wins $1 million global teacher prize
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Dubai government tells AP singer R. Kelly has no planned concert and "has not been invited by the Dubai royal family."Dubai government tells AP singer R. Kelly has no planned concert and "has not been invited by the Dubai royal family."
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Relatives of victims of sunken ferry pray after burying their victims at the cemetery in Mosul, Iraq, Friday, March 22, 2019. A ferry overloaded with people celebrating the Kurdish new year sank in the Tigris River in Mosul on Thursday, killing dozens of people, mostly women and children, officials said. (AP Photo/Farid Abdulwahed)
Iraq parliament votes to sack official after ferry sinkingIraq's parliament voted to sack a provincial official following the tragic sinking of a ferry that killed nearly 100 people
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Is it terrorism? Post NZ attack, Muslims see double standardMuslim community leaders and terrorism experts say New Zealand mosque shooting shows that for too long, terrorism has been seen as a uniquely 'Muslim problem'
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Palestinian dies of wounds from Israeli fire at Gaza protestGaza's Health Ministry says a Palestinian has died of wounds sustained from Israeli gunfire at protests along the perimeter fence
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Blast kills 8 children collecting scrap metal in SudanSudanese officials and activists say an explosive device has killed at least eight children in Khartoum's twin city of Omdurman
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EDS NOTE: GRAPHIC CONTENT - The body of a man lies in a tent encampment after U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighters took control of Baghouz, Syria from Islamic State militants on Saturday, March 23, 2019. The elimination of the last Islamic State stronghold in Baghouz brings to a close a grueling final battle that stretched across several weeks and saw thousands of people flee the territory and surrender in desperation, and hundreds killed.  (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo)
The Latest: US commander: IS fighters could 're-emerge'The U.S.-led coalition in Syria and Iraq says the victory of the Syrian Democratic Forces over the Islamic State's self-declared caliphate does not mean that violent extremism is over
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tours the Byblos citadel, in Byblos, Lebanon, Saturday, March 23, 2019. (Jim Young/Pool Photo via AP)
Pompeo tours Lebanese historical sites in ancient cityU.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his wife Susan spent much of the second and last day of their visit to Lebanon touring historical churches and a centuries-old citadel in this coastal city
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FILE - In this Monday, Dec. 12, 2011 file photo, Israeli Rafi Eitan, right, stands next to a showcase during an opening of an exhibition about Eichmann's capture at the Knesset, Israel's parliament in Jerusalem. Eitan, a legendary Israeli Mossad spy who led the capture of Holocaust mastermind Adolf Eichmann, has died. He was 92. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)
Legendary Israeli Mossad agent Rafi Eitan dies at 92Rafi Eitan, a legendary Israeli Mossad spy who led the capture of Holocaust mastermind Adolf Eichmann, has died at 92
The Associated Press1 day ago
Clashes among government-aligned forces in Yemen's kill 6Yemeni officials say heavy street battles among armed Islamist factions aligned with the exiled government have left at least six people dead and families displaced
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EDS NOTE: GRAPHIC CONTENT - The body of a man lies in a tent encampment after U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighters took control of Baghouz, Syria from Islamic State militants on Saturday, March 23, 2019. The elimination of the last Islamic State stronghold in Baghouz brings to a close a grueling final battle that stretched across several weeks and saw thousands of people flee the territory and surrender in desperation, and hundreds killed.  (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo)
US-allied Syrian force declares victory over Islamic StateU.S.-backed forces have declared military victory over the Islamic State group in Syria after liberating the last pocket of territory held by the militants
The Associated Press1 day ago
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