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Strong earthquake felt in Nepal's capital
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- A strong earthquake has been felt in Nepal's capital of Kathmandu with some reports of houses being damaged....

Night train kills 14 migrants `sleeping' on Macedonia tracks
VELES, Macedonia (AP) -- A group of migrants trying to reach European opportunity via what's billed by smugglers as a "safe" route - trekking along train tracks through the Balkans - was hit by an overnight train in a remote river gorge in Macedonia, killing 14....

Italian authorities: Terror suspects planned Vatican attack
MILAN (AP) -- Islamic extremists suspected in a bomb attack in a Pakistani market that killed more than 100 people had also planned an attack against the Vatican in 2010 that was never carried out, an Italian prosecutor said Friday....

Thousands honor soldiers on 100th year of Gallipoli battle
GALLIPOLI, Turkey (AP) -- As dawn broke, families of soldiers, leaders and visitors gathered near former battlefields, honoring thousands of Australians and New Zealanders who fought in the Gallipoli campaign of World War I on the 100th anniversary of the ill-fated British-led invasion....

Palestinian police now in Jerusalem suburbs after Israel ban
ABU DIS, West Bank (AP) -- After years of Israeli objections, armed Palestinian police in dark blue uniforms have taken up positions in this lawless West Bank suburb of Jerusalem, highlighting the shared interests of Israel and the Palestinian self-rule government on day-to-day issues even when political tensions run high....

UN: High civilian toll in Yemen conflict; at least 550 dead
SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- With combatants fighting in neighborhoods and Saudi-led coalition warplanes pounding Iran-backed rebels from the sky, Yemen's war is wreaking a particularly bloody toll among civilians: more than 550 have been killed in the past month, including 115 children, the U.N. said Friday....

Gunmen kill activist in Pakistan after Baluchistan event
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) -- Police in Pakistan say gunmen have killed a prominent women's rights activist in the hours after she held a forum about the country's restive Baluchistan region....

Romania: robbers trained to steal jewels, cars detained
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) -- Prosecutors detained 14 people Friday who are suspected of belonging to a network of well-dressed robbers who were trained to rob luxury items in Romania and the European Union....

Italy court OKs arrest of suspected smuggler captain, crew
CATANIA, Sicily (AP) -- A judge in Sicily on Friday confirmed the arrest warrants against the suspected captain and crew member of the smuggling boat that capsized in the Mediterranean's worst ever migrant disaster....

Chinese feminist: Long hours of interrogations after release
BEIJING (AP) -- One of five leading Chinese feminist advocates said she went through lengthy and verbally abusive interrogations after she was conditionally released in a case that has attracted international attention....

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Strong earthquake felt in Nepal's capital

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Thousands honor soldiers on 100th year of Gallipoli battle

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Middle East
Palestinian police now in Jerusalem suburbs after Israel ban


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