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IS suicide bomber kills 31 as Afghans celebrate new year
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- An Islamic State group suicide bomber struck on the road to a Shiite shrine in Afghanistan's capital on Wednesday, killing at least 31 people as Afghans celebrated the Persian new year, authorities said....

The Latest: German leader condemns bombing in Syria's Ghouta
BEIRUT (AP) -- The Latest on developments related to Syria (all times local):...

Iraq holding more than 19,000 because of IS, militant ties
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraq has detained or imprisoned at least 19,000 people accused of connections to the Islamic State group or other terror-related offenses, and sentenced more than 3,000 of them to death, according to an analysis by The Associated Press....

Witnesses: Boko Haram returns Nigerian kidnapped schoolgirls
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) -- Boko Haram extremists returned almost all of the 110 girls abducted from their Nigeria boarding school a month ago with an ominous warning, witnesses said Wednesday....

DMZ? Sweden? Washington? Trump-Kim summit site rumors swirl
TOKYO (AP) -- With just weeks to go, there's still no official word on where President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will hold their unprecedented summit....

Trump-Kim summit offers hope to son of detained American
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The son of an American held in North Korea sees a glimmer of hope after months of frustration and sadness that a planned summit of President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un can help win his father's freedom....

NKorea says its diplomatic moves are not a sign of weakness
TOKYO (AP) -- North Korea's recent moves to ease tensions on the Korean Peninsula are evidence of its confidence and national strength, not a sign of weakness, according to its state-run media....

Moscow fears London could destroy evidence in ex-spy's case
MOSCOW (AP) -- A Russian foreign ministry official said on Wednesday that Moscow fears Britain could destroy key evidence in the nerve agent attack on an ex-Russian spy....

EU unveils new tax plans that could hit US tech giants
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The European Union on Wednesday unveiled new plans to make big tech companies pay more taxes in a move that would, if endorsed, hit online U.S. firms like Google and Facebook....

Vatican media chief resigns over doctored letter scandal
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- The head of the Vatican's communications department resigned Wednesday in a scandal about a letter from the retired pope that he mischaracterized in public and then had digitally manipulated in a photograph sent to the media....

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Iraq holding more than 19,000 because of IS, militant ties