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The Latest: Israeli defense minister shrugs off video threat
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- The Latest on the crisis along the Israel-Gaza border (all times local):...

Moon faces tough challenges ahead of summit with Kim
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- The meeting next week between the leaders of the rival Koreas will be the ultimate test of South Korean President Moon Jae-in's belief that his nation should lead international efforts to deal with North Korea....

First clues emerge about Cuba's future under new president
HAVANA (AP) -- Miguel Diaz-Canel has been the presumptive next president of Cuba since 2013, when Raul Castro named the laconic former provincial official to the important post of first vice president and lauded him as "neither a novice nor an improviser," high praise in a system dedicated to continuity over all....

Israeli fire in new Gaza border protest kills 2 Palestinians
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Thousands of Palestinians joined the fourth weekly protest on Gaza's border with Israel on Friday, some burning tires or flying kites with flaming rags dangling from their tails. Two Palestinians were killed by Israeli troops firing from across the border fence, health officials said....

Islamic State group to give up last pocket in Syrian capital
BEIRUT (AP) -- Islamic State militants agreed to give up their last pocket in Damascus on Friday, state media reported, as the government seeks to retake the entire Syrian capital and its surrounding areas for the first time since 2011....

Memoir of secretly baptized Jewish boy under new scrutiny
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- It's an incident that has stained the Vatican for 160 years: a 6-year-old Jewish boy taken from his family by papal police and brought to Rome to be raised Catholic after church authorities learned his housekeeper had secretly had him baptized....

South Africa's leader cuts short UK visit after protests
MAHIKENG, South Africa (AP) -- South Africa's president has cut short a visit to Britain to return home and deal with violent protests in a provincial capital....

Russia: Trump promised to make reciprocal visit to Moscow
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russia's foreign minister says U.S. President Donald Trump indicated he could make a reciprocal trip to Russia if President Vladimir Putin were able to accept his invitation to the White House....

Police remove students from occupied Paris university site
PARIS (AP) -- French police removed students from a Paris university building Friday that had been occupied for a month to protest admission changes that also are causing turmoil at other campuses....

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First clues emerge about Cuba's future under new president

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The Latest: Israeli defense minister shrugs off video threat