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2 suicide bombers die in blasts near market in Nigerian city
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) -- Two suicide bombers died when they exploded Sunday in a crowded area near a market in Nigeria's northeastern city of Maiduguri, injuring 17 people, rescue officials said....

Day of mourning declared in Turkey after twin blasts kill 38
ISTANBUL (AP) -- Turkey declared a national day of mourning Sunday after twin blasts in Istanbul killed 38 people and wounded 155 others near a soccer stadium - the latest large-scale assault to traumatize a nation confronting an array of security threats....

The Latest: Turkey starts to bury police killed in bombing
ISTANBUL (AP) -- The Latest on the twin explosions near an Istanbul soccer stadium (all times local):...

Russia says it helped repulse IS assault on Syria's Palmyra
BEIRUT (AP) -- Russia says its air force has helped Syrian troops repulse an Islamic State attack on the historic town of Palmyra....

Bombing at Egypt's main Coptic Christian cathedral kills 22
CAIRO (AP) -- A bombing at Egypt's main Coptic Christian cathedral killed 22 people and wounded another 35 on Sunday, according to Egyptian state television, in the second deadly attack to hit the Egyptian capital in two days....

More than 30 dead as tanker rams into vehicles on Kenya road
NAIVASHA, Kenya (AP) -- A runaway tanker carrying volatile gas slammed into other vehicles and burst into flames on a major road in Kenya, killing at least 33 people and injuring 10, officials said early Sunday....

Hospital director: 160 dead in collapsed Nigerian church
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) -- Metal girders and the roof of a crowded church collapsed onto worshippers in southern Nigeria, killing at least 160 people with the toll likely to rise, a hospital director said Sunday....

US defense secretary arrives in Iraq to assess Mosul fight
BAGHDAD (AP) -- U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter has arrived in Baghdad to meet with American commanders and Iraqi leaders and to assess progress in the fight to retake the northern city of Mosul from the Islamic State group....

Adding 200 more troops to Syria, US deepens involvement
MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) -- Drawing the U.S. deeper into the Syria conflict, Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced Saturday he is sending 200 more troops to accelerate the push on the Islamic State's self-declared capital of Raqqa....

Romanians vote for parliament amid concerns over graft
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) -- Romanians began voting Sunday in a parliamentary election a year after a massive anti-corruption drive forced the last Socialist prime minister from power....

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