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The AP documents 72 mass graves, with many more expected to be uncovered as Islamic State group's territory shrinks
HARDAN, Iraq (AP) -- Peering through binoculars, the young man watched as Islamic State extremists gunned down the handcuffed men and then buried them with a waiting bulldozer. For six days he watched as IS filled one grave after another with his friends and neighbors....

The Latest: Kurdish-led Syrian forces clash with IS near northern town of Manbij, until recently held by militants
ISTANBUL (AP) -- The Latest on developments in the Syrian conflict, following Ankara's incursion into the war-torn state last week (all times local):...

Apple will have to pay up to 13 billion euros ($14.5 billion) plus interest in back taxes to Ireland after the European Union found Tuesday that the U.S. technology giant had paid next to no tax at all across the bloc's 28 countries for over 11 years
BRUSSELS (AP) -- Apple will have to pay up to 13 billion euros ($14.5 billion) plus interest in back taxes to Ireland after the European Union found Tuesday that the U.S. technology giant had paid next to no tax across the bloc's 28 countries for over 11 years....

Amid large protests in Kashmir, Kerry in India for talks on strategic and commercial ties
NEW DELHI (AP) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in India for strategic and commercial talks being held against the backdrop of rising tensions in the disputed region of Kashmir, long a flashpoint between India and rival Pakistan....

Suicide bomber in Somalia strikes near gates of presidential palace, killing at least 12
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- A suicide bomber has detonated an explosives-laden truck near the gate of Somalia's presidential palace in the capital on Tuesday, killing at least 12 people, police say....

As refugee children who escaped Boko Haram starve, Nigeria probes theft of food aid
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) -- Children who escaped Boko Haram's Islamic insurgency now are dying of starvation in refugee camps in northeastern Nigeria's largest city as the government investigates the theft of food aid by officials....

Tempers are rising among migrants squeezed in record numbers into a shrinking slum camp in France's port city of Calais, where hours-long waiting lines for food and showers and the tightening grip of security forces are leaving emotions raw
CALAIS, France (AP) -- Tempers are rising among migrants squeezed in record numbers into a shrinking slum camp in France's port city of Calais, where they spend hours in line waiting for food and showers....

Brazil's suspended President Dilma Rousseff mounts a forceful defense at her impeachment trial, blasting her critics ahead of a Senate vote that could come Tuesday on whether to remove her from office permanently
BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) -- On what could prove to be her last day as Brazil's president, Dilma Rousseff mounted a forceful defense of her time leading Latin America's most populous nation, warning senators that ousting her would hurt a young democracy while defiantly promising to go down fighting in what many see as a losing battle....

Scientists have found evidence to support what many dog owners have long believed: man's best friend really does seem to understand what we're saying
BERLIN (AP) -- Scientists have found evidence to support what many dog owners have long believed: man's best friend really does understand some of what we're saying....

French President Francois Hollande has criticized Turkey's "contradictory" military intervention in Syria and warned Russia not to become a "protagonist" in the war
BEIRUT (AP) -- French President Francois Hollande on Tuesday criticized Turkey's "contradictory" military intervention in Syria and warned Russia not to become a "protagonist" in the war, a day after a U.S. official warned that clashes between Turkish troops and Kurdish forces would detract from the fight against the Islamic State group....

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Africa
As refugee children who escaped Boko Haram starve, Nigeria probes theft of food aid

Asia
Taliban appoint new military chief as groups fights to gain more ground rather than talk peace under a new leadership

Europe
Spain's acting prime minister has opened a two-day parliamentary debate in hopes of getting enough support to form a new government and ending an eight-month impasse, but expectations of a breakthrough are low

Latin America/Caribbean
Brazil's suspended President Dilma Rousseff mounts a forceful defense at her impeachment trial, blasting her critics ahead of a Senate vote that could come Tuesday on whether to remove her from office permanently

Middle East
French President Francois Hollande has criticized Turkey's "contradictory" military intervention in Syria and warned Russia not to become a "protagonist" in the war