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Pope Francis in Egyptian capital for historic 2-day visit
CAIRO (AP) -- Pope Francis came to Egypt on Friday for a historic visit to the Arab and Muslim-majority nation aimed at presenting a united Christian-Muslim front to repudiate violence committed in God's name....

Woman, 66, is fifth victim to die in Stockholm truck attack
STOCKHOLM (AP) -- A woman in her 60s who was injured in the April 7 truck attack in Stockholm has died, Swedish authorities said Friday, raising the death toll to five....

UN Security Council to discuss North Korea nuclear program
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Turning to diplomacy after flexing military muscle, the United States will urge the U.N. Security Council on Friday to increase economic pressure on North Korea over its nuclear weapons program, leaning on China in particular to turn the screws on its wayward ally....

AP FACT CHECK: US anti-missile system in S. Korea has limits
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Neat certainties are rare in the North Korean nuclear crisis, which for decades has simmered and occasionally boiled over, without resolution....

S. Korea disputes Trump comments on missile system, trade
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Contradicting U.S. President Donald Trump, South Korea said Friday it has no plan to renegotiate a bilateral trade deal with the U.S., or to pay for the U.S. missile defense system being deployed on its territory....

World War II still casts shadow over France amid campaigning
PARIS (AP) -- The darkest moment in France's modern history ended seven decades ago with the Nazis' defeat, yet still casts a lingering shadow of shame - one now clouding the race to elect a new president....

The Latest: Japanese fighter jets join US carrier in drills
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The Latest on U.S. efforts to curb North Korea's nuclear program (all times local):...

UK police shoot 1, arrest 6 others in counterterror raids
LONDON (AP) -- British police said Friday they had disrupted an active terror plot with raids in London and southeastern England. One woman was shot and seriously wounded as heavily armed counterterrorism officers stormed a house in a residential London street....

9 dead of mystery illness in Liberia as Ebola is ruled out
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) -- United Nations officials say at least nine people have died from a mysterious illness in Liberia, and all tests have been negative for the Ebola virus....

Macedonian opposition chief shuns emergency political talks
SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) -- Macedonia's opposition chief rejected the president's call for emergency party leaders' talks Friday, hours after demonstrators - mostly supporters of the country's dominant conservative party - invaded parliament and assaulted opposition lawmakers....

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Africa
UN rights chief to visit Ethiopia after deadly protests

Asia
Indonesia, Philippines boost links, to launch sea patrols

Europe
German leader to call on Gulf states to do more for refugees

Latin America/Caribbean
General transportation strike brings much of Brazil to halt

Middle East
Pope Francis arrives at Cairo's Al-Azhar, highest seat of world's Sunni Muslim learning, to meet Egypt's grand imam