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Iraq: Triple suicide attack north of Baghdad kills 11 troops
BAGHDAD (AP) -- A triple suicide bombing against a security check point north of Baghdad on Saturday killed at least 11 members of the security forces, a police officer said....

Savior or disaster? UK's Labour divided on Corbyn victory
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) -- Soft-spoken socialist Jeremy Corbyn is the antithesis of Donald Trump....

Global efforts against ivory traffickers still falling short
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Poaching syndicates shipped large amounts of African elephant ivory last year despite global calls to dismantle the trafficking networks that often collude with corrupt officials, conservationists said as an international wildlife conference opened Saturday in South Africa....

South Sudan rebel chief urges armed resistance to Juba govt
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) -- A top South Sudanese opposition leader called Saturday for armed resistance to the government in Juba - a stance that suggests the troubled Central African nation could face a renewed civil war in the near future....

AP Exclusive: Iraq oil fires could jeopardize Mosul mission
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A fire at one of Iraq's oil fields could hinder military and humanitarian efforts as operations to recapture the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul get underway....

Gabon opposition candidate decries high court ruling
LIBREVILLE, Gabon (AP) -- Opposition candidate Jean Ping vowed to not back down from his pursuit of the presidency hours after the constitutional court upheld the victory of incumbent President Ali Bongo Ondimba, whose family has been in power for nearly half a century....

'We are thirsty' say Tunisians as drought creates tensions
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) -- Struggling with extremism and economic woes, Tunisia now faces another menace: persistent drought across several regions that is creating new social tensions and threatening farming, a pillar of the economy....

UK: British warplanes bomb IS to support Iraqi push on Mosul
AKROTIRI, Cyprus (AP) -- British Tornado and Typhoon aircraft stationed at a U.K. air base in Cyprus are pounding Islamic State targets ahead of a major offensive by Iraqi security forces next month to recapture the key northern city of Mosul from IS militants, a senior Royal Air Force officer says....

Priests' murders rattle Mexican city gripped by violence
POZA RICA, Mexico (AP) -- In this eastern Mexican oil town already weary of rising gangland violence and extortion, the abduction and murder of two priests this week sank many residents only deeper into despair....

Syrian troops advance in Aleppo amid war's heaviest bombing
BEIRUT (AP) -- Syrian troops captured a rebel-held area on the edge of Aleppo on Saturday, tightening their siege on opposition-held neighborhoods in the northern city after what residents described as the heaviest air bombardment of the 5 -year civil war....

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South Sudan rebel chief urges armed resistance to Juba govt

India's prime minister says Pakistan a haven for terrorism

2 injured in explosion at shop in downtown Budapest

Latin America/Caribbean
Mexico says 7,800 Haitians crossed through country this year

Middle East
Syrian troops advance in Aleppo amid war's heaviest bombing