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Amnesty: Hundreds trapped in Libya's Benghazi amid fighting
CAIRO (AP) -- An international rights group expressed alarm Friday over the fate of hundreds of Libyan and foreign nationals trapped for months amid fighting in the eastern city of Benghazi....

UN impotent before Syria war crimes
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Russia and Syria faced a growing chorus of international condemnation over their actions in Aleppo, but U.N. officials conceded Thursday there was little they could do beyond shaming the two countries for what they are increasingly calling "war crimes."...

Scientists bid farewell to Rosetta space probe before crash
BERLIN (AP) -- Scientists began saying their final farewells to the Rosetta space probe Thursday, hours before its planned crash-landing on a comet, but said that data collected during the mission would provide discoveries for many years to come....

UN warns of 'merciless abyss' in besieged eastern Aleppo
BEIRUT (AP) -- Syrian government forces continued their push into rebel-held districts of Aleppo on Thursday as international officials issued dire warnings of an ongoing humanitarian disaster in Syria's largest city....

Israel pays respects to Peres as leaders arrive for funeral
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Thousands of Israelis flocked to parliament Thursday to view the casket of Shimon Peres, paying final respects to the former president and prime minister whose life story mirrored that of his country....

The Latest: Russia says US boycott would help 'terrorists'
BEIRUT (AP) -- The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local):...

US defense chief calls alliance with Philippines 'ironclad'
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) -- U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter has described the U.S.-Philippines alliance as ironclad, one day after the Philippine president said joint military exercises with the U.S. would end....

Police called as larger-than-life Hitler appears in Berlin
BERLIN (AP) -- A huge moving image of a laughing Adolf Hitler has prompted a shocked Berlin driver to call police....

Austria: Man convicted of murder for plowing car into crowd
VIENNA (AP) -- An Austrian court has found a man guilty on multiple murder and attempted murder counts and sentenced him to life in prison for plowing his car through a crowd of pedestrians, killing three and injuring dozens....

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Amnesty: Hundreds trapped in Libya's Benghazi amid fighting