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AP Analysis: Could Trump push a partial Mideast deal?
Donald Trump may be uniquely suited to push for Middle East peace: the Israelis as well as key Arab players, each for their own reasons, are all looking like admirers who seek to please. But out-of-the-box thinking will be needed nonetheless....

EU leaders boost support for Libya to halt migrant exodus
BRUSSELS (AP) -- European Union leaders are set Friday to boost their support for conflict-ravaged Libya as the number of people fleeing Africa from there for better lives in Europe continues to rise....

The Latest: French president meets central European leaders
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The Latest on the European Union summit (all times local):...

The pain and gain of Brexit vote: British economy a year on
LONDON (AP) -- Few events outside of war can have quite as much impact on the economy of a country as Britain's decision a year ago to leave the European Union....

North Korea denies torturing American detainee Otto Warmbier
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- North Korea on Friday denied it cruelly treated or tortured an American student who was detained for more than year and died days after being released in a coma....

Russia fires missiles from Mediterranean at IS in Syria
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russia has fired cruise missiles from the Mediterranean Sea on positions of the Islamic State group in Syria, the Defense Ministry said on Friday, Moscow's latest show of strength in the conflict wracking the Mideast country....

Philippines: Malaysian financier believed killed in siege
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- A Malaysian militant who helped lead and finance the siege of a southern Philippine city is believed to have been killed as the local jihadis aligned with the Islamic State group become increasingly constricted after a month of fighting, the military chief said Friday....

Khmer Rouge leaders deliver closing defense at trial
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) -- The former head of state of Cambodia's 1970s Khmer Rouge regime has rejected the charges of genocide and other crimes against him, saying they were concocted by the country's traditional enemy, neighboring Vietnam....

Total solar eclipse casts spotlight on rural Oregon town
MADRAS, Ore. (AP) -- Just before sunrise, there's typically nothing atop Round Butte but the whistle of the wind and a panoramic view of Oregon's second-highest peak glowing pink in the faint light....

Friend of ousted S. Korean president gets 3 years in prison
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- A South Korean court on Friday sentenced a longtime friend of ousted President Park Geun-hye to three years in prison for using her presidential ties to unlawfully get her daughter into a prestigious Seoul university....

World Video
Up to the Minute
Africa
Ketumile Masire, former Botswana president, dies at age 91

Asia
Khmer Rouge leaders deliver closing defense at trial

Europe
Small civilian helicopter crashes in Greece, 2 dead

Latin America/Caribbean
AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, Caribbean

Middle East
Russia fires missiles from Mediterranean at IS in Syria