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- In Ethiopia, African Union marks 50th birthday as foreign dignitaries join celebrations
- In 1st official trip to sub-Saharan Africa, Kerry urges Nigeria to respect human rights
- Tunisian feminist faces 6-month prison sentence for carrying pepper spray
- Nigeria's military says it has rescued women and children held hostage by Islamic extremists
- Syrian forces unleash heavy artillery barrage to drive rebels from strategic rebel-held town
- Israeli expert says Syria hackers tried to access Haifa's water system in failed cyberattack
- Saudi Foreign Minister calls Iran's nuclear program danger to region's security
- Jordan king says extremism 'grown fat' on Israel-Palestinian conflict
- Friend of man suspected of killing UK soldier in London street arrested after BBC interview
- Female suicide bomber injures 18 in Russian region of Dagestan
- Dozens of Russian gay rights activists detained, attacked at rally in Moscow
- Zookeeper at British wildlife park dies after being attacked by Sumatran tiger
- Chile's Indians cheer as regulator fines Barrick Gold for violating Pascua-Lama permit
- Toronto Mayor Rob Ford denies allegations that he smokes crack cocaine
- Ex-Guatemala president extradited to US to face embezzlement, money-laundering charges
- Honduran gangs plan to sign a truce to cut violence in one of world's most dangerous countries
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- Looking at US security in years ahead, Obama weighs terror threats against civil liberties
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