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Authorities probed the background of the attacker, who died in a blast that also wounded 12.

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Police were questioning two men Monday in the alleged gang rape of a 25-year-old Israeli tourist who accepted a car ride while traveling in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh.

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte asked the rebels to do the same to end decades of deadly violence and foster the resumption of peace talks.

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Guo Boxiong was once among the 25 members of the Communist Party’s Politburo.

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Syrian bomber at German festival had been denied asylum. Authorities let him stay.

More than half those slated to leave the country had not been deported one year later.

A midnight airstrike killed a 2-day-old infant in Aleppo’s Children’s Hospital

Government forces have stepped up bombardment of Aleppo, with hospitals coming under attack.

Bolivia’s president isn’t lowering his sights despite a scandal worthy of a telenovela

Evo Morales lost a referendum to allow him a potential fourth term, in part because of the titillating scandal. But he's fighting back.

More than 150,000 Venezuelans have streamed into Colombia to go shopping this month.

Beijing authorities have shut down several edgy news programs run by major web portals in the latest round of efforts to restrict reporting of political and social news.

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The government denies allegations of beatings and other violations amid a crackdown.

Planning his attack for a year, the gunman killed the teenage children of immigrants..

Sectarian clashes have been largely absent in the country in recent years.

A crackdown by the government has left the democratic opposition and secularists uneasy.

Despite deadly attacks and criticism from the world, some people want to keep building.

Police and prosecutors say the 18-year-old who killed nine people had no known political motive and may have been mentally ill.

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan also sharply criticized Western countries that expressed concern about possible human rights violations.

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Torrential rains, which began Monday, have triggered landslides and wiped out villages.

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The attack, claimed by the Islamic State, targeted a rally staged by ethnic Hazara Shiites.

An Afghan public health ministry official said 207 people were wounded, according to the Associated Press. Media reports said the Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack on a packed square a few miles from the presidential palace. This is a developing story. It will be updated.

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The Latest on a series of attacks in Germany in the past week (all times local):

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Police were questioning two men Monday in the alleged gang rape of a 25-year-old Israeli tourist who accepted a car ride while traveling in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh.

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German interior minister orders increased security presence at airports, train stations and elsewhere in wake of attacks.

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Bavaria’s top security official says Ansbach bomber had received asylum in Bulgaria .

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Bavaria’s top security official says police found violent videos, bomb-making material at Ansbach attacker’s home.

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French luxury giant LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton is selling its Donna Karan and DKNY clothing brands to U.S. group G-III Apparel in a $650 million deal.

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