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Published 1 hour ago
E.U. poised to restrict passport-free travel
BRUSSELS — European Union countries are poised to restrict passport-free travel by invoking an emergency rule to impose controls at several borders for two more years because of the migration crisis, according to EU documents seen by The Associated Press.

Published 4 hours ago
Several killed in attack on U.N. base in Mali
BAMAKO, Mali — An official says militants have attacked a United Nations base in northern Mali, killing at least three people and injuring 30 others.

Updated 4 hours ago
Cameroon soldiers kill 27 Boko Haram fighters
YAOUNDE, Cameroon — Cameroon soldiers killed at least 27 Boko Haram fighters after launching a cross-border operation in the Nigerian locality of Goshi that also resulted in the death of one soldier, a senior military official said.

Published 4 hours ago
Carter says UAE will put special forces in Syria
BRUSSELS — U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter says a key Persian Gulf ally has agreed to send special forces soldiers to Syria to assist in the development of local Sunni Arab fighters focused on recapturing Raqqa, the Islamic State group’s capital.

Published 4 hours ago
10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

Published 8 hours ago
Venezuela: 3 dead from Zika
CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro said on Thursday that three people had died of complications linked to the mosquito-borne Zika virus and that suspected cases of Zika had risen to 5,221.

Updated 9 hours ago
Francis, Kirill to hold historic talks today
When Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill meet today in Cuba, the heads of the Roman Catholic and Russian Orthodox churches will be making history, trying to change history, and struggling against history.

Published 12 hours ago
NATO attempts to deter human trafficking
BRUSSELS — With more than 1 million migrants having reached Europe in the last year and many more on the way, NATO stepped into the crisis for the first time Thursday, saying it would deploy ships to the Aegean Sea in an attempt to stop smugglers.

Published 15 hours ago
Planned cease-fire in Syria
Diplomats seeking to halt an escalation in Syria’s civil war agreed on a nationwide cease-fire that could take effect in a week’s time, as well as immediate delivery of humanitarian assistance to besieged areas, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said after a day of talks in Munich with global and regional powers.

Published 15 hours ago
2nd Australian woman tests positive for Zika
SYDNEY— A pregnant woman in Australia has tested positive for the Zika virus after traveling overseas. It’s the second such case this week.




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