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7/31/2015 8:53 AM
5 killed in clashes in Turkey
ANKARA, Turkey — Kurdish rebels raided a Turkish police station and fired on railway workers in two separate attacks that left five dead, officials said today, amid renewed conflict between the security forces and insurgents that has wrecked a fragile peace process.

7/31/2015 8:51 AM
Beijing wins 2022 Winter Games
BEIJING — Beijing was chosen today to host the 2022 Winter Games despite one big hurdle to its candidacy: little natural snow.

7/31/2015 6:38 AM
Attack in West Bank kills Palestinian child
DUMA, West Bank — Suspected Jewish assailants attacked a Palestinian village in the West Bank early today and torched two homes, hurling fire bombs inside and setting off a blaze that killed a sleeping toddler and critically wounded his 4-year-old brother and parents.

7/31/2015 6:36 AM
American woman killed in Cape Town
JOHANNESBURG — The U.S. Embassy in South Africa says an American woman has been killed in Cape Town, and South African media say a suspect has been arrested.

7/31/2015 6:35 AM
Suicide bomber kills 10 Nigeria
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — A suicide bomber killed about 10 people at a crowded market early today in a blast that thundered across the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, witnesses said.

7/30/2015 7:10 AM
U.S. official: Plane debris same type as MH370
SAINT-ANDRE, Reunion — A sea-crusted wing part washed up on an island in the western Indian Ocean may be the first trace of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 since it vanished nearly a year and a half ago, and a tragic but finally solid clue to one of aviation’s most perplexing and expensive mysteries.

7/30/2015 1:56 PM
Sierra Leone faces Ebola setbac
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — Authorities in Sierra Leone said today they had quarantined 500 people after a man died from Ebola in an area where the deadly virus had been gone for months, in another setback for the fight against the disease.

7/30/2015 11:18 AM
OPEC, Russia expect global oil market to stabilize
MOSCOW — OPEC and Russia say they expect the global oil market to become more balanced and stable next year after the recent sharp drops.

7/30/2015 9:59 AM
Afghan Taliban officials confirm lOmar's death
KABUL, Afghanistan — High-ranking officials from the Afghan Taliban confirmed today the death of their leader, Mullah Mohammad Omar, and said the group’s top council has elected his successor, a senior figure who served as the reclusive mullah’s deputy for the past three years.

7/30/2015 7:07 AM
Olympic teams to swim, boat in Rio's filth
RIO DE JANEIRO — Athletes in next year’s Summer Olympics here will be swimming and boating in waters so contaminated with human feces that they risk becoming violently ill and unable to compete in the games, an Associated Press investigation has found.

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