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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters, Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
The Latest: Turkish leader urges restructuring UNTurkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the U.N. risks becoming an organization with "a reputation for failure" and catering to just five world powers unless it's restructured, particularly in the Security Council
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President Donald Trump delivers a speech to the United Nations General Assembly, Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, at U.N. Headquarters. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Trump boasts of America's might, draws headshakes at UNPresident Donald Trump delivered a sharp rebuke of multinational authority at the United Nations on Tuesday, drawing headshakes and even laughter from fellow world leaders
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U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres addresses the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters, Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
UN cautions against populism in high-level weekUN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres paints a grim picture of the state of the world as leaders open their annual meeting.
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Faithful wait for Pope Francis' Mass in Freedom square in Tallinn, Estonia, Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018. Pope Francis arrived in Estonia for a one-day visit Tuesday. (AP Photo/Mindaugas Kulbis)
Pope: Priestly abuse scandals driving Catholic faithful awayPope Francis has acknowledged that priestly sex abuse scandals are outraging the Catholic faithful and driving them away, and says the church must change its ways if it wants to keep future generations
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Ralph Brinkhaus, deputy chairman of the joint faction of the Christian Democratic parties smiles before a faction meeting in Berlin Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018. (Kay Nietfeld/dpa via AP)
Merkel's party ousts close ally of chancellor from top postA close longtime ally of Chancellor Angela Merkel has been ousted as head of her conservative bloc's parliamentary group, a surprise defeat that dealt a blow to the German leader's authority in her own ranks
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Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven, right, attends parliament during a vote of confidence in the Swedish Parliament Riksdagen, Tuesday Sept. 25, 2018. The prime minister lost a vote of confidence in parliament, meaning he will have to step down. He will continue as caretaker prime minister until a new government can be formed. (Anders Wiklund/TT via AP)
Sweden's center-left PM loses confidence voteSweden's prime minister has lost a vote of confidence in parliament, meaning he will have to step down though not immediately.
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WHO warns of 'perfect storm' for Ebola in eastern CongoWHO warns of 'perfect storm' for Ebola in eastern Congo amid fighting, fear, politics
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FILE - In this Sunday, July 15, 2018 file photo, stewards pull a woman off the pitch after she stormed onto the field and interrupted the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia. The chief organizer of Russia’s World Cup says police stopped 170 people from invading the pitch during games before four members of the Pussy Riot protest group eventually stormed the final dressed as police officers. Organizing committee CEO Alexei Sorokin has downplayed security problems despite the pitch invasion that happened in the final between France and Croatia on July 15. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner, File)
Russian Pussy Riot activist is conscious after poisoningA member of Russian protest group Pussy Riot says he's recovering after two weeks in intensive care with a suspected poisoning
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British officials checking reports of whale in River ThamesBritish officials are checking out reports that a whale is swimming in the River Thames
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FILE - In this April 5, 2018 file photo, Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro, left, speaks with his press officer Jorge Rodriguez, in Caracas, Venezuela. The Trump administration slapped financial sanctions on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, on four members of Maduro’s inner circle, including his wife, the nation’s vice president and Rodriguez, on allegations of corruption.  (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos, File)
US puts sanctions on Venezuela first lady, other officialsThe Trump administration has slapped financial sanctions on four members of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's inner circle, including his wife and the nation's vice president on allegations of corruption
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FILE - In this Sept. 20, 2018, file photo, motor cycles ride past buildings destroyed during the fighting in the northern town of Ariha in Idlib province, Syria. As world leaders talk peace at the U.N. this week, the Syrian region of Idlib clings to fragile hope that diplomacy will help avert a blowout battle over the country’s last rebel stronghold. (Ugur Can/DHA via AP, File)
Syria: Everyone else's battleground, in both war and peaceSyria's war casts a shadow over talk of peacemaking at the U.N. General Assembly this week
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German court upholds Kuwait Airways' refusal of Israeli manA German appeals court has upheld a ruling that Kuwait's national airline did not have to transport an Israeli because of Kuwait's boycott of Israel
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