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Sicily prosecutor probes possible NGOs-smuggler 'contacts'A prosecutor in Sicily says an investigation has found evidence of contacts between some NGO boats rescuing migrants off Libya and human smugglers
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Gallmann is known for her bestselling book "I Dreamed of Africa."
Author and conservationist Kuki Gallmann shot in KenyaNovelist and conservationist Kuki Gallmann shot in Kenya as suspicion falls on herders
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An army soldier patrols past posters showing faces of the candidates for the first-round presidential election near a polling station in Paris, Sunday, April 23, 2017. French voters are casting ballots for their next president in an unusually close first-round election Sunday, after a campaign dominated by concerns about jobs and immigration and clouded by security fears following a recent attack on police guarding the Champs-Elysees in Paris. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
The Latest: Turnout lags in France's Caribbean territoriesPresidential voting in France's Caribbean territories seems to have lagged behind that on the mainland
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Newly elected candidate of the AfD (Alternative for Germany) for the September general election Alexander Gauland, right, kisses the hand of Frauke Petry during the party convention in Cologne, Germany, April 23, 2017. The delegates elected Alice Weidel and Gauland as new top candidates on Sunday, after the party’s best-known politician, Petry, said she would no longer be available. (Michael Kappeler/dpa via AP)
German nationalists elect top duo for general electionGermany's nationalist Alternative for Germany party has elected two new top candidates for the September general election, after the party's best-known politician said last week she wouldn't be available
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FILE -- In this Wednesday, April 5, 2017 file photo, released by the Saudi Press Agency, SPA, Saudi King Salman, right, and Defense Minister and Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman wave as they leave the hall after talks with the British prime minister, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. King Salman  issued a decree late Saturday, April 22, 2017, reinstating public sector perks after a drop in oil prices forced the kingdom to curb big-ticket spending and implement sensitive austerity measures. The decree states that King Salman has reinstated all allowances, privileges and financial premiums given to civil and military officials. (Saudi Press Agency via AP, File)
Saudi king names son as US envoy as ties boosted with TrumpSaudi Arabia's King Salman has named one of his sons, an air force pilot who has taken part in coalition strikes against the Islamic State group, as the kingdom's new ambassador to the U.S.
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OSCE monitor killed in Ukraine when mine blows up vehicleA member of the OSCE's monitoring mission in eastern Ukraine has died and two others were injured after their vehicle was blown up by a mine in the Luhansk region
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Corpses being sent home for burial after Taliban attackDozens of corpses are being sent to different provinces around the country for burial two days after a Taliban attack on a northern Afghanistan army base left at least 100 soldiers and others dead or wounded
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U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis, second from right, greets an airman as he boards a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster for a day trip to a U.S. military base in Djibouti from Doha, Qatar, Sunday, April 23, 2017. (Jonathan Ernst/Pool Photo via AP)
Pentagon chief visits African nation home to key US baseU.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has arrived in Djibouti to bolster ties with the tiny and impoverished African country that's home to an important base for U.S. counterterrorism forces, including drones
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Visitors listen to a guide during a tour the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem, Sunday, April 23, 2017. Israel is marking the annual Holocaust Remembrance Day beginning at sunset Sunday. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
Report: Anti-Semitism rises, but violence against Jews fallsA report released by Israeli researchers says violent attacks on Jews dropped for a second straight year in 2016, while other forms of anti-Semitism are on the rise worldwide, particularly on U.S. campuses
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People enter the Sachsenhausen Nazi death camp through the gate with the inscription 'Arbeit macht frei' (work sets you free) for commemorations of the 72nd anniversary of the liberation of the camp  in Oranienburg, about 35 kilometer north of Berlin Sunday, April 23, 2017.  (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
Ceremonies mark liberation of 2 Nazi camps 72 years agoHolocaust survivors and officials have gathered at the memorial sites of the former concentration camps Bergen-Belsen in northern Germany and Sachsenhausen north of Berlin to commemorate the liberation of the camps 72 years ago
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Roadside bomb in Somalia kills 8 soldiers, police sayRoadside bomb in Somalia kills 8 soldiers, police say; al-Shabab claims responsibility
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A supporter of conservative presidential candidate Francois Fillon glues a campaign poster in Bayonne, southwestern France, Wednesday, April 19, 2017. The two-round presidential election is set for April 23 and May 7. (AP Photo/Bob Edme)
11 candidates vie for French presidency in high-stakes raceFrom far left to far right, young to old, 11 candidates are vying for France's presidency in an election that is being watched as an indicator of populism's global appeal
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