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Attacks on Israeli soldier turned whistleblower get personal

JERUSALEM (AP) -- A former Israeli combat officer turned whistleblower has found himself in the fight of his lifetime, leading a campaign against Israel's occupation of the West Bank and drawing relentless criticism from the country's leaders who have labeled him a traitor....
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Zimbabweans preparing to greet country's new leader

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- Zimbabweans are converging on a stadium ahead of the presidential inauguration of Emmerson Mnangagwa, who will become the country's second leader since independence from white minority rule in 1980....
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Pakistan releases US-wanted militant suspect on court order

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) -- Pakistani authorities acting on a court order released a U.S.-wanted militant who allegedly founded a banned group linked to the 2008 Mumbai, India attack that killed 168 people, his spokesman and officials said....
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Sound heard in Argentine sub search was likely 'explosion'

MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina (AP) -- An apparent explosion occurred near the time and place an Argentine submarine went missing, the country's navy reported Thursday, prompting relatives of the vessel's 44 crew members to burst into tears and some to say they had lost hope of a rescue....
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Papua New Guinea officials remove last refugees from camp

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- The last asylum seekers abandoned a closed immigration camp on Papua New Guinea on Friday, ending a three-week standoff between police and hundreds of men who had been prepared to suffer squalid conditions without power or running water rather than move to other residences where they feared violence....
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Peace in Colombia fragile year after historic deal with FARC

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) -- When rebel commander Rodrigo Londono signed a peace deal committing his troops to laying down their weapons, it was heralded as the best chance in decades to end Latin America's oldest and bloodiest armed conflict....
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8 thought to be North Korean fishermen wash ashore in Japan

TOKYO (AP) -- Japanese police said Friday they are investigating eight men found on Japan's northern coast who say they are from North Korea and washed ashore after their boat broke down....
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Nepal hopes first state elections will give people a voice

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- Eleven years after Nepal began its journey toward democracy by stripping its authoritarian king of his powers, the nation's 30 million people will finally get a say in running their local regions, giving voice to those who feel overlooked in a country with diverse ethnic groups and cultures....
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Search ends for 3 US sailors missing in Navy aircraft crash

TOKYO (AP) -- A search ended Friday for three sailors missing in the Philippine Sea since a U.S. Navy aircraft crashed two days earlier, the navy said....
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Honduras president seeks 2nd term despite constitutional ban

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) -- Less than a decade ago, even talk of re-election was enough to get a Honduran president overthrown....
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