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Teen shoots 4, kills self at Mexico school

MEXICO CITY — A teenage student suffering from depression shot three students and a teacher at a private school in northern Mexico on Wednesday before killing himself in what state officials called an unprecedented attack that was caught on security video.

Search for missing flight ends without a trace

SYDNEY — The deep-sea search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 ended on Tuesday without any trace being found of the plane that vanished in 2014 with 239 people on board, the three countries involved in the search said.

Istanbul club gunman caught

ISTANBUL — The gunman suspected of killing 39 people in an Istanbul nightclub on New Year’s Day has been caught by police in the city’s Esenyurt district, the Hurriyet newspaper website and other media reports said on Tuesday.

Biden calls for Russia sanctions to stay

KIEV — Outgoing U.S. Vice President Joe Biden called on Monday for sanctions on Russia to stay, urging the world to stand up to its “coercion and aggression” after President-elect Donald Trump mooted ending the measures under a possible deal with Moscow.

Iraqi forces battle Islamic State

MOSUL, Iraq — Iraqi special forces battled Islamic State militants in districts near the Tigris river in Mosul on Monday as they sought to bring more of the east of the city back under government control.

Cargo jet crashes into Kyrgyz village, 37 killed

BISHKEK — A Turkish cargo jet smashed into a village in Kyrgyzstan on Monday as it tried to land at a nearby airport in dense fog, killing at least 37 people, Kyrgyz officials and the airline said.

Saudi Arabia pledges adherence to oil cut

ABU DHABI — Saudi Arabia will adhere strictly to its commitment to cut output under the global agreement among oil producers, its energy minister said on Monday, expressing confidence that OPEC’s plan to prop up prices would work.

Afghan Taliban releases video of U.S., Australian hostages

KABUL — The Afghan Taliban released a video on Wednesday showing an Australian and an American hostage pleading with the U.S. government to negotiate with their captors and saying that unless a prisoner exchange was agreed they would be killed.

Thirty billion tons of carbon deposit found in Congo swamp

JOHANNESBURG — Scientists say a recently discovered area of peatland straddling the two Congos contains 30 billion tons of carbon dioxide, equivalent to 20 years of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, and must be protected to prevent major environmental damage.

More bird flu outbreaks can be expected in Europe

PARIS — More bird flu outbreaks caused by migrating birds are likely to hit Europe after a second outbreak in as many years on the continent, said the head of the world animal health body.

Cyprus leaders seek ‘historic opportunity’ for peace

GENEVA — The leaders of both sides of ethnically divided Cyprus began new unification talks on Monday but sought to temper hopes of a swift breakthrough, though its U.N. envoy said a deal to resolve one of Europe’s most enduring conflicts was within reach.

Police arrest 17 in France over Kardashian robbery

PARIS — Police in France arrested 17 people on Monday over a robbery in which reality TV star Kim Kardashian was held at gunpoint in a Paris apartment by gangsters who made off on bicycles with jewelery worth $9.5 million.

British prime minister: Hard Brexit not inevitable

LONDON — A clean break with the EU’s single market is not inevitable, British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday, seeking to clarify comments that pushed down the pound on the possibility of a hard Brexit from the European Union.

Islamic State kills 24 with Baghdad car bomb

BAGHDAD/TIKRIT, Iraq — An Islamic State car bomb killed 24 people in a busy square in Baghdad’s sprawling Sadr City district on Monday and the militants also temporarily cut a key road north from the Iraqi capital to Mosul, their last major stronghold in Iraq.

Shooter kills 11, himself in Brazil New Year’s party rampage

RIO DE JANEIRO — A gunman stormed a house party and killed 11 people, including his former wife and 8-year-old son, before shooting himself in the head during a New Year’s party in the southeastern Brazilian city of Campinas late on Saturday.

Child refugees learn to release stress

BEIRUT — The screams of a dozen Syrian and Palestinian children pierce the air of a community center in Lebanon’s Shatila refugee camp.