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Turkish jets hit targets; soldiers killed in southeast

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey — Turkish warplanes hit Kurdish rebel targets in southeastern Turkey on Tuesday, Dogan news agency reported, and three soldiers were killed in two separate attacks in a neighboring province, the military said.

UK extends campaign against Islamic State

LONDON — Britain will extend its air campaign in Iraq against Islamic State militants by a year, Defense Secretary Michael Fallon said on Tuesday, saying it would use aging Tornado fighter jets to conduct strikes until at least early 2017.

Greek stocks plunge after shut down

ATHENS — Greece’s stock market closed with heavy losses on Monday after a five-week shutdown brought on by fears that the country was about to be dumped from the euro zone.

Barnacles could provide clues to missing airline

SYDNEY  -- Barnacles encrusted on a piece of plane debris that washed up on the French island of Reunion might help unravel the mystery of missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 that disappeared last year with 239 passengers and crew on board.

Bin Laden relatives killed in crash

LONDON/DUBAI — Three members of former al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden's family were killed when a private jet crashed in southern England on Friday, British police said on Saturday.

Indian Ocean debris almost certainly from missing 777

SAINT-DENIS, Reunion — Malaysia is “almost certain” plane debris washed up on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion is part of a Boeing 777, its deputy transport minister said, heightening the possibility it could be wreckage from missing Flight MH370.

Bomb kills Bahraini policemen

DUBAI — A bomb killed two Bahraini policemen on Tuesday and the explosives resembled some seized at the weekend that the government say were smuggled in from Iran, state news agency BNA reported.
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Sudan to face extra pressure if peace deadline passes

ADDIS ABABA, Ethipoia — South Sudan’s warring factions may face further international pressure if they do not reach a peace deal by Aug. 17, U.S. President Barack Obama said on Monday, before talks on the conflict with east African leaders.

Nine killed in day-long Indian gun battle

DINANAGAR, India — Indian police overcame a group of gunmen dressed in military fatigues on Monday after a 12-hour battle that ended in a small-town police station near the border with Pakistan, and at least nine people were killed.

Iran pushes nuclear deal as U.S. lawmaker aims to stop it

DUBAI/WASHINGTON, D.C. — Iran’s pragmatist government tried on Wednesday to sell its nuclear agreement with world powers to hardliners at home, just as a U.S. Congressional leader promised to do “everything possible” to sink the deal.

Twin suicide attacks kill at least 13

YAOUNDE, Cameroon — Twin suicide bomb attacks in the capital of Cameroon’s far northern region Maroua killed at least 13 people on Wednesday, senior Cameroon military sources told Reuters.

Pope urges strong action on climate change

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis on Tuesday urged the United Nations to take a “very strong stand” on climate change at a landmark summit this year in Paris on global warming.

Israel not as optimistic as U.S. on Iran nuclear deal

HUSSEIN LOOKOUT, Israel — As U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter walked along an Israeli lookout near the border with Lebanon, Israel’s Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon turned to him and said: “Probably Hezbollah is watching us.”

Bureaucrats derail Indonesian infrastructure promises

JAKARTA — Investors hoping for President Joko Widodo to speed work on Indonesia’s infrastructure projects have been disappointed, with a plan for a $2-billion airport railway line in the capital spotlighting the delays and bureaucratic infighting involved.

Bombs kill around 50 at market in northeast Nigeria

ABUJA — Two bombings by suspected Boko Haram militants killed an estimated 50 people at a market in the northeastern Nigerian city of Gombe on Thursday, officials from two disaster agencies said.

Authorities track herbalist who escaped quarantine

MONROVIA, Liberia — A herbalist who treated the 17-year-old boy who sparked Liberia’s third wave of Ebola infections has escaped quarantine and fled to Nimba County in the north of the country near Guinea, officials said on Thursday.