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Sting like a bee: Alternative therapy in Gaza

GAZA — Rateb Samour sees 250 patients a day whose complaints range from hair loss to cerebral palsy and cancer. But he is not a doctor and has never worked in a hospital.

Philippines army on defensive after clash with militants

MANILA — The Philippines army defended its operations on Monday after 18 soldiers were killed and more than 50 wounded in a jungle ambush by militants in the south of the country who have pledged allegiance to Islamic State.

Indian police detain five after fire kills 108

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, India — Indian police have detained five people after a fireworks display at a Hindu temple set off explosions and fire, killing 108 people, in one of the worst accidents at a religious festival.

UK’s Cameron releases tax records to calm storm

LONDON — British Prime Minister David Cameron took the unusual step on Sunday of publishing his tax records to try to end days of questions about his personal wealth raised by the mention of his late father’s offshore fund in the Panama Papers.

Last main Brussels and Paris suspects held, threat remains

BRUSSELS — The main identified suspects in Islamic State attacks on Paris and Brussels are now dead or in custody after Belgian investigators charged two men on Saturday with aiding last month's Brussels suicide bombers.

Deported migrants arrive in Turkey under EU deal

DIKILI, Turkey — The first migrants deported from Greek islands under a disputed EU-Turkey deal were shipped back to Turkey on Monday in a drive to shut down the main route used by more than a million people fleeing war and poverty to reach Europe in the last year.

South Africa mulls rhino horn trade

KLERKSDORP, South Africa — South Africa will decide this month whether to push to end a global ban on buying and selling rhino horn, a move that could unlock a $2 billion bonanza and determine the fate of a critically endangered species.

Protesters arrested in Brussels

BRUSSELS — Belgian police made a series of arrests of right-wing and anti-racist protesters in Brussels on Saturday, and riot squads engaged in a tense confrontation with local youths in the district of Molenbeek.

U.S. plans third patrol near disputed S. China Sea islands

The U.S. Navy plans to conduct another passage near disputed islands in the South China Sea in early April, a source familiar with the plan said on Friday, the third in a series of challenges that have drawn sharps rebukes from China.

India overpass collapse kills 14; scores feared trapped

KOLKATA, India — An overpass under construction in the bustling Indian city of Kolkata collapsed on Thursday on to vehicles and street vendors below, killing at least 14 people with more than 100 people feared trapped.

Architect Zaha Hadid dies suddenly

LONDON — Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid, whose fluid, futuristic designs were used in buildings across the world to widespread acclaim, has died of a heart attack at the age of 65, her company said on Thursday.

Security forces arrest alleged hijacker

CAIRO — A nearly six-hour hijacking standoff in Cyprus ended Tuesday after the surrender of a man who commandeered an Egyptian airliner, claiming to have an explosive vest, officials said.

Pakistan to launch crackdown after Easter bombing

LAHORE, Pakistan — Pakistan will launch a paramilitary crackdown on Islamist militants in Punjab, the country’s richest and most populous province, after an Easter Day bombing killed 70 people in the provincial capital Lahore, officials said on Monday.