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Campaigners observe a minute silent for the remaining Kidnapped schools during their daily sit outs in Abuja, Nigeria. Tuesday. May 9, 2017. One of the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014 and who had the opportunity to be released on Saturday chose to stay with her husband, Nigeria's president spokesman said Tuesday. Garba Shehu said that originally they had been negotiating the release of 83 girls, but one said she wanted to remain. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)
May 10, 2017 - 12:38 pm
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Parents of the 82 Nigerian schoolgirls released over the weekend from Boko Haram captivity said Wednesday they still were awaiting word from the government on exactly when they will be able to meet their daughters. Community leaders were headed from the capital, Abuja, to the...
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Forensic police recover a body from the a camper where three sister died, in Rome, Wednesday, May 10, 2017, when it burst into flames as they slept, in what news reports said might have been an intentional attack aimed at Roma, also known as Gypsies. Prosecutors have opened an arson investigation after surviving family members reported having received threats from local residents in recent days and another camper was torched last week nearby. The sisters aged 4, 8 and 20, were Roma and other family members who were in the camper at the time managed to escape. (Massimo Percossi/ANSA via AP)
May 10, 2017 - 10:33 am
ROME (AP) — Three sisters died Wednesday after their camper burst into flames as they slept, in what news reports said might have been an intentional attack aimed at Roma, also known as Gypsies. Italian news agency ANSA said prosecutors had opened an arson investigation after surviving family...
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May 10, 2017 - 10:33 am
BERLIN (AP) — German police raided homes in four states on Wednesday in connection with three people suspected of links to the Islamic State group, authorities said. Apartments and other locations were searched in Berlin, Bavaria, Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt on Wednesday morning, federal prosecutors'...
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Campaigners observe a minute silent for the remaining Kidnapped schools during their daily sit outs in Abuja, Nigeria. Tuesday. May 9, 2017. One of the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014 and who had the opportunity to be released on Saturday chose to stay with her husband, Nigeria's president spokesman said Tuesday. Garba Shehu said that originally they had been negotiating the release of 83 girls, but one said she wanted to remain. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)
May 10, 2017 - 9:05 am
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Parents of the 82 Nigerian schoolgirls released over the weekend from Boko Haram captivity say they still await word from the government on when they will be able to see their daughters. Abana Ishaya said Wednesday he was thrilled to find out his daughter was among those...
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A woman carries bags as she leaves the Athens's central fish market as workers take a break, in Athens, Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Greece has been surviving on bailout loans since 2010 in return for harsh spending cuts and tax increases that have put nearly a quarter of the workforce out of work and seen more than a third of the population living or at risk of poverty. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
May 10, 2017 - 8:12 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The head of the European Central Bank says that risks to the strengthening economy of the 19-country eurozone have fallen — but insists it's too early to declare victory and start withdrawing stimulus measures. Mario Draghi said in remarks delivered Wednesday in the Dutch...
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FILE - In this file photo released on Aug. 8, 2016 by Hawar news, the news agency for the semi-autonomous Kurdish areas in Syria (ANHA), shows Kurdish-led Syria Democratic Forces raising their flag after driving Islamic State militants out of the area, in Manbij, Syria. A top Syrian Kurdish official said Wednesday, May 10, 2017, that the U.S. decision to arm Kurdish fighters with heavier weapons will help legitimize the force, which is denounced as a terrorist organization by Turkey. The Trump administration announced Tuesday it will arm the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces "as necessary" to recapture the Islamic State stronghold of Raqqa. (ANHA via AP, File)
May 10, 2017 - 8:09 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian Kurdish fighters on Wednesday welcomed the Trump administration's announcement that it will provide them with heavier arms in order to battle the Islamic State group, but NATO member Turkey, which views the main Syrian Kurdish militia as terrorists, says every weapon the...
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FILE -- This April 30, 2017 photo provided by the Syria Democratic Forces (SDF), shows a fighter from the SDF carrying weapons as he looks toward the northern town of Tabqa, Syria. A top Syrian Kurdish official said Wednesday, May 10, 2017, that the U.S. decision to arm Kurdish fighters with heavier weapons will help legitimize the force, which is denounced as a terrorist organization by Turkey. The Trump administration announced Tuesday it will arm the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces "as necessary" to recapture the Islamic State stronghold of Raqqa. (Syrian Democratic Forces, via AP, File)
May 10, 2017 - 7:56 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Syria (all times local): 3 p.m. Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has spoken out against a U.S. decision to arm Syrian Kurdish fighters, saying it cannot use one terrorist group to try and defeat another. Washington regards the Syrian Kurdish fighters as key...
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May 10, 2017 - 7:55 am
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A Ugandan academic detained for calling the president "a pair of buttocks" was freed on bail Wednesday after spending over a month in jail. Stella Nyanzi, a research fellow at Makerere University, appeared frail and had to be assisted by prison warders. Nyanzi faces charges...
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May 10, 2017 - 7:43 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The head of the European Central Bank says risks to the strengthening recovery in the 19-country eurozone have fallen — but insisted it's too early to declare victory and start withdrawing the bank's stimulus measures. Mario Draghi said recent data confirm that the rebound...
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May 10, 2017 - 7:10 am
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A Ugandan court has released on bail a Ugandan academic who has been jailed for calling the president "a pair of buttocks." Stella Nyanzi, a research fellow at Uganda's Makerere University, has been in custody since April 7. The charges against Nyanzi — offensive...
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