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In this photo taken Tuesday, July 12, 2016, Yehuda Shaul, front, co-founder of Breaking The Silence, and Irish author Colm Toibin visit Susiya archaeological park, south of Hebron, West Bank. Former Israeli combat soldiers who were thrust into the center of a diplomatic row between Israel and Germany, say the sudden international spotlight has given them a bigger platform to speak out against Israel's 50-year occupation of Palestinians. In an interview, (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)
May 07, 2017 - 12:57 pm
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Former Israeli combat soldiers who were thrust into the center of a diplomatic row between Israel and Germany say the sudden international spotlight has given them a bigger stage to speak out against Israel's 50-year rule over millions of Palestinians. Breaking the Silence...
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May 07, 2017 - 12:39 pm
BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — Authorities in Azerbaijan say they have arrested a number of soldiers and civilians who allegedly provided military secrets to rival Armenia. A joint statement from Azerbaijan's security service and its defense and interior ministries said Sunday that the suspects were...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel is flanked by the Christian Democratic party's top candidate for the Schleswig-Holstein stage election Daniel Guenther, right, and the owner Hermann Hinrichs, when visiting a candy cookery in Eckernfoerde, northern Germany, Friday, May 5, 2017, two days before the state elections in Schleswig-Holstein. (Carsten Rehder/dpa via AP)
May 07, 2017 - 12:33 pm
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The Latest on the local vote Sunday in northern Germany (all times local): 6:20 p.m. Exit polls say that German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives are leading the center-left Social Democrats in a local election that is being watched as a prelude to her bid for a...
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Britain's Prince Harry, on horse at right, takes part in the annual Audi Polo Challenge at Coworth Park polo club in Ascot, Berkshire, England, Saturday, May 6, 2017. (Steve Parsons/PA via AP)
May 07, 2017 - 11:51 am
LONDON (AP) — American actress Meghan Markle has attended a celebrity polo match near London where Prince Harry was playing, increasing British press speculation about their relationship. Photographs from Saturday's Audi Polo Challenge in Coworth Park, 26 miles (42 kilometers) west of London,...
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FILE -- In this Oct. 30, 2013 photo, the solid gold mask of King Tutankhamun is seen in its glass case, in the Egyptian Museum near Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt. Archaeologists and conservation experts met in Cairo on Sunday, May 7, 2017, to discuss the safe transportation of King Tutankhamun's throne, chests and bed from the Egyptian Museum in central Cairo to a new one being built on the other side of the city. Sunday's gathering brought together experts from Egypt, France, Spain, Germany, Switzerland, Denmark and Japan and is being organized by the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
May 07, 2017 - 11:49 am
CAIRO (AP) — Archaeologists and conservation experts met in Cairo on Sunday to discuss the safe transportation of King Tutankhamun's throne, chests and bed from the Egyptian Museum in central Cairo to a new one being built on the other side of the Egyptian capital. The meeting, organized by the...
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FILE - This Monday, May 12, 2014 file image taken from video by Nigeria's Islamic extremist network, shows the alleged missing girls abducted from the northeastern town of Chibok. An unknown number of girls kidnapped from their Nigerian boarding school by jihadists three years ago have been released, a government official said Saturday, May 6, 2017. Family members said they were awaiting names and other information before celebrating. (AP Photo/File)
May 07, 2017 - 11:48 am
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — The Latest on the release of Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped three years ago by Boko Haram extremists in Nigeria (all times local): ___ 4:45 p.m. A Nigerian government official says that five Boko Haram commanders have been released in exchange for the 82 Chibok girls. The...
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May 07, 2017 - 10:52 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Sunday said it detained another American citizen over unspecified hostile acts against the country. North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency said Kim Hak Song, an employee of the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology, was detained Saturday...
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In this photo released by an official website of the office of the Iranian Presidency, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, center, addresses coal miners during his visit to the site of a deadly mine explosion in Zemestanyourt mine, near Azadshar, northern Iran, Sunday, May 7, 2017. Angry coal miners besieged a car carrying Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday after he visited the site of a deadly mine explosion, a rare protest targeting the nation's top elected official as he campaigns for re-election. (Iranian Presidency Office via AP)
May 07, 2017 - 9:58 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Angry coal miners besieged a car carrying Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday after he visited the site of a deadly mine explosion, a rare protest targeting the nation's top elected official as he campaigns for re-election. Soot-covered miners, enraged over the disaster...
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Soldiers patrol in the courtyard of the Louvre museum in Paris, France Sunday, May 7, 2017. French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron's press office said that the Esplanade du Louvre, where the centrist candidate plans to celebrate if he wins the French presidential election was earlier evacuated after a security alert.(AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu)
May 07, 2017 - 9:55 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on France's presidential runoff Sunday between centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right candidate Marine Le Pen (all times local): 3:50 p.m. A brief election-day security scare at the Louvre Museum in Paris has barely ruffled tourists and locals. Russian tourist Ksenia...
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An official holds a voter registration card as people queue to cast their ballots in the presidential runoff election between Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen, in Marseille, France, Sunday, May 7, 2017. Voters across France are choosing a new president in an unusually tense and important election that could decide Europe's future, making a stark choice between pro-business progressive candidate Emmanuel Macron and far-right populist Marine Le Pen. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
May 07, 2017 - 9:48 am
PARIS (AP) — French voters decided Sunday whether to back pro-business independent Emmanuel Macron or far-right populist Marine Le Pen as their next president, casting ballots in an unusually tense and important presidential election that also could decide Europe's future. With Macron the pollsters...
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