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Sudan Protesters Reject 'Absolute Immunity' for Generals

Sudan's key protest group is opposed to giving the military "absolute immunity" against prosecution for violence against demonstrators, a spokesman said, as the two sides held talks on a power sharing deal.

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French MPs Agree Notre-Dame Restoration as Controversy Swirls

French MPs on Tuesday approved a law on the reconstruction of Notre-Dame, three months after flames ravaged the great Paris cathedral, but with the rebuilding process still mired in controversy.

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Lawmakers Narrowly Approve Von der Leyen as EU Chief

Skeptical EU lawmakers approved German defense minister Ursula von der Leyen's appointment as president of the European Commission by the narrowest of margins in a knife-edge secret ballot Tuesday. 

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Major Powers Urge Halt to Libya Fighting

Key powers including backers of a rebel leader called Tuesday for a halt to fighting in Libya, warning that bloodshed was aggravating a crisis on multiple fronts.

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Rabbi from Targeted Synagogue Urges Civility at U.S. Religious Freedom Meet

The rabbi of a Pittsburgh synagogue attacked last year by a white supremacist said Tuesday that the wave of hate will only end when racists feel ostracized, as he opened a major U.S. meeting on religious freedom.

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Seedorf Sacked as Cameroon Coach

The Cameroon Football Federation sacked coach Clarence Seedorf and assistant Patrick Kluivert on Tuesday, the pair paying the price for the defending champions' last 16 exit at the Africa Cup of Nations.

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France Urges G7 to Find 'International Solution' on Digital Taxes

French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire on Tuesday urged the G7 club of top world economic powers to find an international solution to taxing digital giants at their meeting outside Paris this week.

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'Game of Thrones' Breaks Record with 32 Emmy Nominations

The final season of "Game of Thrones" smashed the record for most Primetime Emmy nominations by a drama series in a single year, earning a whopping 32 nods Tuesday.

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Palestinians Warn Diplomats over Israel Demolition Plans

Palestinian officials urged diplomats Tuesday to take action to prevent Israel from carrying out a demolition order against Palestinian homes in the Jerusalem area as a deadline related to it approached.

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U.S. Slaps Sanctions on al-Qaida Affiliate in Mali

The U.S. Treasury on Tuesday imposed sanctions on an al-Qaida-linked Islamist group in Mali that carried out deadly attacks on the west African country's armed forces.

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