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Hopeful Afghans Praise Trump after Vows to Win War

Afghans met Donald Trump's pledge to keep American boots on the ground with hope Tuesday, praising his criticism of Pakistan's role in the grinding conflict which is exacting a heavy toll on civilians .

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German FM Says Erdogan Backers Threatened His Wife

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel has accused supporters of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of threatening his wife amid a festering diplomatic crisis.

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Top U.S. Commander Calls for Diplomacy in North Korea Tensions

The head of the U.S. military's Pacific Command on Tuesday stressed the importance of diplomacy, rather than a preemptive military strike, to address North Korea's growing nuclear and missile threats.

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Fukushima Reactor 'Ice Wall' Nearly Finished

Fukushima's operator on Tuesday started freezing the last section of a $320 million ice wall designed to combat widespread water contamination at the site of the worst nuclear accident in a generation.

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U.N. Says Iraq Must Do More for IS Sex Abuse Victims

Iraq must do more to ensure that thousands of women and girls who survived sexual violence by Islamic State group jihadists receive care, protection and justice, the U.N. said Tuesday.

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Four Spain Attack Suspects in Court for Questioning

Four alleged members of a terror cell were in a Madrid court on Tuesday, facing possible charges related to the twin attacks in Catalonia that claimed 15 lives and wounded more than 100 people.

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Taliban Warns Afghanistan Will Become 'Graveyard' for U.S.

The Taliban warned that Afghanistan would become "a graveyard" for the United States Tuesday after President Donald Trump cleared the way for thousands more American troops to be sent to the war-torn country.

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Goal-Shy Man City Give Guardiola Deja Vu

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola expressed fears that his team's goal-scoring problems remain an issue after they drew 1-1 with Everton in their opening Premier League home game.

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Turkey Detains ex-National Footballer over 'Coup Links'

Turkish authorities have Tuesday detained former international football goalkeeper Omer Catkic on suspicion of links to the group blamed for last year's failed coup against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the Dogan news agency said Tuesday.

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F1 Eying Two More Street Races in Asia

Formula One is looking to stage two more street races in Asia as part of a drive to win new fans, one of the sport's most senior officials told AFP on Tuesday.

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