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Armenian Opposition Leader Probed for Inciting Violence

Armenian investigators said Wednesday that opposition leader Vazgen Manukyan had been charged with making calls to overthrow the constitutional order after he urged the army to rebel against the current leader.

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Pope Says Will Make Iraq Trip despite Rocket Attack

Pope Francis said Wednesday he still expected to make his historic visit to Iraq in two days time, after a rocket attack on a military base hosting U.S.-led coalition troops.

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Eight Injured in 'Suspected Terrorist' Stabbings in Sweden

A man attacked eight people with a "sharp weapon," seriously injuring two, in the Swedish city of Vetlanda on Wednesday, police said, in what they called a suspected terrorist crime. 

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Israel Accuses Iran of 'Environmental Terrorism' after Oil Spill

Israel on Wednesday accused Iran of "environmental terrorism" after a devastating oil spill off its Mediterranean coast it said was perpetrated by a Libyan-flagged ship that set sail from Iran.

Storms last month washed tons of sticky tar ashore along Israel's entire Mediterranean coastline, staining 160 kilometers of beach from its borders with the Gaza Strip to Lebanon.

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Arsenal Boss Arteta Dismisses Barcelona Speculation

Mikel Arteta says he is fully focused on doing "much better" at Arsenal after he was linked with the Barcelona manager's job.

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'Dead' Man in India Comes Alive Moments before Autopsy

An Indian man severely injured in a motorcycle crash was found moving on an autopsy table just before doctors prepared to open him up, a health official said Wednesday.

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Meghan Markle 'Saddened' by Palace Bullying Claims

Meghan Markle is "saddened" by reports published Wednesday saying she faced a bullying complaint during her time living at Britain's Kensington Palace before she stepped back from royal duties, her spokesman said.

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6.3-magnitude Earthquake Hits Central Greece

A strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake hit central Greece on Wednesday, the US Geological Survey said, prompting residents in the city of Larissa to rush into the streets according to local media.

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UN Advance Team Arrives in Libya to Monitor Ceasefire

The advance team of a UN observer mission has arrived in Libya, which after a decade of conflict and chaos plans to hold elections in December, informed sources said Wednesday.

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Syria Camp for IS Relatives Records 31 Murders this Year

At least 31 killings have rocked a camp holding Islamic State group relatives in Syria since early January, a Kurdish official said Wednesday, with aid groups warning of a "nightmare". 

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