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Poland Cancels Israeli Visit over WWII Property Restitution Row

Poland on Monday said it had scrapped a visit by Israeli officials over their intention to raise the issue of the restitution of Jewish properties seized during the Holocaust, a matter Warsaw insists is closed.

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Sri Lanka under Curfew after Anti-Muslim Riots

Sri Lanka imposed a nationwide night curfew Monday, after anti-Muslim riots spread to three districts just north of the capital in a violent new backlash against the Easter suicide bombings.

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Accord Reached on Sudan's New Ruling Body

Sudan's protest leaders said Monday that agreement has been reached with the country's military rulers on the makeup of a new "sovereign council" to run the country.

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Venezuelan General Calls for Military Uprising against Maduro

A Venezuelan air force general has called on his country's armed forces to rise up against President Nicolas Maduro, who remains in power with military support despite a sweeping economic crisis.

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Sudan's Bashir Charged over 'Killing' of Protesters

Sudan's ousted president Omar al-Bashir has been charged over the killings of protesters during the anti-regime demonstrations that led to the end of his rule, the prosecutor general announced Monday.

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Germany 'Vigilant' to Russia Meddling Threat in EU Vote

Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman said Monday Germany was looking with "heightened vigilance" to the threat of Russian online meddling in the lead-up to European Parliament elections this month.

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Britain's Trump? Farage Surges on Brexit Discontent

Polls show his Brexit Party easily winning next week's European Parliament polls and edging ahead of Theresa May's Conservatives in a UK general election.

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Iran Metal Exports May be Harder to Sanction than Oil, Experts Say

Iran, hard hit by U.S. sanctions on its oil sales, now faces restrictions on metals exports -- but industry insiders say foreign income from mining and steel will be harder to curb.

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Suspected Jihadists Burn Homes, Church in Cameroon Village

Armed men thought to be members of jihadist group Boko Haram burnt dozens of homes, shops and a church in an attack on the north Cameroon town of Goshi over the weekend, security sources and witnesses said Monday.

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UN Probes Casualty Claims from US Strikes in Afghanistan

The UN's Afghanistan mission said Monday it was probing allegations of civilian casualties resulting from US air strikes against purported drug-making facilities in western Afghanistan.

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