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U.S. Envoy Haley to Present 'Irrefutable Evidence' on Iran

U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley will present "irrefutable evidence" that Iran has tried to cover up violations of international obligations, the U.S. mission said Wednesday.

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After Alabama Win, Can Black Voters Help Democrats Elsewhere?

In Alabama, African-American voters helped power an underdog Democrat to a stunning upset victory in the southern state's special U.S. Senate election. 

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German Court Clears Suspect in 'Suicide Bomb Plot'

A German court said Wednesday it is releasing one of three suspected jihadists arrested for allegedly planning coordinated suicide bombings in the western German city of Duesseldorf.

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Life 'Stopped in Tracks' in Myanmar's Rakhine, Says Red Cross

Rohingya Muslims remaining in Myanmar's Rakhine state and other communities in the violence-racked region are so terrified of each other that life has basically ground to a halt, the Red Cross said Wednesday.

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Reuters Reporters Held in Myanmar for Possession of 'Security Documents'

Two Reuters journalists have been arrested in Myanmar for the possession of "important security documents", the government said on Wednesday. 

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Dutch Police Ground Drone-Fighting Eagles

Dutch police have clipped the wings of their airborne drone-fighting force of eagles, and fired their winged warriors deeming them too expensive and too unruly to be effective.

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Germany to Boost Support for Attack Victims after Criticism

The German government said Wednesday it would ramp up support for relatives of victims of attacks, after facing accusations of insensitive handling of last year's Christmas market assault.

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British PM Facing Rebellion over Key Brexit Bill

British Prime Minister Theresa May faced a rebellion by her own MPs on Wednesday over parliament's role in authorizing a final Brexit deal, threatening a damaging defeat at home even as she makes progress in Brussels.

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Boko Haram Displaced Get ID Cards in Nigeria

Some 100,000 Nigerians made homeless by Boko Haram received formal identification papers on Wednesday, to help boost security and restore normality in the country's restive northeast.

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Wanted Sudan Leader Bashir Attends Turkey's Islamic Summit

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted on charges of genocide and war crimes, attended Wednesday an emergency summit of the world's main pan-Islamic group in Istanbul.

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