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Bomb Kills Three Police in Restive Thai South

Three police officers were killed Friday by a roadside bomb in Thailand's far south, police said, as peace talks appear to falter in the insurgency-plagued region.

The kingdom's Muslim-majority "deep south", an area bordering Malaysia, has seen near daily bombings and shootings since the most recent wave of rebellion erupted in 2004.

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Bosnian Serbs Defy Sarajevo with Referendum

Despite a constitutional court veto and criticism from the West, Serbs in Bosnia will vote Sunday on whether to celebrate their "national holiday", ramping up tensions in the fragile country.

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Eight Russian Firefighters Killed in Moscow Blaze

Eight Russian firefighters were killed as they battled a blaze at a warehouse in eastern Moscow, authorities said Friday, in the latest deadly fire to hit the capital.

Their bodies were discovered after contact was lost as they fought to extinguish a huge blaze that started Thursday evening at a plastics depot, the emergency services ministry said in a statement.

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Rouhani Uses U.N. to Hit U.S. over Nuclear Deal

Iran used the U.N. General Assembly on Thursday to accuse the United States of failing to implement aspects of the historic nuclear deal, demanding that Washington do so or risk formal complaint.

President Hassan Rouhani complained that America is dragging its feet on its side of the bargain, and elaborated on his complaints at a follow-up news conference with reporters.

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3rd Night of Charlotte Protests Stay Largely Peaceful

Protesters massed on Charlotte's streets for a third night Thursday in the latest sign of mounting pressure for police to release video that could resolve wildly different accounts of the shooting of a black man.

Demonstrators chanted "release the tape" and "we want the tape" while briefly blocking an intersection near Bank of America headquarters and later climbing the steps in front of the city government center. Later, several dozen demonstrators climbed onto an interstate highway through the city, but they were pushed back by police in riot gear.

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U.S. City Charlotte under Emergency after Violence Flares Anew

Hundreds of National Guard troops and police reinforcements converged on Charlotte Thursday to help keep the peace, officials said, after a second night of violent protests over the police shooting of a black man.

The tense southern city was under a state of emergency amid growing complaints that authorities had been slow to respond to crowds protesting the shooting Tuesday of Keith Lamont Scott, a 43-year-old African American.

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Deport Migrants to Camps outside EU, Says Hungary PM

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said Thursday that migrants who have entered the EU illegally should be deported to camps outside the bloc, such as on an island, or on the north African coast.

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German Populists in New Storm over Refugee 'Worms' Comments

German populist party AfD was caught in a new storm Thursday after it emerged that a recently elected Berlin deputy had called refugees "disgusting worms" while another key member sold Nazi paraphernalia.

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Shabaab Militants Storm Kenya Police Post

Islamist gunmen launched an overnight attack on a police camp in Kenya's north-east near the Somali border, police said Thursday adding that one assailant died and an officer was hit by gunfire.

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Philippine President Invites U.N. Chief to Probe Alleged Extrajudicial Killings

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday invited the United Nations' chief and international human rights experts to investigate allegations of widespread extrajudicial killings, but insisted they also face him in a public debate.

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