War and unrest

Palestinian protesters evacuate a wounded man shot by Israeli troops during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)
October 13, 2018 - 7:26 am
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Latest on the Israel-Palestinian conflict (all times local): 2:15 p.m. Palestinian mourners across the Gaza Strip have held funerals for seven protesters killed a day earlier. Ismail Haniyeh, the head of Gaza's ruling Hamas group, attended a funeral Saturday,...
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October 13, 2018 - 6:04 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Afghanistan (all times local): 2:30 p.m. An Afghan official says at least 13 people including civilians and security forces have been killed in a bombing at an election rally in northeastern Afghanistan. Khalil Aser, spokesman for the...
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Palestinian protesters evacuate a wounded man shot by Israeli troops during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)
October 13, 2018 - 1:23 am
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian health officials say Israeli forces have shot dead six Palestinians, four of them in a single incident, in one of the deadliest days in months of mass protests along the security fence separating Gaza and Israel. Gaza's Health Ministry said Friday that four...
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Pastor Andrew Brunson, center left, and his wife Norine Brunson arrive at Adnan Menderes airport for a flight to Germany after his release following his trial in Izmir, Turkey, Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, A Turkish court on Friday convicted an American pastor of terror charges but released him from house arrest and allowed him to leave Turkey, in a move that is likely to ease tensions between Turkey and the United. (AP Photo/Emre Tazegul)
October 12, 2018 - 5:52 pm
IZMIR, Turkey (AP) — An American pastor flew out of Turkey on Friday after a Turkish court convicted him of terror links but freed him from house arrest, removing a major irritant in fraught ties between two NATO allies still strained by disagreements over Syria, Iran and a host of other issues...
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Anna Neistat, Amnesty International's senior director of global research, speaks during a press conference in Beirut, Lebanon, Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. The US-led Coalition's ongoing failure to admit to and adequately investigate civilian deaths in Raqqa is "a slap in the face for survivors" trying to rebuild their lives and their city a year after the offensive to oust the armed group calling itself Islamic State group, the international rights group Amnesty International said Friday. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
October 12, 2018 - 9:29 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The U.S.-led coalition's failure to adequately acknowledge and investigate civilian deaths in the Syrian city of Raqqa is "a slap in the face for survivors" trying to rebuild their lives a year after the offensive to oust the Islamic State group, a prominent rights group said Friday...
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FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2018, file photo, people hold signs during a protest at the Embassy of Saudi Arabia about the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, in Washington. The Trump administration’s ongoing courtship of Saudi Arabia is on pause over allegations that the key U.S. ally is involved in the mysterious disappearance of a Saudi writer and dissident who went into his nation’s consulate in Turkey but never came out. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File )
October 12, 2018 - 9:18 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sword dancers. Gleaming palaces. Military jets streaming red, white and blue trails. President Donald Trump soaked up the grandeur of Saudi Arabia on his first foreign stop as president last year and envisioned huge benefits for the United States in building closer ties with the...
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Destruction is seen in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Fla., Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018. The devastation inflicted by Hurricane Michael came into focus Thursday with rows upon rows of homes found smashed to pieces, and rescue crews began making their way into the stricken areas in hopes of accounting for hundreds of people who may have stayed behind. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
October 11, 2018 - 9:50 pm
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the impact of Hurricane Michael's destructive path across the southeastern U.S. (all times local): 9:45 p.m. Georgia's Department of Agriculture is coordinating efforts to assist recovery in Southwest and Central Georgia, areas most affected by Hurricane...
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President Donald Trump talks with reporters during a signing ceremony for the "Save Our Seas Act of 2018" in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
October 11, 2018 - 5:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump defended continuing huge sales of U.S. weapons to Saudi Arabia on Thursday despite rising pressure from lawmakers to punish the kingdom over the disappearance of a Saudi journalist who lived in the United States and is now feared dead. As senators pushed for...
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Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen, right, and Paraguay's President Mario Abdo Benitez listen to report as they attend a military drill in Taoyuan city, Nothern Taiwan, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018. President Benitez is in Taiwan to attend the Taiwan National day on Oct. 10. (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying)
October 10, 2018 - 1:08 am
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen called on China Wednesday not to be a "source of conflict" and pledged to boost the island's defenses against Beijing's military threats. In a National Day address, Tsai said the best way to defend Taiwan was to "make it indispensable and...
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October 09, 2018 - 7:38 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber on Tuesday struck the home of a candidate in Afghanistan parliamentary elections later this month, killing the candidate and seven other people, a provincial official said. The candidate, Saleh Mohammad Achekzai, was holding a meeting at the time of the...
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