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WHO chief now 'rethinking' Mugabe 'goodwill ambassador' post

AP - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 20:02
GENEVA (AP) — After widespread shock and condemnation, the head of the World Health Organization said Saturday he is "rethinking" his appointment of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe as a "goodwill ambassador." 2017-10-21T09:49:00-04:00 2017-10-21T13:49:39-04:00
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Malta offers $1.18 million to discover who killed reporter

AP - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 20:02
VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — Malta's government on Saturday offered an "unprecedented" 1 million euro ($1.18 million) reward and full protection for anyone with information on who killed an investigative reporter with a car bomb. 2017-10-21T09:06:00-04:00 2017-10-21T13:06:39-04:00
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Shock as Zimbabwe's Mugabe named WHO 'goodwill ambassador'

AP - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 19:08
GENEVA (AP) — Shock and condemnation continued Saturday after Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe was named a "goodwill ambassador" for the World Health Organization by the agency's first African leader, with the United States calling it "disappointing." 2017-10-21T09:03:00-04:00 2017-10-21T13:03:25-04:00
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54 Egyptian police killed in ambush, say officials

AP - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 19:00
CAIRO (AP) — At least 54 policemen, including 20 officers and 34 conscripts, were killed when a raid on a militant hideout southwest of Cairo escalated into an all-out firefight, authorities said Saturday, in one of the single deadliest attacks by militants against Egyptian security forces in recent years. 2017-10-21T08:45:00-04:00 2017-10-21T12:45:29-04:00
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The Latest: Catalan supporters want 2 activists freed

AP - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 19:00
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on Catalonia's effort to break away from Spain and the Spanish government's response (all times local): 2017-10-21T08:50:00-04:00 2017-10-21T12:50:23-04:00
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54 Egyptian police killed in ambush, say officials

AP - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 18:28
CAIRO (AP) — At least 54 policemen, including 20 officers and 34 conscripts, were killed when a raid on a militant hideout southwest of Cairo escalated into an all-out firefight, authorities said Saturday, in one of the single deadliest attacks by militants against Egyptian security forces in recent years. 2017-10-21T08:15:00-04:00 2017-10-21T12:15:33-04:00
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Somalia readies for 'state of war' as death toll up to 358

AP - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 18:28
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somalia's president on Saturday urged troops to prepare for a "state of war" against the al-Shabab extremist group blamed for the country's deadliest attack, as the toll reached 358 with dozens still said to be missing a week after the truck bombing in Mogadishu. 2017-10-21T07:51:00-04:00 2017-10-21T11:51:42-04:00
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54 Egyptian police killed in ambush, say officials

AP - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 18:12
CAIRO (AP) — At least 54 policemen, including 20 officers and 34 conscripts, were killed when a raid on a militant hideout southwest of Cairo escalated into an all-out firefight, authorities said Saturday, in one of the single deadliest attacks by militants against Egyptian security forces in recent years. 2017-10-21T08:09:00-04:00 2017-10-21T12:09:08-04:00
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Tillerson's Mideast aim is a Saudi-Iraqi axis against Iran

AP - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 18:00
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — As U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visits the Middle East this weekend, he'll hope to achieve something that has eluded top American diplomats for a generation: sealing a new alliance between Saudi Arabia and Iraq that would shut the doors of the Arab world to neighboring Iran. 2017-10-21T07:53:00-04:00 2017-10-21T11:53:48-04:00
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54 Egyptian police killed in ambush, say officials

AP - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 18:00
CAIRO (AP) — At least 54 policemen, including 20 officers and 34 conscripts, were killed when a raid on a militant hideout southwest of Cairo escalated into an all-out firefight, authorities said Saturday, in one of the single deadliest attacks by militants against Egyptian security forces in recent years. 2017-10-21T07:47:00-04:00 2017-10-21T11:47:01-04:00
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Shock as Zimbabwe's Mugabe named WHO 'goodwill ambassador'

AP - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 18:00
GENEVA (AP) — Shock and condemnation continued Saturday after Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe was named a "goodwill ambassador" for the World Health Organization by the agency's first African leader, with the United States calling it "disappointing." 2017-10-21T07:56:00-04:00 2017-10-21T11:56:58-04:00
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Spanish PM aims to take over Catalan govt; residents aghast

AP - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 17:47
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Spanish government announced an unprecedented plan Saturday to sack Catalonia's separatist leaders, install its own people in their place and call a new regional election, using previously untapped constitutional powers to take control of the prosperous region that is threatening to secede. 2017-10-21T07:33:00-04:00 2017-10-21T11:33:36-04:00
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Tillerson's Mideast aim is a Saudi-Iraqi axis against Iran

AP - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 17:34
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — As U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visits the Middle East this weekend, he'll hope to achieve something that has eluded top American diplomats for a generation: sealing a new alliance between Saudi Arabia and Iraq that would shut the doors of the Arab world to neighboring Iran. 2017-10-21T07:23:00-04:00 2017-10-21T11:23:14-04:00
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FC Barcelona chief backs Catalan leaders in clash with Spain

AP - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 17:34
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on Catalonia's effort to break away from Spain and the Spanish government's response: (all times local): 2017-10-21T07:28:00-04:00 2017-10-21T11:28:20-04:00
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54 Egyptian police killed in ambush, say officials

AP - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 17:06
CAIRO (AP) — At least 54 policemen, including 20 officers and 34 conscripts, were killed when a raid on a militant hideout southwest of Cairo escalated into an all-out firefight, authorities said Saturday, in one of the single deadliest attacks by militants against Egyptian security forces in recent years. 2017-10-21T07:03:00-04:00 2017-10-21T11:03:31-04:00
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Tillerson's Mideast aim is a Saudi-Iraqi axis against Iran

AP - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 16:52
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — As U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visits the Middle East this weekend, he'll hope to achieve something that has eluded top American diplomats for a generation: sealing a new alliance between Saudi Arabia and Iraq that would shut the doors of the Arab world to neighboring Iran. 2017-10-21T06:40:00-04:00 2017-10-21T10:40:27-04:00
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Shock as Zimbabwe's Mugabe named WHO 'goodwill ambassador'

AP - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 16:52
GENEVA (AP) — Shock and condemnation continued Saturday after Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe was named a "goodwill ambassador" for the World Health Organization by the agency's first African leader, with the United States calling it "disappointing." 2017-10-21T06:49:00-04:00 2017-10-21T10:49:21-04:00
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Shock as Zimbabwe's Mugabe named WHO 'goodwill ambassador'

AP - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 16:10
GENEVA (AP) — Shock and condemnation continued Saturday after Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe was named a "goodwill ambassador" for the World Health Organization by the agency's first African leader. 2017-10-21T06:01:00-04:00 2017-10-21T10:01:06-04:00
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Spanish PM seeks Senate backing to take over Catalonia govt

AP - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 15:00
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Spanish government moved decisively Saturday to use a previously untapped constitutional power so it can take control of Catalonia and derail the independence movement led by separatist politicians in the prosperous industrial region. 2017-10-21T04:56:00-04:00 2017-10-21T08:56:20-04:00
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Shock as Zimbabwe's Mugabe named WHO 'goodwill ambassador'

AP - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 15:00
GENEVA (AP) — Shock and condemnation continued Saturday after Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe was named a "goodwill ambassador" for the World Health Organization by the agency's first African leader. 2017-10-21T03:45:00-04:00 2017-10-21T07:45:36-04:00
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