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The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.3 earthquake has struck western Iran near its border with Iraq.
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November 25, 2018 - 3:48 pm
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck western Iran near its border with Iraq on Sunday night, injuring more than 500 people and sending fearful residents running into the streets, authorities said. The Sunday temblor hit near Sarpol-e Zahab in Iran's Kermanshah province, which was...
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Rescuers search for victims at the site of a capsized cruise boat on Lake Victoria.
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November 25, 2018 - 12:52 pm
By Hilary McGann, CNN (CNN) -- At least 35 people died in a boat accident on Lake Victoria in Uganda on Saturday, according to the Ugandan Police Force. Police said the boat was "in poor mechanical shape" and was overloaded with passengers on a lake cruise when it capsized. A marine unit has...
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The Kerch bridge is seen blocked for ships entrance, near Kerch, Crimea, Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018.
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November 25, 2018 - 12:45 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia and Ukraine traded accusations over an incident at sea Sunday near the disputed Crimean Peninsula, increasing tensions between both countries and prompting Moscow to block passage through the Kerch Strait. Russia's coast guard said that three Ukrainian navy ships made an...
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FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2017 file photo, satellite dishes sit on top of the headquarters of the TVN independent and popular TV network in Warsaw, Poland.
AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski, file
November 25, 2018 - 9:52 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish national prosecutors said Sunday that they are dropping a criminal investigation into a reporter for a U.S.-owned broadcaster on suspicions of propagating fascism for having gone undercover to film neo-Nazis. TVN, owned by Discovery, broadcast undercover footage in...
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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, right, shakes hands with British Prime Minister Theresa May prior to a meeting at EU headquarters in Brussels, Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018.
AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert
November 25, 2018 - 9:35 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders on Sunday sealed a divorce deal with Britain, and issued a warning to U.K. politicians who within weeks will approve or reject it — this offer is as good as it gets. Amid criticism of the deal from lawmakers on all sides of Britain's EU debate, European...
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FILE – In this Nov. 14, 2005 file photo, clouds hang over the North Sentinel Island, in India's southeastern Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
AP Photo/Gautam Singh, File
November 25, 2018 - 9:18 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — Police said they have mapped the area of a remote Indian island where tribespeople were seen burying the body of an American adventurer and Christian missionary after allegedly killing him with arrows this month. But before they can even attempt to recover the body of 26-year-old...
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In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows a man receiving oxygen through respirators following a suspected chemical attack on his town of al-Khalidiya, in Aleppo, Syria, Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018
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November 25, 2018 - 9:09 am
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Russian warplanes attacked rebel-held areas in northern Syria for the first time in weeks on Sunday, as Syrian officials said more than 100 people were treated at hospitals following a suspected poison gas attack by rebels in the northern city of Aleppo. Russian military...
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November 24, 2018 - 11:25 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's incoming government denied a report Saturday that it plans to allow asylum-seekers to wait in the country while their claims move through U.S. immigration courts, one of several options the Trump administration has been pursuing in negotiations for months. The deal was...
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November 24, 2018 - 11:10 pm
ROME (AP) — The Catholic Church's global organization of nuns has denounced the "culture of silence and secrecy" surrounding sexual abuse in the church and is urging sisters who have been abused to report the crimes to police and their superiors. The International Union of Superiors General, which...
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November 24, 2018 - 11:06 pm
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has accused the United States of pursuing a "hidden agenda" through its military involvement in Syria. Lavrov said Saturday that in contrast to American claims that it is intervening in Syria to help in the fight against the Islamic...
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