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Pro-Palestinian protesters try to enter Paris synagogues, scuffle with police

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 16:38
Pro-Palestinian protesters tried to force their way into a Paris synagogue Sunday with bats and chairs, then fought with security officers who blocked their way, according to police and a witness.
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Airstrike kills 18 people from a single clan, stirs debate over Israel's choice of targets

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 16:38
The target was the Gaza police chief.
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World Cup final between Germany and Argentina kicks off at Maracana Stadium

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 15:06
The World Cup final kicked off at the Maracana Stadium on Sunday with Germany wearing its traditional white shirts and Argentina playing in dark blue.
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Iran sentences 8 Facebook activists to prison, 127 years in total

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 14:20
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian court handed jail sentences of eight to 21 years to eight Facebook page administrators, the official IRNA news agency reported on Sunday.
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Search for missing US motorcyclist leads authorities to body found near Mexican coast

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 13:58
U.S. authorities have traveled to southwestern Mexico to help determine whether a body found there is that of a New York man who vanished while riding his motorcycle to Brazil for the World Cup.
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Extremists capture Kurdish fighters in northern Syria amid heavy fighting

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 12:55
Activists are reporting heavy fighting between an extremist group and Kurdish gunmen in northern Syria, saying jihadis have captured a dozen fighters.
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France wrapping up military mission in Mali, launching anti-terrorist push with wider reach

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 11:11
France's defense minister says the French military operation in Mali "fulfilled its mission" and is being reorganized into a regional force against terrorists across northwest Africa.
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Chinese equity firm shows appetite in UK, buys UK's Pizza Express restaurant chain

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 10:53
Pizza Express, one of Britain's best-known chain restaurants, has been sold to a Chinese private equity firm for about 900 million pounds ($1.5 billion.) Gondola Group, which also owns other British restaurant chains, said it agreed to the sale with Hony Capital on Saturday in the latest example of Chinese investment in European companies.
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Central African Republic: Ex-president re-elected head of rebel movement

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 10:35
A spokesman says Central African Republic's former president has been reinstated as head of a rebel movement notorious for human rights abuses.
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Kerry, German minister vow stronger global cooperation despite espionage spat

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 10:17
The United States and Germany are vowing to work closely together on global matters despite strains in their relationship linked to recent espionage accusations.
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Homemade bomb kills 7 security forces in western Algeria; authorities blame terrorists

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 09:43
Algerian authorities say a remote-controlled homemade bomb exploded and killed seven security officers in the northwest of the North African country.
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The big day has arrived! Rio de Janeiro, Brazil celebrates World Cup final

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 09:37
Tens of thousands of fans will flock to the World Cup final between Germany and Argentina on Sunday, and millions of Brazilians across South America's biggest country have one more game to celebrate their monthlong football celebration.
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Israel deploys ground troops in Gaza

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 09:25
Israel warned residents of the northern part of the Gaza Strip to evacuate their homes before briefly deploying ground troops there for the first time early Sunday as part of a widening offensive that has killed more than 160 Palestinians.
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Soccer-obsessed Argentine fans dream of winning World Cup, but cautious of powerful Germany

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 09:11
Soccer-obsessed Argentines awoke to the sound of banging drums and a sea of national flags waving from buildings, still dreaming about winning the World Cup but cautious of their powerful rival ...
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Towing away shipwrecked cruise liner off Italian coast raises hopes last body can be found

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 08:34
An Italian official has promised that a search will be conducted for the only unrecovered body of the 32 Costa Concordia shipwreck victims as soon as the wrecked cruise liner is towed away from the island where it struck a reef in 2012.
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Man uses German police car megaphone to shout anti-Israel slogans during 'Free Gaza' protest

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 08:26
German police say they allowed an anti-Israel protester to use a megaphone in a police car during a "Free Gaza" demonstration in Frankfurt and he shouted inciting slogans including "child murderer Israel" and "Allahu akbar." Frankfurt police spokeswoman Virginie Wegner said Sunday they let the protester use the megaphone because the demonstration had turned violent and he had offered them to calm down the situation.
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Angry villagers protest as police find bodies of 4 missing Muslim traders in India's northeast

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 07:26
Police in northeast India have fired rubber bullets and used batons to disperse hundreds of villagers protesting the abductions and killings of four Muslim traders in a region where ethnic tensions run high.
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Pope and crowd at Vatican join in unscripted silent prayer for stop to Mideast warfare

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 07:11
Pope Francis has led tens of thousands of people in St. Peter's Square in unannounced, silent prayer for an end to the warfare in the Mideast.
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Police: Annual Protestant parade in Northern Ireland largely peaceful

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 07:08
Police in Northern Ireland say an annual Protestant parade that typically sparks riots and disorder has taken place peacefully.
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Close aide of former Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu dies of heart attack at 87

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 06:33
A devoted aide of ex-Romanian leader Nicolae Ceausescu who was sent to quell protests that sparked the 1989 revolution has died.
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