China sentences prominent rights lawyer to 2 years in prison
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China sentences prominent rights lawyer to 2 years in prison

A court in central China has sentenced a human rights lawyer to two years in prison on the vague charge of inciting subversion of state power, the latest verdict in a sweeping crackdown on activism

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Bill Clinton visits Puerto Rico, distributes relief supplies
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Bill Clinton visits Puerto Rico, distributes relief supplies

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton is visiting Puerto Rico and meeting with those left homeless after Hurricane Maria hit the U.S. territory as a Category 4 storm

Former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna dies at 49
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Former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna dies at 49

The WTA says 1998 Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna has died at 49

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Vatican and China exchange art amid stall in hard diplomacy

The Vatican and China have announced a first-ever exchange of artworks for exhibits in Beijing and the Vatican Museums, as the two states forge ahead with soft diplomacy amid a stalemate in negotiations to heal decades of diplomatic estrangement

Israeli parliament marks 40 years to landmark Sadat speech
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Israeli parliament marks 40 years to landmark Sadat speech

Israel's parliament is holding a special session to mark 40 years since the historic visit of Egyptian President Anwar Sadat

Bali volcano spews ash and cloud, alert not raised
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Bali volcano spews ash and cloud, alert not raised

The Mount Agung volcano on the Indonesian tourist island of Bali has spewed ash and smoke, but authorities say its alert level remains unchanged

AP PHOTOS: Bosnia massacre survivors want Mladic to get life
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AP PHOTOS: Bosnia massacre survivors want Mladic to get life

As a U.N court readies to pronounce its verdict in the case of Ratko Mladic, survivors of the Srebrenica massacre say they can never find solace

Giant swastika unearthed in Germany
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Giant swastika unearthed in Germany

Construction workers in Germany have coincidentally unearthed a giant concrete swastika on a sports field in the northern city of Hamburg

Analysis: US terror list more symbolism than substance
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Analysis: US terror list more symbolism than substance

Analysis: President Donald Trump has put North Korea back on the U.S. terrorism list, but that designation has always been more about symbolism than substance

Lebanon premier to head to Egypt amid political tensions
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Lebanon premier to head to Egypt amid political tensions

Lebanon premier to head from Paris to Egypt amid political tensions