North Korea puts reunion of war-separated families in doubt
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North Korea puts reunion of war-separated families in doubt

North Korea says an August reunion of Korean families separated by war may not happen if South Korea doesn't immediately return some of its citizens

Merkel: German govt is solid despite fight over migration
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Merkel: German govt is solid despite fight over migration

Chancellor Angela Merkel has acknowledged that a bitter fight over migrant policy hurt Germans' confidence in her government

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10-year-old Somali girl dies after female genital mutilation

10-year-old Somali girl bleeds to death after female genital mutilation, activist says

Merkel insists US ties key to Germany despite Trump tensions
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Merkel insists US ties key to Germany despite Trump tensions

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the trans-Atlantic relationship remains "central" to her government despite tensions with President Donald Trump

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Pope removes Honduran bishop accused of sexual misdeeds

Pope Francis on Friday accepted the resignation of a Honduran bishop accused of sexual misconduct with seminarians, the latest in a series of high-ranking clergy implicated in sexual improprieties with adults under their authority

The Latest: Merkel responds to Trump jab on Montenegro
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The Latest: Merkel responds to Trump jab on Montenegro

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says NATO's collective-defense clause applies to all members, not just big countries, adding that she's glad to have Montenegro in the alliance.

Human Rights Watch urges Brazil to regulate pesticides more
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Human Rights Watch urges Brazil to regulate pesticides more

Human Rights Watch is urging the Brazilian government to establish buffer zones when pesticides are sprayed and to reduce the use of highly toxic products

China's yuan falls against dollar, helping exporters
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China's yuan falls against dollar, helping exporters

China's currency weakens against US dollar, helping exporters

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Taliban launches 2 days of attacks in Afghanistan, 14 killed

Taliban fighters launched a wave of attacks against security outposts in the east and south of Afghanistan over the last two days, even as efforts to jump-start peace talks were renewed

S. Korean ex-leader sentenced to 8 more years in prison
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S. Korean ex-leader sentenced to 8 more years in prison

A South Korean court has sentenced jailed former South Korean President Park Geun-hye to an additional eight years for abusing state funds and violating election laws