US defense chief visits North Africa, World War II cemetery
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US defense chief visits North Africa, World War II cemetery

U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper has met with Tunisia’s president to kick off a North African tour amid growing regional concern about lawlessness in Libya

32 acquitted in razing of India mosque that set off violence
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32 acquitted in razing of India mosque that set off violence

An Indian court has acquitted all 32 people accused of crimes in a 1992 attack and demolition of a 16th century mosque that sparked Hindu-Muslim violence leaving some 2,000 people dead

Biden endorses Democrat Espy in Mississippi US Senate race
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Biden endorses Democrat Espy in Mississippi US Senate race

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is endorsing Mike Espy in Mississippi’s U.S. Senate race

UK lawmakers grumble but renew sweeping govt COVID-19 powers
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UK lawmakers grumble but renew sweeping govt COVID-19 powers

British lawmakers have renewed the government’s sweeping powers to impose emergency restrictions to curb the coronavirus

Trump is urged to intervene in trial of US-Saudi national
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Trump is urged to intervene in trial of US-Saudi national

The trial of a U.S. citizen who is also a Saudi national began in Saudi Arabia in a counter-terrorism court that has been used to imprison rights activists

French high court OKs extradition of Rwanda genocide suspect
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French high court OKs extradition of Rwanda genocide suspect

France’s highest court has given the green light for Rwandan genocide suspect Félicien Kabuga to be extradited to a special international court in Tanzania

European report finds waning of democracy in Poland, Hungary
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European report finds waning of democracy in Poland, Hungary

The European Union's executive arm has issued a damning report on the state of democracy in Hungary and Poland

Sheikh Nawaf sworn in as Kuwait's new ruling emir
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Sheikh Nawaf sworn in as Kuwait's new ruling emir

Kuwait’s Sheikh Nawaf Al Ahmad Al Sabah has been sworn in as the ruling emir of the tiny oil-rich country

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Kosovo: Woman faces terror charges over call for revenge

Kosovo prosecutors have charged a local woman with inciting terrorism for allegedly posting on social media that unspecified “revenge” should follow the U.S. killing of two Iranian military officials

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Trans person shot in Puerto Rico in 6th killing this year

Authorities say a transgender woman has been fatally shot in southwest Puerto Rico