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Richardson seeks to resolve Myanmar crisis, free journalists

WASHINGTON — Former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson said Tuesday that he hoped two Reuters journalists will be freed in conjunction with his visit...
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UNITED NATIONS — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Tuesday he believes war over North Korea's nuclear weapons is avoidable — but he's worried and "not...
US withholds $65 million from Palestinian aid programs

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Tuesday cut tens of millions of dollars in money for Palestinian refugees, demanding that the U.N. agency responsible...
Analysis: With a vent at Trump, Abbas exits ‘peace process’

RAMALLAH, West Bank — There seems to be no going back for Mahmoud Abbas after the Palestinian leader cursed and ridiculed President Donald Trump...
WHO: All of Sao Paulo state at risk for yellow fever

SAO PAULO — The World Health Organization announced Tuesday that it now considers all of Sao Paulo state at risk for yellow fever, recommending...
Iran adds to criticism of US-trained Kurdish force in Syria

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran added its voice to criticism of a U.S. plan to form a new border security force in Syria, saying Tuesday...
Bangladesh, Myanmar aim to finish Rohingya return in 2 years

BANGKOK — Bangladesh and Myanmar have agreed they will try to complete the repatriation of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslim refugees who fled...
The Latest: Kosovo assures safety after Serb leader’s death

MITROVICA, Kosovo — The Latest on the shooting of a Serb politician in Kosovo (all times local): ...
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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Bahrain released radar tracks on Tuesday it said showed Qatari fighter jets passing by Emirati commercial airliners bound for...
Across the Mideast, Palestinians brace for Trump aid cuts

SHATI REFUGEE CAMP, Gaza Strip — Mahmoud al-Qouqa can't imagine life without the three sacks of flour, cooking oil and other staples he receives...

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