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 BEIRUT (AP):A wave of airstrikes and shelling killed more than 60 people in less than 24 hours in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, monitors and activists said yesterday. The contested city is now one of the main battlegrounds of Syria's devastating civil war...

CANBERRA (AP):Australia's prime minister said yesterday that a review of national gun laws would not weaken strict regulations that had kept Australians safer since 35 people were shot dead by a mass murderer 20 years ago.Malcolm Turnbull was in the...

LONDON (AP):A British court has ruled that Britons who have lived abroad for more than 15 years do not have the right to vote in the June 23 referendum on Britain's continued membership in the European Union.The legal challenge had been brought by...

UNITED NATIONS (CMC):The United Nations secretary general, Ban Ki-moon, said he is "deeply concerned" that the agreed date for holding elections in Haiti was not met over the weekend and that no alternate electoral calendar was announced.There had...

LONDON (AP):Thousands of junior doctors posted picket lines outside hospitals around England on Tuesday in the first all-out strike in the history of Britain's National Health Service.The two-day strike marks the first time that vital NHS emergency...

BUDAPEST (AP):Hundreds of taxi drivers drove slowly on Budapest's main thoroughfares yesterday morning to protest ride-hailing apps like Uber and what they say is a growing market for unlicensed passenger transport.Taxi drivers also parked in a long...

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) Venezuelan cities cleaned up from a night of looting and fiery protests Wednesday as government offices closed their doors for the rest of the week in the face of a worsening energy crisis that is causing daily blackouts....

ATHENS, Greece (AP): If they had a home, refugees would belong to the world's 24th most populous nation, just behind Italy. Yesterday, they were honoured as members of the Olympic family. The Olympic flame, on a 106-day journey from the game...

FLORIDA, (AP):The world of undocumented immigrants includes maids and farmworkers, several families under one roof and people living in the shadows.But it's also the world of a North Miami couple that owns a successful remodeling business, an...

LEVEQUE, (AP): The three friends had spent the day stocking up on food in the Haitian capital when they left for their village, setting off on the 20-mile trip home by foot because the minibuses known as tap-taps weren't running after a bridge...
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