Rescued Indian and Irish sailors reach remote island
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Rescued Indian and Irish sailors reach remote island

Australian officials say an Indian and an Irish sailor rescued from damaged sailboats in the remote southern Indian Ocean have set foot on land when they reach an island to undergo medical assessments.

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Watchdog accuses Yemen rebels of taking hostages, torture

Watchdog accuses Yemen's Shiite rebels, known as Houthis, of committing abuses including hostage taking, torture and enforced disappearances of people they hold in detention

Iran video threatens missile strikes on UAE, Saudi Arabia
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Iran video threatens missile strikes on UAE, Saudi Arabia

Iranian semi-official news agency publishes, then deletes video threatening missiles attacks on Saudi, Emirati capitals

The Latest: Pope acknowledges scandals driving people away
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The Latest: Pope acknowledges scandals driving people away

Pope Francis has acknowledged that the sex abuse scandals rocking the Catholic Church are driving people away and said the church must change its ways if it wants to keep future generations

China demands US cancel arms sale to Taiwan
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China demands US cancel arms sale to Taiwan

China has demanded the U.S. cancel a $330 million sale of military equipment to Taiwan, warning of "severe damage" to bilateral relations and cooperation if Washington fails to do so

Philippine president's fiercest critic arrested, posts bail
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Philippine president's fiercest critic arrested, posts bail

A court has ordered Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's fiercest critic in Congress arrested after the president revoked the senator's 2011 amnesty for a failed coup attempt and revived rebellion charges against him

Pope acknowledges abuse scandals outrage, drive people away
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Pope acknowledges abuse scandals outrage, drive people away

Pope Francis acknowledged the sex abuse scandals rocking the Catholic Church have "outraged" the faithful and are driving them away and said the church must change its ways if it wants to keep future generations

College players getting on court education at World Cup
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College players getting on court education at World Cup

Kitija Laksa and Digna Strautmane as well as about a half dozen other college players are getting quite the education on the court playing against the best players at the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup

Syria: Everyone else's battleground, in both war and peace
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Syria: Everyone else's battleground, in both war and peace

Syria's war casts a shadow over talk of peacemaking at the U.N. General Assembly this week

UN rushes aid to hunger-stricken Yemeni district
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UN rushes aid to hunger-stricken Yemeni district

UN, donors rush food to desperate corner of northern Yemen where starving villagers were living off leaves