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Pope Visits Auschwitz, 3rd Pope to Do So

Pope Francis paid a somber visit to the Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau Friday morning, becoming the third consecutive pontiff to make the pilgrimage to the place where Adolf…

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Turkish Military Promotes 99 Colonels in Shake-Up

Turkey’s top military council promoted 99 colonels to the rank of general or admiral and put 48 generals into retirement in its annual shake-up, the military said on Friday, although…

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The Roots of the Hostility Between Putin and Clinton

Russian President Vladimir Putin repeatedly accused Hillary Clinton when she was secretary of state of interfering in Moscow’s affairs — and if Russian security was behind last week’s release through…

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EU Calls Turkey’s Crackdown on Media ‘Worrying’

The European Union has called the crackdown on media in Turkey “worrying” and warned Ankara to respect fundamental freedoms. As a candidate nation for EU membership, Turkey “needs to aspire…

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Russia Announces Humanitarian Operation in Aleppo

Russia and the Syrian government will open humanitarian corridors in Syria’s embattled city of Aleppo and offer a way out for opposition fighters wanting to lay down their arms, Russia’s…

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Turkish Military Faces Overhaul After Failed Coup

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim on Thursday chaired a top-level military meeting that is likely to lead to a major shake-up within the country’s armed forces following a failed coup…

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Source: Second French Church Attacker Was Known to Police

Police have identified the second attacker who attacked a church in northern France on Tuesday as a 19-year-old known to security services as suspected of having Islamist terror links, sources said on Thursday.…

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Missing Ex-Guantanamo Detainee Reappears in Venezuela

A resettled former Guantanamo prisoner who disappeared last month in Uruguay, setting off alarm bells in neighboring countries and recriminations in Washington, has reappeared in Venezuela, an official said Wednesday.…

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