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  • By SUZAN FRASER and JOSH LEDERMAN Associated Press

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The United States will cut off its supply of arms to Kurdish fighters in Syria, a move by President Donald Trump that is sure to please Turkey but further alienate Syrian Kurds who have borne much of the fight against the Islamic State group.

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  • By JILL COLVIN Associated Press

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump denounced the deadly mosque attack in Egypt and reached out to its president, asserting the world must crush terrorists by military means — and insisting the U.S. needs a southern border wall and the travel ban tied up in courts.

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  • By BRIAN ROHAN and SAMY MAGDY Associated Press

CAIRO (AP) — In the deadliest-ever attack by Islamic extremists in Egypt, militants assaulted a crowded mosque during prayers, blasting helpless worshippers with gunfire and rocket-propelled grenades and blocking their escape routes. At least 235 people were killed before the assailants got away.

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  • By The Associated Press

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt was hit by its deadliest ever militant attack when gunmen opened fire and set off explosives at a mosque in the northern Sinai Peninsula, killing more than 200 people.

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  • By The Associated Press

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Suspected jihadists attacked U.N. peacekeepers carrying out an operation with Malian defense forces Friday killing at least three peacekeepers from Niger and one Malian soldier, and injuring 14 soldiers and one civilian, U.N. authorities and the Security Council said.

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  • By YURAS KARMANAU Associated Press

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — A senior separatist official in eastern Ukraine on Friday announced the resignation of the beleaguered rebel chief in an apparent palace coup, ending a four-day showdown between rivaling factions.

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  • By LUIS ANDRES HENAO and ALMUDENA CALATRAVA Associated Press

MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's president said Friday that an international search will continue for a submarine carrying 44 crew members that has been lost in the South Atlantic for nine days and that the sub's disappearance will be investigated.

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  • By SUZAN FRASER and JOSH LEDERMAN Associated Press

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Friday that U.S. President Donald Trump told his Turkish counterpart that the United States will no longer supply arms to Syrian Kurdish fighters.

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  • By The Associated Press

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt was hit by its deadliest ever militant attack on Friday, when gunmen opened fire and set off explosives at a mosque in the northern Sinai Peninsula, killing more than 200 people.

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  • By ASHRAF SWEILAM and BRIAN ROHAN Associated Press

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Militants bombed a Sufi mosque and fired on worshippers in the volatile Sinai Peninsula during Friday prayers, Egyptian officials said, killing at least 85 people in what appeared to be the latest attack by the area's Islamic State affiliate.

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TOKYO (AP) — Japan has expressed strong regret over San Francisco's decision to give formal city property status to a statue commemorating women who worked in military-backed brothels for Japanese troops during World War II, with Osaka declaring it will terminate its 60-year sister-city ties.

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HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabweans are converging on a stadium ahead of the presidential inauguration of Emmerson Mnangagwa, who will become the country's second leader since independence from white minority rule in 1980.

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  • By ANDREW MELDRUM Associated Press

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Zimbabwe's incoming leader Emmerson Mnangagwa, widely known as the Crocodile, is seen as a smart, ruthless politician, and many question if he will be able to bring the change the country craves.

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  • By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA Associated Press

MAZOWE, Zimbabwe (AP) — For years, a group of Zimbabwean villagers resisted efforts by the wife of former President Robert Mugabe to force them off a farm near the capital, enduring police raids and the demolition of their homes. Now that Mugabe has resigned, the farmers say police are keepi…

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  • By SARAH EL DEEB and ZEYNEP BILGINSOY Associated Press

BEIRUT (AP) — Syria opposition representatives meeting in the Saudi Arabian capital called Thursday for direct and unconditional negotiations with the Syrian government over the more than 6-year civil war that would lead to the launch of a transitional period.

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  • By LUIS ANDRES HENAO Associated Press

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The Argentine submarine ARA San Juan went missing in the South Atlantic last week with 44 crew members aboard. Here's a look at the submarine and the round-the-clock international maritime search.

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  • By ALMUDENA CALATRAVA and LUIS ANDRES HENAO Associated Press

MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's navy announced Thursday that a sound detected during the search for a missing submarine apparently came from an explosion — an ominous development that prompted relatives of the 44 crew members to burst into tears.

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  • By HAMZA HENDAWI and ELIAS MESERET Associated Press

CAIRO (AP) — Tensions between Egypt and upstream Nile basin countries Sudan and Ethiopia flared up again Thursday over the construction and the effects of a massive dam being built by Ethiopia on the Blue Nile, the waterway's main tributary.

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  • By SINAN SALAHEDDIN Associated Press

BAGHDAD (AP) — A top United Nations official Thursday called on the Iraqi government to speed up investigations into allegations of human rights violations committed by security forces during the fight against the Islamic State group and to make the results of those probes public.

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BEIJING (AP) — China urged Australia on Thursday to refrain from making "irresponsible remarks" after Canberra issued a foreign policy paper citing security risks in the disputed South China Sea caused by Beijing's activities there.

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  • By FARAI MUTSAKA and CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA Associated Press

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — As Zimbabwe on Thursday prepared to swear in a new leader, Emmerson Mnangagwa, after 37 years, attention turned to the fate of Robert Mugabe and his wife.

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  • By CHRISTINE ARMARIO Associated Press

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — In a tiny bathroom, Marilu Ramirez prepares for her segment in a production studio by brushing her long black hair and covering her lashes in another coat of mascara, small luxuries in a life no longer being spent behind bars.

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. envoy on sexual violence in conflict says widespread atrocities against Rohingya Muslim women and girls have been orchestrated and perpetrated by Myanmar's military and may amount to war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide.

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  • By ALMUDENA CALATRAVA and LUIS ANDRES HENAO Associated Press

MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina (AP) — Argentine families of 44 crew members aboard a submarine that has been lost in the South Atlantic for seven days are growing increasingly distressed as experts say that the crew might be reaching a critical period of low oxygen Wednesday.

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