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Turkish election board rejects bias complaint against president a month before vote

Turkish election board rejects bias complaint against president a month before vote

Turkey’s electoral board has rejected a complaint by the main pro-Kurdish party accusing President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of violating rules that require him to be impartial.…

Metro trains crash in Mexico City, injuring 12

Metro trains crash in Mexico City, injuring 12

Two metro trains carrying passengers crashed in Mexico City on Monday, leaving at least 12 people injured, authorities said.…

Coca output in Colombia jumped 39 pct last year as US-backed eradication program under threat

Coca output in Colombia jumped 39 pct last year as US-backed eradication program under threat

Cultivation of the leaf used to make cocaine skyrocketed last year in Colombia, according to a new White House report that’s likely to pressure the government to preserve a threatened…

Rocket-propelled grenade forced down Mexican military helicopter; 5 soldiers killed

Rocket-propelled grenade forced down Mexican military helicopter; 5 soldiers killed

A drug cartel that unleashed a wave of attacks in the western Mexican state of Jalisco used a rocket-propelled grenade to force down a military helicopter, a security official said…

Community leaders: Nigerian troops kill dozens of civilians to avenge deaths of 6 soldiers

Community leaders: Nigerian troops kill dozens of civilians to avenge deaths of 6 soldiers

Community leaders have accused Nigerian troops of killing dozens of civilians and razing homes to avenge the deaths of six soldiers.…

Rebels kill 8 paramilitary soldiers in India’s troubled northeast

Rebels kill 8 paramilitary soldiers in India’s troubled northeast

Police say suspected rebels have ambushed and killed eight Indian paramilitary soldiers in insurgency-wracked northeast.…

Israel’s Jewish Ethiopian minority rallies against racism

Israel’s Jewish Ethiopian minority rallies against racism

Several thousand people, mostly from Israel’s Jewish Ethiopian minority, protested in Tel Aviv against racism and police brutality on Sunday, shutting down a major highway and clashing with police on…

Kerry says Yemen can avoid ending up failed state, says peace talks necessary

Kerry says Yemen can avoid ending up failed state, says peace talks necessary

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says Yemen can avoid ending up a failed state.…

Qatar says Afghan, Taliban officials to hold 2 days of ‘reconciliation’ talks in Gulf nation

Qatar says Afghan, Taliban officials to hold 2 days of ‘reconciliation’ talks in Gulf nation

Qatar’s state news agency is reporting that Afghan and Taliban officials will be holding two days of “reconciliation” talks in the Gulf nation.…

Damaged, ruined by deadly quake, fate of Nepal’s beloved heritage sites in doubt

Damaged, ruined by deadly quake, fate of Nepal’s beloved heritage sites in doubt

The blue-rimmed eyes of Kathmandu’s gold-spired Swayambhunath stupa stare silently from a hilltop overlooking this city in the Himalayan foothills.…