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Ten years later, 'unbowed' New Orleans reflects on Hurricane Katrina disaster

NEW ORLEANS - From the Lower Ninth Ward to the Superdome, New Orleans observed the 10th anniversary of devastating Hurricane Katrina, paying tribute to its victims and homage to the city's resilience in the face of disaster. | Video

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Dutch plan tougher asylum policy as migrants flock to Europe

AMSTERDAM - As Europe grapples with its biggest wave of migration since World War Two, the Netherlands is about to toughen its asylum policy by cutting off food and shelter for people who fail to qualify as refugees.

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Huge protest in Tokyo rails against PM Abe's security bills

TOKYO - Tens of thousands of protesters gathered near Japan's parliament building on Sunday to oppose legislation allowing the military to fight overseas, the latest sign of public mistrust in Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's security policy.   

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Egypt summons UK ambassador over criticism of Al Jazeera trial

CAIRO - Egypt summoned the British ambassador to reject as "unacceptable interference" comments he made on an Egyptian court's decision to hand down prison sentences for three Al Jazeera journalists, state media said on Sunday. | Video

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Afghan forces regain control of a symbolic district in south

LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan - Afghan government forces, backed by NATO air strikes, have regained control of a key district in volatile Helmand province after days of fierce fighting with Taliban insurgents, provincial officials said on Sunday.

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U.S. national security adviser discusses militant attacks in Pakistan talks

ISLAMABAD - U.S. National Security Adviser Susan Rice met Pakistan's prime minister on Sunday to press concerns over attacks launched by militants based in Pakistan, officials said.

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Thai police hunt more suspects after Bangkok bomb arrest

BANGKOK - Police probing Thailand's deadliest bombing raided a second location and widened their search for more suspects on Sunday after a foreigner was arrested and stacks of fake passports and bomb-making materials found at a Bangkok apartment block.