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Year into Sisi's power, Egyptians lament persistent hardships

CAIRO - After a year in power, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's aura of invincibility may be fading as he comes under closer scrutiny from a public growing impatient with the same social inequalities that triggered a mass uprising in 2011.

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China adopts new law to make networks, systems 'controllable'

BEIJING - China's legislature adopted a national security law on Wednesday that will enable authorities to "take all necessary" measures to safeguard territorial sovereignty and ensure full control over the country's Internet infrastructure.

China 1:16am EDT

U.S., Iran presidents issue warnings as nuclear talks extended

VIENNA - Iran and world powers gave themselves an extra week to reach a nuclear accord, extending a deadline due to expire on Tuesday, while U.S. President Barack Obama said there would be no deal if all pathways to an Iranian nuclear weapon were not cut off.

Davos 30 Jun 2015

Over 100 feared dead after Indonesia military plane crashes

MEDAN, Indonesia - More than 100 people were feared dead after a military transport plane plowed into a residential area shortly after take-off in northern Indonesia on Tuesday, in what may be the deadliest accident yet for an air force with a long history of crashes. | Video

Indonesia 30 Jun 2015

Tunisia hotel gunman trained in Libya jihadist camp: government

TUNIS - The Tunisian gunman who carried out a deadly attack on a hotel last Friday trained in a jihadist camp in Libya last year, Tunisia's government said on Tuesday. | Video

Tunisia, Libya 2:19am EDT

Islamic State scores up gains and losses in Syrian fighting

AMMAN - Islamic State fighters stormed the Syrian town of Tel Abyad on the Turkish border on Tuesday and captured a neighborhood from the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia, but suffered setbacks in the northeastern city of Hasaka, a monitor and the army said.

Syria 30 Jun 2015

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