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Israeli raid, Jerusalem clashes ratchet tensions higher

JERUSALEM Israel sent extra troops into the occupied West Bank on Saturday and its police broke up a crowd of stone-throwing Palestinians in Jerusalem as international concern mounted over the deadliest outbreak of violence between the two sides for years. | Video

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Hundreds of Islamic State corpses await repatriation from Libya

MISRATA, Libya Seven months after Libyan forces defeated Islamic State in the coastal city of Sirte, hundreds of bodies of foreign militants still lie stored in freezers as authorities negotiate with other governments to decide what to do with them, local officials say. | Video

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Russian envoy, at heart of U.S. investigations, ends tenure in Washington

WASHINGTON Russia's ambassador to Washington Sergei Kislyak, a key figure in ongoing U.S. investigations into Moscow's meddling in the 2016 presidential election, ended his tenure on Saturday.

Senior Australian minister calls for postal vote on same-sex marriage

MELBOURNE One of Australia’s most senior ministers on Sunday reignited debate on whether same-sex marriage should be legalised, proposing a national postal vote on the issue.

Mexican former state governor to be tried for organized crime

MEXICO CITY A former state governor from Mexico's ruling party will stand trial for engaging in organized crime and handling funds of illicit origin after a judge reviewing evidence approved the case, the attorney general's office said on Saturday.

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Polish government presses on with court overhaul as criticism grows

WARSAW Poland's ruling party on Saturday dismissed growing concern from key allies including the EU and United States and protests at home by approving an overhaul of the Supreme Court that critics say will undermine judicial independence. | Video

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