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North Korea blames U.S. for Internet outages, calls Obama a 'monkey'

SEOUL - North Korea called U.S. President Barack Obama a "monkey" as it blamed Washington Saturday for Internet outages that it has experienced amid a confrontation with the United States over the hacking of the film studio Sony Pictures.

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Swedish centre-left make deal with opposition, call off snap vote

STOCKHOLM - Sweden's mainstream parties reached a deal on Saturday that will allow the minority centre-left government to remain in office and sideline the anti-immigration Sweden Democrats, who hold the balance of power in parliament.

5:48am EST

Belarus' Lukashenko dismisses prime minister and top ministers

MINSK - Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko has dismissed the country's prime minister, central bank head and other top ministers, the presidential press service said on Saturday, in the biggest government reshuffle since 2010.

Russia 7:33am EST

Islamist gunmen attack African Union base in Somalia

MOGADISHU - Eight Islamist gunmen infiltrated the main African Union (AU) base in Mogadishu on Thursday and killed three peacekeepers and a civilian contractor, the AU mission in Somalia said.

United Nations, Africa 4:28am EST

China to list legal places of worship, 'root out' illegal: Xinhua

SHANGHAI - China is to publish online details of legal religious venues, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday, apparently in an effort to identify unsanctioned groups as part of an effort to "root out illegal religious activities".

China 4:03am EST

U.S.-funded radio station says Azerbaijan office raided

WASHINGTON - Azerbaijani authorities raided and closed the bureau of the U.S.-funded Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) on Friday in an apparent attempt to silence one of the country's last independent media outlets, the station said.

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