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More fighting, air strikes in Yemen, civilian death toll exceeds 550

ADEN - Fighting between Yemen's warring factions raged in southern and central parts of the country and air strikes hit Houthi militia forces in Aden on Friday, but there were no fresh moves toward dialogue.

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Killing of U.S. al Qaeda media frontman seen as big blow for militants

ISLAMABAD - The killing of an American who directed al Qaeda's media campaign from his Pakistani hideout is likely to be a big blow for the militants, especially as they wage a propaganda war with Islamic State.

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Iran says nuclear talks making gradual headway

VIENNA - Nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers are making good but slow progress as they work toward a June 30 deadline for a final deal, Tehran's senior negotiator said on Friday.

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No decision yet on Mistral, France's Hollande says

YEREVAN/PARIS - No decision has yet been taken on the future of France's suspended contract to deliver Mistral helicopter carriers to Russia, French President Francois Hollande said on Friday after meeting Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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Former foes honor Gallipoli's fallen on 100th anniversary

GALLIPOLI PENINSULA - Britain's Prince Charles and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan led commemorations on the Gallipoli peninsula on Friday to mark the 100th anniversary of a World War One battle that helped shape the birth of new nations. | Video

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As Armenia marks 1915 massacre, Berlin calls it genocide

YEREVAN - Armenia marked the centenary on Friday of a mass killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks with a simple flower-laying ceremony attended by foreign leaders as Germany became the latest country to respond to its calls for recognition that it was genocide. | Video

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