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Trump to lay out U.S. strategy for Afghanistan on Monday night

BRIDGEWATER, N.J./WASHINGTON President Donald Trump will lay out his long-awaited U.S. strategy for the war in Afghanistan in a prime-time television address to the American people on Monday night, the White House said on Sunday. | Video

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Nearly 500 dead pulled from Sierra Leone mudslide: coroner

FREETOWN Rescue workers have unearthed 499 dead bodies since last week's devastating landslide near the Sierra Leone capital Freetown, the city's chief coroner told Reuters on Sunday.

Environment, Africa 2:35pm EDT

Israeli opposition says Abbas tried to resume security ties with Israel

JERUSALEM Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told Israeli opposition lawmakers on Sunday that he had proposed rolling back his month-old suspension of security coordination with Israel, but that it did not respond to the overture, the delegation said.

Israel 1:37pm EDT

Russian court rejects Siemens' plea to seize its turbines in Crimea

MOSCOW A Moscow court has rejected a request by Siemens to seize its gas turbines, which have turned up in Crimea contrary to EU sanctions, and to ban their installation ahead of preliminary hearings next month, the court's ruling showed on Sunday.

Russia 2:41pm EDT

Anger simmers in Philippines over Duterte's drug war

MANILA Mourners at the funeral of a Philippine man who police shot dead protested his innocence on Sunday, the latest sign of rising anger over President Rodrigo Duterte's bloody campaign to stamp out drugs.

4:57am EDT

Tens of thousands protest in Hong Kong over jailing of democracy activists

HONG KONG Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday to protest against the jailing of three young democracy activists, with many questioning the independence of the Chinese-ruled city's judiciary.

12:23pm EDT

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