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Israel's Shimon Peres, 93, dies in Tel Aviv: Israel Radio

JERUSALEM Former Israeli president and elder statesman Shimon Peres died in Tel Aviv on Wednesday aged 93, Israel Radio said.

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More attacks foiled on French Riviera since Nice carnage: prosecutor

NICE, France Planned attacks on sporting events, schools and religious sites on the French Riviera have been foiled since the killings of 86 people on Nice's seaside promenade in July, the city's prosecutor has said.

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Number of unsolved crimes in Mexico rose in 2015: poll

MEXICO CITY The number of unsolved crimes in Mexico rose in 2015, with 93.7 percent of all infractions going unreported or uninvestigated, in a fresh blow to government efforts to stem years of drug violence and restore law and order.

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Kashmiris warn India its crackdown is turning some to militancy

SRINAGAR, India Simmering anger over India's crackdown on 10 weeks of protests in Kashmir risks drawing more young people to radical rebellion, demonstrators and security officials warn, as the sense of despair and alienation from New Delhi deepens.

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As Pakistan army chief's tenure nears end, PM faces key choice

ISLAMABAD Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif faces a key choice in the coming weeks about who should run Pakistan's powerful military, one that will have a major influence on the country's often strained relationships with the United States and nuclear rival India.

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India-Pakistan tensions rise after Indian PM cancels trip

NEW DELHI/ISLAMABAD Tensions between India and Pakistan rose on Tuesday as India's leader canceled a visit to a regional summit and Islamabad warned it would treat it as "an act of war" if India revoked a water treaty.

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