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Deadly gun attack in eastern Ukraine shakes fragile Easter truce

SLAVIANSK, Ukraine - At least two people were killed in a gunfight early on Sunday near a Ukrainian city controlled by pro-Russian separatists, testing an already fragile international accord that is supposed to defuse Ukraine's armed stand-off. | Video

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On Easter, Pope calls for end to war, condemns waste exacerbating hunger

VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis, in his Easter address before a huge crowd, on Sunday denounced the "immense wastefulness" in the world while many go hungry and called for an end to conflicts in Syria, Ukraine and Africa.

Militants kill 11 Algerian soldiers in ambush

ALGIERS - Islamic militants have killed at least 11 Algerian soldiers in an ambush on a patrol in mountains east of the capital Algiers, a security source said on Sunday, in one of the deadliest attacks on the military in years.

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Air strike kills Qaeda militants in Yemen, second in two days: defense ministry

ADEN, Yemen - A number of al Qaeda militants were killed when an air strike hit their training camps in a remote mountainous region of southern Yemen on Sunday, the defense ministry said, the second attack of its kind in two days.

Yemen 6:12am EDT

Palestinians, Israeli police clash at Jerusalem holy site

JERUSALEM - Israeli police arrested 16 Palestinians at one of Jerusalem's most revered and politically sensitive holy sites on Sunday as they dispersed protesters opposed to any Jewish attempts to pray there.

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Eight killed in plane crash in northern Mexico

MEXICO CITY - A Hawker 800 jet crashed in northern Mexico late on Saturday, killing all eight people on board, the government of the state of Coahuila said.

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