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Germanwings pilot rehearsed crash on outbound flight

PARIS - The Germanwings co-pilot suspected of deliberately crashing a jet in the French Alps rehearsed the fatal maneuver on the morning of the disaster, and had twice been refused medical papers needed to fly, investigators said on Wednesday.

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Iraq's unity 'voluntary and not compulsory': Kurdish leader

WASHINGTON - The unity of Iraq "is voluntary and not compulsory," the head of the country's semi-autonomous Kurdistan region said on Wednesday, while stressing the Kurds had no immediate plans to break away from the central government in Baghdad.

Iraq 12:47pm EDT

India and Iran sign port deal despite U.S. warning about haste

NEW DELHI - India reached a deal on Wednesday to develop a strategic port in southeast Iran despite U.S. pressure not to rush into any such trade agreements before world powers clinch a final nuclear accord with Tehran.

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Ukraine leader warns of worsening conflict, peace envoys more hopeful

MINSK/KIEV - Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko warned on Wednesday of a growing threat of large-scale military action in the east of the country, but peace envoys reported some progress toward full implementation of a fragile ceasefire agreement.

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Assad says army to reinforce besieged troops in northwest Syria

BEIRUT - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said on Wednesday that troops would head to an insurgent-held town to help besieged soldiers holed up on its outskirts and said army setbacks were part of normal warfare.

Syria 12:42pm EDT

Britain's closest election in a generation goes down to the wire

LONDON - Campaigning in Britain's most unpredictable election in a generation entered its final day with the two main parties level in most polls and neither on track to command a majority in the parliament of the world's fifth largest economy.

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