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NATO rejects Russia explanation on Turkish air space

BRUSSELS/BEIRUT - NATO on Tuesday rejected Moscow's explanation that its warplanes had violated alliance member Turkey's air space by mistake and said Russia was sending more ground troops to Syria and building up its naval presence. | Video

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Kerry arrives in Haiti to offer U.S. support ahead of elections

PORT-AU-PRINCE - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Haiti on Tuesday to underscore U.S. support for elections later this month and to press its leaders to ensure the process is peaceful.

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Australian police arrest five over shooting 'linked to terrorism'

SYDNEY - Australian police arrested five people in raids on several homes in Sydney on Wednesday in their investigation of the murder last week of a police accountant that they said was "linked to terrorism".

Australia 6:01pm EDT

Big palm oil's pledge to preserve forests vexes Indonesia

JAKARTA - The Indonesian government is asking major palm oil companies to row back on the historic “no deforestation” pledges they made at last year’s United Nations climate change summit, officials and company sources say.

West, Ukraine, hail rebel decision to postpone disputed elections

KIEV - A decision by pro-Russian separatists to postpone local elections that Ukraine had said were illegitimate was welcomed on Tuesday by Kiev, the European Union, Washington and Moscow - the rebels' patron - as a sign of progress in the faltering peace process.

Russia 3:57pm EDT

IndustriALL Union files ILO complaint against Thailand

GENEVA - IndustriALL, a global labor union with 50 million members, has filed a complaint against Thailand at the International Labour Organization in Geneva, the union said on Wednesday.

Thailand 6:06pm EDT

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