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MSF denies Taliban was firing from Afghan hospital hit by air strike

KABUL - Medical aid group Medecins Sans Frontieres denied that Taliban fighters were firing from its hospital at Afghan and NATO forces before a suspected U.S. air strike killed at least 19 people in a battle to oust the Islamist insurgents from an Afghan city. | Video

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In Australia, seeds of Islamic radicalism sown early

SYDNEY - The Australian government's focus on national security and the war on terror to tackle Islamic extremism, rather than social cohesion and inclusion, has helped create an environment for radicalized Muslim youth to emerge in disproportionate numbers, experts say.

Australia, Tony Abbott 2:08am EDT

Hundreds feared dead in Guatemala landslide, the hopeful keep digging

SANTA CATARINA PINULA, Guatemala - Hopes faded of finding any remaining survivors of a massive landslide in Guatemala that killed at least 86 people, even as families scrabbled through rubble to find the bodies of loved-ones, with hundreds of others still missing. | Video

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Portuguese go to polls, may reelect austerity-minded government

LISBON - The Portuguese voted in a national election on Sunday with polls predicting another win for their austerity-minded, center government that guided them through an economic crisis, though it could fall short of an outright majority.

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Myanmar radical monk endorses ruling party in election, raps opposition

YANGON - Myanmar's firebrand Buddhist monk Wirathu has openly endorsed President Thein Sein's ruling party in the Nov. 8 general election, saying Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition party was "full of themselves" and unlikely to win the vote.

Myanmar 5:31am EDT

At least 13 dead in French Riviera floods

NICE - Flash floods caused by torrential rain along part of the French Riviera killed at least 13 people and left several others missing, officials said Sunday.

Environment, 5:45am EDT

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