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Short Gaza truce takes hold; many bodies pulled from rubble

GAZA/JERUSALEM - Palestinians in the Gaza Strip poured into the streets on Saturday to recover their dead and stock up on food supplies after a 12-hour humanitarian truce agreed by Israel and Hamas took hold on the 19th day of their conflict. | Video

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U.N. finds second black box at Air Algerie crash site in Mali

DAKAR - The United Nations said on Saturday that its experts had located the second black box from the Air Algerie flight that crashed in the West African country of Mali earlier this week.

Africa, Mali, United Nations 9:02am EDT

Egypt summons Turkish envoy for second time over Erdogan comments

CAIRO - Egypt summoned the Turkish charge d'affaires on Saturday for the second time in a month to complain about comments by Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan deemed insulting to the leadership in Cairo, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said.

Egypt 10:56am EDT

Protesters march on Ebola center in Sierra Leone

FREETOWN - Thousands marched on an Ebola treatment center in Sierra Leone on Friday after a former nurse alleged that the deadly virus was invented to conceal "cannibalistic rituals" at the ward, a regional police chief said.

Health, Africa 12:46pm EDT

Nigeria Shi'ite leader says military kills 3 sons, 30 supporters

ABUJA - The leader of Nigeria's minority Shi'ite Muslims accused the military on Saturday of killing three of his sons and 30 of his supporters when they opened fire on a protest the previous day.

Africa 12:39pm EDT

Gunmen in army uniforms seize Sunni official in Baghdad: police, security officials

BAGHDAD - Gunmen in army uniforms have seized a senior local official and prominent member of a Sunni Islamist party from his Baghdad home, police and security sources said on Saturday.

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