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Philippine's Duterte tells Japan his China visit was just economics, blasts U.S.

TOKYO Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte sought to assure Japan on Wednesday that his high-profile visit to China last week was about economics not security, and he had more harsh words for long-time ally Washington, saying he might end defense treaties.

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U.S. air strikes spike as Afghans struggle against Taliban, Islamic State

KABUL American air strikes in Afghanistan this year have already significantly surpassed the total number conducted in 2015, a stark indicator of the United States' struggle to extricate itself from the conflict and stick to its declared "non-combat" mission. 

Afghanistan 2:03am EDT

Pope Francis the manager - surprising, secretive, shrewd

VATICAN CITY Father Ernest Simoni, a 88-year-old Albanian, was watching Pope Francis on television this month when, to his astonishment, he heard the pontiff mention his name.

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Suspected Syrian government air strike kills Turkey-backed rebels: Turkish army

ANKARA A suspected Syrian army helicopter dropped barrel bombs on Turkish-backed rebels on Tuesday, the Turkish military said, in what appeared to be the first direct clash with Syrian forces since Turkey launched a cross-border incursion in August.

Turkey, Syria 4:33am EDT

Venezuela opposition to protest Maduro 'dictatorship'

CARACAS Venezuela's opposition was to hold nationwide rallies on Wednesday against unpopular socialist President Nicolas Maduro, whom they accuse of morphing into a dictator by preventing a plebiscite to remove him.

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Police officer shot dead in northwest Hungary attack: media

BUDAPEST A police officer was killed in a shooting in northwest Hungary early on Wednesday, regional news website kisalfold.hu reported, adding that the suspected assailant has been detained.

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