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AP Top International News at 5:58 a.m. EDT

Saudi Arabia may still fight back against 9/11 lawsuit bill
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Saudi Arabia's lobbying and warnings to Congress were not enough to blunt the passing of legislation allowing families of Sept. 11 victims to sue the kingdom for the attacks....

Arabs greet Peres death with silence and animosity
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's Shimon Peres was widely admired around the world as a peacemaker and visionary, but the view in the Arab world was more complex: Memories linger of another Peres, who built up Israel's military might, waged war in Lebanon and promoted policies seen as harmful to the Palestinians....

Afghan unity deal expires, but gridlocked government remains
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Afghanistan's unity government is expected to remain in place despite the formal expiration on Thursday of the U.S.-brokered deal between two electoral rivals whose internal feuding has undermined efforts to battle the Taliban and stabilize the country....

Pakistan: Indian fire kills 2 Pakistani soldiers in Kashmir
ISLAMABAD (AP) -- Pakistan on Thursday said two of its soldiers were killed in an "unprovoked" attack when India fired across the border of the disputed region of Kashmir, while India said it had carried out a "surgical strike" against terrorists, in an exchange that marks an escalation in tensions between the uneasy and nuclear-armed neighbors....

Tumult to tranquility: Migrant family finds peace in Germany
ELZACH, Germany (AP) -- They fled Iraq just ahead of an Islamic State group onslaught in which thousands of their fellow Yazidis were enslaved or slaughtered. Months as refugees on the fringes of Turkish society, a nearly fatal trip across the Aegean and a long trek through the Balkans and Austria north to Germany came next....

Probe says missile launcher from Russia downed Malaysian jet
NIEUWEGEIN, Netherlands (AP) -- An international criminal probe concluded that a missile which destroyed a Malaysian passenger jet over Ukraine in 2014 and killed all 298 people aboard was fired from rebel-controlled territory by a mobile launcher trucked in from Russia and hastily returned there....

Amnesty alleges Sudan army used chemical weapons in Darfur
CAIRO (AP) -- The human rights group Amnesty International says it has gathered "horrific evidence" that the Sudanese military has used chemical weapons against civilians, including very young children, in one of the most remote corners of the Darfur region over the past eight months....

The Latest: Syrian military video shows Aleppo destruction
BEIRUT (AP) -- The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local):...

75,000 could starve to death in Nigeria after Boko Haram: UN
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) -- As many as 75,000 children will die over the next year in famine-like conditions created by Boko Haram if donors don't respond quickly, the U.N. Children's Fund is warning. That's far more than the 20,000 people killed in the seven-year Islamic uprising....

Russia says it would support 48-hour truce in Syria's Aleppo
MOSCOW (AP) -- A top Russian diplomat says a United States' threat to halt cooperation with Russia in the Syria conflict constitutes an "emotional breakdown" and says Russia is willing to support a 48-hour cease-fire around Aleppo....

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Africa
75,000 could starve to death in Nigeria after Boko Haram: UN

Asia
Pakistan: Indian fire kills 2 Pakistani soldiers in Kashmir

Europe
Tumult to tranquility: Migrant family finds peace in Germany

Latin America/Caribbean
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Middle East
Saudi Arabia may still fight back against 9/11 lawsuit bill