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Iraqi protesters breach Green Zone, storm parliament
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Hundreds of protesters climbed over the blast walls surrounding Baghdad's highly-fortified Green Zone for the first time on Saturday and stormed into parliament, carrying Iraqi flags and chanting against the government....

Educated migrants have edge as Germany aims for integration
BERLIN (AP) -- Wafaa Askar arrived in Germany barely a year and a half ago from her Syrian homeland, but she already speaks German fluently and counts more Germans than Syrians as friends. Orhan Sahin arrived from Turkey more than three decades ago, but still feels like a foreigner and speaks in broken German....

Kenya to burn huge pile of ivory tusks to protest poaching
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- Kenya is set to burn 105 tons of elephant ivory and more than 1 ton of rhino horn, believed to be the largest stockpile ever destroyed, in a dramatic statement against the trade in ivory and products from endangered species....

Wrecked helicopter fuselage raised from the sea in Norway
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- Emergency crews pulled the wrecked fuselage of an Airbus EC-225 helicopter out of the sea Saturday off western Norway after a crash that killed all 13 people on board....

IS claims responsibility for Baghdad bombing that killed 21
BAGHDAD (AP) -- The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a bombing Saturday east of Baghdad, according to a statement posted on an IS-affiliated website. The attack killed at least 21 people and wounded at least 42 others, according to Iraqi police and hospital officials. The IS statement described the attack as a three-ton truck bombing....

Air strikes on Aleppo amid calm in other parts of Syria
BEIRUT (AP) -- Syrian government warplanes and helicopter gunships launched new airstrikes Saturday on insurgent-held neighborhoods in the northern city of Aleppo. The fresh violence comes as the International Committee of the Red Cross warned that the intensification of fighting brings millions of people closer to a humanitarian disaster....

Iran media: Moderates win more than 30 more parliament seats
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iran's moderate-reformist bloc secured more than 30 additional seats in parliamentary runoff elections, according to a Saturday report on state TV....

UN says N. Korea accusations vs US troops 'unsubstantiated'
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- The American-led U.N. command on Saturday dismissed as unsubstantiated accusations from North Korea that U.S. troops at a border village tried to provoke its frontline troops with "disgusting acts."...

China lays out firm conditions for improved ties with Japan
BEIJING (AP) -- China laid out firm conditions Saturday for improved ties with Japan, telling Tokyo's visiting foreign minister that there could be "no ambiguity or vacillation" in meeting Beijing's demands over historical interpretation, relations with Taiwan and other key matters....

Police: 10 dead in building collapse in Kenyan capital
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- A six-story residential building collapsed in heavy rain in Nairobi, killing 10 people and injuring at least 134, Kenyan officials said Saturday....

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Africa
Kenya to burn huge pile of ivory tusks to protest poaching

Asia
Bangladesh Hindu man hacked to death, in latest such attack

Europe
Police: 10 dead in building collapse in Kenyan capital

Latin America/Caribbean
Argentina's big unions join to protest layoffs, inflation

Middle East
Iraqi protesters breach Green Zone, storm parliament




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