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Kazakhstan 'gay propaganda' measure deemed unconstitutional
MOSCOW (AP) -- A proposed law in Kazakhstan that would criminalize dissemination to minors of information supporting homosexual relationships has been struck down as unconstitutional....

Islamic State suicide attacks in Iraq's Anbar kill 17 troops
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Islamic State extremists unleashed a wave of suicide attacks targeting the Iraqi army in western Anbar province, killing at least 17 troops in a major blow to government efforts to dislodge the militants from the sprawling Sunni heartland, an Iraqi military spokesman said Wednesday....

The Latest on IS: US supporting Anbar operation in Iraq
4:25 p.m. (1325 GMT)...

Yemeni Health Ministry: Sanaa airstrikes killed 36 police
SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- Yemen's Health Ministry has raised the death toll from a Saudi-led airstrike that targeted a sprawling police camp in the capital, Sanaa, earlier in the day, saying 36 commandos were killed....

Fleeing poverty, Bangladeshis caught in Asian boat crisis
UKHIYA, Bangladesh (AP) -- The traffickers spun stories that were unimaginable to their listeners, many who hailed from tiny Bangladeshi villages where almost no one earns more than a few dollars a day....

Cheap motorbikes bring opportunity and chaos to Haiti
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) -- Joseph-Marc Carel knows the danger of ferrying passengers on his small motorbike, sometimes two at a time, as tides of the buzzing vehicles cut through the chaotic Haitian capital. He has a prosthetic leg to prove it....

TV showdown in Ukraine highlights press freedom anxieties
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) -- Crunch time is coming in a Ukrainian showdown that may yield clues into an increasingly asked question: How free is the press in Ukraine as it fights to stay out of Russia's orbit?...

THE LATEST: Ex-FIFA exec Jack Warner says he's innocent
ZURICH (AP) -- The Latest on FIFA developments:...

4 Taliban militants die in attack in Afghan capital
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- An all-night siege in an upscale neighborhood of the Afghan capital, Kabul, ended in the early hours of Wednesday morning with the deaths of four heavily armed Taliban attackers, though no civilians or security personnel were injured or killed, an Afghan official said....

AP Interview: Afghanistan's first lady breaks taboos
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Afghanistan's first lady has broken numerous conventions in a society that traditionally sequesters women behind closed doors - speaking out on issues such as violence against women, the rule of law and the power of religion. But perhaps Rula Ghani's biggest taboo breaker is simply being the country's first presidential spouse in decades to be seen and heard in public....

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UN says alarming spike in female suicide bombings in Nigeria

Kazakhstan 'gay propaganda' measure deemed unconstitutional

French court convicts Salafi for disrupting mosque prayers

Latin America/Caribbean
Cheap motorbikes bring opportunity and chaos to Haiti

Middle East
Senior Hamas official Abu Marzouk settling in Gaza for good




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