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Diplomats aim for temporary Syria truce in a week
MUNICH (AP) -- Diplomats agreed Friday to work toward a temporary "cessation of hostilities" in Syria's civil war within a week, although efforts to secure a lasting cease-fire fell short....

The Latest: CBS announces participants for GOP debate
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- The Latest on campaign 2016. (all times local):...

Court: Facebook can be sued in France in nude painting case
PARIS (AP) -- Facebook lost a crucial legal battle Friday as a Paris court ruled the social network can be sued in France over its decision to remove the account of a French user who posted a photo of a famous 19th-century nude painting....

The Latest: Italy pledges $3.3M in humanitarian aid to Syria
BEIRUT (AP) -- The Latest on the conflict in Syria and international diplomatic efforts to end the violence (all times local):...

Hammers and shivs used in Mexico prison riot that killed 49
MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) -- Mexico's deadliest prison brawl in many years was a bloodbath in which inmates attacked each other with cudgels and makeshift blades, authorities said Friday, underlining yet again the power that drug cartels wield inside many of the country's lockups....

Migrants attacked around Calais, tinderbox of tensions
CALAIS, France (AP) -- Mysterious armed groups are on the prowl, targeting migrants in night attacks in Calais and elsewhere in northern France, sowing fear among the displaced travelers living in squalid slums and deepening concerns the city is becoming a tinderbox of anti-migrant, anti-Muslim rage that's fueling a budding nationalist movement....

Those Valentine's Day flowers might just be from Kenya
NYAHURURU, Kenya (AP) -- This Valentine's Day, there's a good chance your flowers came from Kenya....

Nigerian army frees 267 detainees, no links to Boko Haram
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) -- Nigeria's army freed 267 detainees Friday, including dozens of children, some as young as preschoolers, saying that investigators had determined they had no links to Boko Haram Islamic extremists....

Saudi foreign minister defends policy at Munich meeting
MUNICH (AP) -- Saudi Arabia's foreign minister on Friday defended his country's foreign policy and its stance in Yemen and Syria, insisting that the kingdom has no ambitions beyond its borders....

Doctors stage rare public protest against police abuses
CAIRO (AP) -- Thousands of Egypt's doctors staged a rare protest against police abuses after accusations two doctors were beaten up by policemen in a Cairo hospital. The doctors' union also voted to offer free services in public hospitals and to call a partial strike in two weeks time unless the officers involved are held accountable, measures are taken to protect medics from police intimidation and the health minister submits his resignation....

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Nigerian army frees 267 detainees, no links to Boko Haram

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Britain's Independent newspaper to cease print editions

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Hammers and shivs used in Mexico prison riot that killed 49

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Israel says EU relations 'friendly' again after label spat