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Pope honors Ugandan Christian martyrs as example of faith
NAMUGONGO, Uganda (AP) -- Pope Francis on Saturday honored the Ugandan Christians who were burned alive rather than renounce their faith a century ago, urging today's Catholics to follow in their missionary zeal and spread the faith at home and abroad....

The Latest: Pope urges Ugandans to be missionaries at home
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) -- The latest on Pope Francis' first trip to Africa. (All times local.)...

Use of banned pesticide not isolated event in US territories
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Nine months after a vacationing family nearly died from exposure to methyl bromide on the island of St. John, authorities have come to at least one troubling conclusion: The use of the banned pesticide was not an isolated event in U.S. Caribbean territories....

AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week
Highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see....

Prominent lawyer shot dead in Turkey
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- A Turkish official says a prominent lawyer, who faced a prison term on charges of supporting Turkey's Kurdish rebels, has been killed in attack....

Rocket attack on UN base in north Mali kills 3, injures 20
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) -- The spokesman for the United Nations mission in Mali says an attack on a U.N. base in the country's northern Kidal area has killed at least three people and injured 20....

Cats used as bait to lure tourists back to Brussels
BRUSSELS (AP) -- After a five-day lockdown prompted by the maximum security alert, Brussels officials are attempting to entice back tourists who may have been scared away by images of soldiers armed with machine guns in the capital's deserted streets. Their secret weapon? Cats....

Gunmen mercilessly mowed down guests in Mali hotel siege
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) -- The early breakfast crowd sipped coffee and picked at croissants in the Radisson Blu's dining room, swiping through emails and the morning headlines on their smartphones....

Hundreds protest jailing of 2 journalists in Turkey
ISTANBUL (AP) -- Hundreds of protesters gathered outside the Istanbul office of an opposition newspaper Friday, accusing the government of silencing critics and attempting to cover-up a scandal after two journalists were jailed on terror and espionage charges for their reports on alleged Turkish arms smuggling to Syria....

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Rocket attack on UN base in north Mali kills 3, injures 20

Philippines gets 1st fighter jets in a decade amid sea feud

Hollande, activists gear up for critical climate talks

Latin America/Caribbean
Tropical Storm Sandra weakens in Pacific

Middle East
Egyptian military helicopter crashes