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Video: Islamic State kills Ethiopian Christians in Libya
CAIRO (AP) -- Islamic State militants in Libya shot and beheaded groups of captive Ethiopian Christians, a video purportedly from the extremists showed Sunday. The attack widens the circle of nations affected by the group's atrocities while showing its growth beyond a self-declared "caliphate" in Syria and Iraq....

24 dead, 28 safe, hundreds missing as Med migrant boat sinks
ROME (AP) -- A boat believed to be crowded with 700 migrants capsized in the waters north of Libya overnight, leaving at least 24 confirmed dead and sparking fears for what could become the Mediterranean's deadliest known migrant sea disaster, Italy's Coast Guard and other officials said Sunday....

Sea of sorrows: Many migrants drown trying to reach Italy
ROME (AP) -- Migrants seeking a better life in Europe have died by the thousands in the Mediterranean Sea in recent years while fleeing poverty and bloodshed in Africa, the Middle East and Asia....

UN report finds Afghan women failed by justice system
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Afghanistan's women are being failed by the country's justice system as most complaints of domestic violence are dealt with through mediation rather than prosecution, according to the United Nations....

AP Exclusive: Chinese activist more determined after lockup
BEIJING (AP) -- The most prominent of five recently released Chinese women's rights activists feels her dedication to the cause has grown stronger after spending 37 days in detention with interrogators who blew smoke onto her face and insulted her sexual orientation, her girlfriend and her lawyer said....

Kids of Cold War crocs going to Cuba on conservation mission
STOCKHOLM (AP) -- Cuba's efforts to sustain the critically endangered Cuban crocodile are getting a boost from Sweden, home to a pair of reptiles that Fidel Castro gave to a Soviet cosmonaut four decades ago....

Boston Marathon winner who died century ago in WWI honored
VLAMERTINGE, Belgium (AP) -- At the Vlamertinge Military Cemetery in Flanders Fields, the headstone of James Duffy usually stands unnoticed among the solemn rows....

Ceremonies mark liberation of 2 Nazi camps 70 years ago
FUERSTENBERG, Germany (AP) -- Officials in Germany are solemnly commemorating the liberation of two Nazi concentration camps 70 years ago in the closing days of World War II....

Jordan hosts international competition of anti-terror squads
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- Jordan on Sunday launched a competition among elite anti-terrorism squads from 18 countries, including fellow members of military coalitions fighting rebels in Yemen and Islamic State extremists in Iraq and Syria....

Austerity's legacy: British election focused on UK economy
LONDON (AP) -- Prime Minister David Cameron and his main opponent agree on one thing going into Britain's May 7 election: Voters should choose the next leader based on the health of the economy....

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Africa
Immigrants describe threats in South Africa

Asia
S. Korean police question dozens after violent ferry protest

Europe
Extremist past mars makeover of France's far-right party

Latin America/Caribbean
Migrants' protest convoy reaches Mexico City with complaints

Middle East
Jordan hosts international competition of anti-terror squads