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IS attacks protest in Afghan capital, kills 80 people
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing on a peaceful protest in the Afghan capital on Saturday that killed at least 80 people and wounded more than 200, marking the first time the extremists have struck Kabul and raising fears of their growing strength and capability in Afghanistan....

Some of the most recent deadly attacks claimed by IS
In the deadliest attack to hit the Afghan capital since 2001, a suicide bomber targeted a crowd of demonstrators in Kabul on Saturday, killing at least 83 people and wounding another 231. The attack was later claimed by the Islamic State group. If the claim is proved correct, it will mark the first time the extremists have struck the Afghan capital....

The Latest: 10-day ban on public gatherings in Afghanistan
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- The Latest on the deadly bombing of a mass demonstration by members of Afghanistan's ethnic Hazara minority in the capital, Kabul (all times local):...

Police: Munich suspect was obsessed with mass shootings
MUNICH (AP) -- The gunman whose rampage at a Munich mall left nine people dead was a depression-plagued teenager who avidly read books and articles about mass killings and apparently tried to lure young victims to their deaths through a faked Facebook posting, authorities said Saturday....

After Munich shooting, tearful witnesses linger at scene
MUNICH (AP) -- It was the beginning of a typical Friday night out. Crowds streamed through Munich's glass-and-concrete Olympia Shopping Mall, while across the street, a mostly young crowd relaxed in a McDonald's restaurant....

8 Turks who fled to Greece are a diplomatic 'hot potato'
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- The Turkish military helicopter that landed in the Greek border city of Alexandroupolis just as an attempted coup was being quashed in Turkey has turned into one of the toughest diplomatic challenges to date for Greece's relatively inexperienced government....

AP EXCLUSIVE: Iraq digs security trench around Fallujah
BAGHDAD (AP) -- The Iraqi military will use a medieval tactic to keep control of Fallujah after recapturing it from the Islamic State group last month: It is digging a trench around the city....

Journalist who died in Ukraine car bombing buried in Belarus
MINSK, Belarus (AP) -- Prominent journalist Pavel Sheremet, who died when his car was bombed in Ukraine, has been buried in his hometown of Minsk, Belarus....

Floods kill at least 154 across China, leave scores missing
BEIJING (AP) -- Torrential rains that have swept through China have killed at least 154 people and left 124 missing, officials said Saturday, with most of the casualties reported from a northern province where villagers complained about lack of warning before a deadly flash flood....

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