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AP Top International News At 9:18 p.m. EDT

Conservative challenger Duda wins Polish presidential vote, ousting incumbent
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- Conservative challenger Andrzej Duda has won Poland's presidential election and ousted the incumbent in a runoff vote, according to official results Monday....

Spanish prime minister blames austerity, corruption scandals for his party's election result
MADRID (AP) -- Spain's prime minister acknowledged Monday he was disappointed with his party's showing in local elections, which he attributed largely to austerity measures his government was compelled to take during Europe's recent debt crisis and a recent string of political scandals....

A growing type of human trafficking: European women lured to marry for their EU identity cards
LONDON (AP) -- Klara Balogova was 18, penniless and heavily pregnant when she rode thousands of miles from Slovakia to England to marry a man she had never met....

Yemeni politicians say UN peace talks between exiled government, rebels indefinitely postponed
SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- A United Nations-sponsored Yemeni peace conference that was to start Thursday in Geneva has been indefinitely postponed, officials said, as battles raged across the country....

Tens of thousands march in funeral for Shiite victims of Saudi attack, denouncing sectarianism
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Tens of thousands of mourners poured into the streets of eastern Saudi Arabia on Monday to attend a mass funeral for victims of last week's suicide bombing attack at a Shiite mosque that was claimed by the Islamic State group, attendees said....

French president revives political duo with his ex-partner, environment minister Royal
PARIS (AP) -- A new person has been appearing more and more often alongside French President Francois Hollande on official visits abroad and in high-level meetings at the Elysee Palace: Segolene Royal, the president's ex-companion and mother of his four children....

Afghan official: 19 police, 7 soldiers killed in ongoing siege of southern police compound
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) -- Taliban gunmen have surrounded a police compound in the volatile southern province of Helmand after killing 19 policemen and seven soldiers in an ongoing siege, a senior police officer said on Monday from inside the compound....

Malaysia says jungle camps used by human traffickers contained 139 suspected graves
WANG KELIAN, Malaysia (AP) -- Malaysian authorities said Monday a cluster of abandoned jungle camps used by human traffickers contained 139 suspected graves as well as barbed-wire pens likely used to cage migrants, shedding more light on a regional trade that preyed on some of Southeast Asia's most desperate people....

Independent candidate on the rise in Mexico, benefiting with voter disgust at party politics
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Mexicans' disgust with corrupt, aloof, high-living politicians has a name, and it's El Bronco. The horseback-riding, boot-clad, tough-talking Jaime Rodriguez lives up to his nickname....

Rohingya refugees see Malaysia as land of hope but face tenuous existence on margins
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Malaysia has been a sort of promised land for Rohingya Muslims fleeing persecution in Myanmar. The tens of thousands who endured perilous journeys to get here find more work opportunities than in Indonesia and a more Muslim-friendly environment than in Thailand....

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Africa
'We want the truth!' Burkina Faso exhumes graves marked for ex-leader Sankara, his followers

Asia
AP PHOTOS: India's Modi shows his flair for fashion and photographs in first year on the job

Europe
A growing type of human trafficking: European women lured to marry for their EU identity cards

Latin America/Caribbean
Brazil prison riot leaves 8 dead; Nearly 50 hostages have been freed

Middle East
Biden phones Iraq's prime minister, reinforces US support and thanks Iraqi fighting forces


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