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More than 40 people killed by 2 female suicide bombers in northeastern Nigeria
BAUCHI, Nigeria (AP) -- The teenage girls entered the busy marketplace separately Tuesday, their vests of explosives hidden beneath their full hijabs....

Official: Afghan President Ghani orders review of military operations, may resume night raids
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- President Ashraf Ghani has ordered a top-to-bottom review of the operations of Afghanistan's defense forces, including discussing the resumption of controversial night raids banned by his predecessor....

Faced with Islamic State bombing campaign, Iraq moves to overhaul Baghdad security methods
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Baghdad's neighborhood of Gorayaat, a small Shiite enclave on a bend in the Tigris River, exemplifies the failures of Iraq's security agencies trying to protect the capital from attacks by the Islamic State. The district has been a target for years, hit by so many bombings, suicide attacks, rockets and mortars that residents have lost count....

Russian envoy: Ferguson protests reflect US discrimination, could challenge US stability
MOSCOW (AP) -- The violent protests in Ferguson, Missouri, reflect simmering U.S. tensions over racial discrimination that could undermine the country's stability, a senior Russian diplomat said Tuesday....

After Halloween, Black Friday becomes latest UK retailing import from US
LONDON (AP) -- Halloween and Mother's Day have become staples of the U.K. shopping calendar. Now Black Friday looks as though it may be the next big retail import from the United States....

Arab world's beloved Lebanese singer and actress Sabah dies at 87
BEIRUT (AP) -- Lebanon's official news agency says beloved Lebanese singer and entertainer Sabah has died at the age of 87....

US scientist's rickshaw-borne research shows New Delhi commuters inhaling extreme pollution
NEW DELHI (AP) -- The three-wheeled rickshaw lurched through New Delhi's commuter-clogged streets with an American scientist and several air pollution monitors in the back seat. Car horns blared. A scrappy scooter buzzed by belching black smoke from its tailpipe. One of the monitors spiked....

France suspends delivery of warship to Russia, citing 'current situation' in Ukraine
PARIS (AP) -- France suspended the delivery of a warship to Russia on Tuesday, after months of speculation about what would be the biggest arms sale ever by a NATO country to the Kremlin....

Muhammad Ali daughters: ex-boxer waiting to see , promoting 'I Am Ali' for first time
LONDON (AP) -- Muhammad Ali's daughters are in London to promote the British release of the documentary "I Am Ali." They say the former boxing champion is still waiting to see it for the first time....

UN appeals for $405M for Afghanistan's humanitarian needs in 2015 as conflict endures
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- The United Nations has appealed for $405 million to cover the humanitarian needs of the people in Afghanistan in 2015....

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Burkina Faso committee says 24 people killed in unrest that forced out longtime president

South Asian leaders gather at regional summit, stressing peace, cooperation and energy sharing

France suspends delivery of warship to Russia, citing 'current situation' in Ukraine

Latin America/Caribbean
Beloved macaws bring harmony, color and beauty to urban chaos of Venezuela's capital

Middle East
Arab world's beloved Lebanese singer and actress Sabah dies at 87