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Former Uruguayan President Jorge Batlle dies at 88
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) -- Hospital officials in Uruguay say that former President Jorge Batlle, one of the country's most important politicians of the 20th century, has died at age 88....

France moving more than 6,000 migrants from makeshift camp
CALAIS, France (AP) -- France began the mass evacuation Monday of the makeshift migrant camp known as "the jungle," a mammoth project to erase the humanitarian blight on its northern border, where thousands fleeing war or poverty have lived in squalor, most hoping to sneak into Britain....

Pakistani officials say 41 police trainees killed in attack
QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) -- Gunmen stormed a police training center Monday in Pakistan's restive Baluchistan province and detonated explosive vests, killing at least 41 police trainees, authorities said....

Iraqis on edge of Mosul face a deadly dilemma: Stay or flee
QAYARA, Iraq (AP) -- Bayda Muhammad Khalaf followed the government's advice to stay in her home with her husband and seven children as Iraqi troops advanced near their remote village outside militant-held Mosul. But after the Islamic State fighters fled and Iraqi troops didn't appear, their tiny supply of food quickly ran out, and the family had to flee to search for territory firmly under government control....

South African opposition says ICC withdrawal is illegal
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- South Africa's main opposition party on Monday tried to block a government plan to withdraw from the International Criminal Court, saying the move is illegal and that the country's top court should intervene....

Iraqis press toward Mosul, face questions about airstrike
BARTELLA, Iraq (AP) -- U.S.-backed Iraqi forces fought their way inside two villages Monday as they crept closer to Mosul a week into an offensive to retake the Islamic State-held city, but they also faced questions over a suspected airstrike on a mosque that killed 13 people....

US: Philippines' Duterte sparking distress around the world
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- A top American diplomat for Asia said Monday that Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's controversial remarks and a "real climate of uncertainty" about his government's intentions have sparked distress in the U.S. and other countries....

Limited gains in first week of Iraq's Mosul offensive
KHAZER, Iraq (AP) -- In the week since Iraq launched an operation to retake Mosul from the Islamic State group, its forces have pushed toward the city from the north, east and south, battling the militants in a belt of mostly uninhabited towns and villages....

In renewed Aleppo attacks, Syrian troops capture high ground
BEIRUT (AP) -- Syrian government forces and their allies on Monday captured strategic high ground in embattled Aleppo as Russia - a key ally of Syrian President Bashar Assad - said it was not planning more "humanitarian pauses" in the fighting in the city's eastern, rebel-held districts....

The Latest: UNHCR soon to have shelters for 150,000 people
BAGHDAD (AP) -- The Latest on developments in Iraq as the battle for Mosul enters its second week (all times local):...

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Kenyan president commutes all death sentences

Health official raises death toll to 33 police trainees in attack in southwestern Pakistan

German diplomat's immunity eyed amid wife's assault claim

Latin America/Caribbean
Former Uruguayan President Jorge Batlle dies at 88

Middle East
The Latest: UN blames all sides for Aleppo aid failure