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Masked militants from the Izzedine al-Qassam Brigades, a military wing of Hamas, march with their rifles during a parade against Israeli arrangements in a contested Jerusalem shrine, along the streets of Gaza City, Tuesday, July 25, 2017. Muslim leaders urged the faithful Tuesday to keep up their prayer protests and avoid entering a contested Jerusalem shrine, even after Israel dismantled metal detectors that initially triggered the tensions. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
Top EU court moves to restore Hamas terror listingEU's top court says lower court shouldn't have removed Islamic militant group Hamas from EU's terror list
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Sanctions bill hits hurdle in Senate over NKorea penaltiesA package of new financial sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea has a hit a snag in the Senate where the chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee is objecting to the House's decision to include the penalties targeting Pyongyang
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Maronites can return to Cyprus villages held by Turkish armyAuthorities in the breakaway Turkish Cypriot north of ethnically divided Cyprus say they have lifted restrictions on Maronite Christians reclaiming homes and property in villages that are under military control
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FILE - In this March 9, 2013 file photo, Tibisay Lucena, the president of the National Electoral Council and president of Venezuela's National Board of Elections, arrives for a press conference, in Caracas, Venezuela. The Trump administration hit Venezuela with new sanctions, Wednesday, July 13, 2017, targeting 13 current or former top officials in President Nicolas Maduro's government that include Tibisay. The sanctions freeze any assets the individuals have in the United States and bar Americans from doing business with them. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos, File)
The Latest: US slaps Venezuela with new sanctionsThe United States has hit Venezuela with new sanctions targeting 13 current or former top officials in President Nicolas Maduro's government
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Rolling Stone cover asks why can't Canada PM be US presidentRolling Stone magazine has put liberal Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on the cover of its latest issue and asks: "Why Can't He Be Our President?"
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2 Germans missing after helicopter crash in north MaliA spokesman for the U.N. mission in Mali says two Germans are unaccounted for following a helicopter crash in the country's restive north
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The Officers' mess inside the 107-year-old battleship "Georgios Averof" at it's berth at Trocadero marina in southern Athens on Wednesday, July 26, 2017. After three months of extensive maintenance and conservation work, a relic of the era of dreadnoughts is back in its berth in Athens, where it serves as a floating museum. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Century-old warship returns to Athens after repairsAfter three months of extensive maintenance and conservation work, a 107-year-old battleship returned Wednesday to its berth in Athens, where it serves as a floating museum
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US hits Venezuela with more sanctions ahead of voteThe Trump administration hits Venezuela with new sanctions targeting 13 current or former top officials in President Nicolas Maduro's government, threatens more penalties if he goes through with efforts to rewrite the beleaguered country's constitution
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Officers from Hamas national security force chant Islamic slogans while holding their rifles up during a parade against Israeli arrangements in the contested Jerusalem shrine, in front of the Palestinian Legislative Council in Gaza City, Wednesday, July 26, 2017. A senior Muslim official in Jerusalem said Wednesday that worshippers would not return to the contested shrine until Israel removes the new railings and cameras it installed after a deadly attack there. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
Jerusalem Palestinians find voice through prayer protestsThousands of Palestinian Muslims have been praying in the streets of Jerusalem every evening, creating a new, surprisingly effective form of protest in their long conflict with Israel
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FILE - In this file photo dated Friday, April 22, 2016, Congolese President Joseph Kabila at U.N. headquarters. The UN Security Council is urging Congo’s government to swiftly implement an agreement to hold presidential elections by the end of the year. The head of Congo’s electoral commission announced July 7, 2017, that it would not be possible to organize a ballot by Dec. 31. Kabila is barred from seeking re-election but can stay in power until another election is held. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
UN urges Congo to hold elections by Dec. 31 deadlineThe UN Security Council is urging Congo's government to swiftly implement an agreement to hold presidential elections by the end of the year, warning that failure to do so will increase the risk of insecurity and instability in the country and the region
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People gather for candle lit protest in front of the Supreme Court in Warsaw, Poland, Monday, July 24, 2017. Polish President Andrzej Duda announced earlier that he will veto two contentious bills widely seen as assaults on the independence of the judicial system, but the protesters demand a veto for a third bill. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)
Poles protest EU comments and govt moves against top courtSmall group hold protests in Warsaw after the European Commission says door still open to triggering sanctions against Poland despite the Polish president's rejection of parts of a judiciary overhaul that limits the independence of the courts
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Vehicles drive in central London, Wednesday, July 26, 2017. To control air pollution, new diesel and petrol cars and vans could be banned in the UK from 2040. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
Britain to ban sale of new diesel and gasoline cars by 2040Britain's government says it will ban the sale of new cars and vans using diesel and gas by 2040 as authorities move to tackle air pollution
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