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Turkey's ruling AK Party may lose its parliamentary majority in a June 7 election and be forced to form either a coalition or a minority government, according to a poll privately commissioned by Turkish business and...
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© AFP / by Conor Barrins | Pedestrians walk past a mural in favour of same-sex marriage in Dublin on May 21, 2015
 
 
 
Ireland goes to the polls on Friday to vote on whether same-sex marriage should be legal, in a referendum that has exposed sharp divisions between communities in this traditionally Catholic nation. Allowing gay couples...
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5. Al Shabaab soldiers sit outside a building during patrol along the streets of Dayniile district in Southern Mogadishu, March 5, 2012.
Al Shabaab militants attacked a village in the northeastern Kenyan county of Garissa, the ministry of interior said on Friday. The Somalia-based al Shabaab group, which has carried out frequent attacks in Kenya in...
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Street battles and gunfire erupted again in the capital on Thursday as protesters against President Pierre Nkurunziza rejected his calls for calm in Burundi, an ethnic tinderbox with a history of civil war and genocide...
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Testament to the regeneration of New York, 15 years after the 9/11 attacks, is the new observation deck at the World Trade Center, offering spectacular views across the city. "We are back, 100 percent," New...

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Fruit pickers harvest strawberries at a farm in San Quintin in Baja California state, Mexico April 1, 2015.
 
Huddled around a single flickering candle in a tiny wood and cardboard shack on...
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The Islamic State group is recruiting fighters in Afghanistan, the commander of...
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