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Germany, Turkey vow diplomatic effort to end Aleppo violence

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — As tens of thousands of Syrians fleeing violence massed at Turkey’s border, Turkish and German leaders pledged Monday to...

Canada to end airstrikes against Islamic State group shortly

TORONTO (AP) — Canada’s prime minister on Monday announced that the country will end airstrikes against the Islamic State group in Syria and...

Displaced by fighting, Kurdish residents call for peace

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (AP) — Azize Calis is pleading for peace. The 70-year-old Kurdish woman is among tens of thousands displaced by fighting raging...

Saudi offer to send troops to Syria comes with uncertainty

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s offer to send troops to fight Islamic State in Syria is as much about the kingdom’s...

Pope’s visit to violent Mexican city highlights broader ills

ECATEPEC, Mexico (AP) — One evening in September 2014, Mariana Yanez left her home in this crime-plagued Mexico City suburb saying she was going to...

The Latest: Austrian official warns of migrant limits

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on the influx of migrants into Europe (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Austrian foreign minister Sebastian Kurz says his...

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