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Palestinian Girl Dies After Being Struck By Settler Car

An eight-year-old Palestinian girl who was run over by an Israeli settler in the occupied West Bank was buried on Sunday.

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Report: Saudi, UAE Weapons End Up With Armed Groups

An investigative report by a Bulgarian journalist says Saudi Arabia and the UAE have supplied Eastern-European-made weapons to armed groups in Syria and Iraq using different intermediaries and diplomatic cover to mask their points of origin and final destinations.

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Rohingya Refugees 'Forcibly Returned' To Myanmar

Bangladesh has detained and forcibly returned at least 90 Muslim Rohingya refugees back to Myanmar, as thousands of civilians from the ethnic minority area, on the other side of the border, attempt to escape from continuing violence that has killed scores of people.

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Guatemala Court Blocks Expulsion Of UN Anti-Graft Chief

Guatemala's Constitutional Court has blocked President Jimmy Morales' order to expel the head of a UN anti-corruption commission that is investigating his campaign financing.

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Rohingya: Even Babies Were Not Spared By The Army

The Myanmar army has been accused of carrying out extrajudicial killings in the restive Rakhine region, with residents and activists accusing soldiers of shooting indiscriminately at unarmed Rohingya men, women and children and carrying out arson attacks.

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Sierra Leone Mudslides 'Kill More Than 1,000'

More than 1,000 people have died from the mudslide and flooding that hit Sierra Leone's capital, Freeport, nearly two weeks ago, according to a local leader and a minister.

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Taliban Suicide Bomb Attack On Afghan Forces Kills 13

The resurgent Taliban are at the peak of their summer fighting season and have been ramping up their campaign against government forces.

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Finland Police Say Moroccan Terror Suspect In Stabbing Lied About Name, Ag

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Finnish police say a Moroccan man suspected of murder and attempted murder with terrorist intent in Aug. 18 stabbings that killed two and wounded eight lied about his name and age.

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8 Mountain Climbers Die In 3 Accidents In Europe’s Alps

BERLIN — Eight mountain climbers have died in three different accidents this weekend in the Austrian and Italian Alps.

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Houston Suffers 'Devastating' Flooding From Harvey As Residents Brace For More Days Of Rain

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HOUSTON: Catastrophic flooding triggered by Tropical Storm Harvey inundated Houston on Sunday, forcing residents of the fourth most populous U.S. city to flee their homes in boats or hunker down in anticipation of more days of “unprecedented” rainfall.

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