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Ballots are counted by volunteers for the first-round presidential election at a polling station in Paris, Sunday, April 23, 2017. French voters have casted ballots for the presidential election in a tense first-round poll that's seen as a test for the spread of populism around the world. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
France's next leader: centrist Macron vs. far-right Le PenEmmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen will duel for France's presidency on May 7, after progressing from the first-round vote on Sunday
The Associated Press27 minutes ago
Supporters of French presidential candidate, Emmanuel Macron, watch results in Paris, France, Sunday April 23, 2017 as projections give him the lead. Partial official results from France's first-round presidential election show far-right leader Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron leading. The two will advance to the May 7 runoff, after rivals conceded defeat. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
Unconventional Macron faces unprecedented challengeFrench centrist Emmanuel Macron faces an unprecedented challenge in his quest for the French presidency: A newcomer to politics, he was virtually unknown to most of his countrymen just three years ago
The Associated Press29 minutes ago
Visitors listen to a guide during a tour the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem, Sunday, April 23, 2017. Israel is marking the annual Holocaust Remembrance Day beginning at sunset Sunday. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
On Holocaust day, Netanyahu says its lessons guide himIsrael is marking its annual Holocaust remembrance day in memory of the 6 million Jews systematically killed by Nazi Germany and its collaborators during World War II
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American monitor killed in Ukraine when mine hits vehicleAn American member of the OSCE's monitoring mission in eastern Ukraine died Sunday and two others were wounded when their vehicle was blown up by a mine in the separatist Luhansk region
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Conservative Iranian presidential candidate Mostafa Mirsalim speaks in a news conference in Tehran, Iran, Sunday, April 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)
Iranian candidate says nuclear deal failed to lift sanctionsAn Iranian presidential candidate says the landmark 2015 nuclear agreement with world powers has failed to lift sanctions or improve the country's economy
The Associated Press2 hours ago
U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis, back to camera  right, meets a detachment of French troops and sailors at Camp Lemonnier in Ambouli, Djibouti, Sunday April 23, 2017.   Mattis on Sunday visited Djibouti to bolster ties with the tiny and impoverished African country that is home to an important base for U.S. counterterrorism forces, including drones. (Jonathan Ernst/Pool via AP)
US officials say pirates have returned to waters off SomaliaSenior U.S. officials say pirates have returned to the waters off Somalia, but the spike in attacks on commercial shipping does not yet constitute a trend
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Gallmann is known for her bestselling book "I Dreamed of Africa."
Author and conservationist Kuki Gallmann shot in KenyaNovelist and conservationist Kuki Gallmann shot in Kenya as suspicion falls on herders
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AP Explains: How Kenya's drought has turned into violenceAP Explains: How Kenya's drought has turned into deadly violence over land invasions
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Sicily prosecutor probes possible NGOs-smuggler 'contacts'A prosecutor in Sicily says an investigation has found evidence of contacts between some NGO boats rescuing migrants off Libya and human smugglers
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Newly elected candidate of the AfD (Alternative for Germany) for the September general election Alexander Gauland, right, kisses the hand of Frauke Petry during the party convention in Cologne, Germany, April 23, 2017. The delegates elected Alice Weidel and Gauland as new top candidates on Sunday, after the party’s best-known politician, Petry, said she would no longer be available. (Michael Kappeler/dpa via AP)
German nationalists elect top duo for general electionGermany's nationalist Alternative for Germany party has elected two new top candidates for the September general election, after the party's best-known politician said last week she wouldn't be available
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE -- In this Wednesday, April 5, 2017 file photo, released by the Saudi Press Agency, SPA, Saudi King Salman, right, and Defense Minister and Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman wave as they leave the hall after talks with the British prime minister, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. King Salman  issued a decree late Saturday, April 22, 2017, reinstating public sector perks after a drop in oil prices forced the kingdom to curb big-ticket spending and implement sensitive austerity measures. The decree states that King Salman has reinstated all allowances, privileges and financial premiums given to civil and military officials. (Saudi Press Agency via AP, File)
Saudi king names son as US envoy as ties boosted with TrumpSaudi Arabia's King Salman has named one of his sons, an air force pilot who has taken part in coalition strikes against the Islamic State group, as the kingdom's new ambassador to the U.S.
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Corpses being sent home for burial after Taliban attackDozens of corpses are being sent to different provinces around the country for burial two days after a Taliban attack on a northern Afghanistan army base left at least 100 soldiers and others dead or wounded
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