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FILE - In this March 3, 2009 file photo, South Korean navy sailors salute in front of the destroyer "Great King Munmu," which will be sent to pirate-infested Somali water, during a launching ceremony to dispatch South Korean troops to Somali waters at a port in Busan, South Korea. South Korea's military has dispatched Saturday, May 27, 2017, a naval unit in waters off Somalia after pirates reportedly hijacked a South Korean fishing vessel. (Oh Soo-hee/Yonhap via AP, File)
S. Korea responds to reported vessel hijacking off SomaliaSouth Korea's military has dispatched a naval unit in waters off Somalia after pirates reportedly hijacked a South Korean fishing vessel.
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In this photo taken on Monday, Mar. 6, 2017, a ten year-old girl, who fled with her mother after she was forced to get married to a man in his 60s, arranges the bed at a residential building in Ibb province, Yemen. Human rights activists say child marriages are rising dramatically amid the civil war in Yemen. They say girls under 15 in many cases are being married off by their families because they can’t afford to support their children, are desperate for the dowry or want to protect their daughters’ “virtue.” (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)
Girls are increasingly being married off in war-torn YemenHuman rights activists say child marriages are rising dramatically amid the civil war in Yemen
The Associated Press1 hour ago
A protester uses a sling shot to throw back a tear gas canister fired by Israeli solders securing the border during clashes on the Israeli border eastern Gaza City, Friday, May 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
Palestinian prisoners end mass hunger strikeA spokeswoman for Israel's prison service says mass hunger strike of Palestinian prisoners has ended after 40 days
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FILE - In this Wednesday, May 17, 2017 file photo, smoke from an airstrike rises as a man flees with a toddler during fighting between Iraqi special forces and Islamic State militants, in the al-Rifai neighborhood of western Mosul, Iraq. In Mosul, Iraqi forces are steadily closing in on remaining pockets of territory held by IS, but unlike past urban battles against them in Iraq, the militants still hunkered down in the city are mounting a stiff resistance, and the more the battle stretches out, the greater the risk for civilians remaining behind. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo, File)
Mosul siege extends IS fight in Iraq, puts civilians at riskOld City siege draws out Mosul fight and endangers trapped civilians as Iraqi forces inch toward victory against IS
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Locals gather to watch rescue operation in Bellana village in Kalutara district, Sri Lanka, Friday, May 26, 2017. Mudslides and floods triggered by heavy rains in Sri Lanka killed more than a dozen people with four others missing, Home Affairs Minister Vajira Abeywardana said Friday. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)
Sri Lanka confirms 100 dead in mudslides; 99 missingSri Lanka has appealed for outside help as the death toll from floods and mudslides rose to 100 with 99 others missing.
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Philippine Armed Forces chief and martial law administrator Gen. Eduardo Ano talks to a soldier who was wounded while fighting Muslim militants who lay siege in Marawi city, during his visit to a hospital in Iligan city in southern Philippines Friday, May 26, 2017. President Rodrigo Duterte, during his visit to the 2nd Mechanized Infantry Brigade, told troops fighting Muslim militants for the control of southern Marawi city to use martial law powers to defeat the Islamic State group-linked extremists. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
Philippines forces hit militants; civilians wave white flagsPhilippine military jets fire rockets at militant positions as soldiers fight to wrest control of a southern city from fighters linked to the Islamic State group
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Graphic shows details of U.S. missile launch targeting an ICBM; 2c x 3 1/2 inches; 96.3 mm x 88 mm;
Leery of North Korea, US plans first test of ICBM interceptPreparing for North Korea's growing threat, the Pentagon is planning a missile defense test next week that will target an intercontinental-range missile for the first time.
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Religious leaders speak to crowds during a vigil at St Ann's square in central Manchester, England Wednesday May 24 2017. Police confirmed that more than 20 people were killed in an explosion following a Ariana Grande concert at the venue late Monday evening. Britons will find armed troops at vital locations Wednesday after the official threat level was raised to its highest point. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)
Correction: Britain-Concert Blast storyCorrection: Britain-Concert Blast story
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People attend a service at the Angel of the North in Gateshead, England, in memory of Manchester bombing victims Courtney Boyle and stepfather Philip Tron, Friday, May 26, 2017. Hundreds gathered at the landmark in their home town of Gateshead for a balloon release. Miss Boyle, a 19-year-old student at Leeds Beckett University, and Mr Tron, 32, were picking up her sister from the concert when they were killed. (Owen Humphreys/PA via AP)
The Latest: Head of world track attends Manchester eventPolice lined the street as an athletic event went ahead in Manchester four days after a suicide bomber targeted the city's arena
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This image released by the Minya governorate media office shows blood after gunmen stormed a bus in Minya, Egypt, Friday, May 26, 2017. Egyptian officials say dozens of people were killed and wounded in an attack by masked militants on a bus carrying Coptic Christians, including children, south of Cairo.  (Minya Governorate Media office via AP)
At least 28 killed in ambush attack on Christians in EgyptEgyptian officials say they have launched air strikes against militant training bases in Libya in retaliation for an ambush on a bus carrying Coptic Christians to a monastery south of Cairo
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People react while visiting the flower tributes at St Ann's square in central Manchester, England Friday May 26 2017. More than 20 people were killed in an explosion following a Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena late Monday evening. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)
UK Labour leader links terror to wars as campaign resumesCampaigning has resumed in Britain four days after a suicide bombing plunged the country into mourning
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Health Ministry: 28 killed in Libya militia fightingThe spokesman of the Libyan health ministry says a total of 28 people were killed and over 130 wounded in intense militias' fighting in the capital, Tripoli
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