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FILE - In this Wednesday, March 1, 2017 file photo, injured men recover at a hospital after a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan. Afghanistan's Taliban announced the start of their spring offensive Friday, promising to build their political base in the country while focusing military assaults on coalition and Afghan security forces. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul, File)
Taliban announce spring offensive, vow to build institutionsAfghan Taliban announce start of their spring offensive, promising to build their political base, target Afghan security forces
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French presidential election candidate Emmanuel Macron poses for a photo with children during a campaign visit to Sarcelles, north of Paris, Thursday, April 27, 2017. (Martin Bureau, Pool Photo via AP)
France's dark Nazi history colors presidential campaignFrance's troubled wartime past is taking center stage in the country's highly charged presidential race, as centrist Emmanuel Macron visits a Nazi massacre site and Marine Le Pen's far-right party suffers a new blow over alleged Holocaust denial
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United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, center, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, right listens as British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson speaks during a Ministerial level Security Council meeting on the situation in North Korea, Friday, April 28, 2017 at United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
The Latest: China asks NKorea to halt nuke activitiesChina is calling for North Korea to stop its nuclear and missile activities, and for the U.S. and South Korea to refrain from military drills.
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German chancellor Angela Merkel waves to supporters during an election campaign in Oelde, Germany, for the upcoming state elections in North Rhine-Westphalia, Thursday, April 27, 2017. Germany's most populated province elects a new parliament on May 14. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
Germany says reviving G-8 with Russia 'not up for debate'The German government says there are no plans to invite Russia to return to the club of leading industrialized nations at the moment
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The Latest: Ex-PM hails Montenegro joining NATOMontenegro's former prime minister Milo Djukanovic says the approval of NATO membership is the most important decision the country has made recently
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Pope Francis arrives to meet with Sheik Ahmed el-Tayyib, Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Mosque, at the al-Azhar Headquarters in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, April 28, 2017. Pope Francis came to Egypt on Friday for a historic visit to the Arab and Muslim majority nation aimed at presenting a united Christian-Muslim front to repudiate violence committed in God's name. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
The Latest: Francis appeals to Egypt's imams to preach peaceThe Latest: Pope Francis urges Egypt's leading imams to teach students to reject violence in God's name
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State Secretary of the Interior Ministry Karoly Kontrat, center, is shown the new temporary border fence on the Hungarian-Serbian border by Deputy Commander of the Hungarian Prison Service Major General Jozsef Lajtar, left, near Roszke, 180 kms southeast of Budapest, Hungary, Friday, April 28, 2017. Kontrat said the new, 155-kilometer (96-mile) fence provides even greater security for Hungary. (Zoltan Gergely Kelemen/MTI via AP)
Hungary completes 2nd border fence meant to stop migrantsHungary's government says construction is complete on a second fence on the border with Serbia meant to stop any surge in the flow of migrants toward Western Europe
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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks during a trilateral meeting with Japanese Foreign Minister Kishida and Korean Foreign Minister Yun, Friday, April 28, 2017, at the United Nations.  (Bryan R. Smith/Pool Photo via AP)
Tillerson eyes cutting 2,300 jobs at State DepartmentSecretary of State Rex Tillerson is proposing to eliminate 2,300 jobs as part of a large cut to the State Department's budget for the next fiscal year
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11 dead of mystery illness in Liberia as Ebola is ruled out11 dead of mystery illness in Liberia as Ebola is ruled out; all had attended family funeral
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FILE - In this Tuesday Feb. 21, 2017 file photo, former breast surgeon Ian Paterson arrives at Nottingham Crown Court in Nottingham, England. A jury in central England has found a prominent breast surgeon guilty of carrying out unnecessary operations. The Nottingham Crown Court jury found Ian Paterson guilty on Friday, April 28 of 17 counts of wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm and three counts of unlawful wounding. Prosecutors say the 59-year-old doctor lied to patients or exaggerated their risk of cancer to persuade them to have surgery. (Joe Giddens/PA via AP, file)
UK jury convicts doctor of performing unnecessary surgeriesA jury in central England has found a prominent breast cancer surgeon guilty of carrying out unnecessary operations
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People react as a stun grenade explodes by a parliament entrance, guarded by police, during clashes with protesters in Skopje, Macedonia, Thursday, April 27, 2017. Chaos swept into Macedonia's parliament Thursday as demonstrators stormed the building and attacked lawmakers to protest the election of a new speaker despite a months-old deadlock in efforts to form a new government. (AP Photo/Dragan Perkovski)
The Latest: Macedonia FM calls for dialogue to solve crisisMacedonia's foreign minister says demonstrators who ran riot in the country's parliament must be brought to justice, and is advocating dialogue to overcome the current crisis
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Anti-NATO demonstrators burn a NATO flag in front of a a banner that reads: "No to NATO, your hands are bloody - Death to fascism, freedom to the people", during a protest outside the hall before the parliament session in Cetinje, Montenegro, Friday, April 28, 2017. Montenegrin lawmakers convened Friday to ratify the Balkan country's membership in NATO and make a historic turn toward the West amid protests by Russia and pro-Russia opposition. (AP Photo/Risto Bozovic)
Montenegro lawmakers back NATO membership in historic moveMontenegro's parliament on Friday supported the Balkan country's membership in NATO in a historic turn toward the West despite protests by Russia and the pro-Russia opposition
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