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Pope Francis leaves his studio window overlooking St. Peter's Square at the end of the Angelus noon prayer at the Vatican, Sunday, Aug.19, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Irish archbishop urges pope to speak frankly about abuseThe archbishop of Dublin says he hopes Pope Francis will speak frankly about the "darkness" of priestly sex abuse during his upcoming visit to Ireland, which has been clouded by new revelations of misconduct in the U.S. church
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FILE - In this June 16, 2018 file photo, Taliban fighters gather with residents to celebrate a three-day cease fire marking the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Fitr, in Nangarhar province, east of Kabul, Afghanistan. On Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani announced a conditional cease-fire with Taliban insurgents for the duration of the Eid al-Adha holiday. Ghani made the announcement Sunday during celebrations of the 99th anniversary of Afghanistan's independence. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul, File)
Afghan president calls for Eid cease-fire, Taliban to replyAfghan president Ashraf Ghani has announced a conditional cease-fire with Taliban insurgents for the duration of the Eid al-Adha holiday
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2 monks referred to trial over abbot's killing in EgyptEgypt's state-run news agency says prosecutors have referred two monks to trial on charges of killing an abbot in a monastery north of Cairo last month
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The Latest: Another strong quake jolts Indonesia's LombokAnother strong earthquake has struck near the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok
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FILE - In this March 30, 2016 file photo, Seif Eddin Mustafa flashes the victory sign from inside a police car after leaving court for a remand hearing in the Cypriot coastal town of Larnaca. Egypt’s chief prosecutor says Cyprus extradited Mustafa, the hijacker of an EgyptAir plane that was diverted to the Mediterranean island in 2016. Prosecutor Nabil Sadek said late Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, that Egyptian police have taken custody of Seif Eddin Mustafa in the Cypriot capital, Nicosia. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias, File)
Cyprus extradites Egyptian hijacker who dropped legal fightCyprus police say an Egyptian man who three years ago hijacked a domestic EgyptAir flight and ordered it to land on the Mediterranean island has been extradited to his homeland
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FILE  - This July 12, 2018 file photo shows the Diciotti ship of the Italian Coast Guard carrying rescued migrants as it enters the Sicilian port of Trapani, southern Italy. Interior Minister Matteo Salvini demanded Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, that other European countries take in the 177 migrants rescued on Aug. 16 by the Diciotti after his Maltese counterpart, Michael Farrugia, insisted that the "only solution" is for the Diciotti ship to dock at the Sicilian island of Lampedusa. (Igor Petyx/ANSA via AP)
Italy threatens to return migrants to Libya in new standoffItaly's firebrand interior minister is threatening to return to Libya 177 migrants who have been aboard an Italian coast guard ship for days following another standoff with Malta
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Iran detains outspoken lawyer calling for free electionsReport: Iran detains outspoken lawyer demanding free elections
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Palestinian postal workers process eight years' worth of undelivered mail held by Israel, at the post office in the West Bank city of Jericho, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018. In recent days the postal staff has been sorting through tons of undelivered mail in a room packed with letters, boxes and even a wheelchair. Postal official Ramadan Ghazawi says Israel did not respect a 2008 agreement to send and receive mail directly through Jordan. Israeli officials say the one-time release of 10.5 tons of mail was a "gesture." (AP Photo/Nasser Shiyoukhi)
Palestinians sort through 8 years of mail held by IsraelPalestinian postal workers in the West Bank are sifting through eight years' worth of undelivered mail held by Israel
The Associated Press2 hours ago
File - In this Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 file photo the foundation walls of old buildings appear at the riverside of the Edersee in Waldeck, Germany  due to a low water level because of a drought period. (Swen Pfoertner/dpa via AP, file)
Drought reveals remains of German 'Atlantis' in lakeA sustained drought in Germany has revealed the ruins of a village abandoned when a large reservoir was created more than 100 years ago
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Sentence doubled for Israeli policeman who shot PalestinianIsrael's Supreme Court has doubled the prison sentence of a former border policeman who was convicted of unjustly shooting a stone-throwing Palestinian teenager in 2014
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1 killed in Ugandan riots over alleged torture of lawmakersUgandan police say 1 person has been killed in riots over the arrests of opposition lawmakers, including two who are hospitalized for injuries sustained during detention
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Uganda arrests American man who attacked hotel staffUgandan police are holding an American man who in video footage is seen attacking a hotel worker with punches and insults
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