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DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (AP) — Tanzania's government has launched an inquest into the cause of the ferry disaster, in which 227 people died when a boat capsized in Lake Victoria last week. The government is also taking steps to build a bigger ferry.

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LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Archaeologists in Portugal say they have discovered off Lisbon a 400-year-old shipwreck they describe as the most important underwater find in the country for two decades.

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COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, the president-elect of the Maldives, spent his youth marching in the streets for democracy. He was elected to Parliament at age 32 as an independent candidate, helping to draw up a new constitution. But unlike other reformers of his generation…

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SRINAGAR, India (AP) — India's army says five suspected militants and a soldier have been killed in fighting near the highly militarized de facto frontier that divides the disputed region of Kashmir between India and Pakistan.

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COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Swedish prosecutor has demanded three years in prison for Jean-Claude Arnault, the man at the center of a sex abuse and financial crimes scandal that is tarnishing the academy awarding the Nobel Literature Prize.

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BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has decided to take Poland to its top court, the European Court of Justice, over disagreements on the overhaul of the Polish judicial system, a move criticized as a violation of Western democratic standards.

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BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Open Society Foundations, created by billionaire philanthropist George Soros, says it has filed applications before the European Court of Human Rights and Hungary's Constitutional Court about recent laws in Hungary targeting civic groups working with refugees and…

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BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in western Germany say they are continuing to evict dozens of environmental protesters from a forest after the operation was suspended last week due to the death of a journalist there.

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Frenchman Jean-Claude Arnault at the district court in Stockholm on Monday Sept. 24, 2018, for hearings in his trial for alleged rape and sexual assault. Arnault, a major cultural figure in Sweden and the husband of Swedish Academy member Katarina Frostenson, is on trial accused for two coun…

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Frenchman Jean-Claude Arnault at the district court in Stockholm on Monday Sept. 24, 2018, for hearings in his trial for alleged rape and sexual assault. Arnault, a major cultural figure in Sweden and the husband of Swedish Academy member Katarina Frostenson, is on trial accused on two count…

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Swedish prosecutor Christina Voigt speaks to the media about the court case involving Frenchman Jean-Claude Arnault who is accused of rape and sexual assault, in Stockholm on Monday Sept. 24, 2018. Swedish prosecutor has demanded three years in prison for Jean-Claude Arnault, the man at the …

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DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (AP) — Tanzania's government has launched an inquest into the cause of the ferry disaster, in which 227 people died when a boat capsized in Lake Victoria last week. The government is also taking steps to build a bigger ferry.

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LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Archaeologists in Portugal say they have discovered off Lisbon a 400-year-old shipwreck they describe as the most important underwater find in the country for two decades.

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COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, the president-elect of the Maldives, spent his youth marching in the streets for democracy. He was elected to Parliament at age 32 as an independent candidate, helping to draw up a new constitution. But unlike other reformers of his generation…

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Father of Mohammad Taha Eghadami, a 4-year-old boy who was killed in Saturday's terror attack on a military parade, mourns over his coffin during a mass funeral ceremony for the victims, in southwestern city of Ahvaz, Iran, Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. Thousands of mourners gathered at the Sarall…

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Families of victims of Saturday's terror attack on a military parade in the southwestern city of Ahvaz, that killed 25 people mourn at a mass funeral ceremony, in Ahvaz, Iran, Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. Thousands gathered at the Sarallah Mosque on Ahvaz's Taleghani junction, carrying caskets in…

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Flag-draped caskets of those who died in Saturday's terror attack on a military parade are laid out during a mass funeral, in the southwestern city of Ahvaz, Iran, Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. Thousands of mourners gathered at the Sarallah Mosque on Ahvaz's Taleghani junction, carrying caskets in…

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Father of Mohammad Taha Eghadami, a 4-year-old boy who was killed in Saturday's terror attack on a military parade, mourns over his coffin during a mass funeral ceremony for the victims, in southwestern city of Ahvaz, Iran, Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. Thousands of mourners gathered at the Sarall…

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Mourners carry a flag-draped casket during a mass funeral for victims of Saturday's terror attack on a military parade, in the southwestern city of Ahvaz, Iran, Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. Thousands of mourners gathered at the Sarallah Mosque on Ahvaz's Taleghani junction, carrying caskets in th…

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Mourners carry a casket during a mass funeral for those who died in a terror attack on a military parade in the southwestern city of Ahvaz, that killed 25 people attend a mass funeral ceremony, in Ahvaz, Iran, Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. Thousands of mourners gathered at the Sarallah Mosque on A…

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Mourners carry flag-draped caskets during a mass funeral for victims of Saturday's terror attack on a military parade, in the southwestern city of Ahvaz, Iran, Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. Thousands of mourners gathered at the Sarallah Mosque on Ahvaz's Taleghani junction, carrying caskets in the…

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Mourners carry flag-draped caskets during a mass funeral for victims of Saturday's terror attack on a military parade, in the southwestern city of Ahvaz, Iran, Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. Thousands of mourners gathered at the Sarallah Mosque on Ahvaz's Taleghani junction, carrying caskets in the…

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Families of victims of Saturday's terror attack on a military parade in the southwestern city of Ahvaz, that killed 25 people attend a mass funeral ceremony, in Ahvaz, Iran, Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. Thousands of mourners gathered at the Sarallah Mosque on Ahvaz's Taleghani junction, carrying …

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Mourners carry a flag-draped casket during a mass funeral for those who died in Saturday's terror attack on a military parade, in the southwestern city of Ahvaz, Iran, Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. Thousands of mourners gathered at the Sarallah Mosque on Ahvaz's Taleghani junction, carrying casket…

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People attend a mass funeral for those who died in Saturday's terror attack on a military parade in the southwestern city of Ahvaz, that killed 25 people, in Ahvaz, Iran, Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. Thousands of mourners gathered at the Sarallah Mosque on Ahvaz's Taleghani junction, carrying cas…

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Families of victims of Saturday's terror attack on a military parade in the southwestern city of Ahvaz, that killed 25 people attend a mass funeral ceremony, in Ahvaz, Iran, Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. Thousands of mourners gathered at the Sarallah Mosque on Ahvaz's Taleghani junction, carrying …

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People attend a mass funeral for those who died in Saturday's terror attack on a military parade in the southwestern city of Ahvaz, that killed 25 people, in Ahvaz, Iran, Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. Thousands of mourners gathered at the Sarallah Mosque on Ahvaz's Taleghani junction, carrying cas…

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Mourners carry flag-draped caskets during a mass funeral for those who died in Saturday's terror attack on a military parade, during a mass funeral ceremony for the victims, in the southwestern city of Ahvaz, Iran, Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. Thousands of mourners gathered at the Sarallah Mosque…

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Families of victims of Saturday's terror attack on a military parade in the southwestern city of Ahvaz, that killed 25 people attend a mass funeral ceremony, in Ahvaz, Iran, Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. Thousands of mourners gathered at the Sarallah Mosque on Ahvaz's Taleghani junction, carrying …

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In this undated photo released by Indonesian Consulate General in Osaka, 18-year-old Aldi Novel Adilang is seen on a wooden fish trap floating in the waters near the island of Guam. The Indonesian teenager has survived about 7 weeks adrift at sea after the floating wooden fish trap he was em…

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In this undated photo released by Indonesian Consulate General in Osaka, 18-year-old Aldi Novel Adilang sits on the deck of a Panamanian-flagged vessel, MV Arpeggio after being rescued in the waters near Guam. The Indonesian teenager has survived about 7 weeks adrift at sea after the floatin…

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COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Swedish prosecutor has demanded three years in prison for Jean-Claude Arnault, the man at the center of a sex abuse and financial crimes scandal that is tarnishing the academy awarding the Nobel Literature Prize.

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BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has decided to take Poland to its top court, the European Court of Justice, over disagreements on the overhaul of the Polish judicial system, a move criticized as a violation of Western democratic standards.

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BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Open Society Foundations, created by billionaire philanthropist George Soros, says it has filed applications before the European Court of Human Rights and Hungary's Constitutional Court about recent laws in Hungary targeting civic groups working with refugees and…

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BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in western Germany say they are continuing to evict dozens of environmental protesters from a forest after the operation was suspended last week due to the death of a journalist there.

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Right Livelihood award chairman Amelie von Zweigbergk, left, and Executive director Ole von Uexkull, announce the Right Livelihood Award laureates during a press conference in Stockholm, Sweden, Monday Sept. 24, 2018. The laureates are Thelma Aldana and Ivan Velasquez from Guatemala, Tony Ri…

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Right Livelihood award chairman Amelie von Zweigbergk, right, and Executive director Ole von Uexkull pose together prior to announcing the Right Livelihood Award laureates at a press conference Monday Sept. 24, 2018. The laureates are Thelma Aldana and Ivan Velasquez from Guatemala, Tony Rin…

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BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Monday that it's time for her coalition government to stop getting bogged down in internal squabbles, after its leaders reached a deal to resolve its second major crisis in just three months.

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FILE - In this file photo dated Wednesday, March 28, 2007, Former South African President Nelson Mandela is photographed at the Mandela Foundation in Johannesburg. The United Nations is seeking to harness the soaring symbolism of Nelson Mandela's struggle and national reconciliation, as it u…

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In this photo provided by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority on Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, the distressed yacht, Thuriya, with Indian sailor Abhilash Tomy on board, floats in the southern Indian Ocean. Tomy was injured and his yacht lost its mast in a storm on Friday. (AMSA via AP)

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This photo provided by Indian Navy shows the yacht Thuriya of Indian Abhilash Tomy in the Indian Ocean Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. A French ship was expected to rescue the Indian sailor on Monday who was injured in the remote southern Indian Ocean during a round-the-world solo yacht race, an off…

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People walk by shoppers queue in line to enter a sportswear from American brand Champion, at the capital city's popular shopping mall in Beijing, Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. China raised tariffs Monday on thousands of U.S. goods in an escalation of its fight with President Donald Trump over tech…

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In this Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, photo, foreign tourists watch people queue in line to enter the Apple Store for the debut of the latest iPhones in Shanghai. China imposed new tariff hikes on U.S. goods on Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, and accused Washington of bullying, giving no sign of compromis…

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FILE - In this Thursday, July 12, 2018, file photo, the container ship Maersk Emerald is unloaded at the Port of Oakland, Calif. China has raised tariffs on $60 billion of U.S. imports in an escalation of their trade battle following a deadline for President Donald Trump’s latest increase. (…

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FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2015 file photo, container ships wait to be unloaded at the Port of Los Angeles. China has raised tariffs on $60 billion of U.S. imports in an escalation of their trade battle following a deadline for President Donald Trump’s latest increase. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)

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Shoppers sit on a bench with a decorated with U.S. flag browsing their smartphones outside a fashion boutique selling U.S. brand clothing at the capital city's popular shopping mall in Beijing, Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. China raised tariffs Monday on thousands of U.S. goods in an escalation of…

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RIGA, Latvia (AP) — Pope Francis praised Latvians on Monday for resisting Soviet and Nazi occupation and persevering in their Christian faith, telling them: "You fought the good fight, you ran the race, you kept the faith."