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Former Rwandan presidential aspirant Rwigara is arrested

Washington Post Headlines - 5 hours 55 min ago
Rwandan police have arrested Diane Rwigara, a leading critic of Rwandan President Paul Kagame and a women’s rights activist, for alleged offenses against state security.
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France: Macron’s party suffers hit in French Senate election

Washington Post Headlines - 5 hours 55 min ago
French President Emmanuel Macron’s centrist party suffered its first electoral blow Sunday, as rival conservatives dominated the Senate election amid mounting disenchantment with Macron’s leadership.
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In Mexico City, hopes of finding quake survivors dwindle

Washington Post Headlines - 5 hours 55 min ago
Five days after the deadly magnitude 7.1 earthquake, the hulking wreckage of what used to be a seven-story office building is essentially the last hope: one of just two sites left where searchers believe they may still find someone trapped alive in Mexico City.
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Angela Merkel Wins Mandate For 4th Term Despite Diluted Support

NPR Headlines - 6 hours 38 min ago

Preliminary results show German voters gave Chancellor Angela Merkel a mandate for a fourth term, but with far fewer votes than needed for her to govern without forming a coalition.

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U.S.-North Korea Discord Goes Beyond Discourse To A Show Of Military Force

NPR Headlines - 7 hours 42 min ago

North Korea's foreign minister referred to Pyongyang's "nuclear hammer of justice," when he spoke at the U.N. Saturday, the same day the U.S. flew bombers near North Korean shores.

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German election: Center-left challenger Martin Schulz concedes defeat

Washington Post Headlines - 7 hours 57 min ago
German election: Center-left challenger Martin Schulz concedes defeat.
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Kurdish president says partnership with Iraq is over

Washington Post Headlines - 7 hours 57 min ago
IRBIL, Iraq — Iraq’s Kurdish region’s controversial vote on independence will go ahead as planned on Monday, despite mounting pressure to call off the referendum, the region’s president said at a press conference in Irbil Sunday.
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2 senior members of Germany’s center-left Social Democrats say the party plans to go into opposition

Washington Post Headlines - 7 hours 57 min ago
2 senior members of Germany’s center-left Social Democrats say the party plans to go into opposition.
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Exit polls suggest anti-migrant Alternative for Germany party enters federal parliament for first time

Washington Post Headlines - 7 hours 57 min ago
Exit polls suggest anti-migrant Alternative for Germany party enters federal parliament for first time.
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Syrian dissident and her American daughter killed in their Istanbul home

Washington Post Headlines - 7 hours 57 min ago
Turkish media reports say the two women were found stabbed and strangled.
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Macron’s election was a victory for centrists. But it’s also revived France’s far left.

Washington Post Headlines - 7 hours 57 min ago
A new opposition leader emerges in the France of Emmanuel Macron.
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London rejects Uber’s license, saying the company is not ‘fit and proper’ for passengers

Washington Post Headlines - 7 hours 57 min ago
The company vowed to fight the decision in court.
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Saudi festivities stress unity amid political, economic woes

Washington Post Headlines - Sun, 2017-09-24 22:29
Saudi Arabia is celebrating its National Day with an array of family-friendly festivities, including allowing women to enter the main stadium in the capital, Riyadh, for the first time, to see a performance recounting the country’s founding 87 years ago.
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UN official: Global community must step up Rohingya aid

Washington Post Headlines - Sun, 2017-09-24 22:29
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees said Sunday that the exodus of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar to Bangladesh is “the most urgent refugee emergency in the world” right now.
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Life, death in balance for Mexico quake survivors

Washington Post Headlines - Sun, 2017-09-24 22:29
In a hospital room blocks away from where he survived 26 hours buried under the rubble of his nine-story apartment building, Jose Luis Ponce lay sedated and on a respirator, alive but with fractures to multiple bones and damage to his lungs and a kidney.
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Aid begins to flow to hurricane-hit Puerto Rico

Washington Post Headlines - Sun, 2017-09-24 22:29
Large amounts of federal aid began moving into Puerto Rico on Saturday, welcomed by local officials who praised the Trump administration’s response but called for the emergency loosening of rules long blamed for condemning the U.S. territory to second-class status.
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German far-right leader says Merkel's refugee policy enabled his party's rise

Washington Post Headlines - Sun, 2017-09-24 22:29
The AfD could be on track for third place in Sunday elections.
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Far-right German party uses 'modern marketplace' of the Web to breach cultural taboo

Washington Post Headlines - Sun, 2017-09-24 22:29
The German election campaign has unfolded without evidence of the sort of Russian interference that officials say marked the U.S. presidential election. So Germany's far-right party has lit up the Internet with attacks of its own.
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Young and to the left? Not in Germany, where the Merkel generation prefers an old hand.

Washington Post Headlines - Sun, 2017-09-24 22:29
The young have known only one chancellor, and they trust her to resolve international chaos.
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Katharine Hepburn's Brownies: A Recipe For Home-Wrecking?

NPR Headlines - Sun, 2017-09-24 20:58

Two years ago in The New York Times' food section, Sydne Newberry commented on this recipe — and the bittersweet end to her marriage. The comment went on to become Internet legend.

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