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Russian GDP drops 4% in Q2 -- 1st full quarter of fighting

Russia's gross domestic product contracted 4% in the second quarter of this year, the first full quarter since Russia sent troops into Ukraine
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Nicaraguan police prohibit religious procession in capital

Nicaragua’s police are prohibiting a religious procession scheduled for Saturday in the capital, the latest sign of tensions between the government and the Roman Catholic Church
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Gunman in Montenegro kills 10, then shot dead by passerby

Officials in Montenegro say a man went on a shooting rampage in the western city of Cetinje, killing 10 people, including two children, before being shot dead by a passerby
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Colombia and ELN rebels begin moving to restart peace talks

Colombia’s new government and members of the nation's last guerrilla group are moving toward restarting peace talks that were suspended three years ago in Cuba
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Colombia and ELN rebels begin moving to restart peace talks

Colombia’s new government and members of the nation's last guerrilla group are moving toward restarting peace talks that were suspended three years ago in Cuba
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Pakistan revokes permit for TV over alleged anti-army remark

Pakistani authorities have revoked a broadcast permit for a private television station after it was taken off air following an interview during which an opposition party official allegedly incited troops and officers against the military leadership
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Oil shipments from Russia resume to Czechia

Oil shipments from Russia through a critical pipeline to Czechia have resumed after more than a week
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'I wanted to take off my skin': Ukrainian women recount rape by Russian soldiers

Two women agreed to share their devastating ordeal with ABC News.
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Afghan girls face uncertain future after 1 year of no school

For most teenage girls in Afghanistan, it’s been a year with no school.
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Gang violence leaves 11 dead in Mexican border city

A gang riot inside a border prison that left two inmates dead quickly spread to the streets of Ciudad Juarez where alleged gang members killed nine more people, including four employees of a radio station
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Grain ship to dock in Ukraine, leave for Africa

A ship has docked in a Ukrainian Black Sea port to begin loading wheat for hungry people in Ethiopia
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Protests in northern Syria slam Turkish minister's remarks

Hundreds of Syrian opposition supporters have rallied in several locations in northwestern Syria to denounce remarks by Turkey’s foreign minister urging them to reconcile with Syrian President Bashar Assad’s government
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Paraguay vice president to quit after US alleges corruption

Paraguay Vice President Hugo Velázquez Moreno said he will resign next week shortly after he was included on a U.S. corruption list for his alleged involvement in offering bribes to a public official
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Slow tallies in close Kenya presidential vote feed anxiety

The head of Kenya's electoral commission says vote-tallying in the country's close presidential election isn’t moving fast enough
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Kenya elections, Seoul flooding, drought: Week in Photos

A look at the week's top photos from around the globe.
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Montenegro state TV, quoting police, says man went on a shooting rampage after a family dispute, killing 11 people

Montenegro state TV, quoting police, says man went on a shooting rampage after a family dispute, killing 11 people
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Latvia, Estonia leave China-backed East Europe forum

Latvia and Estonia say they have left a Chinese-backed forum aimed at boosting relations with Eastern European countries
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Poland: 'Huge' amounts of chemical waste dumped into river

Poland’s prime minister says “huge amounts of chemical waste” were probably dumped intentionally into the Oder River, which runs along the border with Germany
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EU diplomats visit West Bank school slated for demolition

European representatives have visited a small schoolhouse serving an impoverished Bedouin community in the occupied West Bank that is under threat of demolition by Israel
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European firefighters join battle to stop French wildfires

Firefighters from across Europe have started arriving in France to help battle several wildfires, including a blaze ravaging pine forests in the country's southwest
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US places Paraguay vice president on corruption list

Paraguay Vice President Hugo Velázquez Moreno has been included on a U.S. corruption list for his involvement in offering bribes to a public official, U.S. Ambassador Marc Ostfield says
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Beirut bank standoff exposes desperation of economic crisis

A judge has ordered a gunman who took up to 10 hostages at a Beirut bank to force the release of his trapped savings to stay behind bars
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At 75, India’s democracy is under pressure like never before

Since its independence in 1947, India has transformed from a poverty-stricken nation into one of the world's fastest-growing economies
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Militant's death brings Gaza toll from latest fighting to 49

Palestinian mourners have held a funeral for a militant who succumbed to wounds suffered during three days of heavy fighting between Israel and Gaza militants last weekend
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India criticizes China for blocking UN sanctions on militant

India has criticized China’s decision to block the imposition of U.N. sanctions against the deputy chief of Jaish-e-Mohammad, a Pakistan-based extremist group designated by the United Nations as a terrorist organization
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Portugal: EU eyes Iberia-Italy pipeline to get gas to Europe

Portugal’s prime minister says European authorities are considering a liquefied natural gas pipeline from Spain to Italy
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Migrant search and rescue in third day off Greek islands

Greece’s coast guard says a search and rescue operation is continuing for a third day for migrants reported missing after their boat capsized south of the Greek island of Rhodes
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Germany suspends participation in Mali military mission

Germany says it's suspending its participation in a U.N. peacekeeping mission in Mali after the the West African country refused to grant a civilian aircraft carrying German troops permission to use its airspace
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Saudi Arabia says wanted man blows himself up during arrest

A man wanted by security officials in Saudi Arabia has killed himself with an explosive belt to avoid arrest, wounding four others in the blast
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Germany regrets boycott by Munich attack victims’ families

Families of Israelis killed at the 1972 Olympics will boycott a ceremony.
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South Korea to pardon Samsung's Lee, other corporate giants

Samsung’s de-facto leader has secured a pardon of his conviction for bribing a former president in a corruption scandal that toppled a previous South Korean government
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Seasonal floods destroy over 2,500 homes in eastern Sudan

Sudan's state news agency says that deadly seasonal floods have collapsed more than 2,500 houses in eastern Sudan, leaving thousands homeless in an already impoverished region
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Somaliland leader says 5 killed in opposition protests

The president of Somaliland says five people were killed in opposition protests over fears of a delayed election, hours after police confirmed shooting demonstrators and accused them of not following officers’ instructions
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Timeline of events in Afghanistan since Taliban takeover

The Taliban’s capture of Kabul on Aug. 15, 2021 brought the hardline movement back into power in Afghanistan nearly 20 years after they were toppled by the U.S. invasion following the 9/11 attacks
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Grain ship to dock in Ukraine, leave for Africa

Russia's war in Ukraine is throwing the world between a rare glimmer hope and sustained despair
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UK economy shrinks in 2nd quarter, sharpening recession fear

The United Kingdom's economy shrank in the three months to June
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German ex-leader Schroeder sues to restore official perks

Former German leader Gerhard Schroeder is suing to restore the perks he enjoyed as ex-chancellor after he was stripped of them by parliament following criticism over his ties with Russia
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Hong Kong population shrinks for 2nd year under virus curbs

Virus curbs and a crackdown on dissent are likely factors in the drop.
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Dairy farm in Ukraine's Donbas region struggles to survive

One of the last working dairy farms on Ukrainian-controlled territory in the eastern Donbas region is doing everything it can to stay afloat in a place where neither workers nor animals are safe from war
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AP Week in Pictures: Asia

Aug. 5-11, 2022 This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by Associated Press photographers in Asia and Pacific. The gallery was curated by AP photo editor Hiro Komae in Tokyo. Follow AP visual journalism: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/apnews AP Images on Twitter: http://twitter.com/AP—Images AP Images blog: http://apimagesblog.com
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AP Week in Pictures: Asia

Aug. 5-11, 2022 This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by Associated Press photographers in Asia and Pacific. The gallery was curated by AP photo editor Hiro Komae in Tokyo. Follow AP visual journalism: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/apnews AP Images on Twitter: http://twitter.com/AP—Images AP Images blog: http://apimagesblog.com
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Mexican army seizes 1.5 tons of meth from truck

The Mexican army says a tip led to the seizure of almost 1.5 tons of meth and 328 pounds (149 kilograms) of apparent fentanyl at a checkpoint in the northern border state of Sonora
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2 dead, 4 injured in riot at northern Mexico border prison

Mexican officials say two inmates are dead following a fight between rival gangs at a prison in Ciudad Juarez, a city across the border from El Paso, Texas
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Inside Kharkiv's battle of resilience

ABC News' Ian Pannell meets with the people of Saltikva, a neighborhood in Ukraine's second largest city of Kharkiv, that has been persistently shelled by Russian bombs since the war began.
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Brazilians rally for democracy, seek to rein in Bolsonaro

Thousands of Brazilians are rallying in defense of the nation’s democracy
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Olympics attack victims' families to boycott German ceremony

The families of 11 Israeli athletes killed by Palestinian attackers at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich will not attend a 50-year anniversary ceremony organized by German authorities
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At least 31 injured on ride at Legoland park in Germany, police say

The incident occurred at a Legoland park in Günzburg in Bavaria.
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Buried as numbers, more of Bucha’s victims are laid to rest

With graves marked only with numbers, not names, burial services were held for 11 more unidentified bodies found in Bucha
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Mexico raises key interest rate to 8.5%, highest in 16 years

Mexico's central bank has raised its interbank interest rate by 0.75% to 8.5% — the highest level in at least 16 years
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