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Pope Francis is presented a teddy bear, the mascot of an Austrian Police band, during his weekly general audience, at the Vatican, Wednesday, April 25, 2018. Pope Francis has hailed a "two Koreas" summit this week on the Korean Peninsula as an opportunity to start dialogue, and urged those involved to "have the courage" to be "artisans of peace." (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
Pope to focus on fate of Christians in Middle East on July 7The Vatican says Pope Francis is planning to invite heads of churches and Christian communities from the Middle East to join him in a day of reflection and prayer in the southeastern Italian port city of Bari on July 7.
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In this photo released by official website of the office of the Iranian Presidency, President Hassan Rouhani speaks during a conference in the northwestern city of Tabriz, Iran, Wednesday, April 25, 2018. (Iranian Presidency Office via AP)
Iran's president says no changes, additions to nuclear dealIran's president has ruled out any changes or additions to the 2015 nuclear deal, in response to French efforts to convince U.S. President Donald Trump to stick with the landmark agreement
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People of different faiths wear the Jewish kippah  during a demonstration against antisemitism in Germany in Erfurt, Germany, Wednesday, April 25, 2018.  (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
Germany sees skullcap protests against anti-SemitismPeople wearing Jewish skullcaps as a sign of protest are taking to the streets in several German cities, taking a stand against an anti-Semitic assault in Berlin
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Police attend the scene of an evacuation at Mont Saint-Michel, on France's northern coast, Sunday April 22, 2018. Authorities are evacuating tourists and others from the Mont-Saint-Michel abbey and monument in western France after a visitor apparently threatened to attack security services. (AP Photo/Randall Hackley)
Man charged over Mont Saint-Michel incidentFrench prosecutors have charged a 36-year-old man with threatening to attack security services at Mont Saint-Michel, one of the country's most-visited tourist sites.
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Danish inventor Peter Madsen is on trial for the killing of journalist Kim Wall in his submarine.
The Latest: Danish inventor to appeal murder sentenceDanish inventor Peter Madsen has been sentenced to life in prison for torturing and murdering Swedish journalist Kim Wall on his private submarine.
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FILE- In this Oct. 12, 2017, file photo a pedestrian walks by a Comcast Service Center, in Miami. Comcast Corp. reports earnings Wednesday, April 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File)
Comcast challenges Murdoch with rival bid for UK-based SkyU.S. media conglomerate Comcast has made a 22 billion pound ($30 billion) bid for London-based pay TV operator Sky in move that threatens a rival bid by Rupert Murdoch.
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EU wants 28-nation bloc to invest $24b in AI by end 2020The European Union executive wants the public and private sectors in the bloc to invest at least $24 billion in Artificial Intelligence through 2020 in an attempt to remain globally competitive
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FILE - In this April 18, 2018 file photo, members of media visit the border village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone during a press tour, South Korea.Kim Jong Un will be in unchartered territory when the third-generation autocrat crosses over to the southern half of the Demilitarized Zone separating the rival Koreas on Friday, April 27,  possibly on foot, and greets South Korean President Moon Jae-in. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)
Korean leaders seek to control optics at historic summitKim Jong Un will be in uncharted territory when he crosses south of the border Friday, possibly on foot, and grasps the hand of South Korean President Moon Jae-in
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Photographer Joao Silva still shooting despite injuryPhotographer Joao Silva, grievously injured in Afghanistan in 2010, says journalists who cover conflict should have a clear understanding of the horrific consequences of combat
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Scientists release most detailed star chart of the Milky WayThe European Space Agency is releasing the most detailed star chart yet made for the Milky Way and neighboring galaxies
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FILE- In this Sept. 1, 2013 file photo, controversial spiritual guru Asaram Bapu, center, is brought for interrogation by police in Jodhpur, India. An Indian court has held the high-profile guru guilty of raping a teenage female devotee in 2013. The verdict against Bapu, 77, was read out inside a prison in the city of Jodhpur in Rajasthan on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, because of fears that his followers may resort to violence. (AP Photo/Sunil Verma, File)
Indian court jails spiritual guru for life in rape caseAn Indian court has found a high-profile spiritual guru guilty of raping a teenage female devotee in 2013 and sentenced him to life in prison
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Backlash sparked over pressure to stop China student #MeTooStudents have launched a petition against China's Peking University amid a rare public outcry against the elite school's handling of a decades-old alleged rape case
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