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UNICEF official resigns after allegations madeA senior official at UNICEF has resigned after allegations of inappropriate behavior during an early stint at Save The Children
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FILE - In this file photo taken on Monday, March 14, 2016, anti-corruption activist Lyubov Sobol talks to the Associated Press in Moscow, Russia.TLyubov Sobol who led the investigation for the Foundation for Fighting Corruption told The Associated Press that the ease with which Prigozhin has dodged probes and accusations testifies to his special place at the Kremlin: "He is under Vladimir Putin's protection and is beyond reach for police and courts in Russia." (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
Russian indicted by US seen as doing favors for PutinThe journey of Russian businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin has led from prison to wealthy entrepreneur
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Syrian Ambassador to the United Nations Bashar al-Ja'afari, center, speaks to members of the Russian delegation before the start of a Security Council meeting on the situation in Syria, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018 at United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
World leaders urge Syria cease-fire as fighting escalatesWorld leaders are calling for an urgent cease-fire in Syria on Thursday as government forces pounded the eastern suburbs of the capital in an unrelenting campaign that has left hundreds of people dead in recent days.
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Dutch lawmakers label massacre of Armenians as genocideLawmakers in the Netherlands overwhelmingly have voted to label as genocide the mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks more than a century ago
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Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras waits for the arrival of the Irish President Michael D. Higgins during a welcome ceremony at Maximos Mansion in Athens, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. Moody's ratings agency upgraded Greece's credit rating by two notches late Wednesday to B3, saying the country is set to return to market-based funding following the conclusion of its current bailout program in the summer. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Top Greek court backs key bailout-linked development projectGreece's supreme court has approved a large private urban development project on the prime seaside site of the old Athens airport, which is a key element of the country's bailout program
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A police officer stands guard outside the U.S. embassy in Montenegro's capital Podgorica, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. Police in Montenegro said Thursday they are "working intensely" to identify an assailant who threw an explosive device into the U.S. embassy compound in the capital, Podgorica, before killing himself. (AP Photo/Risto Bozovic)
Montenegro police: US Embassy attacker ex-soldierMontenegro police official: US Embassy attacker ex-soldier
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Police block off the area around the U.S. Embassy in Montenegro's capital Podgorica, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. Montenegro says an attacker threw a grenade at the U.S. Embassy in the capital of the Balkan state then killed himself with another explosive device. (AP Photo/Risto Bozovic)
The Latest: US: Montenegro attack not part of ongoing threatThe U.S. State Department says it doesn't believe that an attack on the American embassy in Montenegro "is part of an ongoing threat."
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Marion Marechal-Le Pen, 28, speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), at National Harbor, Md., Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. Out of the shadows, the woman who was the rising star of France's far right National Front until she left politics is emerging on the other side of the Atlantic, stepping into the limelight as a speaker at a major forum for American conservatives. Marechal-Le Pen, is a former lawmaker who disappeared from the public eye last year after aunt Marine Le Pen suffered a crushing loss in France's presidential race to Emmanuel Macron. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Ex-rising star of French far right steps into US limelightOut of the shadows, the woman who was the rising star of France's far right National Front until she left politics is emerging on the other side of the Atlantic, stepping into the limelight as a speaker at a major forum for American conservatives
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Romanian minister calls for firing of anti-graft prosecutorRomania's justice minister calls for the country's chief anti-corruption prosecutor to be removed from her post, citing what he said were serious concerns about the way she did her job
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In this photo taken Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, an Aldabra giant tortoise is seen on Curieuse island in the Seychelles. The tiny island nation of the Seychelles is announcing a pioneering marine conservation plan as part of a debt swap deal with creditors, designating nearly a third of its ocean waters as protected areas and aiming to ensure its unique biodiversity. (Tate Drucker/The Nature Conservancy via AP)
Seychelles swaps debt for groundbreaking marine protectionTiny island nation of Seychelles swaps debt for groundbreaking plan to protect rich marine life
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In this Monday, Feb. 19, 2018 photo, The Qatari envoy, Mohammed Al-Emadi, attends a press conference at the Shifa hospital in Gaza City, Gaza. Al-Emadi told The Associated Press in an interview Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018  that Gaza is "on the verge of collapsing" and that if things do not improve, another war could break out between its Hamas rulers and Israel.  Al-Emadi, Qatar's point man for the Gaza Strip, is calling on the world to send humanitarian aid urgently to the war-torn territory. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)
AP Interview: Qatari envoy calls for emergency aid to GazaAP Interview: Qatar's point man for Gaza calls for urgent aid to war-torn territory, warns of possible new conflict
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French court keeps Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan in prisonA French court has rejected a request to be released by a prominent Islamic scholar incarcerated this month on preliminary rape charges
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