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UN warns that destroying cultural heritage may be war crimeThe UN Security Council has unanimously adopted a resolution condemning the unlawful destruction of cultural heritage and warning the Islamic State extremist group, al-Qaida and other combatants that such attacks may constitute war crimes
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FILE - In this Saturday March 29, 2008 file photo, Tunisian President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, right, speaks with Syrian President Bashar Assad, left, during the opening session of the Arab Summit in Damascus, Syria. Egypt's ousted former leader Hosni Mubarak is released after six years in prison, but he is not the only ruler in the Middle East to be caught up in Arab Spring uprisings that swept across the region since 2011. Exiled, killed or fighting for survival, here's a look at the fate of other Arab leaders and where they are now. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla, File)
Arab autocrats: Exiled, killed or fighting for survivalFrom the ashes of Arab Spring revolts, Mideast autocrats exiled, killed or fighting for survival
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File - In this Oct. 19, 2012 file photo the entrance with the inscription "Arbeit Macht Frei" (Work Sets You Free) gate of the former German Nazi death camp of Auschwitz is seen at the Auschwitz-Birkenau memorial in Oswiecim, Poland. A group of nearly a dozen people took off their clothes, killed a sheep and chained themselves together by the gate before being detained by police, Friday, March 24, 2017.  (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski,file)
Naked group stages disruption by notorious Auschwitz gateA group of 11 people took off their clothes, killed a sheep and chained themselves together by the main gate of the former Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz before being detained by police
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US: Syrian fighters facing little resistance at Tabqa damA U.S. military spokesman says the Syrian Arab and Kurdish fighters airlifted into combat in northern Syria earlier this week have encountered only light resistance, suggesting that the operation caught Islamic State militants by surprise
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Police block the road to the Red Mosque during a rally by clerics seeking to press their calls for the death of social media activists accused of insulting Islam in Islamabad, Pakistan, Friday, March 24, 2017. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)
Pakistan: More bloggers charged, cleric's rally blockedThree more bloggers accused of blasphemy as police blocked a rally by clerics in Islamabad seeking to press their calls for the death of social media activists accused of insulting Islam
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Swiss find signs of spying linked to Turkish communitySwiss federal prosecutors say they have "concrete indications" pointing to alleged political espionage by people linked to the Turkish community in Switzerland
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Floral tributes to victims of Wednesday's attack outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Friday March 24, 2017. On Thursday authorities identified a 52-year-old Briton as the man who mowed down pedestrians and stabbed a policeman to death outside Parliament in London, saying he had a long criminal record and once was investigated for extremism — but was not currently on a terrorism watch list. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
The Latest: Rabbi, imams, cardinal honor London victimsBritain's most senior faith leaders gathered near the country's Parliament to mourn the victims of London's terror attack and to appeal for peace in a troubled time
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Prince George to attend Thomas's Battersea school in LondonKensington Palace says Prince George will attend the prep school, Thomas's Battersea, beginning in September of this year
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Russia: 6 militants, 6 soldiers killed in Chechen firefightRussian authorities say six suspected militants and six soldiers were killed during a firefight in the volatile North Caucasus region
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Iran says renewing UN special rapporteur mandate 'spiteful'Iran's foreign ministry spokesman, Bahram Ghasemi, has condemned as "selective and spiteful" the U.N. Human Rights Council's resolution to renew the mandate of the U.N. special rapporteur on the human rights situation in Iran
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Three Serbian police helicopters fly over the capital, Belgrade, as part of Remembrance Day ceremonies, in Serbia, Thursday, March 23, 2017. Serbia marks the 18th anniversary of beginning of the NATO air-campaign in 1999, on March 24. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
Serbia says no to NATO on alliance's airstrikes anniversarySerbia's prime minister has pledged that the Balkan country will never join NATO or any other military alliance as Serbia marked the 18th anniversary of the start of NATO airstrikes that stopped a crackdown in Kosovo
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Bret Layton cries as he talks with reporters about his friend and business associate, Kurt W. Cochran, Thursday, March 23, 2017, in West Bountiful, Utah.  Kurt W. Cochran was killed and his wife, Melissa Cochran, was among dozens who were injured in Wednesday's London attack according to a statement issued Thursday by the family through a Mormon church spokesman.  (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
A look at victims of the attack outside London's ParliamentA look at victims of the attack outside London's Parliament
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