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AP Photo/Markus Schreiber
April 13, 2018 - 8:22 am
BERLIN (AP) — Fatou the gorilla, believed to be one of the world's oldest, is celebrating her 61st birthday at Berlin's zoo — nearly six decades after she found her way to Germany from a French bar.
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AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File
April 13, 2018 - 7:59 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has put off a final decision on possible military strikes against Syria after tweeting earlier that they could happen "very soon or not so soon at all." The White House said he would consult further with allies.
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AP Photo/Sergei Poliakov
April 13, 2018 - 7:56 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's foreign minister claimed on Friday that a suspected chemical attack in the Syrian town of Douma last weekend was staged with the help of an unspecified foreign intelligence agency.
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Alexei Druzhinin, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP
April 12, 2018 - 4:24 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Faced with the threat of a U.S. strike on Syria, Russian President Vladimir Putin has a dilemma: allow U.S. missiles to hit Moscow's ally without a response or risk a military clash with the United States.
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Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP, File
April 12, 2018 - 4:13 pm
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — A team of inspectors from the international chemical weapons watchdog was on its way to Syria on Thursday to begin an investigation into a suspected chemical weapons attack near the capital that has brought the war-torn country to the brink of a wider conflict, amid Western...
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Ronaldo Schemidt, AFP, World Press Photo via AP
April 12, 2018 - 4:09 pm
AMSTERDAM (AP) — A spine-tingling photo of a young man on fire during clashes in the Venezuelan capital of Caracas during the protest against President Nicolas Maduro has won the World Press Photo of the Year.
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AP Photo/Petros Karadjias
April 12, 2018 - 3:06 pm
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Cabinet gave Prime Minister Theresa May the green light Thursday to join the United States and France in planning possible military strikes in response to an alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria.
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AP Photo/Markus Schreiber
April 12, 2018 - 9:00 am
BERLIN (AP) — Germany won't participate in possible military action in Syria, but supports sending a message that the use of chemical weapons is unacceptable, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday.
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AP Photos/Rahmatullah Nikzad
April 12, 2018 - 8:47 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban stormed a government compound in central Afghanistan early Thursday, triggering an hours-long gunbattle that killed 15, including three top local officials, police and government officials said.
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Yulia Skripal/Facebook via AP
April 12, 2018 - 8:10 am
LONDON (AP) — The international chemical weapons watchdog on Thursday confirmed Britain's finding that a former Russian spy and his daughter were poisoned with a nerve agent, as Russia continued to deny suggestions that it was behind the attack.
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