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Trump asked to work for release of 2 jailed by Iran

A relative and supporters of two Iranian-American citizens imprisoned in Iran are turning to U.S. President Donald Trump and a U.N. panel in efforts to secure their release
Updated: 1 hour ago
Smartphone app lets user 'walk a mile in a refugee's shoes'

Smartphone app lets user 'walk a mile in a refugee's shoes'

The United Nations helped launch a smartphone app Tuesday that allows users to "walk a mile in a refugee's shoes" by simulating the daily struggles of a fictional Rohingya Muslim who was forced to flee her home
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Far-right contender Le Pen advocates French food

French far-right contender Marine Le Pen has called for more food items to be produced and consumed in the country, instead of imported from abroad
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Turkey hits Kurdish areas in Iraq's Sinjar, northeast Syria

Turkish warplanes strike Kurdish rebel positions in northern Iraq, northeastern Syria
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UK's Labour pledges new Brexit strategy if it wins election

UK's Labour pledges new Brexit strategy if it wins election

Britain's opposition Labour Party says it will tear up the government's negotiating plan for Brexit and guarantee all European Union citizens in the U.K. the right to stay if it wins the June 8 national election
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Official: Roadside bomb kills 9 people in northwest Pakistan

Official: Roadside bomb kills 9 people in northwest Pakistan

Roadside bombing in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region hits minivan, killing 9 people
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LVMH to consolidate hold on Dior in multibillion-euro deal

The magnate behind the LVMH luxury empire is seeking to strengthen control over Christian Dior in a multibillion-dollar deal combining the fashion industry heavyweights
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UN hosts aid-pledging conference for beleaguered Yemen

UN hosts aid-pledging conference for beleaguered Yemen

UN chief, government officials from dozens of countries meet in Geneva to drum up funds for war-torn Yemen
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Smugglers become a lifeline for the starving in South Sudan

'Hungrier than ever:' Smugglers become a lifeline for the starving in South Sudan
Updated: 2 hours ago
Iraqi troops capture largest neighborhood in western Mosul

Iraqi troops capture largest neighborhood in western Mosul

Senior commander says Iraqi troops have driven out IS militants from largest neighborhood in western Mosul
Updated: 2 hours ago