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Wind surfers ride on waves in the Mediterranean Sea in Tel Aviv, Israel, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019. A harsh weather front brought sandstorms, hail and rain to parts of the Middle East, with visibility down in The Egyptian capital as an orange cloud of dust blocked out the sky. Dusty winds whipped through Israel and the West Bank as well on Wednesday, with hail falling near Tel Aviv and meteorologists announcing that snow was expected later in the day in Jerusalem. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
Weather front brings sandstorms, hail, rain to Middle EastA harsh weather front brought sandstorms, hail and rain to parts of the Middle East, with visibility down in the Egyptian capital as an orange cloud of dust blocked out the sky and pedestrians covered their faces from the wind gusts
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Kenya's Interior Minister Fred Matiang'i as he gives a statement at the scene of yesterday's extremist gunmen attack, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, in Nairobi, Kenya.  Extremists stormed a luxury hotel in Kenya's capital on Tuesday, setting off thunderous explosions and gunning down people at cafe tables in an attack claimed by Africa's deadliest Islamic militant group (AP Photo/Khalil Senosi)
The Latest: Kenya attack toll rises to 21, plus 5 militantsThe Latest: Kenyan police say hotel attack toll rises to 21, plus 5 militants
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The EU and British flags wave at the demonstrations area near the parliament building in London, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019. British lawmakers overwhelmingly rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's divorce deal with the European Union on Tuesday, plunging the Brexit process into chaos and triggering a no-confidence vote that could topple her government. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
May wins no-confidence vote, but is still beset by BrexitBritish Prime Minister Theresa May has survived a no-confidence vote in Parliament to remain in office _ but barely in power, as she battles to keep Brexit on track after lawmakers demolished her European Union divorce deal
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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks during Prime Minister's Questions time in the House of Commons, London, Wednesday Jan. 16, 2019.  In a historic defeat for the government Tuesday, Britain's Parliament discarded Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal to split from the European Union, and May now faces a parliamentary vote of no-confidence later Wednesday. (House of Commons/PA via AP)
The Latest: UK's May wins vote to keep job, Brexit chaosBritish Prime Minister Theresa May's government has survived a no-confidence vote called after May's Brexit deal was overwhelmingly rejected by lawmakers
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Vice President Mike Pence speaks during the Global Chiefs of Mission Conference "One Team, One Mission, One Future" at Department of State on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, in Washington. Pence is claiming that the Islamic State "caliphate has crumbled" and the militant network "has been defeated." But his comments Wednesday in a speech at the State Department came shortly after the U.S. military said American service members were among those killed during an explosion during a routine patrol in Syria.  (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
US military says service members killed in Syria blastU.S. military says a number of service members have been killed in an explosion while conducting a routine patrol in Syria
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Death toll in Nairobi attack climbs to 21, plus 5 attackersPolice in Kenya say the death toll from an extremist attack on a luxury hotel and shopping complex in Nairobi has climbed to 21, plus the five militants killed
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UN: At least 890 killed in December clashes in CongoThe U.N. human rights office says "credible sources" indicate that at least 890 people were killed over three days in several villages in western Congo last month amid apparent clashes between communities
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Several thousand in Belgrade seek truth about Kosovo murderSeveral thousand people have marched in Belgrade demanding that the authorities find out who killed a moderate Serb politician in Kosovo a year ago
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Children use a deserted market stall into an exercise bench as business came to a standstill on the third day of protests over the hike in fuel prices in Harare, Zimbabwe, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019. Streets are deserted in Harare on Wednesday as a general strike continues for a third day to protest the government's decision to more than double the price of fuel. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
The Latest: Zimbabwe arrests more than 600 for fuel protestsThe Latest: Zimbabwe's state security minister says more than 600 people have been arrested countrywide amid protests over dramatic fuel price increases.
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Fighting flares up in Libyan capital, killing 5, wounding 20Libyan authorities say fighting between rival armed groups in the capital of Tripoli has flared up again, four months after a U.N.-brokered cease-fire
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Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, right, speaks during a parliamentary session in Athens, on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. Greece's prime minister is defending his deal to normalize relations with neighboring Macedonia ahead of a confidence vote in parliament after his governing coalition collapsed over the agreement. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
Greek PM Tsipras faces midnight confidence vote in his govtGreek lawmakers are gearing up for a confidence vote in the leftwing government, which lost its parliamentary majority after its coalition partner walked out to protest a deal to normalize relations with neighboring Macedonia
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The flag of the city of Gdansk flies at half-staff over Gdansk, Poland, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. Flags flew at half-staff and people signed condolence books at municipal buildings across Poland and in diplomatic missions abroad on Tuesday as the nation mourned the stabbing death of the popular liberal mayor of Gdansk. (AP Photo/Wojciech Strozyk)
Mayor's killing in Poland sparks anger against hate speechPoles are condemning the power of hate speech to trigger real-life violence after the assassination of a popular liberal mayor, with many calling for stronger actions against those who threaten others
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