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Pope Francis waves to faithful during the Angelus noon prayer in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Victims, accountability on agenda at pope's sex abuse summitThe Vatican releases the first details of Pope Francis' high-stakes sex abuse prevention summit, making clear that bishops attending must reach out to victims before they get to Rome and that accountability is very much on the agenda
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US pledges $10.6B aid for Central America, southern MexicoThe United States is pledging $5.8 billion in aid for strengthening government and economic development in Central America, and another $4.8 billion in development aid for southern Mexico
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Policemen stand guard during a demonstration of students in Paris, Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018. France's interior minister is to meet with representatives of police unions, following complaints about working conditions and calls for a work slowdown over what unions say are strained resources after five straight weekends of sometimes violent protests. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
French govt offers 300-euro bonus to protest-weary policeThe French government has proposed giving 300-euro ($340) bonuses to officers deployed to the aggressive and disruptive protests that started last month
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A girl pulls water from a well in the home of Ahmed al-Kawkabani, leader of the southern resistance unit in Hodeida, in al-Khoukha, Yemen Feb. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
Truce brings hope for Yemen, but peace could prove elusiveA cease-fire has halted months of heavy fighting in Yemen's port city of Hodeida, raising hopes that the latest U.N.-led peace efforts can end the civil war and alleviate the world's worst humanitarian crisis
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President Trump to attend economic forum in SwitzerlandPresident Donald Trump will be attending the World Economic Forum next month in Davos, Switzerland
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The Latest: Greece accused of violently forcing out migrantsAn international rights watchdog has accused Greek authorities of violently forcing back migrants who tried to illegally enter Greece from neighboring Turkey
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Romanian-Canadian singer dies after car plunges into DanubeRomanian police say singer-songwriter Anca Pop has died after her car plunged into the Danube River
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Demonstrators wearing yellow vests face riot police officers amid tear gas during a visit by French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian in Biarritz, southwestern France, Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018. Yellow vest protesters occupied dozens of traffic roundabouts across France even as their movement for economic justice appeared to be losing momentum on the fifth straight weekend of protests. (AP Photo/Bob Edme)
French protesters' motives are in eyes of many beholdersWhile flaming barricades, shattered glass and skirmishes occupy Paris, English-speaking observers have their own theories on the weeks of anti-government protests in France
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49 people smugglers arrested in Interpol-led operationInterpol says a police operation targeting migrant smugglers has led to the arrest of 49 people across the Americas
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Kosovo president Hashim Thaci, center left, speaks during a Security Council Meeting at U.N. headquarters, Monday, Dec. 17, 2018, as Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic, upper right, and others listen. The presidents of Serbia and Kosovo addressed the U.N. Security Council on Monday afternoon following Kosovo's decision to transform its existing 4,000-strong security force into a regular army and Serbia's threat of armed intervention. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
EU urges Kosovo to drop tariffs as political tensions mountThe European Union's top diplomat is calling on Kosovo to lift tariffs on goods from Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina as tensions rise between the former Serbian territory and its longtime allies, the EU and NATO
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this April 27, 2017 file photo, protesters enter the parliament building in Skopje, Macedonia. Scores broke through a police cordon to protest the election of a new speaker despite a months-long deadlock in talks to form a new government. Macedonian lawmakers approved on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018, a law offering amnesty to some suspected perpetrators of the violent storming of parliament last year, seeking to boost reconciliation in a deeply polarized society. (AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski, File)
Macedonia offers partial amnesty for storming of parliamentMacedonian lawmakers has approved a law offering partial amnesty to some suspected perpetrators of a violent storming of parliament last year, as a move towards reconciliation in a deeply polarized society
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FILE - In this Aug, 1, 2018 file photo, military tanks are seen in Harare, Zimbabwe, following demonstrations by opposition party supporters. Zimbabwe Military and police were responsible for killing six people when they intervened to stop post election election protests in the capital in August, according to a report by a commission of inquiry released Tuesday,  Dec. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
Zimbabwe inquiry finds army, police killed 6 during protestReport says Zimbabwean soldiers and police used "unjustified and disproportionate" force to kill 6 people during election protests in August
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