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India military says 4 militants killed near Kashmir frontier

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Srinagar, May 26 (AP) - At least four suspected militants were killed in a gunbattle with government troops Saturday after crossing into the Indian-controlled part of Kashmir from the Pakistani side of the disputed terri-tory, the Indian military said.
Fighting began early Saturday when soldiers intercepted heavily armed insurgents along the highly militarized de facto border that divides Kashmir between India and Pakistan, said Col. Rajesh Kalia, an Indian army spokesman.
Kalia said the...
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China orders crackdown on large outdoor religious statues

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Beijing, May 26 (AP) - China's ruling Communist Party has ordered local governments to better regulate the construction of large outdoor religious statues amid increasing restrictions on religious expression of all kinds.
The directive from the United Front Work Department viewed on its website...
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Weinstein turns himself in holding 2 entertainment bios

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New York, May 25 (AP) - Harvey Weinstein's choice of reading material for his surrender to New York au-thorities on Friday drew attention to a pair of entertainment biographies.
Weinstein arrived at a New York police precinct holding Richard Schickel's biography of the late stage and film...
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Europe wary as Italy moves toward populist govt

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Rome, May 21 (AP) - Italy edged toward its first populist government Monday as the president convened the leaders of the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League in what could be a final consultations, 11 weeks after elections left the country with a hung parliament.
The...
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Abbas, 83-year-old Palestinian leader, still in hospital

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Jerusalem, May 21 (AP) - The Palestinian president's condition has seen a "clear improvement" after he was taken to hospital with a fever, an Arab lawmaker in Israel's parliament with close ties to Mahmoud Abbas said on Monday.
Abbas was hospitalized on Sunday with a fever, just days after...
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