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Turkey: Training, arming Syrian rebels could start in May
Turkey's defense minister says a joint Turkish-U.S. program to train and arm Syrian rebels fighting the Islamic State group could begin in May.
EU dairy farmers rally to protest removal of milk quotas
Dairy farmers have hit the streets of Brussels to protest the lifting of European Union milk quotas amid concerns the move will flood the market with cheap surplus milk.
US forces to hold exercises in Ukraine
The United States plans to send soldiers to Ukraine in April for training exercises with units of the country's national guard.
S. Africa: Opposition accuses president of security meddling
A South African opposition leader says the country is on a "road to a dictatorship," accusing the president of manipulating state security departments.
Rebel leader: Kiev blocks solution for eastern Ukraine
A rebel leader in eastern Ukraine has accused the Kiev government of blocking a political solution for the conflict that has claimed more than 6,000 lives.
New Maldives law strips ex-president of party membership
The Maldives' Parliament has passed a law that strips people serving prison sentences of their political party memberships, a rule critics say is designed to oust jailed former President Mohamed Nasheed from politics.
Kerry pizza: Savvy restaurateur cashes in on nuke talks
Whether or not Secretary of State John Kerry succeeds at nuclear talks in Lausanne with Iran, his name will live on in this lakeside Swiss city — as a pizza.
Muslim family carves chair for Pope Francis Bosnia mass
Salem Hajdarovac didn't sleep for a whole week when he heard his workshop had been granted the honor of carving a special chair that Pope Francis will sit on during his visit to Bosnia.
Tunisian museum reopens after deadly attack against tourists
Tunisia's National Bardo Museum is open to the public again for the first time since extremist gunmen opened fire on foreign tourists earlier this month.
Uzbekistan's leader scores landslide re-election win
Election authorities in the Central Asian nation of Uzbekistan say incumbent leader Islam Karimov has won Sunday's presidential election, as expected.
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