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    NATO gets new chief_one Putin may approve of

    At a time of daunting geopolitical crises, NATO is undergoing its own version of regime change, with the arrival of a new chief official who has the blessing, at least temporarily, of one of the West's biggest adversaries: Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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    Ireland unit seeking secret IRA graves finds body

    Forensic experts searching for the long-hidden graves of Irish Republican Army victims say they have found the remains of a body during a month-long search of bogland.

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    UN: At least 1,119 Iraqis killed in September

    The United Nations said Wednesday that at least 1,119 Iraqis died in violence in September but that the real figure was likely much higher since the reported death toll did not include killings in areas controlled by the Islamic State group.

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    Taliban suicide bombers kill 7 in Kabul, wound 21

    Taliban suicide bombers struck two buses carrying Afghan soldiers in Kabul early Wednesday, killing seven people and wounding 21, just a day after the signing of a key U.S.-Afghan security pact.

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    Official: School blasts kill 17, including 10 kids

    A Syrian official says 17 people, including 10 children, have been killed in twin explosions near a school in the central city of Homs.

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    Algeria's ailing president absent amid crises

    The silence of Algeria's ailing president since the kidnapping and beheading of a French hiker by Islamic State-inspired militants has ignited new concerns over his health and whether he's fit to rule the oil-rich North African nation — or indeed whether he's still doing so.

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    UK's Cameron promises tax cuts, EU battle

    British Prime Minister David Cameron has promised a tough stance on Europe and tax cuts for millions in a speech designed to rally the Conservative faithful and sway other voters ahead of a national election next year.

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    APNewsBreak: Nazi hunter pushes for new probe

    The Simon Wiesenthal Center has identified dozens of former members of Nazi mobile death squads who might still be alive, and is pushing the German government for an investigation, The Associated Press has learned.

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    Germany reports Eurofighter manufacturing fault

    The joint venture making the Eurofighter plane said Wednesday that it was managing a problem discovered with the fuselage after Germany's military suspended deliveries of the plane.

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    France's Socialists detail hefty spending cuts

    France's Socialist government has detailed a 21 billion-euro ($26.5 billion) cost-cutting plan, the biggest in the country's modern history, saying it will focus on trimming welfare benefits.

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