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As world watches Paris, Nigeria suffers its own attacks

JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Nigeria's president was among leaders who condemned last week's attack by Islamic extremists on the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, yet his response to the slaughter of civilians by militants in his own country has been muted....

Egypt clerics warn French journal over planned cartoon

CAIRO (AP) -- One of Egypt's top Islamic authorities on Tuesday warned the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo against publishing a new cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad on the cover of its first issue since Islamic extremists killed 12 people at its offices, saying the image would only provoke Muslims....

Defiant Charlie Hebdo fronts Muhammad, drawing more threats

PARIS (AP) -- In an emotional act of defiance, Charlie Hebdo resurrected its irreverent and often provocative newspaper Tuesday, featuring a caricature of the Prophet Muhammad on the cover that drew immediate criticism and threats of more violence....

APNewsBreak: Sister: Cuban spy hailed by Obama fine, in US

HAVANA (AP) -- The Cuban spy traded to the U.S. for jailed Cuban intelligence agents but out of contact with his family for nearly a month is in the U.S. and is doing fine, his sister told The Associated Press in an interview Tuesday....

French president comforts, unites nation in crisis

PARIS (AP) -- French President Francois Hollande comforted and united his nation during its worst terrorist attacks in decades, transforming himself from the most unpopular leader of modern France into the "father of the nation" and a statesman who brought world leaders together to link arms and march through Paris to defy extremism....

French president comforts, unites nation in crisis

PARIS (AP) -- French President Francois Hollande comforted and united his nation during its worst terrorist attacks in decades, transforming himself from the most unpopular leader of modern France into the "father of the nation" and a statesman who brought world leaders together to link arms and march through Paris to defy extremism....

Europe's Muslims feel heat of backlash after Paris terror

PARIS (AP) -- Firebombs and pig heads thrown into mosques. Veiled women subjected to crude insults in the street. The Internet awash with threats against Muslims. Europe's Muslims are feeling the heat of a fierce backlash following last week's terror attack against French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo....

A look at 4 Jewish victims of Paris supermarket attack

JERUSALEM (AP) -- The four Jewish victims of last week's terror attack on a kosher supermarket in Paris were buried on Tuesday in Israel....

Kremlin: Poland failed to invite Putin to Auschwitz event

MOSCOW (AP) -- The Kremlin says President Vladimir Putin hasn't been invited to a ceremony in Poland marking the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp by the Soviet troops....

Israel buries 4 Jewish victims of Paris attack

JERUSALEM (AP) -- Thousands of mourners joined Israeli leaders and the families of the four Jewish victims of a Paris terror attack on a kosher supermarket for an emotional funeral procession on Tuesday, reflecting the deep sense of connection and concern in Israel over the safety of fellow Jews in Europe....

Pope mania sweeps Philippines ahead of Pope Francis' visit

MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- Well before Pope Francis' plane touches down in this Asian bastion of the Roman Catholic faith, Filipinos have been snapping their selfies beside his life-sized cutout image in churches and malls. His face beams from welcome posters, shirts, cookies, coins, stamps, coffee mugs and all imaginable mementoes....

Abbas dramatically challenges Israel after 10 cautious years

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) -- After a decade in power, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has little to show....

POPE WATCH: Pope Francis heads home

Pope Francis headed home Monday from the Philippines after a weeklong trip that also took him to Sri Lanka. Here are some glimpses of his last two days:...

POPE WATCH: Waiting crowds, and elephants, for Pope Francis

Pope Francis arrives in Sri Lanka on Tuesday morning to start a highly anticipated six-day visit to Asia that will also take him to the Philippines. Here are some glimpses of his trip as it unfolds:...

POPE WATCH: Sri Lanka's Catholic belt

Pope Francis arrives in Sri Lanka on Tuesday morning to start a highly anticipated six-day trip to Asia that will also take him to the Philippines. Here are some glimpses of his trip as it unfolds:...

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