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A glance at presidential election in Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- Some 190 million voters headed to the polls Wednesday in a hotly contested election for president in Indonesia. The race is pitting Jakarta Gov. Joko "Jokowi" Widodo against former military general Prabowo Subianto. Here's some facts about the country, and why this election matters....

Grace, danger blend in Haiti's machete fighting

JACMEL, Haiti (AP) -- Two men pivot and slide in a forest clearing, their bodies weaving before a handful of spectators in what could be a graceful dance except that each waves a machete, blades glinting in tropical sunlight....

Main players in the FIFA ticket scalping case

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- An investigation into scalping World Cup hospitality tickets threatens to mar what has been a successful tournament in Brazil....

Main players in the FIFA ticket scalping case

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- An investigation into scalping World Cup hospitality tickets threatens to mar what has been a successful tournament in Brazil....

South African train collision injures at least 52

JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Two trains collided in the South African city of Durban on Tuesday evening, injuring more than 50 passengers in an accident that officials said could have been much worse....

South African train collision injures at least 52

JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- South African officials say more than 50 people were injured when two trains collided in the eastern coastal city of Durban....

South African train collision injures at least 52

JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- South African officials say more than 50 people were injured when two trains collided in the eastern coastal city of Durban....

In Mexico, lopsided death tolls draw suspicion

SAN PEDRO LIMON, Mexico (AP) -- Bullet marks and blood spatters on the walls inside a grain storage warehouse deep in the mountains of southern Mexico tell a grim story of death involving soldiers and alleged criminals. It may not be the same story officials tell, however....

In Mexico, lopsided death tolls draw suspicion

SAN PEDRO LIMON, Mexico (AP) -- Bullet marks and blood spatters on the walls inside a grain storage warehouse deep in the mountains of southern Mexico tell a grim story of death involving soldiers and alleged criminals. It may not be the same story officials tell, however....

In Mexico, lopsided death tolls draw suspicion

SAN PEDRO LIMON, Mexico (AP) -- Bullet marks and blood spatters on the walls inside a grain storage warehouse deep in the mountains of southern Mexico tell a grim story of death involving soldiers and alleged criminals. It may not be the same story officials tell, however....

Slovyansk struggles back after rebels are routed

SLOVYANSK, Ukraine (AP) -- For the first time in three months, Alla Grebenkova says she can go out on the streets of this city in eastern Ukraine without fear of being recognized as Ukrainian....

EU's united front on Russia falling amid gas needs

VIENNA (AP) -- A clutch of countries is breaking ranks with the EU's efforts to put economic and diplomatic pressure on Russia over Ukraine and building a pipeline meant to carry huge amounts of Russian gas to their doorstep....

UN pushes for migrants to be called refugees

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) -- United Nations officials are pushing for many of the Central Americans fleeing to the U.S. to be treated as refugees displaced by armed conflict, a designation meant to increase pressure on the United States and Mexico to accept tens of thousands of people currently ineligible for asylum....

Girl raped, killed on overnight train in Thailand

BANGKOK (AP) -- The rape and murder of a 13-year-old girl, who was shoved off a moving train on an overnight trip from southern Thailand, has sparked public outrage and calls for capital punishment for rapists....

Jewish leader: Europe fight anti-Semitism

PARIS (AP) -- The head of the European Jewish Congress is appealing for European governments to take concrete action against anti-Semitism, and has made France his starting point....

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