Gunmen open fire and kill 4 people, including 3 foreigners, in Afghanistan’s central Bamyan province

Gunmen open fire and kill 4 people, including 3 foreigners, in Afghanistan’s central Bamyan province

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Several gunmen opened fire in central Afghanistan late on Friday, killing at least four people, including three foreign nationals, a Taliban spokesman said. Four suspects were arrested at the scene in Bamyan province, a major tourist area, and an investigation was underway, the official said. No one immediately claimed responsibility for the

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Iran arrests 260 people, including 3 European citizens, for spreading ‘satanism and nudity’

Iran arrests 260 people, including 3 European citizens, for spreading ‘satanism and nudity’

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iranian police have arrested more than 260 people, including three European citizens, on suspicion of spreading satanism, the state-run IRNA news agency reported Friday. The report said the suspects were arrested on Thursday night in Shahryar County, west of the capital of Tehran, for “spreading the culture of satanism

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In Cannes, Francis Ford Coppola talks Trump, self-financing ‘Megalopolis’ and why he has no regrets

In Cannes, Francis Ford Coppola talks Trump, self-financing ‘Megalopolis’ and why he has no regrets

CANNES, France (AP) — Much attention has been paid to the $120 million of his own fortune that Francis Ford Coppola put up to make the futuristic epic “Megalopolis,” but the director himself isn’t much concerned. “I don’t care. I never cared,” Coppola said of money, speaking to reporters at the Cannes Film Festival on

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Philippines arrests Australian suspect, reportedly the father of a rugby star, for drugs trafficking

Philippines arrests Australian suspect, reportedly the father of a rugby star, for drugs trafficking

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — One of Indonesia’s most-wanted drug suspects has been arrested in the Philippines after an international manhunt and efforts were underway to have the suspect extradited to Jakarta to face charges, Indonesian and Philippine officials said Friday. Philippine Immigration Commissioner Norman Tansingco said Gregor Johann Haas, 46, was detained in Bogo city

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Haiti is seeking a new prime minister. Dozens of candidates jostle for the key job

Haiti is seeking a new prime minister. Dozens of candidates jostle for the key job

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A weeklong search for a new prime minister of Haiti has flooded the inboxes of a transitional presidential council with dozens of candidates jostling to become the country’s next leader. Political parties, business leaders, the diaspora and even religious institutions had until Friday to submit their choice for a position currently

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