Japan emperor’s harvest rite is his 1st communion with gods
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Japan emperor’s harvest rite is his 1st communion with gods

Japanese Emperor Naruhito performs his first annual harvest ritual since ascending to the Chrysanthemum Throne

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Cambodia’s Angkor temple complex ending elephant rides

Officials in Cambodia have ordered that elephants that serve as tourist attractions at the country's famed Angkor temple complex be moved to a new home in a suitable jungle area

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Cyprus president: Arsonists won’t stop national park plan

Cyprus’ president is vowing to go ahead with creating a national park in a largely untouched area of the tourism-reliant island, after a string of deliberately-set forest fires that were blamed on local landowners’ development plans

MH17 probe reveals close ties between Russia, Ukraine rebels
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MH17 probe reveals close ties between Russia, Ukraine rebels

International investigators piecing together a criminal case in the July 2014 shooting down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine says that evidence suggests links between Russia and rebels in the region were closer than previously believed

The Latest: European police break up migrant-smuggling ring
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The Latest: European police break up migrant-smuggling ring

The European Union law enforcement agency says police across the continent have concluded a two-year investigation into a “massive” criminal network that was using trucks to smuggle migrants into western Europe

Overwhelmed Bosnian officials plan to block migrant camps
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Overwhelmed Bosnian officials plan to block migrant camps

Authorities in northwestern Bosnia are threatening a curfew in two large local migrant camps to press the central government to relocate people to other parts of the country

Power struggle in Bolivia: Añez at home vs Morales in exile
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Power struggle in Bolivia: Añez at home vs Morales in exile

Clashes between Bolivian police and protesters loyal to former President Evo Morales have raged overnight as unrest continues despite Morales going into exile in Mexico

Turkey deports American IS suspect stuck at Greek border
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Turkey deports American IS suspect stuck at Greek border

Turkey's state-run news agency says a U.S. national and suspected Islamic State group member, who has spent three days in a no man's land between Turkey and Greece after Ankara tried to deport him, will be repatriated to the United States

Hong Kong endures more transit disruptions, campus violence
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Hong Kong endures more transit disruptions, campus violence

Honk Kong residents again endure traffic snarls and transportation disruptions as protesters closed some major arteries and rail networks as police, students skirmish at universities

Toll rises in Australian wildfires with more danger ahead
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Toll rises in Australian wildfires with more danger ahead

The death toll for wildfires raging across Australia’s most populous state has risen to four as authorities warn of worsening conditions to come