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Belgian police with dogs patrol during a conflict between supporters and opponents of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan near the Turkish embassy in Brussels on Thursday, March 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)
Belgium warns against violence during Turkey referendum voteBelgian Prime Minister Charles Michel warned that the government will not tolerate violence as Turks living abroad vote on a referendum that would give Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan more power
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Ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye, second from left, arrives at the Seoul Central District Court for hearing on a prosecutors' request for her arrest for corruption, in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, March 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon. Pool).
The Latest: S. Korea ex-leader arrives at detention centerSouth Korea's disgraced former president has arrived at a detention center after a Seoul court approved her arrest over corruption allegations
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Supporters of ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye stage a protest rally in front of her private home on the day that Park is due to appear for a court hearing on her arrest warrant, in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, March 30, 2017. (Kim Ju-sung/Yonhap via AP)
S. Korean court approves arrest of ex-president over scandalA South Korean court says it has approved the arrest of ex-President Park Geun-hye over high-profile corruption allegations that already ended her tumultuous four-year rule
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White House press secretary Sean Spicer speaks during the daily press briefing, Thursday, March 30, 2017, at the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
White House invites lawmakers to see intelligence materialThe White House has invited the heads of congressional intelligence committees investigating Russia's role in the 2016 election to view materials found by the National Security Council
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FILE - In this Monday, March 13, 2017 file photo, people relax on the beach in Waikiki in Honolulu. A federal judge in Hawaii is hearing arguments on whether to extend his temporary order blocking President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban. A hearing in Honolulu is set for Wednesday, March 29, 2017.  (AP Photo/Caleb Jones, File)
White House vows to fight latest ruling blocking travel banA U.S. judge in Hawaii has extended his decision to block President Donald Trump's revised travel ban while the state's lawsuit works its way through the courts
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Ukraine gov't pledges to cease fire in the east on SaturdayUkrainian President Petro Poroshenko has ordered his country's troops to cease firing on Russia-backed separatists on Saturday
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Pentagon gets OK for more aggressive airstrikes in SomaliaOfficials say President Donald Trump has granted the U.S. military more authority to go after al-Qaida linked militants in Somalia, approving a Pentagon request to allow more aggressive airstrikes
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US hits 'Beatles' cell member, 6 more with terror sanctionsThe United States is imposing sanctions on seven people for allegedly supporting the Islamic State group or al-Qaida, including a member of the IS cell dubbed "The Beatles."
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Canada's Culture Minister Melanie Joly, right, is welcomed by Italian Culture Minister Dario Franceschini as she arrives for a first-ever G7 Culture ministers meeting in Florence, Italy, March 30, 2017.  (Maurizio Degl' Innocenti/ANSA via AP)
G7 culture ministers discuss threat of cultural traffickingDuring their first formal meeting ever, Group of Seven industrialized nations culture ministers discussed the looting and trafficking of cultural treasures by extremist organizations to support their activities
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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, looks on during a joint news conference with Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, following their meeting in Ankara, Turkey, Thursday, March 30, 2017. Tillerson says the United States and Turkey must make "difficult decisions" about how to fight the Islamic State group in Syria. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
US, Turkey strain for deal on key element of anti-IS fightThe Trump administration and Turkey appear no closer to resolving a dispute over the Kurds' role in defeating the Islamic State group, as U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visited America's often nettlesome NATO ally for the first time
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In this March 27, 2017, file photo, men sit on the Nadir Khan hilltop overlooking Kabul, Afghanistan. As America’s 16-year war in Afghanistan drags on, Russia is resurrecting its own interest in the “graveyard of empires.” The jockeying includes engaging the Taliban and leading a new diplomatic effort to tackle Afghanistan’s future, all while Washington leaves the world guessing on its strategy for ending the conflict. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
As war in Afghanistan drags on, Russia resurrects interestAs America's effort to end 16 years of war in Afghanistan yields little progress, Russia is resurrecting its own interest in the "graveyard of empires."
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A vendor arranges her newsstand in Belgrade, Serbia, Thursday, March 30, 2017. Only days ahead of Serbia's presidential election, seven major newspapers have hit the stands with the same front pages: the ruling candidate's campaign poster. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
Major newspapers in Serbia hit stands with same front pagesOnly days ahead of Serbia's presidential election, seven major newspapers have hit the stands with the same front page: the ruling candidate's campaign poster
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