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Ukrainian presidential hopefuls President Petro Poroshen­ko, left, and comedian Volodymyr Zelensky squared off Friday in a debate at the nation’s l
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Drunk on smoke: Notre Dame's bees survive cathedral blaze

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This photo taken on Monday April 15, 2019 shows Notre Dame cathedral burning in Paris.
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New attack on Ebola center in Congo; 1 militia member killed

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India's chief justice accused of sexual harassment

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UN says 220 killed in fighting over Libya's capital

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Afghan official: Blast rocks country's capital, kills 7

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110 Kosovars, mostly children and women, returned from Syria

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