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Cyclone damaged cars in Moroni, Comoros, Thursday, April 25, 2019 after Cyclone Kenneth hit the island nation of Comoros. The powerful tropical cyclone is expected to make landfall by early Friday in northern Mozambique, just six weeks after Cyclone Idai devastated the central part of the country and left hundreds dead. (AP PhotoAnziza M'Changama)
At least 1 dead after new cyclone tears into MozambiqueA powerful cyclone that struck northern Mozambique and is continuing to dump rain on the region killed at least one person and destroyed homes, with the United Nations on Friday warning of "massive flooding."
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Global auto slowdown drags down Mercedes-Benz makerGerman carmaker Daimler endured a weak start to the year, echoing troubles at other major manufacturers, as sales in the big Chinese market stuttered
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Cooks prepare for lunch near space rocket models and an animated display of the ancient Silk Road at the Second Belt and Road Forum In Beijing on Friday, April 26, 2019. President Xi Jinping has promised to set high standards for China's Belt and Road infrastructure-building initiative, seeking to dispel complaints the many billion dollars in projects leave developing countries with too much debt. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
China's Xi promotes building initiative amid debt worriesChina's Xi says infrastructure-building initiative will set high standards as countries fret over debt
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's limousine arrives for a wreath-laying ceremony in Vladivostok, Russia, Friday, April 26, 2019. German automaker Daimler, which makes armored limousines used by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, says it has no idea where he got them and has no business dealings with the North. (AP Photo/Alexander Khitrov)
Daimler says it has no idea how Kim Jong Un got his limosDaimler, which makes armored limousines used by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, says it has no idea where he got them and has no business dealings with the North
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FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2016 file photo, a Royal Bank of Scotland logo outside a branch in London. RBS said on Friday, April 26, 2019, that first-quarter earnings fell 12.5% as economic uncertainty linked to Brexit curtailed lending. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)
RBS first-quarter earnings down 12.5% amid Brexit worriesRoyal Bank of Scotland says first-quarter earnings fell 12.5% as economic uncertainty linked to Britain's pending departure from the European Union curtailed lending
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A cat walks as air force officers stand guard outside St. Anthony's Shrine, one of the three churches struck on Sunday in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Friday, April 26, 2019. Heavy security is out on the streets of Sri Lanka's capital after warnings of further attacks by the militant group blamed for the Easter bombing that killed at least 250 people. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
Sri Lanka says Easter attack leader died in hotel bombingThe suspected leader of the militant group Sri Lankan authorities said carried out the Easter Sunday attacks that killed at least 250 people died in the bombing at the Shangri-La hotel
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Russian President Vladimir Putin walks on stage to deliver his speech at the opening ceremony of the second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation (BRF) in Beijing Friday, April 26, 2019. (How Hwee Young/Pool Photo via AP)
The Latest: Putin: Belt and Road fits Eurasian bloc goalsPutin says China's Belt and Road initiative meshes with goals of Russian-led Eurasian Economic Union
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Cuban migrant Osmani Velazquez Vallejo talks with reporters inside an immigration detention center, where he and his family are being held, in Tapachula, Chiapas state, Mexico, late Thursday, April 25, 2019. A large group of mainly Cuban migrants escaped on foot from the immigration detention center on Mexico's southern border in the largest mass escape in recent memory. Later, about half of the group returned voluntarily. Vallejo and his family did not escape. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
Cuban migrants stage mass escape from center in south MexicoAt least 1,300 mainly Cuban migrants escaped on foot from an immigration detention center on Mexico's southern border in the largest mass escape in recent memory
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Queen Elizabeth II, relaxing from the coronation ceremonies, is joined by Japan's heir apparent, Japan's Prince Akihito, in the royal box as they watch running of Epsom Derby at Britain's Epsom Downs, June 6, 1953. The Queen saw her horse, Aureole, run second in the classic. When he abdicates April 30, 2019, Akihito will become the first emperor in Japan’s modern history to see his era end without ever having a war. (AP Photo)
Emperor Akihito saw diplomacy as path to make amends for warJapan's Emperor Akihito has had a lifetime mission: Make amends for a war fought in his father's name
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Sri Lankan Roman Catholic priests walk past damaged St. Sebastian's Church in Katuwapitiya village in Negombo, north of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Thursday, April 25, 2019. Christians in Sri Lanka belong to both its main ethnic groups, and that rare inclusiveness of a small religious minority may explain the measured calm that’s been the response so far to the Easter attacks. But there’s widespread fear that more attacks could plunge Sri Lanka into the cycle of violence and retaliation that marked the bloody civil war that ended a decade ago. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
Christians' ethnic inclusion in Sri Lanka keeps fragile calmChristianity's inclusion on both of Sri Lanka's main ethnic groups may help explain the measured calm that has so far been the response to the Easter attacks
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Sri Lanka's Islam devotees gather outside a mosque in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Friday, April 26, 2019. Sri Lanka’s president has appealed to the island nation not to view its minority Muslim community as terrorists in the wake of Easter Sunday attacks that officials say were carried out by a local Muslim extremist group. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
The Latest: Sri Lanka police Twitter account deletedAn official Sri Lanka police twitter account has been deleted after it misidentified an American human rights activist as a suspected Sri Lankan serial bomber, causing a social media furor
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Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures while speaking to the media after his talks with North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un talk in Vladivostok, Russia, Thursday, April 25, 2019. President Vladimir Putin says after talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that Pyongyang is ready to proceed toward denuclearization, but that it needs serious security guarantees to do so. (Sergei Ilnitsky/Pool Photo via AP)
EU slams Russia citizenship move as new attack on UkraineThe European Union is slamming Russia's move to fast-track citizenship applications from people living in conflict areas in eastern Ukraine, saying it will undermine the already-fragile peace agreement
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