Burkina police kill jihadist in firefight in capitalBurkina Faso's police chief said on Sunday that his forces shot dead a jihadist overnight in Ouagadougou and were searching for two others in the latest sign of growing insecurity in the West African country. The incident was the first deadly clash with Islamist militants in the capital since an attack on the Splendid Hotel in January that killed 30 people and was claimed by al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM). "The group were Burkinabe and our forces killed one jihadist," said police chief Lazare Tarpaga, adding that police were still seeking at least two other missing men.
Tom Hayden, famed 1960s anti-war activist, dies at 76
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) ? Famed '60s anti-war activist Tom Hayden, whose name became forever linked with the celebrated Chicago 8 trial, Vietnam War protests and his ex-wife actress Jane Fonda, has died. He was 76.
China's Xi seeks to enforce will at Communist Party meeting
BEIJING (AP) ? Having punished more than a million Communist Party members for corruption, Chinese President Xi Jinping will use a key meeting that started Monday to drive home the message that his signature anti-graft campaign is far from over and that his authority remains undiminished.
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France starts clearing 'jungle' migrant camp in Calais
CALAIS, France (Reuters) - Hundreds of migrants carrying suitcases and bundles of possessions queued outside a hangar outside Calais on Monday to be resettled as the French government started clearing a makeshift camp known as the "Jungle". Armed police fanned out around the warehouse and across the squalid shanty-town after a night during which small groups of migrants burned toilet blocks and hurled stones at security forces in protest at the plans to dismantle the camp. "I hope this works out. ...
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Asia shares gain as Japan trade data better than forecast
TOKYO (AP) ? Asian markets mostly rose Monday after the release of improved Japanese manufacturing and trade data that suggest activity is picking up in the world's third biggest economy. Looking ahead, attention is likely to focus this week on Friday's report of U.S. growth data.
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France moving more than 6,000 migrants, destroying huge camp
CALAIS, France (AP) ? Lines of migrants with their lives in small bags are walking to a registration center in the French port city of Calais, the first day of the mass evacuation and destruction of the filthy camp they called home.
US: Philippines' Duterte sparking distress around the world
MANILA, Philippines (AP) ? America's top diplomat for Asia said Monday that Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's controversial remarks and a "real climate of uncertainty" about his government's intentions have sparked distress in the U.S. and other countries.