Pope calls Muslims to rebuke extremists
Associated Press
TIRANA, Albania -- Pope Francis called Sunday for Muslims and all religious leaders to condemn Islamic extremists who "pervert" religion to justify violence, as he visited Albania and held up the Balkan nation as a model for interfaith harmony for the rest of the world.
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Syrian refugees flood Turkey
By DESMOND BUTLER
Associated Press
KUCUK KENDIRCILER, Turkey -- The 19-year-old Kurdish militant, who has been fighting the Islamic State group in Syria, brought his family across the border into Turkey to safety Sunday. But in the tranquility of a Turkish tea garden just miles from the frontier, ...
Ebola lockdown draws to a close
Associated Press
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone -- Frustrated residents complained of food shortages in some neighborhoods of Sierra Leone's capital on Sunday as the country reached the third and final day of a sweeping, unprecedented lockdown designed to combat the deadly Ebola disease, volunteers said.
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