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AP Top International News At 6:45 p...

AP Top International News At 6:45 p.m. EST
  1. 2 teen female bombers kill more than 40 in Nigeria
    BAUCHI, Nigeria (AP) -- The teenage girls entered the busy marketplace separately Tuesday, their vests of explosives hidden beneath their full hijabs....
  2. Official: Afghan president orders military review
    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- President Ashraf Ghani has ordered a top-to-bottom review of the operations of Afghanistan's defense forces, including discussing the resumption of controversial night raids banned by his predecessor....
  3. Iraq to overhaul Baghdad security to stop bombings
    BAGHDAD (AP) -- Baghdad's neighborhood of Gorayaat, a small Shiite enclave on a bend in the Tigris River, exemplifies the failures of Iraq's security agencies trying to protect the capital from attacks by the Islamic State. The district has been a target for years, hit by so many bombings, suicide attacks, rockets and mortars that residents have lost count....
  4. Russian envoy: Ferguson shows US racial problems
    MOSCOW (AP) -- The violent protests in Ferguson, Missouri, reflect simmering U.S. tensions over racial discrimination that could undermine the country's stability, a senior Russian diplomat said Tuesday....
  5. Black Friday shopping catches on in UK
    LONDON (AP) -- Halloween and Mother's Day have become staples of the U.K. shopping calendar. Now Black Friday looks as though it may be the next big retail import from the United States....
  6. France suspends delivery of warship to Russia
    PARIS (AP) -- France suspended the delivery of a warship to Russia on Tuesday, after months of speculation about what would be the biggest arms sale ever by a NATO country to the Kremlin....
  7. Muhammad Ali daughters promote 'I Am Ali' in UK
    LONDON (AP) -- Muhammad Ali's daughters are in London to promote the British release of the documentary "I Am Ali." They say the former boxing champion is still waiting to see it for the first time....
  8. Activists: Syrian strikes kill 60 in IS-held city
    BEIRUT (AP) -- Syrian government warplanes carried out a series of airstrikes Tuesday on the de-facto capital of the extremist Islamic State group, killing at least 60 people, shattering shop fronts and setting dozens of cars ablaze, activists said....
  9. Hundreds of migrants on crippled ship off Crete
    ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Ships from Greece rushed to help after a crippled freighter crammed with hundreds of migrants floundered for hours Tuesday in gale-force winds and high waves in the Mediterranean Sea, officials said....
  10. 8 shoes of Holocaust victims stolen in Poland
    WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- Polish authorities say that eight shoes that once belonged to Holocaust victims have been stolen from the former concentration camp Majdanek in Poland, now a state-run museum....