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Pope urges action on climate change; Hong Kong votes down electoral reform package; Japan to lower voting age from 20 to 18; Islamic State works to expand influence in Afghanistan; Chad launches air attacks on Boko Haram; and more

EU membership at risk for Greece; Hong Kong debates electoral reform; Australia and China sign free trade agreement; Palestinian government to dissolve; Swiss investigators look into FIFA accounts; and more

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US counterterrorism raid targets senior militant in Libya; nine arrested in Hong Kong explosives plot; five new cases of MERS in South Korea; senior Taliban leader killed in Peshawar; Greek debt talks collapse; and more

Putin scraps $40 billion gas pipeline project; Hong Kong's Occupy Central leaders turn themselves in; rescue effort continues in Bering Sea after South Korean fishing boat sinks; Ukraine and Pro-Russian separatists reach agreement 'in principle'; early elections expected for Israel; and more 

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Putin Scraps South Stream Pipeline Project

Attack on synagogue in Jerusalem raises tensions; Japanese PM Shinzo Abe calls for early elections; Hong Kong police begin to clear protest sites; 40 mafia suspects arrested in Northern Italy; state of emergency called in Ferguson, Missouri; and more 

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Synagogue Attack Heightens Israel Tensions