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Israelis, world leaders attend Peres funeral

Shimon Peres was laid to rest on Friday in a ceremony attended by thousands of admirers and dozens of international dignitaries — in a final tribute to a man who personified the history of Israel during a remarkable seven-decade political career and who came to be seen by many as a visionary and symbol of hopes of Mideast peace.

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Why Venezuela keeps Colombia’s president up at night

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has confided to the White House that one of his biggest concerns is how a Venezuelan collapse could undermine years of secret meetings and formal negotiations to end the bloody civil war that has ravaged his country for more than half a century, killing tens of thousands and displacing millions.

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Pope in Caucasus: Let displaced Georgians return home

Pope Francis arrived in Georgia on Friday and immediately backed the government's demand that Georgians displaced by a 2008 war with Russia be allowed to return home, as geopolitical issues overshadowed a visit aimed at improving ties with Orthodox Christians and Muslims.

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Sights & sounds of a Cuban tobacco harvest

In Cuba's prime tobacco fields in the province of Pinar del Río, Jesus Jerald Echevarria, Caridad Piloto Morejon and others are in the middle of harvest season. Music performed by Mezclarte.
Al Diaz and Mario Mateo Miami Herald
Sights & sounds of a Cuban tobacco harvest 1:04

Sights & sounds of a Cuban tobacco harvest

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Terror in Brussels

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Californian honeymooning in Puerto Vallarta describes scene before Hurricane Patricia

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Driver shot to death on Blackstone and Saginaw