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Avalanches kill 2 skiers in France, injure 2 in Switzerland
Washington Post • Associated Press
Maldives court delays reinstating pro-opposition lawmakers
Washington Post • Associated Press
Main party candidates formally join Mexico presidential race
Washington Post • Associated Press
Saakashvili supporters march to demand Poroshenko step down
Washington Post • Associated Press
Bolivia blames both Carnival blasts on dynamite
Washington Post • Associated Press
London fashion: 70s vibe at Mouret, glamour from Temperley
Washington Post •  Ap, Sylvia Hui 
Russia: 5 dead in church shooting; police kill suspect
Washington Post • Associated Press
Iran says fog caused a plane crash that may have killed 65. That might not be the whole story.
Washington Post • Avi Selk
Florida students plea with Congress: It’s about the guns
Washington Post • Devlin Barrett
Latvian member of European Central Bank detained in probe
Washington Post •  Ap, Carlo Piovano 
 
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International Security, World Politics
Avalanches kill 2 skiers in France, injure 2 in Switzerland
Washington PostAssociated Press
Authorities say two skiers were killed by an avalanche in the French Alps, and two more people were injured by an avalanche in Switzerland near the border with France.
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International Security, World Politics
Maldives court delays reinstating pro-opposition lawmakers
Washington PostAssociated Press
The Supreme Court of the Maldives has delayed its order reinstating 12 pro-opposition lawmakers ahead of a key parliamentary sitting.
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International Security, World Politics
Main party candidates formally join Mexico presidential race
Washington PostAssociated Press
Three presidential candidates have accepted the nominations of Mexico’s main parties for the July 1 election, formally entering what is shaping up to be a crowded race.
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International Security, World Politics
Saakashvili supporters march to demand Poroshenko step down
Washington PostAssociated Press
Several thousand supporters of deported Ukrainian opposition figure Mikheil Saakashvili marched through the center of Kiev on Sunday, demanding the resignation of President Petro Poroshenko.
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International Security, World Politics
Bolivia blames both Carnival blasts on dynamite
Washington PostAssociated Press
Bolivian authorities said Sunday that both of the explosions that killed 12 people during recent Carnival celebrations were caused by dynamite, not exploding gas canisters as initially thought.
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International Security, World Politics
London fashion: 70s vibe at Mouret, glamour from Temperley
Washington Post Ap, Sylvia Hui 
Could fusty-looking tapestry and army boots look desirable? Roland Mouret and Temperley worked their magic at London Fashion Week catwalk shows Sunday, showcasing their latest womenswear styles for the upcoming autumn and winter season alongside other designers.
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International Security, World Politics
Russia: 5 dead in church shooting; police kill suspect
Washington PostAssociated Press
Russian media are reporting that a gunman opened fire with a hunting rifle on churchgoers leaving a service in the Dagestan region, killing five people and wounding four others. Police then killed the assailant.
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International Security, World Politics
Iran says fog caused a plane crash that may have killed 65. That might not be the whole story.
Washington PostAvi Selk
Iran's government says the 25-year-old plane lost its way in thick clouds, but the country's air fleet is infamously decrepit.
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Defense Policy, International Security
Florida students plea with Congress: It’s about the guns
Washington PostDevlin Barrett
Students urge “March for Our Lives” next month in the District, major U.S. cities.
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International Security, World Politics
Latvian member of European Central Bank detained in probe
Washington Post Ap, Carlo Piovano 
Latvia’s top banking official and key member of the European Central Bank was detained Sunday after being questioned for hours by anti-corruption authorities amid accusations of bribery and money laundering in the nation’s financial system.
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