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Muslims worldwide celebrate Eid al-Fitr in the shadow of Gaza’s misery

By ANDREW WILKS and NINIEK KARMINI Associated Press ISTANBUL (AP) — Muslims around the world celebrated the Eid al-Fitr holiday Wednesday, marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan. But events were overshadowed by the worsening crisis in Gaza and Israel's expected military offensive in ...

France is proposing to allow terminally ill patients to take lethal medication

PARIS (AP) — France's government presented a bill Wednesday to allow adults with terminal cancer or other incurable illness to take lethal medication, as public demands grow for legal options for aid in dying. Many French people have traveled to neighboring countries where medically assisted ...

Togo bans protests over a canceled presidential election as tensions rise

By ERICK KAGLAN Associated Press LOME, Togo (AP) — Togo's government said a planned three-day protest this week over the arrest of opposition figures and new legislation scrapping president elections was illegal, a move that heightened tensions in the West African nation that has been ...