/World/ Last Updated: Mon, Feb 19th, 2018 @ 11:05am EST

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Trump 'supportive' of improved gun background checks

A statement says the President has discussed a bipartisan bill to improve checks when buying weapons.

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Latvian central bank boss 'wanted bribe'

The Baltic state's anti-corruption agency suspects Ilmars Rimsevics of seeking a €100,000 bribe.

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Gaza women's TV channel blocked by Hamas

The channel's managers deny the Islamist group's claim that it did not have a broadcasting licence.

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Nigeria's Boko Haram crisis: Court frees 475 suspects

The twin brothers are finally free after waiting for a Nigerian court to hear their case since 2010.

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Wreckage of crashed Iran plane found, reports say

A search and rescue operation was called off on Sunday due to heavy wind and snow.

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Bolivia blames both Carnival blasts on dynamite

Explosions were not caused by exploding gas tanks as initially thought.

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Hungarian leader calls Christianity 'Europe's last hope'

Hungary's prime minister says "Christianity is Europe's last hope" and that politicians in Brussels, Berlin and Paris favoring migration have "opened the way to the decline of Christian culture and the advance of Islam."

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Inside Lesbos' Moria camp, home to thousands of trapped refugees and migrants

ABC News visited the largest refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos.

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Philippines: Risks rising with China challenging US at sea

A Philippine diplomat says the risks of an armed conflict have increased in the disputed South China Sea with a militarily stronger China now able to challenge the United States, which used to be the dominant power in the strategic waterway

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Israel hits militant site in Gaza after renewed rocket fire

Israeli military says it's hit underground militant infrastructure site in Gaza, responding to rocket fire toward Israel

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The Latest: Turkey detains 786 for Syria offensive criticism

The Latest: Turkey says 786 detained so far in Turkey for criticizing country's military offensive in Syria

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Iranian rescue teams find site, wreckage from plane crash

Rescue crews in Iran located wreckage from the plane that crashed on Sunday.

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Terracotta theft: Chinese anger over stolen warrior thumb

A US man took a selfie with the 2,000-year-old terracotta warrior statue before stealing its thumb.

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Winter Olympics: Alexander Krushelnitsky named as Russian suspected of failed doping test

A Russian suspected of failing a doping test at the Winter Olympics is named as medal-winning curler Alexander Krushelnitsky.

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Iran plane crash: Agonising wait continues for relatives

All 66 people aboard a plane that crashed on Sunday are feared dead, as a search is set to resume.

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Oxfam Haiti scandal: Suspects 'physically threatened' witnesses

The charity has for the first time published a 2011 report on sexual misconduct claims in Haiti.

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Israel-Poland spat: Swastikas drawn on Polish embassy in Tel Aviv

It comes after Israel condemned the Polish PM for saying Jews were among perpetrators of the Holocaust.

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Afrin: Kurdish fighters 'strike deal' with Syrian army

Damascus has not confirmed reports that it will send soldiers to help protect Afrin from Turkey.

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Tiny house on wheels takes minimalist living to the next level

Architect Leonardo Di Chiara, 27, hopes to bring tiny living to big cities.

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Poland tries to frame PM's Holocaust remarks as frank debate

The PM equated Holocaust collaborators to alleged "Jewish perpetrators".

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