The Latest: Pope urges end to Amazon rainforest exploitationPope Francis has travelled deep into the Amazonian rainforest to demand an end to the relentless exploitation of its timber, gas and gold and the recognition of its indigenous peoples as the primary custodians to determine the future of "our common home."
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Peru's indigenous welcome Pope Francis to scorching AmazonAfter lengthy treks through the muddy Amazon, indigenous men, women and children will greet Pope Francis Friday in a visit to the world's largest rainforest that indigenous leaders hope will mark a turning point for the increasingly threatened ecosystem
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Turkey says no turning back from offensive in SyriaTurkey's defense minister says country determined to carry out a military offensive against enclave in northwest Syria, saying Syrian Kurdish fighters pose ever increasing threat to Turkey
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France's Macron pledges big increase in defense budgetFrench President Emmanuel Macron has pledged an "unprecedented" hike in defense spending in the coming years to guarantee France's security within its borders and fight extremism abroad
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