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More heartbreak for Ebola survivor after baby boy dies
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) -- It was the new beginning that Sierra Leone's first Ebola survivor, Victoria Yillia, had yearned for after losing 21 of her relatives to the disease: a newborn who would allow her and her husband to start a new family.... 9/4/2015 12:56 PM

Drowned Syrian boys buried in hometown they fled
KUCUK KENDIRLI, Turkey (AP) -- A Syrian woman and her two young sons who drowned on a desperate voyage from Turkey to Greece were buried Friday in their hometown of Kobani, returning to the conflict-torn Syrian Kurdish region they had fled.... 9/4/2015 12:57 PM

UN human rights chief calls for peacekeeper accountability
BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) -- The U.N. human rights chief says there needs to be greater accountability for international peacekeepers following of yet another sexual abuse allegation in Central African Republic.... 9/4/2015 12:49 PM

Markets digesting US jobs data as Fed meeting looms
LONDON (AP) -- Global stock markets remained sharply lower Friday after mixed U.S. jobs figures failed to provide investors with much of a steer as to whether policymakers at the Federal Reserve will decide to raise interest rates later this month.... 9/4/2015 12:49 PM

3 Indians get 20 years in jail for raping Japanese student
JAIPUR, India (AP) -- A court on Friday sentenced three Indian men to 20 years in prison for raping a Japanese student who was sightseeing in one of the country's most popular tourist destinations.... 9/4/2015 12:47 PM

Soyuz with Russian, Dane, Kazakh docks at space station
MOSCOW (AP) -- A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying three new crew docked at the International Space Station on Friday after a safe but unusually long two-day flight.... 9/4/2015 12:22 PM

22 Emirati troops in Saudi-led coalition killed in Yemen
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- The United Arab Emirates' state news agency says 22 members of the Gulf nation's military have been killed while taking part in Saudi-led military operations in Yemen.... 9/4/2015 12:03 PM

The Latest: Ireland to triple refugee intake
BICSKE, Hungary (AP) -- The latest news from the crisis of migrants pouring into countries across Europe. All times local (CET):... 9/4/2015 12:01 PM

Indonesia drops high-speed train plan, choses slower option
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- An official says Indonesia has dropped its plan to construct a high-speed train line and instead will shift to more economical medium-speed technology.... 9/4/2015 11:55 AM

Sinai peacekeeping official says force attacked in white car
EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) -- An official from the Multinational Force and Observers' peacekeeping mission in Egypt's northern Sinai Peninsula says their vehicles that were hit with explosive devices are similar to ones used by the Egyptian army, but were painted white.... 9/4/2015 11:51 AM

Iraq's top cleric demands real steps in fighting corruption
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraq's top Shiite cleric says the government must start hunting the "big heads" in an anti-corruption drive as the only way to achieve genuine reforms.... 9/4/2015 11:22 AM

Senior right-wing party members charged with Monday clashes
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) -- Two senior members of a Ukrainian nationalist party were charged Friday with rioting while their leader walked free after being questioned in Kiev in connection with Monday's clashes outside the parliament.... 9/4/2015 11:19 AM

2 men claiming to have found Nazi train appear on Polish TV
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- Two men have appeared on Polish TV claiming they are the finders of a Nazi train said to be laden with gold.... 9/4/2015 11:15 AM


EISENSTADT, Austria (AP) -- Austrian police: Migrants found dead in truck last week included Syrians, Iraqis, Afghans.... 9/4/2015 11:12 AM

Germany's BASF, Russia's Gazprom revive gas asset swap
BERLIN (AP) -- Germany's BASF SE is reviving a planned asset swap with Russian gas company Gazprom that was called off last December.... 9/4/2015 11:01 AM

Official: Islamic militants destroy ancient tombs in Syria
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) -- Islamic State militants destroyed three ancient tower tombs in the central city of Palmyra in the last few days, a Syrian government official said Friday.... 9/4/2015 10:47 AM

Frustration grows among refugees at Hungarian train stations
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) -- Hundreds of refugees who have been stuck for days at Budapest's Keleti train station gathered their belongings and began marching out of the city, vowing to make it to Austria on foot after Hungarian authorities blocked them from boarding Western-bound trains.... 9/4/2015 12:57 PM

AP NewsAlert
GENEVA (AP) -- UN refugee agency says Britain will take 4,000 more Syrian refugees from Middle East camps.... 9/4/2015 10:29 AM

Spanish train drivers go on strike but impact appears muted
MADRID (AP) -- Spanish rail company Renfe says around a quarter of its commuter and long distance trains have been canceled owing to a strike by drivers.... 9/4/2015 10:05 AM

Denmark: ex-PM candidates for UN refugee agency top job
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- Danish Prime Minister Lars Loekke Rasmussen says his predecessor is the country's candidate to head the U.N. refugee agency.... 9/4/2015 10:04 AM



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