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Fire at an Athens psychiatric hospital kills 3 patients
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greek authorities say a fire at an Athens psychiatric hospital has killed three patients, while two more required treatment for smoke inhalation.... 9/4/2015 5:40 PM

VENICE WATCH: Ukraine revolution inspires Venice documentary
VENICE, Italy (AP) -- The Venice Film Festival is bringing 11 days of red carpet premieres, innovative movies and Hollywood glamour to the Italian city. Here's what has been catching the eye of The Associated Press:... 9/4/2015 5:37 PM

Refugees in Hungary start moving west on foot
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) -- Hundreds of migrants frustrated at being stuck at two train stations in Hungary set off on foot for Austria on Friday, one group forming a line nearly a half-mile long as they streamed out of Budapest, the other breaking out of a train near a migrant reception center and then running toward the West after overwhelming police.... 9/4/2015 5:17 PM

Germany: 30 apparently suffer amphetamine poisoning
BERLIN (AP) -- Authorities say emergency workers called to a conference center in northern Germany found some 30 people staggering and suffering from cramps, apparently as a result of amphetamine poisoning.... 9/4/2015 5:15 PM

Rare bombings strike predominantly Druze Syrian province
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) -- Two rare explosions went off Friday near a hospital in a province in southern Syria, killing at least eight people and wounding 22 others, state-run news agency SANA said.... 9/4/2015 5:08 PM

Contours of UN climate pact starting to take shape
BONN, Germany (AP) -- U.N. climate talks are plodding ahead toward a worldwide deal to fight global warming, with negotiators agreeing to start work on a draft agreement.... 9/4/2015 4:55 PM

UN agency forced to cut food aid to 200,000 Syrian refugees
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- The cash-strapped World Food Program says it has had to drop one-third of Syrian refugees from its aid program in Mideast host countries this year, including more than 200,000 in Jordan who lost aid this month.... 9/4/2015 4:52 PM

22 Emirati troops in Saudi-led coalition killed in Yemen
SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- Twenty-two members of the United Arab Emirates' military were killed while taking part in Saudi-led operations in Yemen against Shiite rebels known as Houthis, the official news agency WAM said Friday, the largest single loss for the Gulf nation's military to date in the war.... 9/4/2015 4:48 PM

The Latest: Report: Over 364,000 migrants reach Europe
BICSKE, Hungary (AP) -- The latest news as tens of thousands of migrants pour into countries across Europe. All times local (CET):... 9/4/2015 4:35 PM

Former Bosnian Serb leader has gall bladder removed
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -- Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic, who is waiting for verdicts in his genocide trial at a United Nations war crimes tribunal, has had surgery to remove his gall bladder.... 9/4/2015 4:22 PM

Guatemala ex-president goes to court after night behind bars
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) -- Otto Perez Molina was headed back to court on Friday after spending his first night as an ex-president in military custody. Perez Molina's jailing followed a historic day in which he resigned and Guatemala's Congress swore in Vice President Alejandro Maldonado to serve the remainder of his term.... 9/4/2015 4:19 PM

2 men claiming to have found Nazi gold train go on Polish TV
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- Two men appeared on Polish TV Friday saying they are the finders of a Nazi train said to be laden with gold - a claim that came as the Polish military inspected the alleged site in southwestern Poland.... 9/4/2015 4:12 PM

Police clash with gunmen in Tajikistan, 17 dead
DUSHANBE, Tajikistan (AP) -- Armed groups led by a disaffected deputy defense minister mounted attacks Friday in and near the capital of Tajikistan that left at least eight police officers and nine militants dead, authorities said.... 9/4/2015 3:57 PM

Supporters of Christian politician hold huge rally in Beirut
BEIRUT (AP) -- Thousands of supporters of a Lebanese Christian leader staged a protest in downtown Beirut on Friday, demanding a new electoral law and parliament and presidential elections.... 9/4/2015 3:55 PM

Thai court sentences 4 to life in prison over rally attack
BANGKOK (AP) -- A Thai court sentenced four men to life in prison on Friday for a grenade attack on a political rally in Bangkok last year that killed three people, including two children, and injured 21 others.... 9/4/2015 3:53 PM

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 3:24 PM

Britain's Cameron: Independent Catalonia would be out of EU
MADRID (AP) -- British Prime Minister David Cameron says the Catalonia region of Spain would be forced to leave the European Union if separatists manage to pull off a secession drive and carve out a new Mediterranean nation.... 9/4/2015 3:16 PM

Official: Bombs may have been targeting Sinai peacekeepers
EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) -- International peacekeeping vehicles hit by roadside bombs in Egypt's northern Sinai Peninsula were painted white, different from the desert color scheme used by the Egyptian army, a mission official said Friday, suggesting they were targeted on purpose.... 9/4/2015 2:37 PM

Graffiti comes of age as elderly Portuguese try urban art
COVILHA, Portugal (AP) -- Some are hard of hearing or don't see well, others complain about stiff joints, one is 101 years old. All have become graffiti artists under a project to energize Portugal's elderly.... 9/4/2015 2:35 PM

4 men plead guilty in major London jewel heist over Easter
LONDON (AP) -- Four men have pleaded guilty to conspiracy in a major jewel heist in London's Hatton Garden diamond district over the Easter weekend.... 9/4/2015 1:57 PM



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