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Turkey skeptical Bangkok bomb suspects are Turks
BANGKOK (AP) -- Turkey expressed skepticism Thursday over reports that its nationals were involved in the Aug. 17 bombing of a Bangkok landmark that killed 20 people, saying it had not received any official notification from Thailand.... 9/3/2015 10:50 AM

Hungary blasts EU on migration; chaos at Budapest station
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) -- Hungary's president railed Thursday at Germany and EU leaders for a lacking urgency in dealing with Europe's migrant crisis as chaos reigned back home, where migrants by the hundreds dashed into Budapest's main train station after police stopped blocking its entrance.... 9/3/2015 10:47 AM

Israel unveils 1,800-year-old sarcophagus
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel has unveiled an 1,800-year-old sarcophagus that workers found at a building site and initially tried to conceal.... 9/3/2015 10:37 AM

Afghanistan hosts regional economic forum
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Officials from more than 30 nations and 40 international organizations gathered in the Afghan capital Thursday for a regional economic conference to explore ways of rebuilding the country after more than 40 years of war.... 9/3/2015 10:35 AM

Tamil becomes opposition leader in Sri Lanka's Parliament
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) -- Sri Lanka's Parliament on Thursday recognized an ethnic Tamil lawmaker as the opposition leader for the first time in decades in what is seen a positive step toward postwar reconciliation with the minority community.... 9/3/2015 10:27 AM

Boat carrying migrant workers capsizes off Malaysia; 14 dead
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- A wooden boat crammed with migrant workers who were headed back to Indonesia capsized Thursday off Malaysia's western coast, killing at least 14 people, a maritime official said.... 9/3/2015 10:23 AM

City hall in Ukraine's Kiev cancels school amid heat wave
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) -- The city hall in Ukraine's capital Kiev on Thursday scrapped classes at schools and pre-schools until the end of the week amid a record-breaking heat wave and peat-bog fires.... 9/3/2015 10:21 AM

Australian leader causes offense by comparing IS with Nazis
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- Australia's prime minister angered some Jewish leaders on Thursday by suggesting that the Islamic State movement was worse than Nazis during World War II.... 9/3/2015 10:12 AM

The Latest: Survey suggests UK economy coming off the boil
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- The latest on the European economy as the European Central Bank meets to discuss its monetary policy (all times local):... 9/3/2015 10:09 AM

China shows off rising power in marking WWII defeat of Japan
BEIJING (AP) -- With fighter jets roaring overhead, China's leader presided Thursday over a massive parade of tanks, missiles and troops that displayed growing military might, but also pledged to reduce the army by 300,000 troops in a bid to show that his country poses no expansionist threat.... 9/3/2015 10:09 AM

NATO opens military center in Lithuania amid Ukraine crisis
VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) -- With fighter jets roaring overhead, NATO has inaugurated a military center in the Lithuanian capital amid growing regional concerns over Russia's military presence, sparked by the fighting in Ukraine.... 9/3/2015 10:07 AM

As ECB weighs policy, figures show euro economy holding up
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- As policymakers at the European Central Bank consider whether to boost their stimulus program for the eurozone, reports showed Thursday that the currency zone's economy held up better than many had expected over the summer months.... 9/3/2015 10:05 AM

Report: 2,000 fleeing Syrians drowned in Mediterranean
GENEVA (AP) -- A U.N. panel says more than 2,000 Syrians have drowned in the Mediterranean while trying to reach Europe since 2011, and says there's no end in sight to Syria's civil war.... 9/3/2015 10:01 AM

Aunt had tried to sponsor family who drowned off Turkey
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Canada rejected a request to take in the Syrian family whose mother and two young sons drowned this week trying to get to Europe, a Canadian lawmaker said - a request that involved the 3-year-old boy who washed up on a beach in Turkey, galvanizing a worldwide debate about migration.... 9/3/2015 10:00 AM

Bangladesh court indicts owners in deadly 2012 factory fire
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) -- A court in Bangladesh's capital indicted the two owners of a garment factory and 11 others on homicide charges Thursday for a 2012 fire that killed 112 workers.... 9/3/2015 9:50 AM

Guatemala president resigns amid corruption probe
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) -- Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina has resigned in the face of a corruption scandal that has brought his government to the brink, a spokesman said early Thursday.... 9/3/2015 9:23 AM

Rival factions hold new talks in Geneva over Libya's future
GENEVA (AP) -- Envoys from Libya's rival factions are arriving in Geneva for talks aimed at forming a unity government in the chaotic north African country.... 9/3/2015 9:05 AM

Uganda: 12 soldiers killed in Somalia attack
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) -- A Ugandan military spokesman says 12 Ugandan soldiers were killed in an attack Tuesday by Islamic extremists on an African Union base in Somalia.... 9/3/2015 9:03 AM

Spanish PM says elections will be in December
MADRID (AP) -- Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy says he will call general elections in December but the date has yet to be decided.... 9/3/2015 8:47 AM

Australian police won't charge Mel Gibson over tirade claim
SYDNEY (AP) -- Police do not intent to charge Mel Gibson over an allegation that the Oscar-winning director shoved and abused a newspaper photographer who snapped pictures of him and his new girlfriend in Sydney last month, officials said on Thursday.... 9/3/2015 8:40 AM



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