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Erdogan: Turkey taught world a 'lesson in humanity'
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkey's president says his country has taught Europe and the world a lesson on humanity by hosting 2 million refugees from Syria and Iraq.... 10/4/2015 3:17 PM

Fighting rages on Yemen's Red Sea coast
SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- Yemeni security officials say fierce battles are ongoing between pro-government fighters clashing with Shiite Houthi rebels and allied military units along Yemen's Red Sea coast.... 10/4/2015 3:17 PM

Doctors Without Borders leaves Afghan city after airstrike
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Doctors Without Borders has increased the death toll from the deadly bombing of its hospital compound in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz to 22.... 10/4/2015 3:13 PM

Dubai ruler launches aid and development foundation
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- The ruler of Dubai launched a new foundation Sunday to consolidate a range of existing charitable and human development initiatives that aims to support more than $270 million in projects annually.... 10/4/2015 2:39 PM

5 things to know about the Nobel Prizes
STOCKHOLM (AP) -- The beginning of October means Nobel Prize time, when committees in Stockholm and Oslo announce the winners of what many consider the most prestigious awards in the world.... 10/4/2015 2:24 PM

The Latest: Hurricane Joaquin menacing Bermuda
HAMILTON, Bermuda (AP) -- The latest on Joaquin and the storm's predicted path. (All times local):... 10/4/2015 2:16 PM

Guatemala family loses 7, missing 4 after mudslide
SANTA CATARINA PINULA, Guatemala (AP) -- A wall of mud stopped everyday life mid-text, mid-sentence, mid-dream for the family of Manuel Sandoval and Maritza Aquino.... 10/4/2015 1:59 PM

Bermuda next up to feel the effects of Hurricane Joaquin
HAMILTON, Bermuda (AP) -- The island of Bermuda was preparing on Sunday for an encounter with Hurricane Joaquin.... 10/4/2015 1:57 PM

Israel bars Palestinians from Jerusalem's Old City
JERUSALEM (AP) -- In an unprecedented measure, Israeli police barred Palestinians from Jerusalem's Old City on Sunday in response to stabbing attacks that killed two Israelis and wounded three others, as Israel's prime minister vowed a "harsh offensive" to counter rising violence.... 10/4/2015 1:53 PM

Syria President: Campaign against 'terror' must succeed
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) -- Syria's President Bashar Assad said in an interview aired Sunday the air campaign by Russia against "terrorists" in his country must succeed or the whole region will be destroyed. He also accused Western nations of fueling the refugee crisis.... 10/4/2015 1:52 PM

10 jihadi recruitment suspects arrested in Spain, Morocco
MADRID (AP) -- Spanish and Moroccan police have arrested 10 people on suspicion of recruiting jihadi fighters for the Islamic State group, Spain's officials said Sunday.... 10/4/2015 1:50 PM

Merkel calls on VW to clear up emissions-rigging scandal
BERLIN (AP) -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called Volkswagen's emissions-rigging scandal a "far-reaching event" and demanded the world's largest automaker quickly investigate it.... 10/4/2015 1:48 PM

The Latest: Search resumes for ship missing off the Bahamas
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) -- The latest on the search for a cargo ship missing off the coast of Bahamas (all times local):... 10/4/2015 1:48 PM

The Latest: Thousands attend funeral of slain Israelis
JERUSALEM (AP) -- The latest developments after Palestinian stabbing attacks in Jerusalem killed two Israelis and wounded three others, including a toddler, prompting Israeli authorities to take the unprecedented step of closing east Jerusalem's Old City to all Palestinians who do not live, work or study there (all times local).... 10/4/2015 1:43 PM

Correction: Syria-Russia-Combatants-Glance story
BEIRUT (AP) -- In a story Oct. 1 about the combatants in Syria, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the Syrian province of Raqqa borders Iraq. Raqqa borders Deir el-Zour province, which borders Iraq.... 10/4/2015 1:42 PM

New search for ship lost off Bahamas in Hurricane Joaquin
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) -- Aircraft returned to the southeastern Bahamas early Sunday to resume the search for a U.S. cargo ship with 33 people on board that lost power and communications when it was caught in Hurricane Joaquin and has not been heard from since.... 10/4/2015 1:41 PM

Suicide bomber in Niger attacks near police station
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) -- A suspected Islamic extremist in southeastern Niger detonated his explosives when confronted by a policeman Sunday morning, killing the officer and wounding civilians in a town targeted numerous times by jihadists this year.... 10/4/2015 1:40 PM

Typhoon roars into south China; tens of thousands evacuated
BEIJING (AP) -- A strong typhoon roared into southern China on Sunday, bringing powerful winds and heavy rain to the region after leaving one dead and 30 fishermen missing in the Philippines.... 10/4/2015 1:37 PM

10,000 protest in Moldova over missing $1.5 billion
CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) -- About 10,000 people staged an anti-government protest in Moldova's capital on Sunday, demanding a probe into the up to $1.5 billion that disappeared from three of the country's banks last year.... 10/4/2015 1:36 PM

Mainstream Portuguese moderates expected to prevail in vote
LISBON, Portugal (AP) -- Moderate mainstream parties were expected to triumph in Portugal's general election Sunday, after more radical alternatives failed to exploit public discontent over austerity measures.... 10/4/2015 12:49 PM

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