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Migrants defiant as Hungary blocks train links for 2nd day
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) -- Hundreds of migrants chanted defiant slogans outside Budapest's main international railway station Wednesday as Hungarian police blocked them for a second day from seeking asylum in Germany and other European Union countries to the west....

Thai police: Suspect's prints match those on bomb material
BANGKOK (AP) -- Police investigating last month's Bangkok bombing said Wednesday that the fingerprints of a foreign man arrested at the Thai-Cambodia border match those found on a bottle of bomb-making material, and that they were seeking to arrest a Turkish man linked to the blast....

Post-bomb Bangkok moves on, but with new sense of insecurity
BANGKOK (AP) -- One Bangkok resident says he can't shake the horrid sight of what he saw, or the smell of death. Another says the initial shock is gone and he's returned to his old routine - work, happy hour and taking selfies....

Obama locking up votes in Senate for Iran nuclear deal
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is just one Senate vote shy of being able to declare success on the Iran nuclear deal and cement a foreign policy legacy....

Masked men kidnap 18 Turkish workers in Baghdad
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Masked men in military uniforms kidnapped 18 Turkish employees of an Ankara-based construction company in Baghdad early Wednesday, bundling them into several SUVs and speeding away, Iraqi and Turkish officials said....

Is N. Korean airline world's worst? It may be the quirkiest
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- If an Air Koryo passenger ignores its no-photography rule, a flight attendant might take the camera and delete the pictures herself. Crumpling up a newspaper bearing the image of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un can earn travelers a stern lecture, or worse....

North Korea denies it apologized over mine blast
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- North Korea said Wednesday that its recent expression of "regret" over a mine explosion that maimed two South Korean soldiers was not an apology, as Seoul claims - raising doubts about tentative moves toward detente between the rivals....

Congo warlord Bosco Ntaganda goes on trial at ICC
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -- A Congo militia leader known as The Terminator pleaded innocent Wednesday to 18 charges, including murder, rape and sexual slavery, as his long-awaited trial started at the International Criminal Court....

South Africa hunting reserve caters to bow and arrow hunters
OLIFANTSVALLEI, South Africa (AP) -- One American bow and arrow hunter who traveled with his wife to a South African wildlife reserve worked as a state trooper for decades. Another hunter went alone after his closest friend, who was going to join him, died shortly before their date of departure from the United States....

Africa's Deadwood: The gold rush is on in Uganda
MUBENDE, Uganda (AP) -- The gold rush is on in a big way in this central Ugandan district of Mubende. So big thattens ofthousands of people make their livelihood from it. Makeshift tentsof blue tarps dot the green hills that are pockmarked by pools of muddy water where ore is washed, separating the gold. Four mining camps have sprung up in recent years, featuring brothels and restaurants....

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Africa's Deadwood: The gold rush is on in Uganda

Asia
Thai police: Suspect's prints match those on bomb material

Europe
Faeroe Islands left-wing opposition set to form new gov't

Latin America/Caribbean
Parents of women killed on San Francisco pier file claims

Middle East
Iranian hard-liners unveil anti-US plaque at former embassy