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Drowned Syrian boys buried in hometown they fled
KUCUK KENDIRLI, Turkey (AP) -- The Syrian man who survived a capsizing during a desperate voyage from Turkey to Greece buried his wife and two sons on Friday in their hometown of Kobani, returning them to the conflict-torn Syrian Kurdish region they had fled....

Frustration grows among refugees at Hungarian train stations
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) -- Hundreds of frustrated refugees stuck at Budapest's Keleti train station gathered up their belongings Friday and vowed to make their way to Vienna on foot. But the protest was short-lived - after whistling and marching around the station they settled back down to continue a wait that has dragged on for days....

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):...

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....

At a Berlin church, Muslim refugees converting in droves
BERLIN (AP) -- Mohammed Ali Zonoobi bends his head as the priest pours holy water over his black hair. "Will you break away from Satan and his evil deeds?" pastor Gottfried Martens asks the Iranian refugee. "Will you break away from Islam?"...

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....

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....

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....

In India, bail demands keep the poor imprisoned for years
LUCKNOW, India (AP) -- Sixteen-year-old Suraj Chaudhry has been waiting for most of his life: for lawyers, for justice, for his father's eventual release from the prison after 14 years....

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....

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More heartbreak for Ebola survivor after baby boy dies

3 Indians get 20 years in jail for raping Japanese student

The Latest: Ireland to triple refugee intake

Latin America/Caribbean
Judge: Suspect's confession OK in California pier shooting

Middle East
22 Emirati troops in Saudi-led coalition killed in Yemen