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AP Top International News At 8:12 p.m. EDT

Dead migrants found in abandoned truck near Austrian capital
VIENNA (AP) -- As regional leaders met Thursday to tackle Europe's refugee crisis, a gruesome discovery unfolded a short drive from the Austrian capital: An abandoned truck was found with at least 20 - and possibly up to 50 - decomposing bodies of migrants piled inside....

A look at the latest developments in Europe's migrant crisis
Record numbers of migrants fleeing violence and poverty in countries such as Syria, Afghanistan and Eritrea are trying to reach Europe this year, despite the risks of perilous sea crossings and little humanitarian assistance. Here are the latest developments Thursday:...

Scientists squabble while Africa's only penguins perish
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) -- They're cute, knee-high, they bray like donkeys and are a tourist attraction near Cape Town. But African Penguins - the continent's only species of the flightless bird - are at risk of extinction....

French police dismantle Roma camp on Paris outskirts
LA COURNEUVE, France (AP) -- Police, working swiftly in the pouring rain, cleared out one of France's biggest and oldest Roma camps on Thursday, dismantling a sprawling network of makeshift shelters that housed hundreds of people....

Greece appoints 1st female prime minister ahead of snap poll
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greece's first female prime minister, a top judge, was sworn in Thursday to head a caretaker government ahead of early elections next month in the bailout-dependent country....

IS suicide bombing kills 2 Iraqi army generals in Anbar
BAGHDAD (AP) -- An Islamic State suicide bomber killed two Iraqi army generals on Thursday as they led forces against IS positions in the turbulent Anbar province west of Baghdad, military officials said....

TS Erika kills 4 in Dominica; takes aim at Puerto Rico
ROSEAU, Dominica (AP) -- Rescue crews fanned across Dominica late Thursday to search for missing and injured people after Tropical Storm Erika pummeled the eastern Caribbean island, unleashing landslides and killing at least four people....

Guatemalan prosecutors urge president to resign amid scandal
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) -- Pressure grew Thursday on Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina to resign as business and government offices closed, protesters marched by the thousands and the attorney general's office urged him to step down "to prevent ungovernability that could destabilize the nation."...

Venezuela crackdown stuns once-welcomed Colombian migrants
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- Leidy Echeverri fled the Colombian countryside six years ago with her toddler in tow after a paramilitary group threatened her husband's life. Now she's again taken her children and run, this time in the other direction, amid a Venezuelan crackdown on Colombian immigrants....

Yemen says no talks with rebels until they lay down arms
CAIRO (AP) -- The Yemeni government is not negotiating with Shiite Houthi rebels who control the capital and much of the north, and demands that they lay down their arms, Foreign Minister Riad Yassin said Thursday....

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Africa
South Sudan rebels urge president to respect pact

Asia
US strikes southern Afghan district seized by Taliban

Europe
Dead migrants found in abandoned truck near Austrian capital

Latin America/Caribbean
TS Erika kills 4 in Dominica; takes aim at Puerto Rico

Middle East
UN calls for panel to identify Syria chemical weapons users



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