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The Latest: Over 332,000 migrants reach Europe this year

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 11:01am

Here are the latest developments Friday regarding the tens of thousands of migrants trying to reach Europe.

Greece's caretaker cabinet sworn in ahead of early vote

Elena Becatoros, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 9:24am

Greece's new caretaker government, led by the nation's first female prime minister, was sworn in Friday and headed straight into a cabinet meeting as the country faces an election next month.

200 feared dead in latest migrant disaster off Libya's coast

Mohamed Ben Khalifa, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 9:21am

Libyan authorities were collecting the bodies of migrants who drowned off the western coastal city of Zuwara, with some 200 feared dead on Friday in the latest disaster involving desperate people trying to reach Europe across the Mediterranean.

Austrian officials: 71 migrants likely suffocated in truck

George Jahn, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 9:13am

Police arrested several people believed to be part of a human smuggling operation in connection with the deaths of 71 migrants who likely suffocated in a refrigerated truck found abandoned on Austria's main highway, law enforcement officials said Friday.

Mihajlovic already growing tired of questions on Balotelli

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 8:21am

One day after Mario Balotelli's loan back to AC Milan began, Rossoneri coach Sinisa Mihajlovic is already growing tired of questions about the maverick striker.

President Erdogan approves interim government to lead Turkey into November snap polls

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 11:31am

President Erdogan approves interim government to lead Turkey into November snap polls.

Al-Jazeera English defendants await verdict in Egypt trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 11:21am

Three journalists on trial in an Egyptian court on terrorism-related charges were awaiting its verdict on Friday, hopeful that they will be acquitted after lengthy proceedings criticized worldwide by press freedom and human rights advocates.

Senegal activist: Release 7 men convicted of gay acts

Carley Petesch, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 10:21am

A Senegalese activist and a rights group on Friday called for the release of seven men arrested in July and sentenced to six months in prison for homosexual acts.

British journalists detained in Turkey

Mucahit Ceylan and Suzan Fraser, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 10:11am

Two British journalists were detained along with their fixer while reporting from the main city in Turkey's mostly Kurdish southeast, where renewed fighting between the security forces and Kurdish rebels has killed scores of people, officials and reports said Friday.

Fahmy hopes to get life back with Al-Jazeera English verdict

Rob Gillies, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 9:41am

Former Al-Jazeera English journalist Mohamed Fahmy, who remains in Egypt awaiting a verdict in his terror trial, is hoping his ordeal will be over this weekend.

UN envoy says Libya talks must end in 2 weeks

Paul Schemm, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 9:23am

Talks to form a national unity government in Libya moved forward Friday without one of the main negotiating partners as the U.N. envoy said an agreement must be reached in the next two weeks.

Mali militia refuses to leave town after peace deal broken

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 9:22am

A government-allied militia in Mali says it won't follow demands by an international peace monitoring group to leave a northern town that it took from separatists last week.

Radar detects object believed to be missing Nazi gold train

Monika Scislowska, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 9:13am

A Polish official said Friday he has seen an image made by ground-penetrating radar that seemed to prove the discovery of an armored Nazi train missing in southwestern Poland since World War II.

Armed group frees 163 children in Central African Republic

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 8:41am

UNICEF says an armed militia group in Central African Republic has released 163 children, some of thousands who have been conscripted in jobs like cooks, messengers, and even combatants.

Mom angry over $60 for Barcelona match ticket for baby

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 8:41am

A Spanish woman is fuming after football club Barcelona made her pay 54 euros ($60) for a match ticket for her 10-month-old baby even though the seat wouldn't be used.

Extremists kill 28 in villages in northeastern Nigeria

Haruna Umar, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 8:31am

Boko Haram extremists killed 28 people during attacks on remote farming and fishing villages in northeast Nigeria, members of a civilian defense group said on Friday.

Indian and Pakistani border guards trade gunfire, 9 killed

Zarar Khan, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 8:21am

Indian and Pakistani border guards traded gunfire in the divided region of Kashmir, leaving nine civilians dead and another 63 wounded, authorities said Friday.

Indian army kills 5 Naga rebels in remote northeast

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 8:02am

India's army on Friday killed five insurgents from a Naga rebel group that months earlier attacked the military in the country's remote northeastern region bordering Myanmar, an official said.

Russian police finds stolen bas relief in right-wing attack

Irina Titova, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 8:02am

Police in St. Petersburg on Friday found fragments of a 100-year old bas relief depicting the mythical demon Mephistopheles which was removed from the facade of a historic building, in a possible right-wing act of revenge.