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Refugees break through police cordon in Hungary, run west

Shawn Pogatchnik and Pablo Gorondi, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 4th - 8:00am

Hundreds of refugees have broken through a police cordon and have begun running westward on a train track leading away from the Bicske railway station in Hungary, interrupting train traffic.

Drowned Syrian boys buried in hometown they fled

Mehmet Guzel, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 4th - 7:50am

A Syrian woman and her two young sons who drowned on a desperate voyage from Turkey to Greece were buried Friday in their hometown of Kobani, returning to the conflict-torn Syrian Kurdish region they had fled.

22 Emirati troops in Saudi-led coalition killed in Yemen

Ahmed Al-Haj, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 4th - 8:11am

Twenty-two members of the United Arab Emirates' military were killed while taking part in Saudi-led operations in Yemen against Shiite rebels known as Houthis, the official news agency WAM said Friday, the largest single loss for the Gulf nation's military to date in the war.

4 men plead guilty in major London jewel heist over Easter

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 4th - 8:01am

Four men have pleaded guilty to conspiracy in a major jewel heist in London's Hatton Garden diamond district over the Easter weekend.

UN official: Peacekeepers committing crimes must be punished

Hippolyte Marboua, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 4th - 7:31am

International peacekeepers who commit crimes must be punished, the U.N. human rights chief said on Friday following the revelation of yet another sexual abuse allegation in Central African Republic.

2 men claiming to have found Nazi gold train go on Polish TV

Monika Scislowska, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 4th - 7:21am

Two men appeared Friday on Polish TV saying they are the finders of a Nazi train said to be laden with gold — a claim that came as the Polish military inspected the alleged site in southwest Poland.

More heartbreak for Ebola survivor after baby boy dies

Kabba Kargbo and Krista Larson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 4th - 7:01am

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.

3 Indians get 20 years in jail for raping Japanese student

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 4th - 6:51am

A court on Friday sentenced three Indian men to 20 years in prison for raping a Japanese student who was sightseeing in one of the country's most popular tourist destinations.

United Arab Emirates says 22 of its troops killed in Yemen as part of Saudi-led coalition

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 4th - 6:01am

United Arab Emirates says 22 of its troops killed in Yemen as part of Saudi-led coalition.

Senior right-wing party members charged with Monday clashes

Yuras Karmanau, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 4th - 5:21am

Two senior members of a Ukrainian nationalist party were charged Friday with rioting while their leader walked free after being questioned in Kiev in connection with Monday's clashes outside the parliament.

Austrian police: Migrants found dead in truck last week included Syrians, Iraqis, Afghans

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 4th - 5:20am

Austrian police: Migrants found dead in truck last week included Syrians, Iraqis, Afghans.

Official: Islamic militants destroy ancient tombs in Syria

Albert Aji, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 4th - 4:50am

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.

UN refugee agency says Britain will take 4,000 more Syrian refugees from Middle East camps.

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 4th - 4:30am

UN refugee agency says Britain will take 4,000 more Syrian refugees from Middle East camps.

Denmark: ex-PM candidates for UN refugee agency top job

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 4th - 4:11am

Danish Prime Minister Lars Loekke Rasmussen says his predecessor is the country's candidate to head the U.N. refugee agency.

Lawyer: Vice News journalists face deportation from Turkey

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 4th - 3:50am

A lawyer says two Vice News journalists who were arrested on terror-related charges are expected to be deported from Turkey.

Sri Lankan leader adds rival parties to consensus Cabinet

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 4th - 3:41am

Sri Lankan leader Maithripala Sirisena presided Friday at the swearing in of 48 ministers in a new Cabinet for a consensus government including members of the two main rival political parties.

South Africa's Nobel laureate Desmond Tutu leaves hospital

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 4th - 3:40am

A South African foundation says retired archbishop Desmond Tutu has left a Cape Town hospital after receiving treatment there.

Shark mauls 65-year-old and injures his leg off Australia

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 4th - 3:21am

A 65-year-old man was mauled by a shark off Australia's most populous state on Friday, but managed to get back on his surf ski and get help for a serious leg injury, police said.

Pakistan renews commitment to facilitate Afghan peace talks

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 4th - 3:00am

Pakistan's Foreign Ministry spokesman says Islamabad is still ready to facilitate the revival of stalled peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban.