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Greek coast guard rescues hundreds at sea over weekend
Greece's coast guard says it has rescued 1,743 refugees or migrants over the weekend in 57 separate search and rescue operations near eastern Aegean islands, while the body of a young child was found washed up on an island beach.
New search for ship lost off Bahamas in Hurricane Joaquin
Aircraft have returned to the southeastern Bahamas to resume the search for a U.S. cargo ship with 33 people on board that caught in Hurricane Joaquin.
Search fails to locate missing Indonesian plane for 2nd day
For a second day, searchers failed to locate a plane with 10 people on board that went missing in eastern Indonesia, officials said Sunday.
Jordanian MP says son joined IS, carried out suicide attack
A Jordanian parliament member says his son carried out a suicide bombing in Iraq just three months after the family failed to prevent him from joining the Islamic State extremist group.
10,000 protest in Moldova over missing $1.5 billion
About 10,000 Moldovans have staged an anti-government protest, demanding a probe into the up to $1.5 billion that disappeared from three Moldovan banks last year.
Merkel calls on VW to clear up emissions-rigging scandal
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called Volkswagen's emissions-rigging scandal a "far-reaching event" and demanded the world's largest automaker quickly investigate it.
New Greek Parliament elects Syriza veteran as speaker
Greece's new Parliament, elected two weeks ago, has chosen Syriza deputy Nikos Voutsis as its speaker.
Controversial Nobel Prize winners
It's just a prize, right? Maybe so, but the Nobel Prizes have a way of sparking ferocious debate about whether the winners were worthy or whether the judges' decisions were politically biased.
Syrian opposition says leader met UN chief on Russia strikes
The Western-backed Syrian National Coalition opposition group said its leader met with U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and urged him to speak out against Russian airstrikes, as a U.N. gathering of world leaders neared its end Saturday.
Iraqi officials: Suicide bomber in Baghdad kills 10
Iraqi officials say a suicide attack on a security checkpoint north of the capital, Baghdad, has killed at least 10 people.
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