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  • BUSINESS

    Investigators at loss to explain Air Algerie crash

    Investigators probing the crash of an Air Algerie jet in July that killed all 116 people on board say they have no solid leads on the cause of the accident.

  • WORLD

    Kurdish fighters head to Syria to face militants

    Hundreds of Kurdish fighters raced from Turkey and Iraq into neighboring Syria on Saturday to defend a Kurdish area under attack by Islamic State militants. As the fighting raged, more than 60,000 mostly Kurdish refugees streamed across the dusty and barren border into Turkey, some hobbling on crutches...

  • WORLD

    Yemen sets curfew as fighting roils capital

    Yemen's top security body imposed an overnight curfew in restive areas of the capital, Sanaa, on Saturday after Shiite rebels took over the state television building amid heavy clashes and the U.N. envoy to the country signaled that a deal had been reached to end the violence.

  • HEALTH

    Sierra Leone staggers in Ebola isolation effort

    Some in Sierra Leone ran away from their homes Saturday and others clashed with health workers trying to bury dead Ebola victims as the country struggled through the second day of an unprecedented lockdown to combat the deadly disease.

  • WORLD

    Turkish hostages freed, but questions linger

    Turkish authorities say they have freed 49 hostages from one of the world's most ruthless militant groups without firing a shot, paying a ransom or offering a quid pro quo.

  • WORLD

    NATO chief: Ukraine has cease-fire 'in name only'

    NATO's top general said Saturday the two-week-old truce between Ukraine and pro-Russian militants fighting in the country's east is a "cease-fire in name only," and he said that by enabling a free flow of weapons and fighters across the border Russia has made it nearly impossible to determine how...

  • WORLD

    G-20 says close to goal of $2 trillion in growth

    Finance chiefs from the 20 largest economies said on Sunday they are close to reaching their goal of boosting world GDP by more than $2 trillion over the next five years, and will focus on infrastructure investment to help reach the target.

  • WORLD

    AP PHOTOS: Refugees stream into Turkey from Syria

    Lugging sacks of belongings, hobbling on crutches, carrying children on their hip, more than 60,000 mostly Kurdish refugees in Syria have streamed across the dusty and barren border into Turkey, desperately seeking safety after Islamic State militants attacked their villages.

  • WORLD

    S. Sudan mediators condemns renewed fighting

    Mediators of the conflict in South Sudan say there is renewed fighting there between government and rebel troops.

  • WORLD

    Scottish teens proud, passionate about voting

    They arrived before polling stations even opened, dressed for the school day in striped ties and blazers, dress slacks and tartan skirts, book bags over their shoulders — and for the first time in British history, ballot cards in hand.

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