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  1. Families of Russian troops in Ukraine want answersFri, 29 Aug 2014 19:26:46 GMT
    MOSCOW (AP) -- The last time Valeria Sokolova saw her husband, the 25-year-old paratrooper told her that he and his fellow soldiers were heading for military exercises in southern Russia, near the Ukrainian border.... More...
  2. At heart of Syria fears, extremists returning homeFri, 29 Aug 2014 20:24:44 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The case of Mehdi Nemmouche haunts U.S. intelligence officials.... More...
  3. UN says Syria refugees top 3 million markFri, 29 Aug 2014 15:56:09 GMT
    GENEVA (AP) -- The civil war in Syria has forced 3 million people out of the country, including more than a million people who fled in the past year, creating a crisis that the U.N. refugee agency said requires the biggest operation in its 64-year history.... More...
  4. Liberia to unseal slum cordoned off to stop EbolaFri, 29 Aug 2014 20:26:17 GMT
    DAKAR, Senegal (AP) -- Liberia says it will open up a slum in its capital where thousands of people were barricaded to contain the spread of Ebola.... More...
  5. Mexico operations thwart child, family migrantsFri, 29 Aug 2014 16:47:55 GMT
    CHAHUITES, Mexico (AP) -- Mexico's largest crackdown in decades on illegal migration has decreased the flow of Central Americans trying to reach the United States, and has dramatically cut the number of child migrants and families, according to officials and eyewitness accounts along the perilous route.... More...
  6. Russian-backed rebels aim to push west along coastFri, 29 Aug 2014 19:31:48 GMT
    NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine (AP) -- Their tanks bearing the flag of their would-be state, Russian-backed separatists held control Friday over this coastal town on the new front in the Ukraine conflict and announced their intention to keep pushing west toward a major port city.... More...
  7. Iraqi town holds out against militant onslaughtFri, 29 Aug 2014 19:38:57 GMT
    BAGHDAD (AP) -- As Islamic militants rampage across northern Iraq, seizing vast swaths of territory and driving hundreds of thousands of people from their homes, the Shiite Turkmens living in the hardscrabble town of Amirli have decided to stay and fight.... More...
  8. Cameron promises tough action to fight militantsFri, 29 Aug 2014 17:51:46 GMT
    LONDON (AP) -- Prime Minister David Cameron pledged Friday to plug gaps in Britain's armory to combat terror, describing the extremist threat posed by the Islamic State group as being more dangerous than even that of al-Qaida.... More...
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