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  • Balkan route nations say to focus on achievable ways to prevent new migrant influx
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    Balkan route nations say to focus on achievable ways to prevent new migrant influx

    European countries on the route used by more than a million migrants to reach the continent last year agreed on Saturday to focus on the more easily achievable ways to prevent another influx than the big issues the EU is divided over, Austria said. Vienna has convened a summit of nations along the Balkan

  • Finns protest against racism after man assaulted at neo-Nazi rally dies
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    Finns protest against racism after man assaulted at neo-Nazi rally dies

    More than 15,000 people gathered in Helsinki on Saturday to protest against racism and violence, after the death of a man assaulted during a neo-Nazi rally in the city earlier this month. Following an influx of asylum seekers last year, anti-immigration sentiment has been on the rise in the small Nordic

  • Kids in tow, Prince William, Kate begin visit to Canada
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    Kids in tow, Prince William, Kate begin visit to Canada

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge brought their children, Prince George, 3, and Princess Charlotte, 1, on the week-long trip. It was the first time the couple have brought their children on an official visit to Canada.

  • Christian Science Monitor

    Is Jeremy Corbyn the Bernie Sanders of British politics?

    Jeremy Corbyn remains planted firmly at the head of Britain’s Labour Party after handing a resounding defeat to challenger Owen Smith on Saturday. With over half a million registered Labour supporters casting a ballot on the eve of the party’s conference, Mr. Corbyn won with 61.8 percent of the vote

  • Christian Science Monitor

    North Carolina's new video law: Will it bring more, or less, transparency?

    Protestors at Charlotte may see an additional hurdle in their bid for police to release the video of Keith Lamont Scott’s fatal shooting as a new law comes into effect on Oct. 1. The controversial law, signed by Republican Gov. Pat McCrory in July, will exclude police body and dashboard cameras from

  • Christian Science Monitor

    Native Hawaiians: Is change in federal status a sign of progress?

    A change in federal policy Friday, as the Department of Interior announced that it had finalized a rule that would allow a native Hawaiian government to form a formal government-to-government relationship with the United States. The rule “provides the Native Hawaiian community with the opportunity to

  • Christian Science Monitor

    Charlotte street protests: Where the new South meets the old South

    There’s Houston and Atlanta and Jacksonville, Fla., of course, but perhaps no city epitomizes the promise of the New South more than this old Indian trading post turned global banking capital. The spires of big banks pierce the Carolina blue sky.

  • William, Kate arrive in Canada with 2 young children
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    William, Kate arrive in Canada with 2 young children

    VICTORIA, British Columbia (AP) — Prince William and his wife, Kate, arrived in Canada Saturday along with their two young children for their first official trip overseas as a family of four.

  • Britain, France, US seek urgent Security Council meeting on Syria
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    Britain, France, US seek urgent Security Council meeting on Syria

    Britain, France and the United States have requested an urgent UN Security Council meeting on the escalating campaign in Syria's second city of Aleppo, diplomats said. Intense air strikes toppled buildings and killed at least 45 civilians in Aleppo on Saturday, two days after the Syrian army announced

  • Associated Press

    Pavel Datsyuk's North American swan song at World Cup

    TORONTO (AP) — Pavel Datsyuk's North American magic show had one final act.

  • Associated Press

    Linares relieves Crolla of WBA lightweight belt

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Jorge Linares relieved Anthony Crolla of the WBA lightweight belt by unanimous decision in Manchester Arena on Saturday.

  • Attacks on civilians in Aleppo 'breach' humanitarian law: EU
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    Attacks on civilians in Aleppo 'breach' humanitarian law: EU

    The attacks on civilians in the Syrian city of Aleppo amount to a "breach of international humanitarian law," top EU officials said Saturday, urging the international community to intensify peace efforts. "The indiscriminate suffering being caused among innocent civilians... is an unacceptable

  • Associated Press

    Dragic says he was 'disappointed, sad' to hear Bosh news

    DORAL, Fla. (AP) — Goran Dragic got the word he was getting traded to Miami and didn't need long to start envisioning what it would be like to play alongside Chris Bosh.

  • Mexico battling blaze aboard fuel tanker off Gulf coast
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    Mexico battling blaze aboard fuel tanker off Gulf coast

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's state-owned oil company says it is working to extinguish a blaze aboard a loaded tanker ship in the Gulf of Mexico.

  • Associated Press

    Top Asian News 10:23 p.m. GMT

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The fedora, the bomber jacket and the consuming quest invite comparisons to Indiana Jones. Blaine Gibson, though, hasn't matched the film hero's triumph in finding the legendary chest containing the stone tablets inscribed with the Ten Commandments. Not that he didn

  • Philippine FM says rights respected amid drug crackdown
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    Philippine FM says rights respected amid drug crackdown

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Despite growing international criticism of his government's bloody crackdown on illegal drugs, the Philippines top diplomat told world leaders Saturday that the rule of law governs the campaign to eradicate the illicit substances, which he said have stunted the country's

  • Zamalek survive brilliant Wydad comeback
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    Zamalek survive brilliant Wydad comeback

    Johannesburg (AFP) - Zamalek of Egypt suffered a 5-2 thrashing at Wydad Casablanca of Morocco Saturday, but still qualified to meet Mamelodi Sundowns of South Africa in the CAF Champions League final.

  • Associated Press

    2 injured in explosion at shop in downtown Budapest

    BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary's disaster management agency says that two people have been injured in an explosion at a ground-floor shop in downtown Budapest and have been taken to a hospital.

  • Associated Press

    Guyana moves to implement witness protection program

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — Guyana's government is moving to implement a witness protection program it hopes will protect whistle blowers in graft and corruption cases involving top officials from the previous administration.

  • Lundqvist, Sweden's elders at World Cup know time is short
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    Lundqvist, Sweden's elders at World Cup know time is short

    When Henrik Lundqvist carried a Swedish flag around the ice at the 2006 Turin Olympics with a gold medal dangling from his neck, he was a fresh-faced kid days shy of his 24th birthday.

  • Mandzukic again off form as Juve struggles to 1-0 win
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    Mandzukic again off form as Juve struggles to 1-0 win

    MILAN (AP) — It was meant to be the match where Mario Mandzukic showed he could be more than an understudy to Gonzalo Higuain this season.

  • Gabon opposition leader rejects ruling upholding Bongo poll win
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    Gabon opposition leader rejects ruling upholding Bongo poll win

    By Edward McAllister and Gerauds Wilfried Obangome LIBREVILLE (Reuters) - Gabon opposition leader Jean Ping on Saturday rejected what he said was an "unjust" ruling by the Constitutional Court which upheld the victory of President Ali Bongo in the Aug. 27 poll that he says was tarnished by

  • Associated Press

    Mexico says 7,800 Haitians crossed through country this year

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — A total of 7,800 Haitian migrants have entered Mexico through Guatemala so far this year in a bid to reach the United States, officials said Saturday.

  • Wenger celebrates 20 years at Arsenal by beating Chelsea 3-0
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    Wenger celebrates 20 years at Arsenal by beating Chelsea 3-0

    LONDON (AP) — For once, a landmark game for Arsene Wenger wasn't spoiled by Chelsea, and this time it was Arsenal humiliating its London rival.

  • Rooney-less United wins; Wenger joy as Arsenal beats Chelsea
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    Rooney-less United wins; Wenger joy as Arsenal beats Chelsea

    LONDON (AP) — By reeling off a sixth successive English Premier League victory on Saturday, Manchester City underlined just how formidable it is under Pep Guardiola.