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  • The Latest: Germany urges European unity in face of crisis story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Sep-04-15 9:47 am

    BICSKE, Hungary - The latest news from the crisis of migrants pouring into countries across Europe. All times local (CET):

  • Drowned Syrian boys buried in hometown they fled story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Sep-04-15 8:59 am

    KUCUK KENDIRLI, Turkey - 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.

  • Police: Suspect in custody unlikely to be Bangkok bomber story has photos
    Updated: Sep-04-15 6:02 am

    BANGKOK - A foreign suspect arrested at the border near Cambodia is unlikely to be the yellow-shirted man seen in security videos and suspected of planting a deadly bomb at a Bangkok shrine, but is definitely a conspirator, police said Friday.

  • Lawyer: Vice News journalists face deportation from Turkey 
    Updated: Sep-04-15 5:50 am

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

  • Image of dead child on beach haunts and frustrates the world story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Sep-03-15 7:34 pm

    The photo of the dead 3-year-old Syrian boy on a Turkish beach is haunting.

  • Iceland beats Netherlands 1-0 in Euro 2016 qualifier story has photos
    Updated: Sep-03-15 5:39 pm

    AMSTERDAM - Iceland beat the 10-man Netherlands 1-0 on Thursday to take a big step toward qualifying for next year's European Championship.

  • Turkey renews permit for military operations in Syria, Iraq 
    Updated: Sep-03-15 3:40 pm

    ANKARA, Turkey - Turkey's parliament has voted to renew by another year a mandate allowing the military to conduct operations in Syria and Iraq.

  • Father of dead boys: 'All I want is to be with my children' story has photos
    Updated: Sep-03-15 3:12 pm

    ANKARA, Turkey - He is one among many, far too many. But the plight of one boy, washed up like a piece of debris on a Turkish beach, has focused the world's attention on a wave of war-and-deprivation-fueled migration unmatched since World War II.

  • US: Military, diplomatic families can leave Turkey base area 
    Updated: Sep-03-15 2:24 pm

    WASHINGTON - Hundreds of military and diplomatic family members near Incirlik air base in southern Turkey are being told they can leave the country, U.S. officials said Thursday, citing increased worries about violence in the region.

  • Q&A: Syria's civil war at the root of migrant crisis 
    Updated: Sep-03-15 1:36 pm

    BEIRUT - A 3-year-old boy washes ashore on a Turkish beach. Seventy-one migrants suffocate in a truck in Austria. Daily scenes of chaos unfolding in European cities as governments try to halt a human tide heading north. There seems to be no letup to the horrors triggered by Syria's civil war.

  • IMF: China, tumbling commodity prices threaten world economy 
    Updated: Sep-02-15 8:14 pm

    WASHINGTON - China's slowdown, volatile financial markets and tumbling raw-materials prices have raised the risks to economic growth around the world, the International Monetary Fund reported Wednesday.

  • 12 migrants drown off Turkish coast, 2 still missing 
    Updated: Sep-02-15 12:59 pm

    ANKARA, Turkey - At least 12 migrants, including five children, drowned off the Turkish coast Wednesday when two boats carrying them to the Greek island of Kos capsized, Turkish officials said. The tides washed up the body of one small boy on the beach, leaving witnesses in tears.

  • Afghan migrant hopes to complete father's flight from war 
    Updated: Sep-02-15 5:59 am

    MORIA, Greece - Three decades after his father fled war in Afghanistan to seek safety in Iran, Abdullah Bakhshi is now on the next leg of his family's long journey to a better life, and part of the largest tide of migrants since World War II.

  • Shots fired from Syria kill Turkish soldier 
    Updated: Sep-01-15 3:14 pm

    ANKARA, Turkey - The military says a Turkish soldier was killed from shots fired from Islamic State-controlled area across the border in Syria. A second soldier is reported missing.

  • A look at what migrants are carrying with them to Europe 
    Updated: Sep-01-15 1:53 pm

    ROSZKE, Hungary - To survive days on end of walking and improvised camping in harsh weather, they must concentrate on essentials: pain medicine, foot powder and first aid, food and personal hygiene items. The savviest have smartphones with backup battery power and SIM cards that work in the countries they're passing through. Otherwise, they can end up walking in circles without satellite navigation, particularly at night, when many travel to avoid police.

  • Police search premises of Turkish opposition business group 
    Updated: Sep-01-15 12:13 pm

    ANKARA, Turkey - Police on Tuesday searched the premises of a business and media group close to a U.S.-based moderate Islamic cleric whom the government accuses of trying to destabilize it and detained six company officials, state media reported.

  • UK police: Mother, 4 children detained in Turkey 
    Updated: Sep-01-15 12:02 pm

    LONDON - British police say a mother and her four young children from London who were believed to be on their way to Syria have been detained in Turkey.

  • Letter from Hungary: Migrants seek EU's field of dreams story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Aug-30-15 3:22 pm

    ROSZKE, Hungary - On the edge of a Hungarian cornfield, the beam from a car's headlights reflects in their eyes: Europe's newest residents catching their breaths, fresh from evading border police.

  • 5 killed, 24 injured in attacks in southeast Turkey 
    Updated: Aug-29-15 6:20 am

    ANKARA, Turkey - Officials and media reports say three attacks or clashes between Turkish security forces and Kurdish rebels have killed five people and injured 24 others in southeast Turkey.

  • AP National News Calendar 
    Updated: Aug-28-15 4:47 pm

    Eds: Major scheduled events for the week of August 30 - September 5. Note that many events are subject to change at the last minute.

  • Turkish President Erdogan approves interim government 
    Updated: Aug-28-15 3:19 pm

    ANKARA, Turkey - President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday approved an interim government that will lead Turkey into a new election in November, paving the way for two legislators from Turkey's pro-Kurdish party to take up ministerial posts for the first time.

  • Exhausted migrants scuffle at Greek-Macedonian border 
    Updated: Aug-28-15 12:30 pm

    IDOMENI, Greece - Scuffles and limited fights broke out Friday among more than 1,000 people at Greece's northern border with Macedonia as exhausted, thirsty migrants jostled to get into position to cross.

  • British journalists detained in Turkey 
    Updated: Aug-28-15 12:11 pm

    DIYARBAKIR, Turkey - Two British journalists were detained along with their fixer while reporting from the main city in Turkey's mostly Kurdish southeast, where renewed fighting between the security forces and Kurdish rebels has killed scores of people, officials and reports said Friday.

  • Blind replaces Van Persie with Robben as Netherlands captain story has photos
    Updated: Aug-28-15 11:38 am

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands - Arjen Robben replaced striker Robin van Persie as captain of the Netherlands on Friday in Danny Blind's first squad since taking over from Guus Hiddink as national coach.

  • The Latest: Red Crescent: At least 105 dead in sea off Libya story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Aug-28-15 8:47 am

    GENEVA - Here are the latest developments Friday regarding the tens of thousands of migrants trying to reach Europe.