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EU leaders call for emergency talks after 700 migrants drown off Libya

EU leaders call for emergency talks after 700 migrants drown off Libya

As many as 700 migrants were feared dead on Sunday after their boat capsized in the Mediterranean, raising pressure on Europe to face down anti-immigrant bias and find money for support as turmoil in Libya and the Middle East worsens the crisis.  ...

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EU leaders call for emergency talks after 700 migrants drown off Libya Islamic State behead 30 Ethiopian Christians in Libya 700 feared dead as migrant boat capsizes off Libya Clashes between Yemen rebels, president allies kill 21 Former president defiant as humanitarian toll mounts in Yemen war UN chief calls for immediate ceasefire in Yemen

Middle East

Clashes between Yemen rebels, president allies kill 21 Egypt court sentences 11 to death over 2012 football riot Saddam Hussein aide Ezzat al-Douri killed in Iraq Former president defiant as humanitarian toll mounts in Yemen war UN chief calls for immediate ceasefire in Yemen Car bomb explodes outside US Consulate in Iraq

Europe

EU leaders call for emergency talks after 700 migrants drown off Libya Finnish PM Alexander Stubb concedes election defeat 700 feared dead as migrant boat capsizes off Libya Over 11,000 migrants land in Italy in six days Migrants 'throw' fellow passengers overboard in religion row EU files antitrust charges against Google over search services

Asia - Pacific

Australia arrests 5 teens for alleged terror plot Grief and anger as South Korea marks ferry disaster anniversary South Korea, Japan hold first high-level security talks for 5 years Nearly 150 dolphins feared dead in Japan despite rescue bid Indonesia rejects Australia death row appeal World's oldest person dies at 117

US & Canada

EU files antitrust charges against Google over search services Obama removes Cuba from state sponsor of terror list Hillary Clinton announces 2016 presidential bid

Latin America & Caribbean

8 people killed at Brazilian soccer team's fan club Two suspected FARC fighters killed in Colombia Obama removes Cuba from state sponsor of terror list

South Asia

Pakistani man sets wife on fire for leaving house without permission Afghanistan suicide blast kills 33, injures more than 100 India's die-hard Hindus push to ban beef in blow to poor

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Pakistani man sets wife on fire for leaving house without permission

A Pakistani man and his father have been arrested in the country's latest so-called "honour killing" after they set the son's wife alight for leaving the house without asking his permission, police said Sunday. 700 feared dead as migrant boat capsizes off Libya Two suspected FARC fighters killed in Colombia Messi scores 400th goal for Barcelona in 2-0 win vs Valencia Clashes between Yemen rebels, president allies kill 21 Egypt court sentences 11 to death over 2012 football riot

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Obama and Castro in historic US-Cuba meeting

U.S. President Barack Obama met Cuban President Raul Castro on Saturday in the highest-level talks between the two countries in nearly 60 years, and t ...

Cyclone Pam hits Vanuatu

One of the Pacific Ocean's most powerful ever storms devastated the island nation of Vanuatu on Saturday, tearing off roofs, uprooting trees and killi ...

U.S. Ambassador to South Korea attacked in Seoul

U.S. ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert was slashed in the face by a Korean nationalist but was not seriously hurt during an attack at a breakfast ...

Barack Obama delivers State of the Union address to American people

US President Barack Obama delivered his 2015 State of the Union Address to Congress Tuesday laying out a new vision for what his administration terms ...

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Blackwater Employees to Prison Today, Their Boss Honored Guest at UVA Wednesday

Blackwater guards are in one incident at least finally being sentenced to prison for murder today. But their boss will be speaking  ...

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