Migrants stream into Austria

HEGYESHALOM, HUNGARY - Hundreds of exhausted migrants streamed into Austria, reaching the border on buses provided by an overwhelmed Hungarian government that gave up trying to hold back crowds that had set out on foot for western Europe.

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Saudi Arabia satisfied with Obama's assurances on Iran deal 12:19am BST

WASHINGTON - Saudi Arabia is satisfied with assurances from U.S. President Barack Obama about the Iran nuclear deal and believes the agreement will contribute to security and stability in the Middle East, a senior Saudi official said on Friday.

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Ahead of Greek election, Syriza's 'lost generation' deserts Tsipras

04 Sep 2015

ATHENS - So divided has Syriza's youth wing become over the direction of Greece's leftist party, that when its council planned to convene at the end of August, the meeting was abandoned. Too many of its 71 members were on the point of quitting.

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After Iran deal, EU bids to restart Israel-Palestinian talks

04 Sep 2015

LUXEMBOURG - Arab countries will join the Middle East Quartet in New York at the end of September to seek ways to revive peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians, the EU's top diplomat said on Friday, part of a new European diplomatic initiative.

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From Vietnam War to a Turkish beach, the shock of the photo endures

04 Sep 2015

LONDON, Sept4 - In an age of 24-hour news in which people are exposed to more footage from world trouble spots than ever before, the image of one dead Syrian toddler washed up on a Turkish beach demonstrates the enduring power of the still news photograph.

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Global stocks end week lower after U.S. jobs data leaves Fed move unclear

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NEW YORK - Stocks on major markets fell on Friday, closing out another tough week for equity markets, after the monthly U.S. employment report failed to provide a clear signal on the likelihood of the first Federal Reserve interest rate rise for nearly a decade later this month.

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U.S. labour market shows some muscle despite slower job growth

04 Sep 2015

WASHINGTON - U.S. job growth slowed in August, but the unemployment rate dropped to a near 7-1/2-year low and wages accelerated, keeping alive prospects of a Federal Reserve interest rate hike later this month. | Video

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'Airbnb'-style housing for Europe migrants

"Refugees Welcome" pairs migrants in need of housing with Berliners who have rooms available, in a form of subsidized housing that is proving to be a charitable 'win-win'. Gavino Garay reports.

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