Migrant crisis forces EU to seek answers

BRUSSELS - European Union ministers were summoned to meet in two weeks' time to seek urgent solutions to a migration crisis unprecedented in the bloc's history, as the mounting death toll on land and sea forced governments to respond.

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English union with Scotland in 'mortal danger', says ex-PM Brown 30 Aug 2015

LONDON - British Prime Minister David Cameron has put the future of the centuries-old union between England and Scotland in mortal danger by stoking English nationalism, former premier Gordon Brown said on Sunday.

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Insight - Clan warfare trumps diplomacy in Mali's fragile north

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GAO - The United Nations has deployed 10,000 peacekeepers and poured more than $1 billion (£650 million) into Mali but its efforts to end a three-year conflict are threatened by the reemergence of a centuries-old rivalry between Tuareg clans.

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Greek leftists say they would apply bailout but fight to ease pain

30 Aug 2015

ATHENS - The leftist Syriza party of former Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will challenge Greece's creditors on unresolved aspects of the nation's bailout but implement unpopular reforms it has already agreed, it said on Sunday.

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Egypt sets October election date, after three years without parliament

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CAIRO - Egypt will hold a long-awaited parliamentary election, starting on Oct. 18-19, the election commission said on Sunday, the final step in a process to bring back democracy that critics say has been tainted by widespread repression. | Video

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Irish government says Sinn Fein must help ensure IRA put 'out of business'

30 Aug 2015

DUBLIN - The Irish government has called on Sinn Fein to help ensure the Irish Republican Army is put "firmly out of business" after police in Northern Ireland said the party's former military wing might have been involved in a recent murder.

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Putin pumps iron to show Russians his healthy, wholesome side

30 Aug 2015

MOSCOW - The Kremlin has released pictures of Russian President Vladimir Putin working out at the gym with Prime Minister Dmitrty Medvedev, images apparently aimed at shoring up Putin's rugged, masculine image as his popularity dips.


Mourners gather to remember slain journalists

Family, friends, and coworkers of Alison Parker and Adam Ward gather to honor the slain Virginia journalists. Rough cut (No reporter narration).

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