Declaring 'new beginning,' EU and Turkey seal migrant deal

BRUSSELS Turkey promised to help stem the flow of migrants to Europe in return for cash, visas and renewed talks on joining the EU in a deal struck on Sunday that the Turkish prime minister called a "new beginning" for the uneasy neighbors.

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Clinton will unveil $275 billion infrastructure plan to create jobs

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Negotiators grab head start on monumental climate challenge

PARIS Senior negotiators from almost 200 nations on Sunday began thrashing out a new global deal to curb climate change as the president of China, the world's biggest polluter, landed in Paris.

Republican Christie, seen as alternative to Trump, wins coveted endorsement

WASHINGTON The publisher of an influential newspaper in the early voting state of New Hampshire said on Sunday the paper had endorsed Republican Chris Christie in the U.S. presidential contest because of his experience and potential to take on rival Donald Trump.

Turkey recovers body of pilot from downed Russian jet

ANKARA/MOSCOW Turkey recovered the body of a Russian pilot from northern Syria and presented it to Russian diplomats on Sunday, five days after shooting down his warplane in an incident that wrecked relations between two of the main powers involved in Syria's war.

Mourners at funeral of Kurdish lawyer cast doubt over justice

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey Mourners at the funeral on Sunday of Tahir Elci, a Kurdish lawyer and human rights activist gunned down a day earlier in Turkey's volatile southeast, said they were skeptical that those responsible for his killing would be brought to justice.

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Syria's Assad says his enemies increasing support for insurgents

BEIRUT/AMMAN Syrian President Bashar al Assad told a senior Iranian official on Sunday that his adversaries had increased weapon supplies and financial support to insurgents since the start of a major offensive aided by his allies to regain lost territory.