Thai police arrest foreign man over Bangkok bombing

BANGKOK - Thai police said they arrested a foreigner on Saturday who matched the description of a man who left a bag at the site of a Bangkok blast that killed 20 people nearly two weeks ago. | Video

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Poll lead for Greece's Syriza narrows as Tsipras presses for new mandate

ATHENS - Former Greek premier Alexis Tsipras urged supporters on Saturday to give him a fresh mandate to complete the country's political transformation, as polls showed his leftist Syriza party's lead slipping ahead of elections next month.

World, Greece 1:44pm EDT

Egyptian court sentences three Al Jazeera journalists to prison

CAIRO - An Egyptian court sentenced three Al Jazeera TV journalists to three years in prison on Saturday for operating without a press license and broadcasting material harmful to Egypt, a case that has stirred an international outcry. | Video

World, Egypt 5:44pm EDT

Erika no longer a tropical storm, loses steam over Cuba

MIAMI - Erika, a tropical storm that killed 20 people on the Caribbean island of Dominica and at least one person in Haiti, fell apart on Saturday over eastern Cuba, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.

U.S., Environment, Cuba 2:03pm EDT

Refugee children, close to death, found in van in Austria

VIENNA - Three young children suffering from dehydration and close to death have been rescued from a van crammed with 26 refugees from Syria, Afghanistan and Bangladesh, Austrian police said on Saturday. | Video

World, Afghanistan, Syria 2:58pm EDT

Hollande, Merkel, Putin back bid for new Ukraine ceasefire

PARIS - The leaders of France, Germany and Russia backed a new ceasefire in eastern Ukraine in a three-way phone call on Saturday, but offered contrasting views of why February's peace deal is in trouble.

Russia, World, France, Germany 12:00pm EDT

Man arrested in killing of Houston deputy, faces capital murder charge

- Sheriff's deputies have arrested a man who will be charged with capital murder for Friday night's shooting death of a deputy at a Houston gas station, Harris County Sheriff Ron Hickman told reporters at a news conference on Saturday. | Video


Greek opinion polls show Syriza leads but by narrow margin

ATHENS - Former Greek premier Alexis Tsipras's leftwing Syriza party is leading the conservative opposition by a narrow margin ahead of next month's snap election, two surveys showed on Saturday, suggesting momentum may be shifting towards the opposition.