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Thai police say suspect in Bangkok bombing arrested

BANGKOK - Police hunting for the perpetrators of Thailand's deadliest bombing arrested a suspect on Saturday they said fit the description of a man identified on security cameras as leaving a rucksack at the site of the Aug. 17 blast in Bangkok.

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Libyan drownings, truck of corpses drive up migrant toll

EISENSTADT, Austria/TRIPOLI - Austria said on Friday 71 refugees, including a baby girl, were found dead in an abandoned freezer truck, while Libya recovered the bodies of 105 migrants washed ashore after their overcrowded boat sank on its way to Europe. Almost 100 more were missing and feared dead. | Video

Libya 28 Aug 2015

Greece's Syriza to win election but face setback, polls show

ATHENS - Former Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' leftist Syriza will emerge as the biggest party in next month's election but without the majority it was hoping for, the first opinion polls since he resigned last week showed on Friday.

Greece 28 Aug 2015

U.N.'s Ban defends China parade trip after Japanese concern: Xinhua

BEIJING - Chinese state news agency Xinhua said on Saturday U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has defended his trip to Beijing next week to watch a military parade marking the end of World War Two following concern from Japan.

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Pensioner killed in Venezuela supermarket melee, opposition says

CARACAS - An 80-year-old Venezuelan woman died, possibly from trampling, in a scrum outside a state supermarket selling subsidized goods, the opposition and media said on Friday.

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Venezuela's Maduro to visit China, Vietnam for finance deals

CARACAS - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday said he will visit China and Vietnam to sign economic and financing deals, as the OPEC nation struggles to make ends meet at a time of low oil prices.

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