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Hungary police force migrants from train tracks; dead boy's image shocks Europe

BICSKE, Hungary/MUGLA, Turkey - Migrants forced from a train in Hungary scuffled with helmeted riot police and some clung to railway tracks on Thursday, as politicians across Europe struggled to respond to public opinion appalled by images of a drowned 3-year-old boy. | Video

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U.S. to offer families option of leaving Turkey base, consulate

WASHINGTON - The United States will give families of American personnel at a military base and consulate in Turkey the option of relocating now that the base has become central to the air campaign against Islamic State militants, officials said on Thursday.

Turkey 1:29pm EDT

At least 14 killed as boat overloaded with migrants capsizes off Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR - An overloaded wooden boat believed to be carrying dozens of Indonesian illegal immigrants sank off the coast of Malaysia on Thursday, killing at least 14 people, among them 13 women, maritime officials said.

China holds massive military parade, to cut troop levels by 300,000

BEIJING - President Xi Jinping announced on Thursday he would cut troop levels by 300,000 as China held its biggest display of military might in a parade to commemorate victory over Japan in World War Two, an event shunned by most Western leaders. | Video

China, Japan 6:41am EDT

U.S., allies conduct 23 air strikes against Islamic State: U.S. military

WASHINGTON - The United States and its allies conducted 23 air strikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria on Wednesday, the U.S. military said in a statement on Thursday.

1:57pm EDT

Immigration into Germany in 2014 at highest level for two decades

BERLIN - Net immigration into Germany last year hit its highest level since 1992 and the number of people claiming asylum benefits jumped by 61 percent, the Statistics Office said on Thursday, with expectations that figure will rise this year to 800,000.

Germany, Migrant Crisis 12:54pm EDT

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