GENEVA/BUDAPEST - The United Nations' refugee chief called on Friday for Europe to mobilize its "full force" in tackling its migrant crisis, just as Hungary's right-wing leader told Europeans they risk becoming a minority on their own continent. | Video
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BAGHDAD - Iraqi security forces raided the Baghdad headquarters of a powerful Iranian-backed Shi'ite militia overnight, security sources and officials said on Friday, following suspicions that Turkish hostages were being held in the area.
DAMASCUS - Islamic State has blown up three ancient tower tombs in the city of Palmyra, Syria's antiquities chief said on Friday, continuing the destruction of a World Heritage site that UNESCO has condemned as a war crime.
DUBAI/SANAA - Twenty-two soldiers from the United Arab Emirates were killed in Yemen while taking part in a Saudi-led campaign against the Houthis, UAE state news agency WAM said on Friday.
ATHENS - Former Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras's leftist Syriza party said on Thursday it remained confident of winning an outright victory in a Sept. 20 election despite an opinion poll that showed its main conservative rival edging ahead.
MADRID - The prime ministers of Britain and Spain made a joint call on Friday for structural reforms in the European Union to make it more competitive and boost growth, employment and innovation.