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Unprecedented migrant crisis forces EU to seek answers

BRUSSELS - European Union ministers were summoned on Sunday to meet in two weeks' time to seek urgent solutions to a migration crisis unprecedented in the bloc's history, as the mounting death toll on land and sea forced governments to respond. | Video

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Clan warfare trumps diplomacy in Mali's fragile north

GAO - The United Nations has deployed 10,000 peacekeepers and poured more than $1 billion into Mali but its efforts to end a three-year conflict are threatened by the reemergence of a centuries-old rivalry between Tuareg clans.

United Nations, Africa, Mali 30 Aug 2015

Malaysia's Mahathir calls for 'people power' movement to topple PM

KUALA LUMPUR - Former Malaysian leader Mahathir Mohamad, joining anti-government protesters for a second day on Sunday, called for a "people's power" movement to topple Prime Minister Najib Razak over a financial scandal. | Video

30 Aug 2015

Philippine Christian group ends protest blocking Manila highway

MANILA - An influential Christian group in the Philippines ended a protest on Monday over the prosecution of its leaders, calling off a blockade by 20,000 members of a main road in the capital after talks with the government.

30 Aug 2015

U.S., allies conduct 20 air strikes against Islamic State: U.S. military

WASHINGTON - The United States and its allies conducted 20 air strikes against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria on Saturday, the Combined Joint Task Force said in a statement on Sunday.

30 Aug 2015

'The Storm Makers' puts Cambodia's sex-trafficking under spotlight

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Cambodians say that when human traffickers arrive in a village, they bring a storm and tears with them, an experience that Aya, sold into slavery when she was 16, will never forget.

30 Aug 2015

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