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Migrants shut Eurostar trains to UK, chaos at station in Hungary

CALAIS, France/BUDAPEST - Hundreds of migrants poured overnight onto the high-speed railway linking Paris with London near the French port of Calais, stranding thousands of passengers in darkness for hours aboard Eurostar trains. | Video

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Former ICC chief prosecutor pushes for Yazidi genocide case

ERBIL, Iraq - The former chief prosecutor for the International Criminal Court (ICC) is pushing for a case to be opened into the "ongoing genocide" against Iraq's Yazidi community at the hands of Islamic State militants.

10:55am EDT

Russia says will respond in kind to new U.S. sanctions over Ukraine

MOSCOW - Moscow said on Wednesday it would react in kind to United States' widening of sanctions imposed on Russia over the crisis in Ukraine, criticizing the move as straining relations and posing risks for international stability.

Russia 9:13am EDT

Sixty-one infants die at Indian hospital in just two weeks

CUTTACK, India - Sixty-one infants have died at an Indian children's hospital in just two weeks, sparking protests and forcing the state government to launch an investigation.

Health 9:16am EDT

Suspected Boko Haram gunmen on horseback kill at least 24 in northern Nigeria

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria - Suspected Boko Haram gunmen on horseback killed at least 24 people in two separate attacks on villages in northeast Nigeria, military and vigilante sources said on Wednesday.

Africa 9:54am EDT

Turkish jets target PKK, state media says 20 militants killed

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey - Turkish warplanes bombed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) positions in southeast Turkey on Wednesday after one soldier was killed in the area, the army said, and state media reported 20 militants were killed in the air strikes.

Turkey 8:54am EDT

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