KOBANI, Syria/ROSZKE, Hungary - - A Syrian father on Friday buried his wife and two little boys, drowned as they tried to flee to Europe, while hundreds of migrants fled from a detention camp and escaped a train stranded under police siege in Hungary. | Video
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BEIRUT - A car bomb blast killed a Druze leader and at least three other people in southern Syria on Friday, a monitor said.
GENEVA - Talks aimed at uniting Libya's two warring governments are entering the final stretch and there is hope of signing a deal on Sept. 20, the U.N. Special Representative for Libya Bernardino Leon said on Friday.
NEW YORK - Two Pakistani nationals were extradited to the United States to face criminal charges that they conspired to aid a Colombian group that the U.S. government has designated as a foreign terrorist organization, federal prosecutors announced on Friday.
ATHENS - Former Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras's leftist Syriza party is running neck-and-neck with its main conservative rival, New Democracy, ahead of national elections on Sept. 20, according to three polls published on Friday.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When 16-year-old Alem fled his home country, Eritrea, in February of this year he never imagined he would be heading for a new life in Britain.