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Austria, Libya count dead as number of migrants crossing Mediterranean soars

EISENSTADT, Austria/TRIPOLI - Austria said on Friday 71 refugees including a baby girl were found dead in an abandoned freezer truck, while Libya recovered the bodies of 82 migrants washed ashore after their overcrowded boat sank on its way to Europe and scores more were feared dead. | Video

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Weekend of protests set to pile more pressure on Malaysia's PM

KUALA LUMPUR - Thousands of protesters are expected to march through Malaysia's capital on Saturday to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Najib Razak, who has weathered public outrage over a multi-million-dollar payment made to a bank account under his name.

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U.N. plans new Libya talks next week in Geneva

SKHIRAT, Morocco - The United Nations plans a new round of talks between Libya's warring factions next week in Geneva in an effort to form a unity government and end the country's crisis, a UN spokesman said on Friday.

United Nations, Libya 11:04am EDT

Evacuation of wounded in Syrian areas delayed: sources

BEIRUT - An evacuation of wounded people from three areas in Syria failed to go ahead as planned on Friday but talks continued between the warring parties, sources on both sides of the negotiations said.

Syria 12:30pm EDT

Two British journalists detained in southeast Turkey

DIYARBAKIR - Turkish anti-terrorist police have detained two British journalists from Vice News for reporting from the predominantly Kurdish southeast without government accreditation, security sources said on Friday.

11:05am EDT

Europe questions border rules after train attack, migrant moves

BRUSSELS - Concerned about security threats and illegal migration, some European governments are considering amending the Schengen border code, which eliminated systematic frontier controls across much of Europe.

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