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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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Thai police issue two new arrest warrants after raid finds bomb-making materials

BANGKOK - Thai police probing a deadly bombing two weeks ago issued arrest warrants on Monday for two new suspects after a raid on a suburban apartment block uncovered possible bomb-making materials, a spokesman said.

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Cambodia says no plan to take more refugees from Australian detention camp

PHNOM PENH/SYDNEY - Cambodia said on Monday it did not intend to accept any more refugees from a South Pacific detention center under an agreement with Australia, dealing a blow to the controversial resettlement scheme criticized by rights groups.

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Egypt sets Oct election date, after three years without parliament

CAIRO - Egypt will hold a long-awaited parliamentary election, starting on Oct. 18-19, the election commission said on Sunday, the final step in a process to bring back democracy that critics say has been tainted by widespread repression. | Video

Egypt 30 Aug 2015

Saudi-led coalition air strike kills 36 Yemeni civilians: residents

SANAA - An air strike by warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition, which said it targeted a bomb-making factory, killed 36 civilians working at a bottling plant in the northern Yemeni province of Hajjah on Sunday, residents said.

Yemen 30 Aug 2015

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

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