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About 60,000 Syrian Kurds flee to Turkey from Islamic State advance

SURUC Turkey - About 60,000 Syrian Kurds fled into Turkey in the space of 24 hours, a deputy prime minister said on Saturday, as Islamic State militants seized dozens of villages close to the border. | Video

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Sierra Leone burial team attacked despite lockdown

FREETOWN - A team burying Ebola victims was attacked in Sierra Leone's capital on Saturday, a member of parliament said, as a small group defied a three-day lockdown aimed at halting the worst outbreak of the disease on record. | Video

Health, United Nations 20 Sep 2014

Afghanistan's presidential rivals sign pact for power-sharing government

KABUL - Afghanistan's rival presidential candidates signed a deal to share power in a unity government on Sunday, capping months of turmoil over a disputed election that destabilized the nation at a crucial time as foreign troops prepare to leave.

Afghanistan 4:06am EDT

New Zealand PM storms to third term but faces slowing growth ahead

WELLINGTON - Prime Minister John Key secured New Zealand's first majority government in almost 20 years on a promise to maintain a strong economy, but slowing growth in China may challenge his outlook and also threaten fiscal discipline.

China 2:37am EDT

Fiji coup leader Bainimarama claims election victory

PERTH Australia - Voreqe Bainimarama, the former naval officer who has twice seized power in Fiji via military coups, on Sunday claimed victory in the Pacific island nation’s first election following eight years of military rule.

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U.S. to deliver 10 Apache helicopters to Egypt - Pentagon

WASHINGTON - U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel spoke with Egyptian Defense Minister Colonel General Sedki Sobhy on Saturday to confirm the United States plans to deliver 10 Apache helicopters to Egypt to support Cairo's counter-terrorism efforts, the Pentagon said.

Egypt 20 Sep 2014

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