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Yemen’s conflict fuels calls for southern independence

In this Saturday, March 21, 2015 photo, a man spends time by himself at the fishing harbor of the Arabian Sea in Aden, Yemen. Calls among southern Yemenis to break away once more are accelerating as the country collapses into conflict. Shiite rebels known as Houthis have taken...

Migrants’ newest route to Europe means an epic Balkans trek

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Migrants from Africa, Asia and the Middle East take many routes to cross illegally into the European Union, and all are fraught with likely disappointment and occasional danger. The newest path, through the EU’s Balkans back door, comes...

For African migrants, trek to Europe brings risk, heartbreak

VELES, Macedonia (AP) — This is the moment when Sandrine Koffi’s dream of a new life in Europe ended — and her nightmare of an infant lost in the Macedonian night began. As club-wielding police closed in, the 31-year-old from Ivory Coast couldn’t keep...
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US, UN press Europe to make strong return to peacekeeping

FILE – In this Jan. 14, 2009 file photo, Spanish U.N peacekeepers patrol the area where a rocket fell short in Lebanon several kilometers north of the Israeli border, near the village of el-Meri, southern Lebanon. Russia’s aggressiveness in the east. The Islamic State...
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US denies young Mexican visa for transplant treatment in US

In this May 2, 2014 photo, Jose Chua Lopez, left, holds hands with his mother, Myra Lopez Martinez, during a news conference in Hermosillo, Mexico. Family and friends raised thousands of dollars to send Jose Chua Lopez to the prestigious Mayo Clinic for an urgently needed heart...

Young Mexican in need of transplant denied visa by the US

HERMOSILLO, Mexico (AP) — A family in northern Mexico says their son who needs a heart and liver transplant has been denied a U.S. visa to go to the Mayo Clinic for treatment. Myra Lopez Martinez says her son, 20-year-old Jose Chua Lopez, was born with a heart defect and...
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Terror convict: My mother and the FBI violated my rights

This undated handout image provide by the US Court for the Easter District of Virginia shows Zachary Chesser. When Chesser tried to travel to Somalia to join the terror group al-Shabab, he took his infant son with him, hoping that flying with a baby would make him look less...
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France gets audio from jet’s black box, hunts for 2nd one

This photo provided by the Gendarmerie Nationale shows rescue workers investigating on the crash site near Seyne-les-Alpes, French Alps, Wednesday, March 25, 2015. French investigators cracked open the badly damaged black box of the Germanwings plane on Wednesday and sealed off...
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Minute by minute, the demise of doomed German flight

A Germanwings plane takes off at the airport in Duesseldorf, Wednesday March 25, 2015. the day after a Germanwings aircraft crashed in France on the way from Barcelona, Spain, to Duesseldorf, Germany, killing 150 people. (AP Photo Frank Augstein) A Germanwings plane takes off at...
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Details of victims in the crash of Germanwings Flight 9525

This is an undated image of Paul Andrew Bramley who died in the Germanwings plane crash provided by his family Wednesday March 25, 2015. Bramley who originally came from Hull in England died on Germanwings flight 4U9525 which crashed in the southern French Alps on Tuesday. (AP...