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Europe's migrant crisis brings new death by land and sea

VIENNA -- Death and desperation mounted in Europe's migrant crisis Friday as Austrian police said 71 people appeared to have suffocated in the back of an abandoned truck, while an estimated 200 people were feared drowned off Libya when two overloaded boats capsized.

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Talks between the rival Koreas stretch into a third day

PYONGYANG, North Korea -- Marathon negotiations by senior officials from the Koreas stretched into a third day on Monday as the rivals tried to pull back from the brink. South Korea's military, meanwhile, said that unusual North Korean troop and submarine movement indicated continued battle preparation.

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Tragedy averted by train passengers who disarmed gunman

PARIS -- A series of heroic actions by passengers thwarted an attack by a man with ties to radical Islam who boarded a high-speed train from Amsterdam to Paris armed with a Kalashnikov, a pistol and a box cutter, officials said Saturday as more details emerged about the dramatic incident that ended with three people injured but no one killed.

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Rival Koreas' high-level meeting adjourned

PYONGYANG, North Korea -- The first high-level talks in nearly a year between South Korea and North Korea were adjourned after stretching into the early hours of Sunday, as the rivals looked to defuse mounting tensions that have pushed them to the brink of a possible military confrontation.

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Afghan car bombing kills at least 12, including 3 Americans

KABUL, Afghanistan -- A suicide car bomber attacked a NATO convoy traveling through a crowded neighborhood in Afghanistan's capital Saturday, killing at least 12 people, including three American civilian contractors for the international military force, authorities said.

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