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Syrian refugees in Turkey reach 150,000
Syrian Kurdish forces fighting the Islamic State group near the border with Turkey on Tuesday welcomed airstrikes carried out by the United States and five Arab countries against the militants, while more refugees poured into Turkey from Syria to escape the fierce fighting in the region.
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Spain scraps plans for tough abortion reform
Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy says the government is scrapping plans to restrict the availability of abortion because there was no consensus on change.
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Albania destroys marijuana worth $8.2 billion
Albania's Interior Ministry says the country's authorities have destroyed marijuana of an estimated market value of 6.4 billion euro ($8.2 billion) this year — more than 60 percent of the country's annual GDP.
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Man bitten by Ebola patient flown to Switzerland
Swiss authorities say a male nurse who was bitten by an Ebola patient while working in West Africa has been flown to Switzerland as a precaution.
Has Sierra Leone shutdown slowed Ebola's spread?
Life is returning to normal in the capital of Sierra Leone after an unprecedented three-day lockdown during which officials said more 1 million households were checked for Ebola patients and given information on the deadly disease.
Death toll rises in Nigeria building collapse
South Africa says a total of 115 people, including 84 South Africans, died in the Sept. 12 collapse of a building at a church complex in Nigeria.
Gang robs security guard outside Berlin Apple shop
Police are hunting for a gang that robbed a security guard as he was picking up cash from Germany's biggest Apple's store.
Scotland's leader: Voters 'tricked' in referendum
Scotland's independence leader has accused Britain's politicians of reneging on their promises to give more powers to Scots, as the main political parties bickered over how to take political reform forward.
Official says Syrian refugee flood into Turkey hits 100,000 as Islamic State group advances
The head of Turkey's disaster management agency says the number of refugees seeking shelter in Turkey from the Islamic State group's advance across northern Syria has hit 100,000.
Sierra Leone reaches final day of Ebola lockdown
Volunteers going door to door during a three-day lockdown intended to combat Ebola in Sierra Leone say some residents are growing increasingly frustrated and complaining about food shortages.
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