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Ruins are seen at al-Qaryatain city in the central city of Homs, Syria on Monday.  (AP Photo)

Syrian cease-fire strained by new clashes ahead of talks

BEIRUT — Government forces and rebels clashed Sunday across northern and western…

 

European Council President Donald Tusk addresses the media as he arrives for an emergency EU heads of state summit on migration at the EU Council building in Brussels, Wednesday. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

Deeply-divided EU holds emergency summit on migrant crisis

BRUSSELS — The migrant crisis overwhelming the European Union tugged at the…

 

AP Photo/Matt RourkeAccompanied by his wife Brigitte

Defrocked Pennsylvania pastor 'in shock,' will appeal

A United Methodist Church pastor defrocked for officiating the gay wedding of…

 

Turkey votes against UN sanctions against Iran

The Wall Street Journal reports: Iran said it would end diplomatic efforts…