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THESSALONIKI, Greece | 11 killed in crash of car carrying migrants in Greece

THESSALONIKI, Greece — A car carrying migrants collided with a truck in northern Greece on Saturday, killing 11 people, police said. Ten of the victims were believed to be migrants who crossed into the Greece from Turkey. The 11th person was the driver and a suspected migrant smuggler, police said. Police said the car in … Continue reading THESSALONIKI, Greece | 11 killed in crash of car carrying migrants in Greece

THESSALONIKI, Greece | 11 suspected migrants killed in Greece car crash

THESSALONIKI, Greece — Greek police say they have recovered the bodies of 11 people believed to be migrants who recently crossed from Turkey, after the car they were travelling in crashed in northern Greece. Police said the crash occurred just after 5 a.m. (0200 GMT) Saturday near the town of Kavala. The car, which had … Continue reading THESSALONIKI, Greece | 11 suspected migrants killed in Greece car crash

BRUSSELS | WFP chief says agency preparing for wave of Idlib refugees

BRUSSELS— The U.N.’s World Food Program is preparing for a vast new wave of refugees likely to flee to Turkey if a looming conflict breaks out in Syria’s flashpoint Idlib region, WFP Executive Director David Beasley said Friday. Beasley told The Associated Press that the agency is “pre-positioning rations for short term, middle range, along … Continue reading BRUSSELS | WFP chief says agency preparing for wave of Idlib refugees

BEIRUT | The Latest: Death toll from Syria blast climbs to 36

BEIRUT  — The Latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Syrian opposition activists say a mysterious blast in the country’s north has killed at least 36 people, including children. The opposition-run Syrian Civil Defense, first responders also known as the White Helmets, said Sunday’s blast occurred in the village of Sarmada near … Continue reading BEIRUT | The Latest: Death toll from Syria blast climbs to 36

BEIRUT | Blast in northern Syria kills at least 36; cause unclear

BEIRUT  — An explosion in northern Syria killed at least 36 people Sunday and wounded many others, but the cause of the blast wasn’t immediately known, opposition activists said. The opposition-run Syrian Civil Defense, first responders also known as the White Helmets, said the blast occurred in the village of Sarmada near the Turkish border, … Continue reading BEIRUT | Blast in northern Syria kills at least 36; cause unclear

BEIRUT | Blast in northern Syria kills at least 18; cause unclear

BEIRUT  — Syrian opposition activists say an explosion in the country’s north has killed at least 18 people and wounded many others. The cause of the blast wasn’t immediately known. The opposition-run Syrian Civil Defense, also known as White Helmets, says the blast occurred Sunday in the village of Sarmada near the Turkish border and … Continue reading BEIRUT | Blast in northern Syria kills at least 18; cause unclear