• Drowned Syrian boys’ aunt fights to bring family to Canada

    COQUITLAM, British Columbia (AP) — The aunt of a drowned Syrian boy whose death has sparked global outrage about the plight of refugees in Europe says she still hopes to bring the rest of her family to Canada.

  • Relatives of 3-year-old Syrian Kurdish boy Aylan Kurdi carry his body, center, during his funeral procession with his mother Rehan, and his older brother Galib, in Kobani, Syria, Friday, Sept. 4, 2015. The Syrian man who survived a capsizing during a desperate voyage from Turkey to Greece buried his wife and two sons on Friday in their hometown of Kobani, returning them to the conflict-torn Syrian Kurdish region they had fled. Aylan's body was discovered on a Turkish beach in sneakers, blue shorts and a red shirt on Wednesday after the small rubber boat he and his family were in capsized. They were among 12 migrants who drowned off the Turkish coast of Bodrum that day. (Sipan Ibrahim via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    UN agency forced to cut food aid to 229,000 Syrian refugees

    AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — The cash-strapped World Food Program has had to drop one-third of Syrian refugees from its food voucher program in Middle Eastern host countries this year, including 229,000 in Jordan who stopped receiving food aid in September, a spokeswoman said Friday.

  • In this Friday, May 7, 1999 file photo, an ethnic Albanian mother and child bound for Canada leave for the airport from the Stenkovec refugee camp outside Skopje, Macedonia. They are among hundreds of thousands of refugees who fled Serbian forces in Kosovo in the previous month. Canada airlifted more than 5,000 people from Kosovo in the late 1990s. Canada has long prided itself for opening its doors wider than any nation to asylum seekers, but the number it welcomes has waned since the Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper took power almost 10 years ago. (AP Photo/John McConnico)

    Canada less welcoming to refugees under Harper’s leadership

    TORONTO (AP) — Canada has long prided itself for opening its doors wider than any nation to asylum seekers, but the number it welcomes has waned since Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper took power almost 10 years ago.

  • 22 Emirati troops in Saudi-led coalition killed in Yemen

    SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Twenty-two members of the United Arab Emirates’ military were killed while taking part in Saudi-led operations in Yemen against Shiite rebels known as Houthis, the official news agency WAM said Friday, the largest single loss for the Gulf nation’s military to date in the war.

  • People walk in a long track on the highway near Budapest, Hungary, Friday, Sept. 4, 2015. Over 150,000 people seeking to enter Europe have reached Hungary this year, most coming through the southern border with Serbia, and many apply for asylum but quickly try to leave for richer EU countries. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

    The Latest: Migrant collapses, dies as he flees Bicske train

    BICSKE, Hungary (AP) — The latest news as tens of thousands of migrants pour into countries across Europe. All times local (CET):

    Updated: 11:30 pm

  • In this image made from video, Abdullah Kurdi, foreground, the Syrian man who survived a capsizing during a desperate voyage from Turkey to Greece, speaks to reporters from a graveyard after burying his wife and two sons in their hometown of Kobani, the Syrian Kurdish region they fled, on Friday, Sept. 4, 2015. The haunting image of the man's 3-year-old son, Aylan Kurdi, washed up on Turkish beach focused the world's attention on the wave of migration fueled by war and deprivation. Aylan drowned along with his 5-year-old brother Galip and his mother, Rehan while trying to reach the island of Kos. (AP Photo via AP video)

    Bodies of drowned Syrian boys returned home for burial

    KUCUK KENDIRLI, Turkey (AP) — A Syrian woman and her two young sons who drowned on a desperate voyage from Turkey to Greece were buried Friday in their hometown of Kobani, returning to the conflict-torn Syrian Kurdish region they had fled.

  • People walk in a long line out of Budapest, Hungary, Friday, Sept. 4, 2015. Over 150,000 people seeking to enter Europe have reached Hungary this year, most coming through the southern border with Serbia, and many apply for asylum but quickly try to leave for richer EU countries. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

    Refugees on train, police in 2nd day of standoff in Hungary

    BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — After misery, delivery.

    Updated: 11:09 pm

  • The man who was arrested at an apartment on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, and found with evidence police said included bomb making equipment and stacks of passports is seated after being brought to police headquarters in Bangkok, Thailand, Friday, Sept. 4, 2015, after being in military custody. The Aug. 17 blast at the shrine popular among locals and tourists alike left 20 people dead and more than 120 injured in one of the most devastating acts of violence that the Thai capital had seen in decades.  (AP Photo/Wason Wanichakorn)

    Thais unveil restored statue at bomb site to boost morale

    BANGKOK (AP) — A foreign suspect arrested at the border near Cambodia is unlikely to be the yellow-shirted man seen in security videos and suspected of planting a deadly bomb at a Bangkok shrine, but is definitely a conspirator, police said Friday.

  • Thursday, September 3, 2015

    Austria says it and Germany will take refugees from Hungary; migrants board buses after march

    Updated: 9:00 pm

  • A migrant is detained  in Bicske, Hungary, Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015. Over 150,000 migrants have reached Hungary this year, most coming through the southern border with Serbia. Many apply for asylum but quickly try to leave for richer EU countries. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

    The Latest: Canada: Syria family didn’t file refugee request

    The latest Thursday on the European migrant crisis (all times GMT):