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Turkish minister: 29 killed, 166 wounded in twin bombings
ISTANBUL (AP) -- Turkey's Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu says two blasts after an Istanbul soccer match killed have 29 people and wounded 166 others....

Turkey's interior minister says Istanbul bombings kill 29, wound 166
ISTANBUL (AP) -- Turkey's interior minister says Istanbul bombings kill 29, wound 166....

Colombia's Santos accepts Nobel, urges shift in drug war
STOCKHOLM (AP) -- Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos accepted the Nobel Peace Prize on Saturday, saying it helped his country achieve the "impossible dream" of ending a half-century-long civil war....

Romanian PM tries the tieless look ahead of a national vote
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) -- The Romanian prime minister's tieless look has become a talking point before the parliamentary election, applauded by some, but also a reason for disapproval in the conservative Eastern European country....

Greece passes austerity 2017 budget, eyes 2.7 percent growth
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greece's Parliament has passed a budget of continued austerity as mandated by the country's creditors, but which forecasts robust growth for 2017....

Glencore, Qatari fund finalize deal to acquire Rosneft stake
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russia's Rosneft oil company said Saturday that commodities company Glencore and Qatar's sovereign wealth fund will invest $3 billion of their own funds to acquire a 19.5 percent stake in Rosneft....

Turkey shifts closer to expanding powers for Erdogan
ISTANBUL (AP) -- Turkey's ruling party on Saturday submitted proposed constitutional amendments that could greatly expand the powers and extend the mandate of the country's president....