International Appeal to Identify Mystery Girl Found in Greek Gypsy Camp Raid

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_2ae1a0a66f.jpgSAKIS MITROLIDIS/AFP/Getty Images (FARSALA, Greece) -- Greek officials are making an international appeal to help identify a mystery blond girl discovered during a raid on a Roma gypsy settlement in central Greece. The girl, known as Maria, was found in the care of a couple who claimed to be her parents, but her fair coloring and pale blue eyes raised the suspicions of authorities who said they fear the 4-year-old is a victim of child trafficking.

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US to Use Romanian Air Base as Air Transit Point for Afghanistan

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_17bbcd927e.jpgUSAF (WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. is slated to draw down all its combat troops in Afghanistan next year, but there was just one big problem. As of next July, Kyrgyzstan will no longer allow the U.S. to use the base at Manas as its main air transit center in and out of neighboring Afghanistan. Now the U.S. has finalized a deal with Romania to use one of its airbases to replace Manas.

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US Officials Meet with American Greenpeace Activists Detained in Russia

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_dc8a3a1b72.jpgJONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- The State Department says U.S. officials have met with two American Greenpeace activists behind bars in Russia on charges of piracy. The two were arrested last month along with a number of other activists while protesting a Russian oil rig in the Arctic Circle.

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Couple Allegedly Sells Daughter to Buy iPhone

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_2cab1ae2f2.jpgABC News (SHANGHAI) -- Shanghai prosecutors are reportedly building a case against a couple accused of selling their baby daughter online for money to purchase an iPhone after pretending the woman's baby bump was a tumor. They face prosecution for alleged human trafficking, state media reported.

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Malala Yousafzai Meets Queen Elizabeth II

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_a340f5f499.jpgYUI MOK/AFP/Getty Images (LONDON) -- Malala Yousafzai, the young Pakistani advocate for girls' education, wouldn't normally want to miss a day at school, but for Queen Elizabeth II, she was willing to make exception. Her Majesty invited Yousafzai to Buckingham Palace Friday for a reception for commonwealth, youth and education.

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