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Asia's largest film festival closes with record visitors
BUSAN, South Korea (AP) -- A typhoon and a government budget cut did not stop cinema lovers from flocking to Asia's most influential film festival.... 10/10/2015 2:28 PM

9 Irish Gypsies, including infant, die in mobile home fire
DUBLIN (AP) -- Irish police say nine people, including an infant, have died in a fire at a mobile home camp for Ireland's native Gypsies.... 10/10/2015 2:26 PM

Fierce battles in central Syria amid Russian airstrikes
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) -- Syrian troops backed by Russian airstrikes seized control of a village in central Syria on Saturday amid fierce clashes with rebels in the area, part of a ground offensive launched earlier this week.... 10/10/2015 2:22 PM

Pre-election violence in Guinea kills 3, injures 50
CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) -- A hospital official and residents say at least three people have died and some 50 have been injured in pre-election violence in Guinea.... 10/10/2015 2:20 PM

Turkey imposes news blackout on 'gruesome' blast images
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkey's government says it has imposed a temporary news blackout following two blasts that killed 86 people who were gathering for a peace rally in the capital Ankara. The attack was Turkey's deadliest in recent years.... 10/10/2015 2:18 PM

Palestinians stab Israelis in 2 Jerusalem attacks
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Palestinians carried out two stabbing attacks in Jerusalem on Saturday before being shot dead by police, the latest in a series of assaults against civilians and soldiers in Israel and the West Bank.... 10/10/2015 2:10 PM

The Latest: North Korea shows off missiles, drones in parade
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- The latest on the celebrations marking the 70th anniversary of the creation of North Korea's ruling party (all times local).... 10/10/2015 2:10 PM

Former UK Treasury chief Geoffrey Howe dies at 88
LONDON (AP) -- Former British Treasury chief Geoffrey Howe, a prominent figure in Margaret Thatcher's government who helped bring about her downfall after they parted ways over policy toward Europe, has died at 88.... 10/10/2015 2:00 PM

Danish zoo plans to publicly dissect lion
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- A Danish zoo is planning to publicly dissect a year-old lion - a year after another park's decision to dissect and skin a giraffe and feed it to lions triggered massive online protests, a zookeeper said Saturday, adding the purpose of it was to give people "a closer to the animals experience."... 10/10/2015 1:49 PM

Thousands demonstrate in Germany against EU-US trade deal
BERLIN (AP) -- Tens of thousands of people marched through downtown Berlin on Saturday to protest a planned trans-Atlantic free trade pact.... 10/10/2015 1:45 PM

Ankara bomb blasts kill 86 at peace rally; 186 wounded
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Two bomb explosions targeted a peace rally Saturday by leftist and Kurdish activists in the Turkish capital of Ankara, killing 86 people and wounding 186, the country's health minister said.... 10/10/2015 1:39 PM

Belarusian Nobel winner says Lukashenko to be re-elected
BERLIN (AP) -- Svetlana Alexievich, the Belarusian author who just won the Nobel Prize for literature, says there is no doubt Alexander Lukashenko will be re-elected president this weekend.... 10/10/2015 1:32 PM

Afghan president orders investigation into fall of Kunduz
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has appointed a team of investigators to look into the circumstances leading to the Taliban's brief capture of the northern city of Kunduz as well as a U.S. airstrike that destroyed a hospital and killed at least 22 people there, his office said Saturday.... 10/10/2015 1:29 PM

The Latest: Palestinian stabs 3 policemen in Jerusalem
JERUSALEM (AP) -- The latest developments in ongoing violence between Palestinians and Israelis (all times local):... 10/10/2015 1:06 PM

Iraqi officials: Attacks across Baghdad kill 8
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraqi police say a series of attacks around Baghdad has killed eight people and wounded nearly two dozen.... 10/10/2015 12:59 PM

Turkey's health minister says blasts in capital city of Ankara killed 86 people; 186 injur...
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkey's health minister says blasts in capital city of Ankara killed 86 people; 186 injured.... 10/10/2015 12:52 PM

The Dalai Lama says Buddhist culture most important to him
DHARMSALA, India (AP) -- The Dalai Lama said Saturday he considered it most important to preserve the Buddhist culture that has helped the Tibetan people live together even in exile.... 10/10/2015 12:44 PM

Turkey: Kurdish rebels declare temporary cease-fire
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Kurdish rebels have declared a temporary cease-fire ahead of Turkey's Nov. 1 election.... 10/10/2015 12:43 PM

Suspected jihadists attack central Mali, kill official
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) -- A mayor says a group of suspected jihadists attacked a village in central Mali, killing a local official in front of his family.... 10/10/2015 11:44 AM

Spain breaks up human trafficking ring, arrests 89 people
MADRID (AP) -- Spanish police say they have broken up a human trafficking ring and arrested 89 Chinese and Pakistani citizens who were alleged members.... 10/10/2015 11:28 AM

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