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Suicide bombings kill 97 people at Ankara peace rally
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Nearly simultaneous explosions targeted a Turkish peace rally Saturday in Ankara, killing at least 97 people and wounding scores in Turkey's deadliest attack in years - one that threatens to inflame the nation's ethnic tensions.... 10/10/2015 8:05 PM

The Latest: Turkish doctors: Death toll in bombings hits 97
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Developments relating to Saturday's deadly bombing of a peace rally in the Turkish capital of Ankara. All times local.... 10/10/2015 7:48 PM

The Latest: Cyprus police rescue 13 asylum-seekers in boat
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Developments as tens of thousands of people fleeing war and poverty in their homelands embark on a quest to seek safety in Europe. All times local.... 10/10/2015 7:35 PM

For Tunisia, Nobel is good news in troubled, violent year
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) -- The leader of a Tunisian human rights group that was among the winners of this year's Nobel Peace Prize said the honor has meaning not just for his country but for all those mired in war.... 10/10/2015 6:57 PM

Suicide bombings at Chad market and refugee camp kill 38
N'DJAMENA, Chad (AP) -- Two groups of suicide bombers targeted a busy market and a refugee camp in Chad on Saturday, killing at least 38 people and wounding 51 in what appeared to be coordinated attacks, officials said.... 10/10/2015 6:48 PM

Opposition holds pre-election rally in Belarus
MINSK, Belarus (AP) -- About 1,000 demonstrators have held a protest in the Belarusian capital of Minsk ahead of the country's presidential election, the largest opposition gathering in the authoritarian country in five years.... 10/10/2015 6:46 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, while another two Palestinians were killed during a violent demonstration near the Gaza border fence, as violence continued to spread following a series of attacks against civilians and soldiers in the past week.... 10/10/2015 6:30 PM

Danes OK with zoo's plan to publicly dissect year-old lion
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- A Danish zoo is planning to publicly dissect a year-old lion that it has killed to avoid inbreeding - a year after another Danish zoo triggered massive online protests for killing a healthy young giraffe, dissecting it and feeding it to lions in front of children.... 10/10/2015 6:21 PM

Fierce battles in central Syria amid Russian airstrikes
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) -- Syrian troops backed by Russian airstrikes seized a village in central Syria on Saturday amid fierce clashes with rebels, part of a ground offensive launched earlier this week.... 10/10/2015 6:21 PM

Openly gay US ambassador to Denmark weds partner
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- The U.S. ambassador to Denmark has married his partner in the Scandinavian country that became the first nation to allow gay couples to formalize their unions in 1989.... 10/10/2015 6:18 PM

The Latest: Dozens briefly enter Israel from Gaza
JERUSALEM (AP) -- The latest developments in ongoing violence between Palestinians and Israelis (all times local):... 10/10/2015 6:16 PM

Buried Nazi tunnels? Polish province drills down to learn
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- Workers hired by local authorities are drilling in southwestern Poland in search of hidden Nazi tunnels that an explorer claims are in the area.... 10/10/2015 5:51 PM

Military official: Suicide bombings at market, refugee camp in Chad village kill 38 people
N'DJAMENA, Chad (AP) -- Military official: Suicide bombings at market, refugee camp in Chad village kill 38 people.... 10/10/2015 5:37 PM

Boko Haram video: Fighters repel Nigerians, behead soldier
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) -- A new Boko Haram video purports to show Islamic extremists repelling an advance by Nigerian troops in Borno state and beheading a captured soldier.... 10/10/2015 5:11 PM

10 Irish Gypsies, including infant, die in mobile home fire
DUBLIN (AP) -- Ten people from two Irish Gypsy families, half of them children, died Saturday when their mobile homes caught fire before dawn.... 10/10/2015 4:43 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, said Saturday there is no doubt Alexander Lukashenko will be re-elected president this weekend because the process is entirely under his control.... 10/10/2015 4:22 PM

Kim Jong Un vows N. Korea ready to counter any US threat
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- North Korean leader Kim Jong Un took center stage at a military parade and mass rally in Pyongyang on Saturday to mark the 70th anniversary of the country's ruling party by declaring in a rare speech that the North has no intention of straying from the socialist track established by his grandfather and is ready to stand up to any threat posed by the United States.... 10/10/2015 4:13 PM

Pre-election violence in Guinea kills 3, injures 50
CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) -- Pre-election violence in Guinea has killed at least three people and injured some 50, a hospital official said Saturday, as the United Nations West Africa head called for calm a day before Guineans are to vote for president.... 10/10/2015 3:46 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 3:32 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 3:29 PM

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