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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

Blasts kill 86 at peace rally; Suicide bombers suspected
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Nearly simultaneous explosions targeted a Turkish peace rally Saturday in Ankara, killing at least 86 people and wounding nearly 190 others in Turkey's deadliest attack in years - one that threatens to inflame the nation's ethnic tensions.... 10/10/2015 6:12 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 6:05 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

Suicide bombings at Chad market, refugee camp kill 38
N'DJAMENA, Chad (AP) -- The head of the gendarmerie in Chad's capital says two groups of suicide bombers attacked a market and refugee camp in a village, killing at least 38 people and injuring at least 51. A military official said the extremist group Boko Haram is suspected.... 10/10/2015 5:50 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

The Latest: British police back Turkey in terror fight
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 5:16 PM

Dutch arrest 11 in asylum center break-in, vandalism
AMSTERDAM (AP) -- 6:00 p.m.... 10/10/2015 5:12 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

Turkish PM: There are 'strong signs' the attacks that killed 86 people were suicide bombin...
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkish PM: There are 'strong signs' the attacks that killed 86 people were suicide bombings.... 10/10/2015 2:59 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 the Nobel Peace Prize says the honor has meaning not just for his country, but for all those mired in war.... 10/10/2015 2:30 PM

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