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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

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

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