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10/12/2014 6:22 AM
U.S. pledges $212M to Palestinians
CAIRO — The United States is promising $212 million in immediate assistance to the Palestinians as part of an international effort to rebuild the Gaza Strip after this summer’s 50-day war.

10/11/2014 6:58 AM
Egypt to stop wheat imports
CAIRO — Egypt, the world's biggest wheat importer, will stop purchasing wheat until March, 2015, the supplies minister said today.

10/11/2014 7:28 PM
50 killed in Baghdad bombings
BAGHDAD — A rash of bombings in several districts around greater Baghdad on Saturday killed more than 50 people and wounded nearly 100, unnerving the capital on what, for many, was the final day of a weeklong holiday.

10/11/2014 10:56 AM
Eastern India braces for cyclone
HYDERABAD, India — Indian authorities were evacuating hundreds of thousands of people today as a powerful cyclone swept through the Bay of Bengal and headed toward the country’s east coast.

10/11/2014 1:43 PM
Car bombs kill 20 in Baghdad
BAGHDAD — Two car bombs in Iraq’s capital killed 20 people in Shiite areas today, authorities said, after Islamic militants killed a journalist working for a local television network in a Sunni province.

10/11/2014 12:24 PM
Ban Ki-moon arrives for talks in Libya
TRIPOLI — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon arrived in Libya's capital Tripoli today for talks with the country's warring factions fighting over control of the oil producer, in the highest-level visit of a foreign visitor for three months.

10/11/2014 12:22 PM
3 more people under observation in Spain
MADRID — Three more people were under observation for Ebola in a Madrid hospital, boosting the number being monitored for symptoms to 16. A nursing assistant infected with the virus remained in serious but stable condition today.

10/11/2014 10:54 AM
Tunisia cracks down on jihadists
TUNIS — Tunisia has arrested some 1,500 suspected jihadists this year, Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa told Reuters, part of a security crackdown aimed at safeguarding the North African country's fragile transition to democracy.

10/11/2014 9:33 AM
Chinese paper blames U.S.
HONG KONG — A Chinese state-run newspaper is blaming an American organization for being behind the pro-democracy protests that have rattled Hong Kong.

10/11/2014 9:30 AM
Kurds struggle to defend Kobani
SURUC, Turkey — Kurdish militiamen are putting up a fierce fight to defend a Syrian town near the border with Turkey but are struggling to repel the Islamic State group, which is advancing and pushing in from two sides, Syrian activists and Kurdish officials said today.

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