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Israel on high alert as stabbing attacks continue
JERUSALEM (AP) -- A rash of attacks by individual Palestinians and one by an Israeli threatened to escalate and spread throughout the country Friday as police struggled to control spiraling tensions after days of violence.... 10/9/2015 11:49 AM

The Latest: Rights activist says prize shows value of talk
OSLO, Norway (AP) -- The latest developments in the awarding of the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize. All times local.... 10/9/2015 11:44 AM

AP Exclusive: Saudi hajj disaster deadliest to ever strike
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- The crush and stampede last month outside of Saudi Arabia's holy city of Mecca killed at least 1,453 people during the hajj, a new tally showed on Friday to make it the deadliest event to ever strike the annual pilgrimage.... 10/9/2015 11:41 AM

Hindu hardliners block Pakistani singer's concert in Mumbai
NEW DELHI (AP) -- A local Hindu nationalist party has protested the presence of a Pakistani singer and forced organizers to cancel his concert in Mumbai, India's entertainment capital.... 10/9/2015 11:38 AM

Popular Filipino entertainer Elizabeth Ramsey dies at 83
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- Elizabeth Ramsey, a popular Filipino singer, comedian and actress who entertained crowds with racy gags and a raspy voice, has died. She was 83.... 10/9/2015 11:33 AM

Correction: Libya story
SKHIRAT, Morocco (AP) -- In a story Oct. 8 about the Libyan national unity government, The Associated Press reported erroneously that proposed Prime Minister Fayez Sarraj is a member of the Tripoli-based parliament. He is in fact a Tripoli representative in the internationally recognized Tobruk House of Representatives.... 10/9/2015 11:33 AM

Global stocks rally on expectations of Fed rate hike delay
LONDON (AP) -- Global stock markets are on Friday closing out a solid week on a strong note as minutes to the U.S. Federal Reserve's last policymaking meeting raised expectations that the central bank will keep interest rates at record lows for longer than anticipated.... 10/9/2015 11:23 AM

Tunisian democracy group wins Nobel Peace Prize
OSLO, Norway (AP) -- A Tunisian coalition of workers, employers, human rights activists and lawyers won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for pulling the country that sparked the Arab Spring back onto a path toward democracy and preventing it from descending into civil war.... 10/9/2015 11:23 AM

Libyan authorities detain 300 African migrants
BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) -- A Libyan official with the Islamist-backed government controlling the capital, Tripoli, says they have detained 300 African migrants captured while boarding boats headed to Europe.... 10/9/2015 11:20 AM

Couple cleared of abusing baby, but may never regain custody
LONDON (AP) -- A British couple accused of abusing their baby have been cleared - but may never regain custody of the child, who was taken from them and adopted by another family.... 10/9/2015 11:11 AM

'Overwhelmed' Nobel peace winner describes Tunisia's danger
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) -- A Tunisian labor leader at the forefront of a democracy movement that won the Nobel Peace Prize says he hopes it's a boon to his nation - and an example to the world.... 10/9/2015 11:10 AM

EU official: Bloc may suspend sanctions on Belarus
BRUSSELS (AP) -- A European Union official says the bloc may suspend sanctions on Belarus, following the release of political prisoners there earlier this year.... 10/9/2015 10:58 AM

Thai beauty queen to dress like a tuk-tuk at Miss Universe
BANGKOK (AP) -- The smoke-belching, ear-splitting, undisciplined rickshaws known as tuk-tuks are part of the chaos on Bangkok's clogged streets.... 10/9/2015 10:57 AM

Official: Moscow could hand over imprisoned Ukrainian
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russia's justice minister says Moscow is open to discussing handing over to Kiev a Ukrainian pilot charged with the murder of two journalists.... 10/9/2015 10:55 AM

Nepal's parliament to choose new prime minister on Sunday
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- Nepal's parliament speaker announced Friday that members will vote Sunday to choose a new prime minister of this Himalayan nation.... 10/9/2015 10:54 AM

The latest: Activists say 20 blasts shook city of Raqqa
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) -- The latest developments as Syrian troops and other nations battle militants in Syria. All times local in Syria.... 10/9/2015 10:52 AM

The Latest: Palestinian shot after attacking Israeli guard
JERUSALEM (AP) -- The latest developments in ongoing tensions between Palestinians and Israelis following days of violence. (all times local)... 10/9/2015 10:51 AM

The Latest: Migrant arrivals in Greece rise sharply
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- The latest developments as hundreds of thousands of people seeking safety make an epic trek through Europe. All times local.... 10/9/2015 10:51 AM

Gas pipeline from Romania to Moldova to be built in 2016
CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) -- A Moldovan government official says work on a pipeline that will transport natural gas from Romania to the Moldovan capital will begin next year.... 10/9/2015 10:50 AM

Turkey snubs possible PKK ceasefire announcement
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- A senior Turkish official has renewed a call on Kurdish rebels to lay down their arms and leave the Turkish territory.... 10/9/2015 10:38 AM

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