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Protests push Burkina Faso president from power

October 31, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Anti government political leader Boukari Kabore, center, among anti government protestors in Burkina Faso after the announcement of a new interim leader, Gen. Honore Traore, in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Friday, Oct. 31, 2014. The president of Burkina Faso stepped down Friday after protesters stormed parliament and set the building ablaze, ending the...

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Mexico police questioned in killing of 3 Americans

October 31, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

The exterior of Mexico’s Medical Forensic Service (SEMEFO) where the bodies of three U.S. citizens are being held in Matamoros, Mexico, Friday, Oct. 29, 2014. Authorities are investigating a possible police connection to the killing of three U.S....

Shelters fill up after deadly Sri Lanka mudslide

October 31, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Three Sri Lankan mudslide survivors peep through a window to watch government officials interviewing other survivors to gather information on their missing relatives inside a relief center in Punagala in Badulla district, about 140 miles (220 kilometers) east...

Japan stocks soar 5 percent, yen falls on stimulus

October 31, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

A man stands watching an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Friday, Oct. 31, 2014. Japan’s Nikkei 225 stock average surged 5 percent and the yen slid against the dollar after the Bank of Japan unexpectedly announced new stimulus to...

Burkina Faso president won’t resign after protests

October 31, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Protestors pour water on a injured man near the parliament building in Burkina Faso as people protest against their longtime president Blaise Compaore who is seeking another term in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. Protesters stormed...

Hundreds feared buried under Sri Lanka mudslide

October 29, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

A Sri Lankan woman carries her belongings and walks with others as residents are evacuated after a mudslide at the Koslanda tea plantation in Badulla district, about 220 kilometers (140 miles) east of Colombo, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. The mudslide triggered...

Peshmerga troops cheered by fellow Kurds in Turkey

October 29, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

People cheer a group of Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga troops as they arrive in Mardin, southeastern Turkey, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. The peshmergas are on their way to Syria to help Syrian Kurds fighting Islamic State group militants in the embattled border town...

Iraqi Kurds head to fight militants in Syria

October 29, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

In this image taken from video, people welcome peshmerga soldiers as they arrive at the Ibrahim Khalil border entrance in Zakho, Iraq, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. A group of Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga troops crossed the border from northern Iraq into Turkey early...

Seoul: N. Korea’s Kim Jong Un had ankle surgery

October 29, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Oct. 14, 2014 file photo, a man watches a TV news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, showing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un using a cane, reportedly during his first public appearance in five weeks in Pyongyang,...

Malaysia’s Anwar makes final appeal in sodomy case

October 27, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, center, walks with his wife Wan Azizah as they arrive for his final hearing of his sodomy conviction in Putrajaya, Malaysia, Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014. Anwar was found guilty by the Malaysian Court of Appeal on March 7,...