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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 Burkina Faso’s parliament Thursday, dragging furniture and computers onto the street and setting the...

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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,...

Asian stocks muted after US, Europe declines

October 27, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Trader Thomas Kay, right, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. U.S. stocks fell in early trading on disappointing economic news from Europe and lower oil prices. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks were...

Japan, North Korea start talks on abductions

October 27, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Junichi Ihara, director general of the Asia and Oceania affairs bureau of Japanese Foreign Ministry, center, waits in the lobby of the Koryo Hotel with the rest of the Japanese delegation, Monday, Oct. 27, 2014 in Pyongyang, North Korea. A Japanese government...

Toronto elects a new mayor, ends Ford era

October 27, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Newly elected Mayor John Tory, right, stands with his wife Barbara Hackett as he waves to supporters at a rally after winning the municipal election in Toronto on Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young) TORONTO (AP) — Toronto...

Toronto voters look elsewhere besides Ford

October 27, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In a Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014 file photo, Toronto mayoral candidates Doug Ford, left, and John Tory shake hands during the final mayoral debate for the Toronto mayoral race in Toronto. Voters head to the polls Monday, Oct. 27, 2014 to elect a...