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Villagers afraid: 18 dead in Pakistan-India fight

October 9, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

A villager stands against a bullet-riddled wall caused by clashes between Pakistani forces and Indian’s in Dhamala Hakimwala village in Pakistan’s Punjab province, Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014. Troops traded heavy fire between Pakistan and Indian-controlled Kashmir, killing several civilians and worsening tensions between the long-time rivals,...

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Mexico mass grave shines light on troubled state

October 7, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

A soldier stands under a rainbow outside the municipality in Iguala, Mexico, Monday, Oct. 6, 2014. Federal officials on Monday disarmed local police and took over security after an attack on students that left at least six dead and 43 missing. Officials say...

Nobel Prize for work on brain’s navigation system

October 7, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

This is handout image provided NTNU in Troondheim Norway on Monday Oct. 6, 2014 of Edvard Moser and his wife May-Britt Moser in a laboratory in in Trondheim in 2008. The 2014 Nobel Prize for Medicine was won by Edvard and May_Britt Moser together with...

Hong Kong officials resume work as protests thin

October 5, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

People take an escalator to head to work as the pro-democracy student protesters sleep on a roadside in the occupied areas surrounding the government complex in Hong Kong, Monday, Oct. 6, 2014. Hong Kong’s civil servants returned to work and schools...

Mexico prosecutor says mass grave held 28 bodies

October 5, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Students and relatives of missing students occupy a toll booth as they block a main highway into the city of Chilpancingo, Mexico, Sunday Oct. 5, 2014. Students and relatives are demanding answers a day after security forces investigating the role of...

Brazil’s Rousseff to face Neves in runoff vote

October 5, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014 photo, voters smile as they begin to run toward the voting booths after a school’s gates were opened for general elections in the Rocinha favela in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Brazilians are casting ballots in a presidential...

Islamic State fighters shell Syrian Kurdish town

October 5, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

A Turkish Kurd woman gestures to people on the grounds of a house that was damaged by a shell at the Buyuk Kendirci district of the Turkish town of Suruc, at the Turkey-Syria border, overlooking Kobani in Syria as fighting intensified between Syrian Kurds and...

Japan police: Volcanic rocks killed most victims

October 3, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Oct. 1, 2014 photo, rescuers walk in line after their search operation near the peak of Mount Ontake in central Japan. Saturday’s eruption on Mount Ontake was the worst fatal eruption in postwar history in Japan. (AP Photo/Mainichi Shimbun, Kimi...

Turkey approves military operations in Iraq, Syria

October 3, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Defense Minister Ismet Yilmaz, right, and army generals listen as lawmakers debate before Turkey’s parliament approved a motion that gives the government new powers to launch military incursions into Syria and Iraq and to allow foreign forces to use its...

Asian stocks mixed after Wall Street decline

October 1, 2014 • Business, World NewsComments (0)

FILE – This July 15, 2013 file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange in New York. U.S. stocks are opening slightly higher Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, as investors set aside worries about the protests in Hong Kong. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File) BANGKOK...