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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 Wednesday, headed to Syria to help in the fight against Islamic State militants. [&hellip...

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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...

Pro-Western parties seen leading Ukraine vote

October 27, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

A woman examines a list of candidates during parliament elections in a polling station in Volnovakha, a village on the front line of fighting between Ukrainian government forces and rebels, eastern Ukraine, Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014. Ukraine headed to the polls...

13 Europe banks flunk test, must find 10B euros

October 27, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

A elderly man passes with his bicycle outside of a shop in a main shopping street in central Nicosia, Cyprus, Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014. The European Central Bank says 13 of Europe’s 130 biggest banks have flunked an in-depth review of their finances and...

Clashes erupt at Palestinian’s West Bank funeral

October 27, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Israeli soldiers fire rubber bullets towards Palestinian protesters during clashes with Israeli security forces after the funeral Palestinian-American, Orwah Hammad, 14, who was shot dead last Friday during clashes with Israeli army soldiers, at the entrance...