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Asian stocks sag as US growth jitters mount

October 16, 2014 • Business, World NewsComments (0)

A man walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014 in Tokyo, following that fear drove Wall Street to one of its most dramatic, dizzying days in years on Wednesday. Investors fled stocks and poured into bonds as worries about a global economic slowdown intensified. The Dow [&hellip...

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Hong Kong police hold back from removing barriers

October 16, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

People protest outside a police station after a clash between protesters and police near a occupied area in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014. Hundreds of Hong Kong police officers drove protesters from an underpass early Wednesday, the worst violence since...

After long absence, Kim reappears with cane

October 15, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

ADDS WHERE KIM APPEARED – A man walks past TV monitors displaying a news program at an electronic shop in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, showing a North Korean newspaper with a photo of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un smiling, reportedly...

Drone, banner force end to Euro soccer qualifier

October 15, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Serbia’s Stefan Mitrovic grabs a drone which was flying a banner containing the Albanian flag during the Euro 2016 Group I qualifying match between Serbia and Albania in Belgrade, Serbia, Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. The match was suspended. (AP Photo/Darko...

Worried Iraqi capital sees militant push around it

October 12, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014 file photo, Iraqi civilians gather the morning after a car bombing in Baghdad, Iraq. On the western edge of Iraq’s capital, Islamic State group militants battle government forces and exchange mortar fire, only...

Nobel: 2 rival nations, 1 message of peace

October 11, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

In this photo combo, Malala Yousafzai, left, and Kailash Satyarthi, address the media, on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014. Despite their many differences, 17-year-old Yousafzai and 60-year-old Satyarthi will be forever linked, co-winners of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize,...

Greek governing coalition wins confidence vote

October 11, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Leader of the left-wing Syriza party Alexis Tsipras speaks to Parliament members, with Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, top right, during a debate on a confidence vote demanded by the conservative-led governing coalition half-way through its four-year...

US, allies chafing at Turkish inaction on Syria

October 9, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

A Turkish Kurd uses binoculars in Mursitpinar, on the outskirts of Suruc, on the Turkey-Syria border, as he watches the intensified fighting between militants of the Islamic State group and Kurdish forces in Kobani, Syria, background, Wednesday, Oct. 8 Oct....

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...

Mexico mass grave shines light on troubled state

October 7, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

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...