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Nobel: 2 rival nations, 1 message of peace

October 11, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

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, honored for risking their lives for the rights of children to education and to lives free of...

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Greek governing coalition wins confidence vote

October 11, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

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 Off

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 Off

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...

Nobel Prize for work on brain’s navigation system

October 7, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

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 Off

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 Off

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 Off

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 Off

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...