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Hundreds feared buried under Sri Lanka mudslide

October 29, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

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 by monsoon rains buried scores of workers’ houses at the tea plantation, killing at [&hellip...

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Peshmerga troops cheered by fellow Kurds in Turkey

October 29, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

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 Off

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 Off

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 Off

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 Off

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 Off

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 Off

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 Off

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 Off

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...