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Egypt declares emergency in northern Sinai

October 24, 2014

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Egypt's National Defense Council declared a three-month state of emergency in restive northern part of Sinai Peninsula in the aftermath of a coordinated assault on an army... more »»

Nurse: Toddler who brought Ebola to Mali dies

October 24, 2014

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A nurse says the 2-year-old girl who brought Ebola to Mali has died. more »»

Palestinian killed in clash with Israeli military

October 24, 2014

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — A Palestinian-American teenager was killed during clashes with the Israeli military on Friday amid heightened tensions in Jerusalem and the West Bank. more »»

Militant group said to be using chlorine bombs

October 24, 2014

MURSITPINAR, Turkey (AP) — New allegations have emerged that Islamic State extremists have expanded their arsenal with chlorine bombs and captured fighter jets — weapons that could help the... more »»

Italian court acquits Dolce&Gabbana in tax case

October 24, 2014

MILAN (AP) — Italy's highest court acquitted Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana of tax evasion Friday in a case that created such public acrimony that the designers closed their Milan stores in... more »»

Attack on Egypt army post kills 30

October 24, 2014

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — A coordinated assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula killed 30 Egyptian troops on Friday, making it the deadliest single attack in decades on the military,... more »»

4 consulates get suspicious packages in Turkey

October 24, 2014

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish authorities say the consulates of Canada, Belgium and Germany in Istanbul have been evacuated after receiving suspicious packages Friday.

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WHO: Mali case put many at risk for Ebola

October 24, 2014

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Many people in Mali are at high risk of catching Ebola because the toddler who brought the disease to the country was bleeding from her nose as she traveled on a bus from... more »»

Venezuelans brace for slump in oil prices

October 24, 2014

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The falling oil prices that are providing relief to drivers around the world threaten to bring more misery to the life of Milagro Alvarez and millions of other... more »»

Canada to give slain soldier hero's send-off

October 24, 2014

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The soldier shot dead by a gunman who then stormed Canada's seat of government was given a hero's send-off Friday, with a motorcade along the highway where the country... more »»

Gunman in Canada attack complained about mosque

October 24, 2014

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The gunman who shot and killed a soldier in plain daylight then stormed Canada's Parliament once complained that Vancouver mosque he attended was too liberal an... more »»

Attack on Egypt army post kills 26

October 24, 2014

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — An assault on an army checkpoint in the northern part of Egypt's Sinai Peninsula on Friday caused a large explosion and killed at least 26 troops, making it the deadliest... more »»

Queen sends her first tweet, signed 'Elizabeth R'

October 24, 2014

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II has sent her first tweet — though she kept things traditional, signing off with "Elizabeth R. more »»

Vienna honors deserters from Hitler's army

October 24, 2014

VIENNA (AP) — Austria's president apologized Friday for his country's postwar treatment of deserters from Hitler's army as traitors, at the unveiling of a memorial honoring those who fled militar... more »»

WHO: Millions of Ebola vaccine doses ready in 2015

October 24, 2014

LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization says millions of doses of two experimental Ebola vaccines could be ready for use in 2015 and five more experimental vaccines will start being tested in... more »»

Aid group: No need to isolate staff treating Ebola

October 24, 2014

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Doctors Without Borders insisted Friday, after one of its doctors who worked in Guinea came down with Ebola in New York, that quarantines of health workers returning from... more »»

Ukraine's key election fails to spark enthusiasm

October 24, 2014

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Gazing across the Maidan square, Evelina Martirosyan recalls how euphoric she was as she joined protests that changed Ukraine's history. more »»

Putin accuses US of undermining global stability

October 24, 2014

MOSCOW (AP) — The United States is destabilizing the global order by trying to impose its will on other nations, Russian President Vladimir Putin declared Friday, warning that the world will face... more »»

Iraqi officials say IS militants used chlorine gas

October 24, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Islamic State militants used chlorine gas during fighting with security forces and Shiite militiamen last month north of Baghdad, Iraqi officials said Friday. more »»

Attack on Egypt army post kills 25

October 24, 2014

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — An attack on an army post in the restive northern part of Egypt's Sinai Peninsula caused a large explosion and killed 25 people, according to security and medical officials... more »»

Tunisian forces raid home, kill 6 suspects

October 24, 2014

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisian counterterrorism forces stormed a home in a Tunis suburb on Friday after a 24-hour standoff, killing six people and seriously wounding a child, an official said. more »»



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