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Pro-Western parties seen leading Ukraine vote

A woman casts her ballot during parliament elections at 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. Voters in Ukraine headed to the polls Sunday to elect a new...
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Israeli president visits Arab town, massacre site

Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin meets with Arabs during the annual memorial ceremony for the 47 Arab-Israelis killed by Israeli border policemen on October 29, 1956 in the Arab-Israeli town of Kfar Kassem, central Israel, Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014. Rivlin has visited the site...
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Brazil votes for next leader after bitter campaign

A voter, accompanied by a child, leaves a polling station after casting his vote in a runoff election, at the Rocinha favela in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014. Brazilian voters decide Sunday who will next lead the world’s fifth-largest country – the...
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Gunman in Canada attack complained about mosque

A police officer guards the National War Memorial in Ottawa on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. Canadians are mourning the loss of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, the army reservist who was shot dead as he stood guard before the Tomb of the Unknown soldier on Wednesday. Flags were flown at...
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After attacks, Canada balances security, openness

A sentry guards the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the National War Memorial in Ottawa on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. The sentries returned to their posts two days after Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, 24, a reservist from Hamilton, Ont., was killed while guarding the tomb by a gunman, who then...
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Egypt declares emergency in northern Sinai

In this photo provided by Egypt’s state news agency MENA, Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, center, holds an emergency meeting of the National Defense Council with top officials after an attack in the Sinai Peninsula, in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. The...
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Mom of Canada suspect: I cry for victims, not son

Police and paramedics tend to a soldier shot at the National Memorial near Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday Oct. 22, 2014. The soldier standing guard at the National War Memorial was shot by an unknown gunman and people reported hearing gunfire inside the halls of...
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EU leaders seek more Ebola funding at summit

British Prime Minister David Cameron, center, speaks with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte during a round table meeting at an EU summit in Brussels, on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. EU leaders will gather Thursday for a two-day summit in which they will discuss Ebola, climate change...
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Canada gunman wanted a passport to go to Mideast

Police officers look for evidence at the National War Memorial in Ottawa on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. Cpl. Nathan Cirillo was killed Wednesday at the National War Memorial by a gunman who then raced to Parliament Hill, where he was killed in a gunfight in the halls of the Centre...