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Car bomb in Somalia’s capital kills 11

Somali security forces and others attend the scene of a car bomb attack in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014. A car bomb exploded outside the popular Aroma cafe in Somalia’s capital killing at least 11 people and wounding a number of others, a senior...
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Strong cyclone lashes India; typhoon hits Japan

People run for shelter as heavy rain and wind gusts rip through the Bay of Bengal coast at Gopalpur, Orissa, about 285 kilometers (178 miles) north east of Visakhapatnam, India, Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014. Trees were uprooted and power cables snapped as a powerful cyclone swept...
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Yemen’s crisis reflects arc of Arab Spring revolts

FILE – In this Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014 file photo, Houthi Shiite rebels chant slogans during a protest near the site of a suicide bombing in Sanaa, Yemen. Yemen’s 2011 Arab Spring revolt began with a nucleus of young men and women, a mix of socialists, secularists and...
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Large mosaic in ancient tomb uncovered in Greece

In this picture provided by Greece’s Culture ministry on Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014, a partly damaged floor mosaic is shown inside an ancient Greek tomb, depicting a chariot driver, two horses and the Greek god Hermes. Archaeologists digging through an ancient grave at...
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Kerry: US pledges $212 million to Palestinians

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry shakes hands with Egypt Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry in Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014, before a working breakfast during the Gaza Donor Conference. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, Pool) U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry shakes hands with...
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Liberia nurses threaten strike over Ebola pay

Liberia women walk past a sign warning people of the deadly Ebola virus in Monrovia, Liberia. Friday, Oct. 10, 2014. The number of people killed in the Ebola outbreak has risen above 4,000, according to the World Health Organization. (AP Photo/ Abbas Dulleh) Liberia women walk...
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Qatar pledges $1B for Gaza Strip reconstruction

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry shakes hands with Qatari Foreign Minister Khalid bin Mohammad Al Attiyah in Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014, during the Gaza Donor Conference. Kerry announced immediate U.S. assistance of $212 million as the conference began. Qatar has...
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Kurds describe fierce battles on streets of Kobani

FILE – In this Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014 file photo, a Turkish Kurd, standing in Mursitpinar, Turkey, on the Turkey-Syria border, watches smoke from fires caused by strikes during fighting between militants of the Islamic State group and Kurdish forces in Kobani, Syria. The...
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$5.4B pledged to Gaza Strip after Israel-Hamas war

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry shakes hands with Qatari Foreign Minister Khalid bin Mohammad Al Attiyah in Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014, during the Gaza Donor Conference. Kerry announced immediate U.S. assistance of $212 million as the conference began. Qatar has...
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Brazilian opposition candidate endorses Neves

Aecio Neves, Brazilian Social Democracy Party presidential candidate, talks during a press conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014. Neves turned Brazil’s politics on its head with his surprise showing in the first round of presidential voting but his...