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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...
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Norway foreign minister: $5.4B pledged for Gaza

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...

Car bomb in Somalia’s capital kills at least 7

MOGADISHU, Somalia MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A Somali police official says a car bomb has killed at least seven people and wounded 10 others at a popular cafe in the capital. Mohammed Hussein, a senior police official, said Sunday the blast struck the Aroma cafe in...
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Islamic State group shells Syrian border crossing

Smoke rises following an airstrike by US-led coalition aircraft in Kobani, Syria, during fighting between Syrian Kurds and the militants of Islamic State group, Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014. Kobani, also known as Ayn Arab, and its surrounding areas, has been under assault by extremists...