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Tesco chairman resigns after accounting scandal

October 23, 2014

LONDON (AP) — The chairman of Tesco, the world's second-biggest retailer behind Walmart, announced his resignation Thursday amid an accounting scandal in which the company admitted it had... more »»

European authorities aim to purge weak banks

October 23, 2014

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Europe's biggest banks are facing a day of judgment as the European Central Bank prepares to unveil the results of a yearlong search through the dark corners of their... more »»

Police: Gunmen kill 8 Shiite Muslims in Pakistan

October 23, 2014

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Four gunmen attacked a minibus carrying Shiite Muslims in southwestern Pakistan on Thursday, killing eight of them, police said. more »»

Rwanda cancels Ebola screenings for US, Spain

October 23, 2014

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Rwanda's minister of health is reversing a decision she made to require visitors who had been in the U.S. more »»

India picks up pace on economic overhaul

October 23, 2014

NEW DELHI (AP) — After months of criticism for not moving aggressively enough on promises of an economic overhaul, India's new prime minister has announced a string of policies designed to... more »»

Gaza rebuilding slowed by trickle of aid, rivalry

October 23, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Several dozen tons of cement bags stored in a warehouse are one of the few tangible achievements so far of a $2.7 billion plan to rebuild war-wrecked Gaza Strip. more »»

Mexico: Mayor linked to deadly attack on students

October 23, 2014

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Officials said Wednesday that a drug gang implicated in the disappearance of 43 students in a southern city essentially ran the town, paying the mayor hundreds of thousands of... more »»

Canada's PM says shooting rampage was terrorism

October 23, 2014

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — A masked gunman killed a soldier standing guard at Canada's war memorial Wednesday, then stormed Parliament in an attack that was stopped cold when he was shot to death by... more »»

Palestinian kills baby at Jerusalem station

October 23, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian motorist with a history of anti-Israel violence slammed his car into a crowded train station in Jerusalem on Wednesday, killing a three-month-old baby girl and... more »»

2 dead in shooting attack at Canada's Parliament

October 23, 2014

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — A gunman with a scarf over his face killed a soldier standing guard at Canada's war memorial Wednesday, then stormed Parliament in an attack that rocked the building with... more »»

Mexico: Mayor linked to deadly attack on students

October 22, 2014

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Officials said Wednesday that a drug gang implicated in the disappearance of 43 students in a southern city essentially ran the town, paying the mayor hundreds of thousands of... more »»

Canadian official IDs Ottawa gunman

October 22, 2014

TORONTO (AP) — A Canadian official has identified the dead Ottawa gunman as Michael Zehaf-Bibeau.

The official spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak publicly. more »»

Nigeria truce is shaky, no news of abducted girls

October 22, 2014

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Days after Nigeria's military raised hopes with the announcement that Islamic extremists had agreed to a cease-fire, Boko Haram is still fighting and there is no word on... more »»

UN inquiry head rejects N. Korea's 'honeyed words'

October 22, 2014

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — "A few honeyed words" by North Korea as it tries to avoid a referral to the International Criminal Court has not changed the human rights situation on the ground there, the... more »»

Gaza rebuilding slowed by trickle of aid, rivalry

October 22, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Several dozen tons of cement bags stored in a warehouse are one of the few tangible achievements so far of a $2.7 billion plan to rebuild war-wrecked Gaza Strip. more »»

Iraqi Kurdish lawmakers OK fighters for Syria

October 22, 2014

IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Lawmakers in Iraq's largely autonomous Kurdish region Wednesday authorized peshmerga forces to go to neighboring Syria and help fellow Kurds combat Islamic State militants in... more »»

Dozens released Ebola-free from Sierra Leone site

October 22, 2014

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Dozens of Ebola survivors have been discharged from a treatment center near Sierra Leone's capital and told they were virus-free, as police and residents clashed in... more »»

Palestinian kills baby at Jerusalem station

October 22, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian motorist with a history of anti-Israel violence slammed his car into a crowded train station in Jerusalem on Wednesday, killing a three-month-old baby girl and... more »»

China's Yan Lianke receives Franz Kafka prize

October 22, 2014

PRAGUE (AP) — Yan Lianke, a Chinese author who has seen some of his novels banned in his homeland, has received the prestigious Franz Kafka Prize in the Czech Republic. more »»

2 dead in shooting attack at Canada's Parliament

October 22, 2014

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — A Canadian soldier standing guard at a war memorial in the country's capital was shot to death Wednesday, and gunfire then erupted inside Parliament, authorities said. more »»

 
 
 

 

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