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Protests push Burkina Faso president from power

October 31, 2014

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — The president of Burkina Faso stepped down Friday after protesters stormed parliament and set the building ablaze, ending the 27-year reign of one of Africa's... more »»

 
 
 
Mexico police questioned in killing of 3 Americans

October 31, 2014

MATAMOROS, Mexico (AP) — Authorities were investigating on Friday a possible police connection to the killing of three U.S. more »»

Ex-Union Carbide chief Anderson dead at 92

October 31, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — Warren M. Anderson, who headed Union Carbide Corp. when a chemical leak killed thousands of people in Bhopal, India, in 1984, has died in Florida at 9. more »»

Peshmerga fighters enter Syrian border

October 31, 2014

SURUC, Turkey (AP) — Iraqi peshmerga fighters began entering the Syrian border town of Kobani Friday night where they were expected to join the battle against Islamist militants besieging the... more »»

Russia: Natural gas will flow after Ukraine pays

October 31, 2014

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia will resume shipping natural gas to Ukraine after Kiev pays off its first debt installment for past supplies of gas next week, officials said Friday. more »»

Analysis: In Syria, no good options for West

October 31, 2014

UNDATED (AP) — With the U.S.-led assault on the Islamic State group, the world community is acting in Syria, but not in the Syrian civil war. more »»

South Africa: Suspect arrested in soccer killing

October 31, 2014

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A suspect has been arrested and charged with murder in the shooting death of Senzo Meyiwa, South Africa's national soccer team captain, authorities said Friday. more »»

Liberia opens 1 of largest Ebola treatment centers

October 31, 2014

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Remembering those who have died in the world's deadliest Ebola outbreak, Liberia's president opened one of the country's largest Ebola treatment centers in Monrovia on... more »»

Bank of Japan redoubles efforts to revive economy

October 31, 2014

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's central bank surprised the financial world and pleased investors Friday by intensifying its purchases of government bonds and other assets to try to revive a chronically... more »»

Heavy security as Israel reopens Jerusalem site

October 31, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel reopened a contested Jerusalem holy site on Friday and deployed more than 1,000 security personnel following clashes the previous day between Palestinians and Israeli riot... more »»

Colombians jailed in Venezuela for $15 grocery run

October 31, 2014

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A $15 grocery run has cost two single mothers from Colombia 48 days in jail — and the threat of a 14 year prison sentence — as a result of a crackdown on smuggling in... more »»

Fire causes evacuation of French state radio

October 31, 2014

PARIS (AP) — A fire at the Paris headquarters of French state radio forced radio stations housed inside to interrupt broadcasts, as columns of black smoke spilled out of windows. more »»

Italy phases out sea rescues to save migrants

October 31, 2014

ROME (AP) — Italy insisted Friday that lives won't be sacrificed as it ended its costly Mediterranean Sea rescue operation and shifted over to a less ambitious joint patrol with the European Union. more »»

Gentiloni named new foreign minister of Italy

October 31, 2014

ROME (AP) — Italy's premier has named Paolo Gentiloni as his new foreign minister, tapping a longtime center-left lawmaker and former Cabinet minister in the Romano Prodi government. more »»

Kurdish official blames Turkey for peshmerga delay

October 31, 2014

SURUC, Turkey (AP) — The 10 peshmerga fighters from Iraq who entered the embattled northern Syrian town of Kobani one day earlier returned to Turkey Friday to prepare for their forces' full... more »»

Syria's Alawites pay heavy price as they bury sons

October 31, 2014

DWEIR SHEIKH SAAD, Syria (AP) — The posters of slain Syrian soldiers, put up by families to commemorate their sons killed in the fight against rebels, are plastered on walls throughout the coasta... more »»

New search planned for grave of Spanish poet Lorca

October 31, 2014

MADRID (AP) — Archeologists will start inspecting land in southern Spain near where the acclaimed poet Federico Garcia Lorca is believed to have been executed and buried at the start of the... more »»

Coal miners stuck in the middle of Ukraine's war

October 31, 2014

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Glistening black sweat rolls down the spine of a beefy miner as he jackhammers bedrock along the shaft at the Chelyuskintsev coal mine in Donetsk, Ukraine's eastern... more »»

Uganda-North Korea ties grow amid democracy doubts

October 31, 2014

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda gave a state banquet late Thursday in honor of North Korea's ceremonial head of state, praising Pyongyang for what he said was its... more »»

Africans worst responders in Ebola crisis

October 31, 2014

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The head of Africa's continental body did not get to an Ebola-hit country until last week — months after alarm bells first rang and nearly 5,000 deaths later. more »»

Burkina Faso army general takes power

October 31, 2014

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — An army general took power in Burkina Faso Friday after President Blaise Compaore stepped down, ending his 27 year rule of the West African country.

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