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  • October 25, 2014 @ 12:04 am

    Europe's bank test aims to strengthen economy

    The European Central Bank on Sunday will reveal the results of a yearlong search through the books of Europe's 130 biggest banks, a key part of the region's effort to recover from its debt and economic crisis.  Continue reading >

  • October 24, 2014 @ 11:56 pm

    Tunisians skeptical on eve of historic election

    In a raucous cafe in a Tunis slum, men talked in loud voices and paid little attention to the politicians debating on the television mounted on the wall. Qais Jebali swiftly made espressos behind the bar and explained why no one in the gritty neighborhood of Tadamon cared about the upcoming elections.  Continue reading >
  • October 24, 2014 @ 11:20 pm

    Expert: 8,000 more Rohingya flee Myanmar

    A growing sense of desperation is fueling a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims from western Myanmar, with at least 8,000 members of the long-persecuted minority fleeing by boat in the last two weeks, according to residents and a leading expert.  Continue reading >
  • October 24, 2014 @ 9:48 pm

    Expert: 8,000 more Rohingya flee Myanmar

    An expert on Rohingya Muslims says a growing sense of desperation is fueling a mass exodus from western Myanmar, with at least 8,000 members of the long-persecuted minority fleeing by boat in less than two weeks.  Continue reading >

  • October 24, 2014 @ 9:25 pm

    Outgoing president's party leads Uruguay contest

    The political party of outgoing President Jose Mujica, who gained international notice for social reforms such as legalization of marijuana and gay marriage, leads going into Sunday's election to replace him but victory is far from assured.  Continue reading >

  • October 24, 2014 @ 9:08 pm

    Brazil's election: 'Ghosts' versus 'Monsters'

    Brazilian voters electing a new president this weekend are being asked to decide what scares them least: the incumbent's warnings about the "ghosts of the past," or her challenger's charges about the "monsters of the present."  Continue reading >
  • October 24, 2014 @ 8:17 pm

    Nepal bus crash kills 14, injures dozens

    A Nepal bus packed with people, including Israeli tourists and locals heading home for a Hindu festival, veered off a mountain highway, killing 14 and injuring dozens, police said Saturday.  Continue reading >
  • October 24, 2014 @ 7:48 pm

    15 jailed for life in Argentina 'dirty war' trial

    An Argentine court has convicted and sentenced to life in prison 15 former military, police and civilian officials for abductions, torture and killings of dozens of dissidents during the country's 1976-83 dictatorship.  Continue reading >

  • October 24, 2014 @ 7:12 pm

    Hong Kong protesters to vote on govt offers

    Hong Kong democracy activists will hold a two-day referendum starting Sunday to gauge protesters' response to government proposals to end the monthlong street occupation.  Continue reading >
  • October 24, 2014 @ 7:00 pm

    Egypt declares emergency in northern Sinai

    A coordinated assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula killed 30 Egyptian troops on Friday, making it the deadliest single attack in decades on the military, which has been struggling to stem a wave of violence by Islamic extremists since the overthrow of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.  Continue reading >

  • October 24, 2014 @ 6:40 pm

    Brazil presidential rivals face off in debate

    Brazil's presidential candidates faced off in a heated debate Friday night just two days before their runoff election, with the focus on allegations of corruption and arguments over who could best spark a stalled economy.  Continue reading >
  • October 24, 2014 @ 6:04 pm

    Malaysian officer back to face New Zealand charges

    A Malaysian military officer was back in a New Zealand court Saturday to face sexual assault charges five months after he left the country under the protection of diplomatic immunity.  Continue reading >

  • October 24, 2014 @ 4:32 pm

    Gunman in Canada attack complained about mosque

    The gunman who shot and killed a soldier in plain daylight then stormed Canada's Parliament once complained that a Vancouver mosque he attended was too liberal and inclusive, and was kicked out after he repeatedly spent the night there even though officials told him to stop, Muslim leaders said Friday.  Continue reading >

  • October 24, 2014 @ 4:20 pm

    After attacks, Canada balances security, openness

    Canada treasures its image as an orderly, open society, a place where the seat of government welcomes weekly public yoga sessions on its front lawn beneath a monument called the Peace Tower.  Continue reading >
  • October 24, 2014 @ 4:04 pm

    Dominican agents detain woman with $70K in stomach

    Dominican Republic officials say they have arrested a woman who was carrying more than $70,000 in her stomach and $69,000 hidden inside her suitcase.  Continue reading >

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