Saturday, October 10, 2015

News - World

  • October 10, 2015 | State Pre-election violence in Guinea kills 3, injures 50

    CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Pre-election violence in Guinea has killed at least three people and injured some 50, a hospital official said Saturday, as the United Nations West Africa head called for calm a day before Guineans are to vote for president.

  • October 10, 2015 | State Former UK Treasury chief Geoffrey Howe dies at 88

    LONDON (AP) — Former British Treasury chief Geoffrey Howe, a prominent figure in Margaret Thatcher's government who helped bring about her downfall after they parted ways over policy toward Europe, has died at 88.

  • October 10, 2015 | State The Latest: North Korea shows off missiles, drones in parade

    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The latest on the celebrations marking the 70th anniversary of the creation of North Korea's ruling party (all times local).

  • October 10, 2015 | State Kim Jong Un vows N. Korea ready to counter any US threat

    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un took center stage at a military parade and mass rally in Pyongyang on Saturday to mark the 70th anniversary of the country's ruling party by declaring in a rare speech that the North has no intention of straying from the socialist track established by his grandfather and is ready to stand up to any threat posed by the United States.

  • October 10, 2015 | State Danes OK with zoo's plan to publicly dissect year-old lion

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Danish zoo is planning to publicly dissect a year-old lion that it has killed to avoid inbreeding — a year after another Danish zoo triggered massive online protests for killing a healthy young giraffe, dissecting it and feeding it to lions in front of children.

  • October 10, 2015 | State Turkish PM says deadly attacks likely were suicide bombings

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Two bomb explosions targeted a peace rally Saturday by leftist and Kurdish activists in the Turkish capital of Ankara, killing 86 people and wounding 186, the country's health minister said.

  • October 10, 2015 | State Palestinians stab Israelis in 2 Jerusalem attacks

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinians carried out two stabbing attacks in Jerusalem on Saturday before being shot dead by police, while another two Palestinians were killed during a violent demonstration near the Gaza border fence.

  • October 10, 2015 | State The Latest: 2 Gaza youths killed in clashes along border

    JERUSALEM (AP) — The latest developments in ongoing violence between Palestinians and Israelis (all times local):

  • October 10, 2015 | State For Tunisia, Nobel is good news in troubled, violent year

    TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — The leader of a Tunisian human rights group that was among the winners of the Nobel Peace Prize says the honor has meaning not just for his country, but for all those mired in war.

  • October 10, 2015 | State Asia's largest film festival closes with record visitors

    BUSAN, South Korea (AP) — A typhoon and a government budget cut did not stop cinema lovers from flocking to Asia's most influential film festival.

  • October 10, 2015 | State 9 Irish Gypsies, including infant, die in mobile home fire

    DUBLIN (AP) — Irish police say nine people, including an infant, have died in a fire at a mobile home camp for Ireland's native Gypsies.

  • October 10, 2015 | State Fierce battles in central Syria amid Russian airstrikes

    DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian troops backed by Russian airstrikes seized control of a village in central Syria on Saturday amid fierce clashes with rebels in the area, part of a ground offensive launched earlier this week.

  • October 10, 2015 | State Turkey imposes news blackout on 'gruesome' blast images

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's government says it has imposed a temporary news blackout following two blasts that killed 86 people who were gathering for a peace rally in the capital Ankara. The attack was Turkey's deadliest in recent years.

  • October 10, 2015 | State Kim declares N. Korea ready to stand up to any US threat

    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un declared Saturday that his country was ready to stand up to any threat posed by the United States as he spoke at a lavish military parade to mark the 70th anniversary of the North's ruling party and trumpet his third-generation leadership.

  • October 10, 2015 | State Thousands demonstrate in Germany against EU-US trade deal

    BERLIN (AP) — Tens of thousands of people marched through downtown Berlin on Saturday to protest a planned trans-Atlantic free trade pact.

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