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By The Associated Press | October 26, 2014 12:18 am
Tunisians vote in historic elections
  • Poor health systems in Asia cause for Ebola alarm
    Associated Press | October 26, 2014 12:06 am
    The longer the Ebola outbreak rages in West Africa, the greater chance a traveler infected with the virus touches down in an Asian city.
  • Ukraine votes to overhaul parliament
    Associated Press | October 25, 2014 11:36 pm
    Voters in Ukraine headed to the polls Sunday to elect a new parliament, overhauling a legislature tainted by its association with ousted President Viktor Yanukovych.
  • Botswana's ruling party wins election
    Associated Press | October 25, 2014 11:12 pm
    Botswana's ruling party has won re-election despite a vigorous challenge from the opposition, extending its decades-old hold on the southern African nation, an election official said Sunday.
  • Brazil votes for next leader after bitter campaign
    Associated Press | October 25, 2014 9:42 pm
    President Dilma Rousseff is counting on Brazilians' gratefulness for a decade of progress to overcome concerns about a sluggish economy as the leftist leader seeks re-election on Sunday after a bitter, unpredictable campaign.
  • Hockey returns to Ottawa with emotional ceremony
    Associated Press | October 25, 2014 9:24 pm
    Players on opposing teams formed a circle at center ice as hockey made a stirring return to Ottawa on Saturday night.
  • US: Power to visit Ebola-ravaged West Africa
    Associated Press | October 25, 2014 8:37 pm
    The United States ambassador to the United Nations is on her way to visit all three of the West African countries hit hardest by the Ebola outbreak, amid rising calls for travel restrictions back home in the U.S.
  • Brazil's election: 'Ghosts' versus 'Monsters'
    Associated Press | October 25, 2014 4:36 pm
    Brazilian voters electing a new president Sunday 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."
  • Correction: US-United States-Iraq-US Death story
    Associated Press | October 25, 2014 2:12 pm
    In a story Oct. 24 about the death of a U.S. service member in the fight against the Islamic State group, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the soldier who died in a noncombat-related incident was the first death in the military operation. A Marine who ejected from a plane over the Persian Gulf earlier in October and was presumed lost at sea was the first death, although that soldier isn't on the Defense Department's public list of deaths because the official paperwork hasn't been completed.
  • Canada reopens grounds of Parliament Hill
    Associated Press | October 25, 2014 1:30 pm
    Canadians returned to the reopened grounds of Parliament Hill on Saturday just three days after a gunman shot and killed a soldier at the national war memorial and then stormed Parliament before he was gunned down.
  • Boat accident leaves 26 dead in Zambia
    Associated Press | October 25, 2014 12:42 pm
    At least 26 people, most of them children, died when a crowded boat capsized in Zambia while on the way to a national celebration, police said Saturday.
  • Mussolini air raid shelter opens to tourists
    Associated Press | October 25, 2014 12:37 pm
    A Roman villa's wine cellar, which was converted into an air raid shelter for Benito Mussolini and the Italian dictator's family, is opening its anti-gas, double steel doors to tourists.
  • WHO: Number of Ebola-linked cases passes 10,000
    Associated Press | October 25, 2014 11:48 am
    More than 10,000 people have been infected with Ebola and nearly half of them have died, according to figures released Saturday by the World Health Organization, as the outbreak continues to spread.
  • In Pakistan, a coup that wasn't
    Associated Press | October 25, 2014 11:24 am
    It had all the elements of a classic coup: thousands descending on the capital, clashing with police outside parliament and commandeering state TV to demand the ouster of a civilian leader who had locked horns with the military in a country with a long history of turmoil and dictatorship.
  • Clashes in northern Lebanon kill 5, wound others
    Associated Press | October 25, 2014 11:19 am
    Lebanese troops battled Islamic militants in the northern city of Tripoli for a second day Saturday, with five people killed and more than a dozen wounded in the clashes, the Lebanese army and state media said.
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