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Taliban attack kills 4 Afghan soldiers in Kabul - Daily Mail

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 23:09

Irish Independent

Taliban attack kills 4 Afghan soldiers in Kabul
Daily Mail
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — At least four Afghan soldiers have been killed in a roadside bomb attack on a bus in the capital. Gen. Mohammad Zahir Azimi, spokesman for the Afghan Ministry of Defense, says the blast occurred Tuesday morning while army ...
Blast in Kabul kills four Afghan soldiers: OfficialsZee News

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Total CEO de Margerie killed in Moscow plane accident - airport spokeswoman - Reuters

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 20:33

Reuters

Total CEO de Margerie killed in Moscow plane accident - airport spokeswoman
Reuters
MOSCOW (Reuters) - The chief executive of French oil major Total, Christophe de Margerie, was killed in an airplane collision with a snow plow at Moscow's Vnukovo International Airport, airport spokeswoman Elena Krylova said on Tuesday. "Tonight ...
Total's CEO Christophe de Margerie dies in Moscow plane crashBBC News
Total's CEO de Margerie Dies in Plane Crash, Interfax SaysBloomberg
Oil CEO Dies in a Moscow Plane CrashNBCNews.com
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Polls shows Rousseff gaining momentum as Brazil election nears - Reuters

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 19:37

Reuters

Polls shows Rousseff gaining momentum as Brazil election nears
Reuters
Brazil's President and Workers' Party (PT) presidential candidate Dilma Rousseff gestures before a TV debate in Sao Paulo, October 19, 2014. Credit: Reuters/Nacho Doce. Related News. Supreme Court denies request to block Texas voter ID law. Sat, Oct 18 ...
Poll: Brazil's leader gains ground in tight raceNewsday
Rousseff Gains Edge as Brazil Runoff Still Too Close to CallBusinessweek
Brazil election poll shows Rousseff gains ground against NevesTHE BUSINESS TIMES (subscription)
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Two soldiers struck in Quebec hit-and-run - The Globe and Mail

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 18:16

Toronto Star

Two soldiers struck in Quebec hit-and-run
The Globe and Mail
Two Canadian soldiers in Quebec have been injured in a hit-and-run that is being investigated as a possible terror attack. Police in Quebec are unsure whether the soldiers were deliberately targeted in the incident, but sources with knowledge of the ...
Driver shot by police after hitting 2 soldiers in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu has diedCBC.ca
Canada police kill driver after he rams two soldiersReuters
Driver who ran over two Canadian soldiers shot after high-speed chase near ...National Post
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Gough Whitlam, a statesman of stature, distinction and brilliance - The Australian

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 17:15

Sydney Morning Herald

Gough Whitlam, a statesman of stature, distinction and brilliance
The Australian
OBITUARY. Gough Whitlam. Labor prime minister 1972-75. Born Melbourne, July 11, 1916. Died October 21, 2014 aged 98. AUSTRALIA has seen better prime ministers than Gough Whitlam but few who have made a bigger impact on political and public life.
Gough Whitlam, Australian prime minister who proved transformative, dies at 98Washington Post
Former Australian PM Gough Whitlam dies at 98BBC News
Former prime minister Gough Whitlam dead at 98Sydney Morning Herald
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Mexican Federal Police Take Over Towns After Students' Disappearance - TIME

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 16:50

TIME

Mexican Federal Police Take Over Towns After Students' Disappearance
TIME
MEXICO-CRIME-STUDENTS-MISSING Members of the Mexican Federal Police are seen in a street in Teloloapan, Mexico on October 19, 2014. Ronaldo Schemidt—AFP/Getty Images. A security official alleges there are links between gangs and local law ...
Mexico said facing worst human rights crisis since 1968 massacreFox News Latino
Mexico offers rewards for missing studentsSFGate
Mexico's government offers reward for information on 43 missing studentsMSN Canada
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Oscar Pistorius To Be Sentenced for Girlfriend's Murder Today - NDTV

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 14:39

NDTV

Oscar Pistorius To Be Sentenced for Girlfriend's Murder Today
NDTV
Pretoria: South Africa's fallen star Oscar Pistorius could be jailed for 10 years or return to serve house arrest on Tuesday when he will be sentenced for killing model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. In her decision, Judge Thokozile Masipa has to balance the ...

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Oscar Pistorius siblings: 'Truth twisted and manipulated' - BBC News

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 14:31

BBC News

Oscar Pistorius siblings: 'Truth twisted and manipulated'
BBC News
The siblings of Oscar Pistorius have spoken on the eve of his sentencing for the culpable homicide of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's day 2013. In the television interview, Carl and Aimee Pistorius speak of the burden of public exposure in the ...
Oscar Pistorius faces range of possible sentences, from no jail time to 15 years ...National Post
Oscar's date with destinyNews24
Oscar Pistorius sentence for culpable homicide expected TuesdaySI.com
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In Ukraine, executions — and propaganda about them - Washington Post

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 14:06

RT

In Ukraine, executions — and propaganda about them
Washington Post
In the conflict between the Ukrainian military and pro-Russian separatists, both sides have been accused of atrocities, including execution-style killings. But there's a propaganda war going on too, and it has led to not only exaggerations about the number of ...
Europe|Russia Frees Activist Who Was Investigating Soldiers' DeathsNew York Times
UPDATE 1-Hope and obstacles as Russia and Ukraine seek gas dealReuters
Hope and obstacles as Russia and Ukraine seek gas dealDaily Mail
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Czech Republic can help Ukraine pay gas dept only after receiving guarantees ... - Kyiv Post

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 12:37

Kyiv Post

Czech Republic can help Ukraine pay gas dept only after receiving guarantees ...
Kyiv Post
Russia's gas giant Gazprom headquarters rises in Moscow, on June 28, 2013. The world biggest gas company held today its annual meeting in Moscow. © AFP PHOTO / VASILY MAXIMOV. Tweet. SEE ALSO. Clashes intensify in Donetsk, airport defenders ...

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Nigerians cautious about reports that kidnapped schoolgirls will be released soon - Fox News

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 12:26

Fox News

Nigerians cautious about reports that kidnapped schoolgirls will be released soon
Fox News
FILE - In this file photo taken Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, people demonstrate calling on the Nigerian government to rescue girls taken from a secondary school in Chibok region, in the city of Abuja, Nigeria. There is cautious optimism in Nigeria, Monday, Oct. 20, ...

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Ukraine's central bank says three foreign banks need more capital - Reuters

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 12:11

RT

Ukraine's central bank says three foreign banks need more capital
Reuters
KIEV Oct 20 (Reuters) - Ukraine's central bank estimates that the country's 15 largest banks, including the local subsidiaries of three foreign firms, need more than $4 billion in toptal additional capital according to the results of its stress tests, the bank said on ...
EU sees less violence in eastern UkraineThe Daily Star
Explosion rocks rebel-held Ukrainian city as fighters ignore cease-fire, death toll ...Fox News
Kiev reports more casualties in E. Ukraine fightingXinhua
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Lacking a plan, Abbas opts for rhetoric - MiamiHerald.com

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:55

MiamiHerald.com

Lacking a plan, Abbas opts for rhetoric
MiamiHerald.com
The Palestinian president has been speaking in increasingly belligerent tones in recent weeks, accusing Israel of committing "genocide" in Gaza and calling on Palestinians to defend a contested Jerusalem holy site "by any means." The heightened rhetoric is ...

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15 killed in Yemen suicide car bomb targeting rebels: witnesses - The Daily Star

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:46

The Daily Star

15 killed in Yemen suicide car bomb targeting rebels: witnesses
The Daily Star
A Houthi Shiite rebel mans a machine gun mounted on a military truck in Sanaa, Yemen, Monday, Oct. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed). Connect; Tweet; RSS; Follow; Email; Print; Share. Agence France Presse. SANAA: A suicide bomber killed 15 ...

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Nepalese porters found frozen in flip flops and trainers - Telegraph.co.uk

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 10:17

Telegraph.co.uk

Nepalese porters found frozen in flip flops and trainers
Telegraph.co.uk
Tour guides caught in the snow storm which struck a Himalayan trekking route in Nepal died because they were so poorly equipped, rescue leaders have said amid resentment that foreign hikers are “put first” in the rescue mission. The Nepal Army's top ...
All safe: Nepal ends rescue operation on trekking routeThe Australian
Nepal Ends Rescue Efforts On Popular Trekking RouteHuffington Post
Nepal end rescue operation on popular trekking route where 39 died in blizzards ...Fox News
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Dutch Deny Link to Mystery Submarine off Sweden - Voice of America

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 10:05

Voice of America

Dutch Deny Link to Mystery Submarine off Sweden
Voice of America
The Netherlands has denied a Russian claim that a mysterious “foreign vessel” photographed in waters off Sweden could be Dutch. The Swedish military says it made three sightings of "foreign undersea activity" in the past few days, amid media reports of a ...
Submarine Hunt Sends Cold War Chill Across BalticABC News
Russia denies submarine incident off SwedenDaily Times
Pictured: 'Russian spy' at the centre of Sweden's 'Hunt for Red October ...Mirror.co.uk
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Ebola Fear Stalks Home Hunt for Quarantined Now Released - Businessweek

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 09:33

Businessweek

Ebola Fear Stalks Home Hunt for Quarantined Now Released
Businessweek
A woman identified as Louise Troh by Wilshire Baptist Church associate pastor Mark Wingfield is seen in this photograph taken in Dallas, Texas. Photographer: Joe Raedle/Getty Images. Louise Troh and the three other people in her household spent much of ...
Dallas officials plead for compassion, not stigma as 43 leave Ebola isolationWashington Post
Texas Officials Clear 43 People After Ebola MonitoringNew York Times
Dozens in Dallas Said to Be Free of Ebola RiskPhilly.com
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All safe: Nepal ends rescue operation on trekking route - The Australian

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 08:37

The Independent

All safe: Nepal ends rescue operation on trekking route
The Australian
NEPAL was wrapping up rescue operations in its northern mountains yesterday, saying all the hikers believed to be stranded on a trekking route by a series of blizzards and avalanches that left dozens of others dead were safe. The last flights by rescue ...
Nepal trekking: Better safety measures could save livesThe Independent
Nepal Ends Rescue Efforts On Popular Trekking RouteHuffington Post
Nepal to end trekker disaster rescue effortAljazeera.com
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Kerry seeks support against Islamic State - ABS CBN News

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 08:27

Kerry seeks support against Islamic State
ABS CBN News
JAKARTA - US Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday visited Indonesia, home to the world's biggest Muslim population, to press Southeast Asian nations to step up efforts in the fight against the Islamic State (IS) group. Kerry was among foreign dignitaries ...

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Pistorius to find out fate tomorrow - The Malay Mail Online

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 08:20

The Malay Mail Online

Pistorius to find out fate tomorrow
The Malay Mail Online
Pistorius will learn his sentence after he was convicted of manslaughter for killing his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. — Reuters picJOHANNESBURG, Oct 20 — Each day as court adjourned over the past eight months, Oscar Pistorius was escorted by ...

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