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04:54, 26 October 2014 Sunday
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At least three soldiers were killed in an attack on Saturday in Turkey’s southeastern province of Hakkari

Soldiers exchanged heavy fire with the militants, whose exact affiliation was unclear, and had surrounded them by midday, security sources said

A Kurdish intelligence officer in Zumar said peshmerga forces had advanced from five directions in the early morning after coalition air strikes on ISIL positions

The United Nations General Assembly adopts resolution granting observer status to the Developing-Eight, or D-8.

The Palestinian youths pelted Israeli troops with stones and empty bottles, but the troops responded by firing teargas and birdshot, wounding ten Palestinians and making dozens of others experience temporary asphyxiation

More than 36 million citizens are set to vote and choose among 29 political parties in Sunday's early general election.

Qatar has renounced deporting Muslim Brothers leaders, Egyptian media reported.

India will buy at least 8,000 Spike missiles and more than 300 launchers in a deal worth 32 billion rupees ($525 million), the source

"Egypt is fighting an existential war," al-Sisi said, going on to say that his country will take "measures" along border with the Gaza Strip following the attack

Human Rights Watch calls for prosecution of military involved in killing 85 Muslims in southern Thailand

Kurdish media claimed the first units tomorrow to across Turkey's border, but news on when the peshmerga will start their passage is denied

In Kasserine, campaign posters plastered on walls make plain what many voters want from Sunday's parliamentary election -- jobs, whose scarcity has fuelled unrest and militancy.

The three worst-hit countries of West Africa - Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone - account for the bulk, recording 4,912 deaths out of 10,114 cases

Local residents, some of whom have been camping out in the area, met a busload of activists and threw eggs at some of them, demanding they turn back and leave them to live in peace.

Egypt declared a three-month state of emergency in parts of the northern Sinai Peninsula following a deadly attack at a military checkpoint that killed 33 soldiers

27th of October is being remembered as the “Black Day” in Pakistan and India-held Kashmir as a protest against the occupation of the Kashmir, when India had forcibly taken over the land on October 27, 1947.

The violence at Marysville-Pilchuck High School marked the latest in a series of deadly shooting rampages at American schools that have played a central role in a national debate over gun laws

Arrawa Hammad, 14, was shot in the head with live ammunition by an Israeli sniper during clashes in Silwad village

An explosion rocked an army checkpoint in Egypt's restive Sinai Peninsula, leaving 30 soldiers dead

Health officials emphasized that the virus is not airborne but is spread through direct contact with bodily fluids from an infected person who is showing symptoms.

Mali's Health Minister Ousmane Kone told state television that the patient in the western town of Kayes was a two-year-old girl who had recently arrived from neighbouring Guinea,

Packets of an unidentified yellow powder were sent to five western consulates in Istanbul, officials sai

Turkish Foreign Ministry's spokesperson Tanju Bilgic says Greek foreign minister's "logic" is wrong and undermining the Cyprus peace talks.

"It is not acceptable, it an appalling way to behave," a visibly angry Cameron told a news conference in Brussels

The town is significant because it sits on the main route between two of Syria's most populated cities.

Record numbers of Muslim Rohingya flee western Myanmar after government launches crackdown.

Erdogan said the Kurdish PYD had agreed to the passage of 1,300 Free Syrian Army (FSA) fighters to Kobani to reinforce Kurdish forces there.

Israeli police have imposed restrictions on the entry of Palestinians worshippers to Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in East Jerusalem, banning men under 40 from entering the holy site.

Parliamentary elections are final step in transforming political system after Maidan protests, says Ukraine's ambassador in Ankara

"The status quo cannot last," Erekat told members of the foreign press at his offices in Ramallah. "We want to establish a state no later than November 2017. That's it."

While the South already has peacetime control of its roughly 639,000 service members, its ally the United States had been set to hand over wartime operational control (OPCON) at the end of next year.

Iraqi forces also must be trained, armed and ready before major advances, like one to retake the city of Mosul, which fell to the ISIL in June

Spencer is the ninth Ebola case seen in the United States and the first case in America's largest city, setting off renewed fears about the spread of the virus

China launched the first stage of an Asian development bank, in what is widely seen as a challenge to U.S.-backed international banks.

Voters will cast ballots on October 26 for 217 members of the National Assembly, which will choose a new prime minister to replace Tunisia's current caretaker administration.

Aid agencies are tentatively also giving away cash and letting refugees decide for themselves what they need. The money is being wisely spent and rarely wasted

Troops under the command of the opposition force's Colonel Abdul-Jabbar al-Aqidi will be deployed in the Syrian border town

The Latakia province of Syria, largely populated by Turkmen, was attacked by fighter planes, mortars and missiles

The acting inspector general of the U.S. Agency for International Development altered numerous reports to remove criticisms of the agency over a two-year period, according to a report in the Washington Post.

The Hesham Mubarak Law Center said that it would file a lawsuit against the government on the background of its failure to take measures to protect citizens against forced disappearance.

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