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Ankara bomb blasts kill 86 at peace rally; 186 wounded
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....

Portraits of some of the victims in Kunduz hospital bombing
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- On Oct. 3, a U.S. AC-130 gunship - at the request of Afghan ground forces fighting the Taliban, according to the American commander in Afghanistan Gen. John F. Campbell - mistakenly bombed a trauma hospital run by Doctors Without Borders in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz, killing at least 10 patients and a dozen Afghan staffers. Many more were wounded, and many remain missing in the wreckage of the now-abandoned hospital. The aid group's international staff members have been accounted for. President Barack Obama apologized and the U.S. military is investigating....

The Latest: Palestinian stabs 3 policemen in Jerusalem
JERUSALEM (AP) -- The latest developments in ongoing violence between Palestinians and Israelis (all times local):...

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....

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)....

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....

Danish zoo plans to publicly dissect lion
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- A Danish zoo is planning to publicly dissect a year-old lion - a year after another park's decision to dissect and skin a giraffe and feed it to lions triggered massive online protests, a zookeeper said Saturday, adding the purpose of it was to give people "a closer to the animals experience."...

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....

Belarus' Lukashenko set for re-election
MINSK, Belarus (AP) -- In the 21 years under Alexander Lukashenko's rule, Belarus in many ways has seemed little different than the Soviet republic it once was. Dissent is stifled, sometimes harshly. The economy remains largely state-controlled. Even the flag is nearly identical to the Soviet-era emblem....

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, the latest in a series of assaults against civilians and soldiers in Israel and the West Bank....

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