Canadians flock to Parliament Hill, site of attack on soldier

Saturday, 25 October 2014 16:30

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadians returned to the reopened grounds of their parliament building on Saturday, three days after a homegrown radical rushed in armed with a rifle after killing a soldier in the second domestic attack in a week on the country's military.attack
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War-weary Ukraine set to pick pro-Western parliament in election

Saturday, 25 October 2014 16:15

KIEV (Reuters) - War-weary Ukrainians are set to pick a pro-Western and nationalist-leaning parliament on Sunday that should give President Petro Poroshenko a mandate to end separatist conflict in the east, but may inject new tension into ties with Russia.western






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Washington state teen shooter's family living in 'nightmare'

Saturday, 25 October 2014 16:07

MARYSVILLE Wash. (Reuters) - Relatives of a Washington state teen accused of a high school shooting rampage said on Saturday that they were living in a "nightmare" and struggling to understand why the boy targeted his two cousins and several friends before killing himself.living
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On eve of poll, Ukraine leader seeks support for pro-Europe course

Saturday, 25 October 2014 13:37

KIEV (Reuters) - President Petro Poroshenko called on Ukrainians on Saturday to elect a majority on Sunday that would see through a pro-Europe, reform agenda and break with the Soviet past.support
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Anti-Occupy mob roughs up Hong Kong journalists

Saturday, 25 October 2014 12:36

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Three journalists were roughed up on Saturday evening in Hong Kong after being confronted by pro-government protesters holding a rally to oppose a four-week long "Occupy" movement of the financial hub's streets by pro-democracy demonstrators.kong






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Egypt eyes legal restrictions, military measures after Sinai attacks

Saturday, 25 October 2014 12:10

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt is considering expanding the jurisdiction of military courts and displacing thousands of residents to enlarge a military buffer zone near the border with the Gaza Strip following an attack on security forces in the area.measures
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Read more: Egypt eyes legal restrictions, military measures after Sinai attacks

 

Iraqi security forces and Kurds gain ground against Islamic State

Saturday, 25 October 2014 11:04

BAGHDAD/ARBIL Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi government forces and Shi'ite militias seized control of the strategic town of Jurf al-Sakhar near Baghdad from Islamic State on Saturday and Kurdish fighters made gains in the north after heavy coalition air strikes against the Sunni militants.ground
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Canada's Parliament Hill reopens following Wednesday shooting

Saturday, 25 October 2014 06:26

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadians returned to the grounds of their parliament building on Saturday, three days after a homegrown radical rushed in armed with a rifle after shooting dead a soldier in the second attack on the country's military at home in a week.wednesday
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Read more: Canada's Parliament Hill reopens following Wednesday shooting

 

On eve of poll, Ukraine leader seeks support for pro-Europe course

Saturday, 25 October 2014 05:25

KIEV (Reuters) - President Petro Poroshenko called on Ukrainians on Saturday to elect a majority on Sunday that would see through a pro-Europe, reform agenda and break with the Soviet past.support






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Read more: On eve of poll, Ukraine leader seeks support for pro-Europe course

 

Ebola medical worker quarantined in New Jersey tests negative for virus

Saturday, 25 October 2014 05:16

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A medical worker in New Jersey quarantined after arriving at an airport after treating Ebola victims in West Africa has tested negative for the virus, the state's health department said on Saturday.tests
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Read more: Ebola medical worker quarantined in New Jersey tests negative for virus

 

U.S., allies stage 22 air strikes in Iraq: U.S. Central Command

Saturday, 25 October 2014 05:14

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and its allies conducted 22 air strikes against Islamic State forces in Iraq on Friday and Saturday, the U.S. Central Command said.iraq






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Coal mine accident in far west China kills 16: Xinhua

Friday, 24 October 2014 19:16

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Sixteen workers were killed after a coal mine collapsed in China's far western region of Xinjiang, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday, highlighting the poor safety standards in the world's biggest coal producing country.xinhua
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