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OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Two deadly attacks in three days against members of the military stunned Canadians and raised fears their country was being targeted for reprisals for joining the U.S.-led air campaign against an extremist Islamic group in Iraq a ...more

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GABORONE, Botswana (AP) — The ruling party in Botswana, which has dominated politics since independence in 1966, is again the front-runner ahead of elections Friday in the southern African nation.However, opposition parties have been trying to c ...more

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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The debate boiled in Lena's Salon in Rio's Cantagalo slum, as patrons argued about who should win Sunday's presidential election.In one corner, owner Lucia Helena Silva was loudly arguing for President Dilma Rousseff and he ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — China's ruling Communist Party said it will take steps to improve judicial independence and put checks on political interference in the courts, as its Central Committee concluded its annual meeting on Thursday.A communique, releas ...more

Reuters News - 30 mins ago

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has not ruled out a visit by the United Nations human rights chief to its unrest-plagued regions of Tibet and Xinjiang, but said on Thursday he must apply through "appropriate channels". Zeid Ra'ad al Hussein, the U ...more

Reuters News - 35 mins ago

TORONTO (Reuters) - Rogers Communications Inc posted a 28 percent decline in third-quarter net income on Thursday, but reaffirmed its profit targets for the year as it heralded the end of a corporate shuffle. The Toronto-based company said i ...more

AP News - 36 mins ago

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — European Union leaders meeting in Brussels to stamp their new, ambitious greenhouse gas emissions plan should prepare for unyielding opposition from coal-reliant Poland and some other East European countries who say their developi ...more

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HONG KONG (AP) — It's among the most powerful clubs in this city of enormous wealth and influence. Only 1,200 people are allowed in, and they decide who leads Hong Kong every five years.As thousands of protesters block city streets demanding dem ...more

Reuters News - 43 mins ago

GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations Human Rights Committee called on China on Thursday to ensure universal suffrage in Hong Kong, including the right to stand for election and not be subject to vetting. The panel of 18 independent experts, ...more

Reuters News - 50 mins ago

By Ulf Laessing CAIRO (Reuters) - A struggle has broken out for control of Libya's state-run energy sector as rival governments in Tripoli and the east compete for power, but a common interest in maintaining oil revenues will keep exports fl ...more