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  • New airstrike hits capital of Ethiopia's Tigray region
    Residents say a new airstrike has hit the capital of Ethiopia’s Tigray region as a yearlong war returns to Mekele city after months of calmBy CARA ANNA Associated PressOctober 20, 2021, 8:42 AM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleNAIROBI, Kenya -- A new airstrike has hit the... Read more
    Source: ABC - World Published on: 2021-10-20 By CARA ANNA Associated Press
  • Study: Fossil fuel plans would far overshoot climate goals
    A U.N.-backed study has found that the world needs to cut by more than half its production of coal, oil and gas in the coming decade to maintain a chance of keeping global warming from reaching dangerous levelsByThe Associated PressOctober 20, 2021, 8:30 AM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to... Read more
    Source: ABC - World Published on: 2021-10-20 By The Associated Press
  • Bombing hits military bus in Syrian capital, killing 14
    A Syrian military official says two bombs attached to a bus carrying troops in the capital Damascus have exploded, killing 14 people and wounding othersBy ALBERT AJI Associated PressOctober 20, 2021, 8:22 AM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleDAMASCUS, Syria -- Two bombs attached to a bus... Read more
    Source: ABC - World Published on: 2021-10-20 By ALBERT AJI Associated Press
  • Mother of Taiwan slay victim blasts Hong Kong authorities
    The Hong Kong mother whose daughter was killed in Taiwan in 2018 has lambasted authorities in the Chinese city for letting the man who confessed to the crime walk freeBy ZEN SOO Associated PressOctober 20, 2021, 7:47 AM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleHONG KONG -- The... Read more
    Source: ABC - World Published on: 2021-10-19 By ZEN SOO Associated Press
  • 46 dead after heavy rains, landslides in northern India
    At least 46 people have died and several are missing after floods triggered by heavy rains hit the northern Indian state of UttarakhandBy BISWAJEET BANERJEE Associated PressOctober 20, 2021, 7:42 AM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleLUCKNOW, India -- At least 46 people have died and several... Read more
    Source: ABC - World Published on: 2021-10-19 By BISWAJEET BANERJEE Associated Press
  • They survived Paris terror attack to face agony, doubt
    PARIS -- They were animals, many of them say. Prey that had lost all sense of time. Targets who were no longer human to either their hunters or themselves.For more than two weeks, dozens of survivors from the Bataclan concert hall in Paris have testified in a specially designed courtroom... Read more
    Source: ABC - World Published on: 2021-10-19 By LORI HINNANT Associated Press
  • Beirut clash fires up sectarian anger in echo of civil war
    BEIRUT -- He was only a year old when his panicked father picked him up and they fled with his mother from the gunfire rattling their neighborhood. It was the day Lebanon’s civil war started 46 years ago. His family’s apartment building in Beirut was on the frontline.Now 47, Bahij... Read more
    Source: ABC - World Published on: 2021-10-19 By SARAH EL DEEB Associated Press
  • Wave of killings triggers memories of dark past in Kashmir
    SRINAGAR, India -- The Kashmiri Hindu activist was listening to religious hymns on his cellphone when he was interrupted by a tragic WhatsApp message. It brought news of a fatal shooting of a prominent chemist from his community, just a few miles from the activist’s home in Srinagar, the largest... Read more
    Source: ABC - World Published on: 2021-10-19 By AIJAZ HUSSAIN Associated Press
  • Ex-soldiers protest in Guatemala to get civil war payment
    Former soldiers who are demanding a war-time bonus  for serving in Guatemala's 1960-1996 civil war have burst onto the grounds of the country's congress building and set several vehicles afireByThe Associated PressOctober 20, 2021, 1:22 AM• 1 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleGUATEMALA CITY -- Former soldiers who... Read more
    Source: ABC - World Published on: 2021-10-19 By The Associated Press
  • Negotiations drag on over 17 missionaries kidnapped in Haiti
    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- Negotiations stretched into a fourth day seeking the return of 17 members of a U.S.-based missionary group kidnapped over the weekend by a violent gang that is demanding $1 million ransom per person.The group includes five children whose ages range from 8 months to 15 years, although... Read more
    Source: ABC - World Published on: 2021-10-19