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  • WORLD

    Euro inflation creeps up, ECB still under pressure

    Inflation crept higher in the 18 countries that use the euro in October — but the rise to an annual 0.4 percent offered little relief to the European Central Bank as it tries to boost a weak economy.

  • WORLD

    Coal miners stuck in the middle of Ukraine's war

    Glistening black sweat rolls down the spine of a beefy miner as he jackhammers bedrock along the shaft at the Chelyuskintsev coal mine in Donetsk, Ukraine's eastern industrial heartland.

  • WORLD

    Heavy security as Israel reopens Jerusalem site

    Israel reopened a contested Jerusalem holy site on Friday and deployed more than 1,000 security personnel following clashes the previous day between Palestinians and Israeli riot police that had ratcheted up already heightened tensions in the city.

  • WORLD

    Russia: Natural gas will flow after Ukraine pays

    Russia will resume shipping natural gas to Ukraine after Kiev pays off its first debt installment for past supplies of gas next week, officials said Friday.

  • HEALTH & SCIENCE

    Canada restricts visas amid Ebola scare

    Canada has joined Australia in suspending entry visas for people from Ebola-stricken countries in West Africa in an attempt to keep out the disease.

  • HEALTH & SCIENCE

    Liberia opens 1 of largest Ebola treatment centers

    Remembering those who have died in the world's deadliest Ebola outbreak, Liberia's president opened one of the country's largest Ebola treatment centers in Monrovia on Friday amid hopes that the disease is finally on the decline in this West African country.

  • WORLD

    Analysis: In Syria, no good options for West

    With the U.S.-led assault on the Islamic State group, the world community is acting in Syria, but not in the Syrian civil war. When it comes to the issue that has undermined the region — the survival or fall of Syrian President Bashar Assad — there is still no plan.

  • WORLD

    Protests push Burkina Faso president from power

    The president of Burkina Faso stepped down Friday after protesters stormed parliament and set the building ablaze, ending the 27-year reign of one of Africa's longest-serving rulers who had survived previous attempts to topple him.

  • WORLD

    Syria's Alawites pay heavy price as they bury sons

    The posters of slain Syrian soldiers, put up by families to commemorate their sons killed in the fight against rebels, are plastered on walls throughout the coastal province of Tartous. The impromptu murals of death illustrate the price supporters of President Bashar Assad are paying to defend his...

  • NATION

    Mexico police questioned in killing of 3 Americans

    Authorities are investigating a possible police connection to the killing of three U.S. citizens visiting their father in Mexico who were found shot to death along with a Mexican friend more than two weeks after going missing.

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