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Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Multiple Egyptian police officers died Friday in a shootout with militants in the country's Western desert, security officials said. Egypt's Interior Ministry said the raid happened after security officials learned of a group of militants hiding...
Oct. 19 (UPI) -- A tourist visiting one of Italy's most famous churches, the Basilica di Santa Croce in Florence, died after a decorative stone fell on top of him, Italian authorities said. The 6-by-6-inch stone fell nearly 60 feet...
Oct. 18 (UPI) -- The implementation of United Nations Security Council sanctions could block as much as $1.3 billion in capital inflows to North Korea, a South Korean analyst said Wednesday. Kang Sun-joo, a professor at the Korea National Diplomatic...
Oct. 17 (UPI) -- North Korea congratulated China on the occasion of the 19th congress of the Communist Party, a rare move for Pyongyang. Pyongyang's state-controlled new agency KCNA reported Wednesday, local time, the central committee of the Korean Workers'...
Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Passengers aboard an AirAsia flight from Perth, Australia, to Bali, Indonesia, were angry at the flight crew for showing fear when the plane rapidly descended nearly 24,000 feet Monday. About an hour after the plane left...
Oct. 15 (UPI) -- Sebastian Kurz will become Austria's next chancellor and Europe's youngest leader at 31, according to provision final results Sunday. Kurz's People's Party captured 31.4 percent but because it's not a majority the party will need to...
Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Gunmen, one of whom was a suspended student, killed five students and a night watchman at a school in northern Kenya in a revenge attack, police said. The incident took place at AIC Lokichogio Secondary School...
Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Turkish forces on Friday began crossing into Syria's Idlib province in order to monitor de-escalation zones, the Turkish military said. The troop movement is part of a joint mission between Turkey, Russia and Iran to observe...
Oct. 12 (UPI) -- An investigation into the Christmas market attack in Berlin last year concluded Germany police made "gross mistakes" before the deadly incident that killed 12 people. Special investigator Bruno Jost said attacker Anis Amri, a Tunisian national,...
Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Three South Korean fishermen who were abducted to the North more than four decades ago have been absolved of espionage charges. Park Chun-hwan, 71, Oh Gyeong-tae and Heo Tae-geun were kidnapped in the '60s while fishing...

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