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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Somalia truck bomb death toll hits 137: police

MOGADISHU Oct 16: The death toll from Saturday´s truck bombing in a shopping district in the Somali capital Mogadishu surged to at least 137...

Azores, Ireland on hurricane alert as Ophelia strengthens

LISBON Oct 15: Hurricane Ophelia strengthened to a Category 3 storm as it passed near the Portuguese Azores archipelago on Saturday en route to...

Dark skies and chest pain as California fires spew smoke 100 miles

CALIFORNIA Oct 14: California´s deadly wildfires have darkened the skies for a hundred miles, causing respiratory problems and making it hard to see the...

Hundreds missing, 26 dead in California wildfires as crews gain ground

WASHINGTON Oct 13:Firefighters began to gain ground on Thursday against wildfires that have killed at least 26 people in Northern California and left hundreds...

Puerto Rico toll hits 44 as governor asks Congress for more aid

WASHINGTON Oct 12:The death toll from Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico has risen to 44 three weeks after the storm ripped through the island,...

Catalan leader signs document declaring independence from Spain

BARCELONA Oct 11: Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont and other regional politicians signed a document declaring Catalonia’s independence from Spain, but it was unclear if...

Bollywood’s Amir Khan meets Erdoğan in Ankara

ANKARA Oct 06: Reigning star of Bollywood, Amir Khan, met the political giant and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Friday. The Dangal-star is in...

Anti-nuclear campaign group wins 2017 Nobel Peace Prize

OSLO/GENEVA: The Norwegian Nobel Committee, warning of a rising risk of nuclear war and the spread of weapons to North Korea, awarded the 2017...

Indian air-force helicopter crashes China border

NEW DELHI Oct 06: An Indian airforce helicopter crashed in a remote mountain region near the border with China on Friday, killing all seven...

Pakistan critical for South Asian stability, Tillerson says after meeting Asif

WASHINGTON Oct 05: American Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, after meeting Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif on Wednesday, said Pakistan is critical for the long-term stability...

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