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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.

Chinese market fire kills seventeen, child detained

HUIZHOU Feb. 07: Police detained a nine-year-old after a blaze started in a wholesale market in Huizhou,Guangdong, southern China on Thursday afternoon. Seventeen died. According...

Richard von Weizsäcker, former President of Germany, dies

BERLIN Feb. 08: Richard von Weizsäcker, the President who oversaw German reunification in 1990, was announced to have died yesterday. He was 94. Von Weizsäcker...

US presses India to improve relations with neighbors

WASHINGTON Feb. 08: Amid persisting tensions between Pakistan and India, the United States has pressed New Delhi to take steps to improve relationships with its South...

Seven migrants dead after boat sinks off Turkey

ISTANBUL Feb. 08:  At least seven illegal immigrants trying to reach the European Union from Turkey drowned when their boat sank in Turkish waters, a...

Putin could attack Baltic states warns Nato former chief

LONDON Feb. 07: Vladimir Putin has dangerous ambitions beyond Ukraine and aims to test Western resolve in the Baltic states, the former head of Nato...

Sri Lanka approves Chinese port project

COLOMBO Feb. 06:  Sri Lanka's new government on Thursday gave the green light for China's $1.4-billion port project in the capital despite warning while...

Guinea Ebola infections double as hidden cases discovered

CONAKRY Feb. 7: The number of people sick with Ebola fever has doubled in Guinea in the past week following the discovery of cases...

US anchor Brian Williams recants on coming under fire in Iraq

WASHINGTON Feb. 05: US news anchor Brian Williams admitted Wednesday that a story he has often repeated on air about coming under fire in...

Jordan executes 2 Al Qaeda prisoners after IS kills pilot

AMMAN Feb.04: Jordan executed two Al Qaeda prisoners before dawn Wednesday, a government spokesman said, just hours after Islamic State militants released a video...

ISIS video claims Jordan pilot hostage ‘burned alive’

BEIRUT Feb. 04: A video posted online by Islamic State (IS) militants claims to show Jordanian pilot Moaz al-Kasasbeh being burned alive. The video, which...

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