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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.

Japan culls 42,000 chickens after second bird flu outbreak

TOKYO - Japan on Monday ordered the slaughter of some 42,000 chickens after officials confirmed Japan’s second bird flu outbreak in less than a...

US, Nato mark end of mission to Afghanistan

KABUL Dec. 29: The United States and NATO formally ended their war in Afghanistan on Sunday with a ceremony at their military headquarters in Kabul...

Search resumes for the missing AirAisia plane

JAKARTA Dec. 29: A massive search is underway for the missing AirAsia plane carrying 162 people that disappeared on Sunday just after the pilot...

Big Storms Littered Path of Missing AirAsia Jet QZ8501: Forecaster

LONDON Dec. 29: Powerful storms littered the flight path of the AirAsia passenger plane that went missing with 162 aboard on Sunday, according to forecasters....

Iranan general killed during battle against ISIL in Iraq

TEHRAN Dec. 29: Iran's Revolutionary Guard says one of its senior commanders was killed during a battle against the Islamic State extremist group in Iraq. The Guard...

Fireworks spectacle on Burj Khalifa to welcome 2015

DUBAI Dec. 28: This New Year’s Eve, the 828-metre high facade of Burj Khalifa will feature an illuminated LED screen that projects a mesmerising show...

Britain braces for coldest night at -10C

LONDON dec. 28:Britain is braced for the coldest night of the year as temperatures are predicted to plummet to -10C (14F) in parts of...

Floods in Malaysia and Thailand kill at least 24

KUALA LUMPUR Dec. 28: The worst flooding in Malaysia in more than a decade has killed 10 people and forced nearly 160,000 from their homes and...

AirAsia plane with 162 aboard missing in Indonesia

JAKARTA Dec. 28:  An AirAsia flight with 162 people on board lost contact with air traffic control on Sunday after the pilots asked to change...

10th anniversary of Indian Ocean tsunami marked

UNITED NATIONS Dec. 28: Commemorating the 10th anniversary of the Indian Ocean tsunami, the UN Children’s Fund ( UNICEF) commended the people of Aceh,...

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