Twin bombs kill 86 at pro-Kurdish rally in Turkish capital

ANKARA - At least 86 people were killed when two suspected suicide bombers hit a rally of pro-Kurdish and leftist activists outside Ankara's main train station on Saturday, weeks ahead of an election, in the deadliest attack of its kind on Turkish soil. | Video

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Two dead in Jerusalem as Palestinian-Israeli violence rages on

JERUSALEM - Israeli security forces shot dead two Palestinians in East Jerusalem on Saturday, one of whom had stabbed two Israelis, police said, in a further wave of violence that has raised concerns about a new Palestinian uprising. | Video

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Russia backs bigger OSCE mission in Ukraine

MOSCOW - Russia said on Saturday it wanted to see a bigger European monitoring mission in Ukraine to help oversee withdrawal of mortars, tanks and light artillery under recent agreements.

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Exclusive: U.S. warns governments, bankers Iran sanctions still in place

LONDON/WASHINGTON - The Obama administration has privately reminded foreign governments and U.S. bankers that sanctions against Iran remain in effect, cautioning against a rush by Western companies to invest in Iran's oil industry and other businesses until the country fully complies with the July nuclear agreement.

Politics, World 09 Oct 2015

China completes construction of lighthouses in disputed South China Sea

SHANGHAI - China has completed the construction of two lighthouses in the disputed South China Sea, the official Xinhua news agency reported, as tensions in the region mount over Beijing's maritime ambitions.

Dell to use VMware to help pay for EMC deal: sources

- Dell Inc is planning to use equity in cloud software company VMware Inc to help pay for its acquisition of EMC Corp in a deal valuing the data storage company at more than $55 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.

Tech, Deals 09 Oct 2015

In familiar ritual, Obama consoles families from Oregon mass shooting

ROSEBURG, Ore. - President Barack Obama, in a ritual that has become both familiar and frustrating to him, traveled to Oregon on Friday to console families of the victims of a community college shooting that once again sparked a push for U.S. gun reform. | Video

Protesters attack party offices in Iraq's Kurdistan region

ERBIL, Iraq - Protesters attacked several offices of the main political party in Iraq's Kurdish north on Saturday in a third day of violent unrest that threatens to destabilize the region at a time of war with Islamic State militants.