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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.

Indian Man Murders 14 Members of his Own Family, Including 7 Children, Then Hangs...

A man in India stabbed 14 members of his own family to death, including seven children, before hanging himself, police said on Sunday, in...

British Prime Minister Theresa May Congratulations Republicans, Defends Institutions Under Fire, ‘Beware’ of Putin

British Prime Minister Theresa May addressed ascendant Republicans who are meeting in Philadelphia, touting their election victories even as she defended free trade and...
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi talks to Russian President Vladimir Putin (not pictured) during their meeting at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, May 21, 2015. REUTERS/Kirill Kudryavtsev/Pool

Iraqi Prime Minister Wins Support for Plan to Get Rid of Top Government Officials...

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi won the support of his cabinet on Sunday to eliminate a layer of senior government positions, part of a...

Shocking Videos Show Mosul Children Being Tortured by Iraqi Soldiers

Harrowing videos have emerged which appear to show children in Mosul being tortured and beaten with hammers by Iraqi soldiers and militia. The civilians, some...
Anjem Choudary speaks to demonstrators outside the U.S. Embassy in London in 2012. (Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images)

After London Attack, Questions Mount Over UK’s Approach to Domestic Extremist Groups

After three years of attacks in Europe in which security services frequently struggled to explain how the perpetrators were able to avoid detection, Britain...

Suspect in Murder of Boris Nemtsov Blows himself Up with Hand Grenade

A suspect in the murder of Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov blew himself up with a grenade as police tried to detain him in...

Hunt for Other Plotters of Manchester Bombing Extends to Libya

The police accelerated their hunt Wednesday for co-plotters of the Manchester concert bombing, making at least a half-dozen arrests in Britain, searching for a...
Ayatollah Khamenei (Photo: Rex)

Iran’s Supreme Leader Rejects Pressure from West on Nuclear Deal

Iran's top leader has rejected pressure by the U.S. and its allies at ongoing nuclear talks in Vienna to force Iran into making concessions,...

President Obama to Arrive In Beijing for APEC Meeting

President Obama arrives in Beijing on Monday for a week-long trip to three countries — China, Burma and Australia — for summits with other...

Explosive Device Thrown at U.S. Embassy in Ukraine

An explosive device was thrown onto the U.S. Embassy compound in the Ukrainian capital early Thursday in what police are treating as an incident...

Vatican Police Bust Drug-fueled, Homosexual Orgy at Home of Top Cardinal’s Aide

Vatican police raided a drug-fueled gay-sex party at an apartment belonging to an aide of one of Pope Francis’ key advisers, according to a...

China says it Won’t Stop Building Up Military Facilities in South China Sea

China said on Sunday it will continue to build military and civilian facilities on its artificial islands in the disputed South China Sea and...
Russian president Vladimir Putin was a KGB operative between 1975 and 1991. (CREDIT: AP)

Russia Reportedly Plans ‘to Revive the KGB’ After Putin’s Party Wins Huge Majority

Russia plans effectively to revive the KGB under a massive shake-up of its security forces, a respected business daily has reported. A State Security Ministry,...

Israeli Panel Approves Plans for New Jewish Settlement in West Bank

An Israeli panel approved plans on Tuesday for the first new Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank in two decades, Israeli media reports...
Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk chairs a meeting in Kyiv, Apr. 25, 2014. (Reuters)

Ukraine’s Prime Minister says Russia Wants to Start World War III

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk is accusing Russia of wanting to occupy Ukraine "militarily and politically," as both Kyiv and Moscow mass troops close...

Christians In Burma Denied Aid After Flooding, Landslides Hit Vast Area

Many villagers in Burma are still afloat in boats ferrying vital supplies for survival amid floodwaters, while others are returning to homes and fields...

Venezuela to Shut Down for a Week to Cope With Electricity Crisis

Venezuela is shutting down for a week as the government struggles with a deepening electricity crisis. President Nicolas Maduro gave everyone an extra three days...

Yemen Airstrikes Raise Questions of War Crimes by Saudi Arabia Against Civilians

The taxi driver happened to pass by just after a volley of airstrikes hit a highway in western Yemen. The driver, Mohammed al-Khal, stopped,...
Virginia Raggi

Rome Set to Have First Female Mayor Ever

The Eternal City has been run by emperors, barbarians, popes and dictators, but never by a woman. That looks set to change in mayoral elections...
Huang Yizi

Christian Pastor in China Sentenced to 1-Year in Prison for Defending Right of Churches...

A Christian pastor who defended local churches when the Chinese authorities removed church crosses was sentenced to one year in prison on Tuesday night...