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WWI casualties reburied after DNA identification

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Eleven British casualties of World War I who got a name and family history through cutting-edge DNA research have been officially reburied with some of their descendants in attendance.

Dozens released Ebola-free from Sierra Leone site

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Dozens of Ebola survivors were discharged from a treatment center near Sierra leone's capital on Wednesday and told they were virus-free.

10 men acquitted in Kurdish terror finance trial

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

A Danish court has acquitted 10 men who were accused of terror financing for providing money to a Kurdish separatist group.

Albania PM seeks to ease tensions with Serbia

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Albania's prime minister has told The Associated Press that the heated spat with Serbia over the use of a drone at a soccer match should not derail both countries' efforts to seek European Union membership.

Police arrest 2 people on terror charges

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

British authorities have arrested two people on terror charges as it continues to conduct counter-terror operations related to Syria at a brisk pace.

Bomb explodes outside university in Egypt capital

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Egyptian security officials say a bomb has exploded outside Egypt's largest and most prominent university, injuring nine people including five policemen.

Canadian soldier shot at war memorial

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Police and witnesses say a gunman has shot a Canadian soldier standing guard at the National War Memorial in Ottawa.

Police brutality claims shadow Tunisia elections

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

When Mohammed Ali Snoussi was arrested last month in Tunis, witnesses say, police beat him with truncheons, stripped him naked and threatened to rape him in broad daylight.

Iranians protest acid attacks in central city

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Hundreds of Iranians have rallied in the central city of Isfahan to protest a string of acid attacks on women there in recent months.

Nueve migrantes heridos en incidente en Melilla

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Nueve migrantes africanos fueron tratados por heridas luego que unos 200 trataron de trepar una cerca fronteriza que separa Marruecos del enclave español de Melilla, dijeron autoridades españolas el miércoles.

Macedonia police: Man robs graves for gold teeth

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Macedonia may have found its ultimate gold digger.

Australian finishes marathon swim in Bahamas

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Dehydrated and exhausted, Australian swimmer Chloe McCardel successfully completed a 78-mile (126-kilometer) swim Wednesday between two islands in the Bahamas.

Czechs to compensate sterilized Gypsy women

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

The Czech government is working on a plan to compensate Roma women sterilized against their will.

Polish priest charged with abusing minors

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Prosecutors say a Polish parish priest has been formally charged in his native country with sexually molesting minors in both the Dominican Republic and Poland.

UK man faked coma for 2 years to avoid court

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

He might have got away with it if it hadn't been for his supermarket loyalty card.

Pistorius spend first night in single jail cell

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Oscar Pistorius spent his first night of a five-year jail term in a single cell in the hospital wing of a prison in the capital, Pretoria, said a prison official.

Sweden scales back submarine hunt

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Sweden's military has withdrawn some of the ships taking part in a submarine hunt in the Stockholm archipelago.

Nigeria truce is shaky, no news of abducted girls

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Days after Nigeria's military raised hopes with the announcement that Islamic extremists had agreed to a cease-fire, Boko Haram still is fighting and there is no word on the fate of 219 schoolgirls held hostage for six months.

Missile, fire from Egypt wounds 2 Israeli troops

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Attackers from the Egyptian side of the border fired an anti-tank missile and gunshots at an Israeli military vehicle on Wednesday, wounding two soldiers in a rare cross-border incident, the military said.

Kuwait sentences 13 over controversial speech

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

A Kuwaiti defense lawyer says a court in the Gulf nation has convicted and sentenced 13 people to two years in prison each for reading aloud a speech by a leading opposition figure challenging the country's ruler.