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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.

Massive crackdown on resistance leaders in IOK condemned

SRINAGAR (Web Desk) - In occupied Kashmir, the chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC), Syed Ali Gilani and other Hurriyat leaders and organizations...

‘It’s a trauma’: Afghan doctors on the frontline of war

KABUL (AFP) - Afghan surgeon Hedayatullah Hedayat has treated thousands of civilians wounded in conflict over the past 15 years -- victims of attacks...

India toxic alcohol deaths jump to 156: police

GUWAHATI, India (AFP) - At least 58 more workers have died in northeastern India after drinking toxic liquor, police said Sunday, taking the death...

UN chief launches global push against hate speech

GENEVA (AFP) - UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Monday launched a new global strategy to combat hate speech, a growing scourge he said...

Taliban unveils negotiating team ahead of US peace talks

KABUL, Afghanistan (AFP) - The Taliban announced Tuesday a 14-member team to meet American negotiators this month in Doha, including five former Guantanamo Bay inmates...

Pompeo says Putin threatening democracies worldwide

BRATISLAVA (AFP) - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday warned that Russian President Vladimir Putin posed a threat to democracies worldwide as...

May seeks more time for Brexit talks

LONDON (AFP) - Prime Minister Theresa May asked MPs Tuesday to give her more time to try and revive her Brexit deal with the...

Kagame steps down, Egypt’s Sisi takes helm at African Union

ADDIS ABABA (AFP) - Rwandan President Paul Kagame, who led an active, reformist tenure as African Union chair, on Sunday passed the baton to...

Geneva to ban religious symbols on public employees

GENEVA (AFP) - Geneva residents on Sunday voted for a controversial new "secularism law", which will among other things ban elected officials and public...

‘Heavy clashes’ as US-backed forces make final push against IS

US-backed forces were locked in fierce fighting Sunday as they pressed the battle against the last shred of the Islamic State group s "caliphate" in...

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