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Hong Kong protests promise political game change

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HONG KONG (AP) — Like thousands of young people from all over Hong Kong, secondary school teacher Li Hiu Fung had come out to the streets of... Full Story

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  • Hong Kong protests promise political game change
    Hong Kong protests promise political game change

    HONG KONG (AP) — Like thousands of young people from all over Hong Kong, secondary school teacher Li Hiu Fung had come out to the streets of this anxious city every night to demand that his government give him a real voice in choosing his leaders. He helped build a sprawling protest camp on one of he city's busiest thoroughfares.

  • Burkina Faso: 2nd soldier says he's president
    Burkina Faso: 2nd soldier says he's president

    OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — The president of Burkina Faso stepped down Friday after protesters stormed parliament and set the building ablaze, ending his 27-year reign and sparking a struggle in the military for control of the West African country.

  • Blackout hits Bangladesh as line from India fails

    DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladesh was hit by a nationwide blackout on Saturday after a transmission line bringing electricity from neighboring India failed, but power was restored to many parts of the country within a few hours, an official said.

  • Amid Ebola scare, Canada restricts visas
    Amid Ebola scare, Canada restricts visas

    TORONTO (AP) — Canada's Conservative government said it is suspending visa applications for residents and nationals of countries with "widespread and persistent-intense transmission" of the Ebola virus.

  • Boko Haram denies truce, kidnapped girls married
    Boko Haram denies truce, kidnapped girls married

    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — The leader of Nigeria's Islamic extremist group Boko Haram has denied agreeing to any cease-fire with the government and said more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls all have converted to Islam and been married off.

  • Iraqi peshmerga fighters prepare for Syria battle
    Iraqi peshmerga fighters prepare for Syria battle

    MURSITPINAR, Turkey (AP) — An official for the main Syrian Kurdish force says Iraqi peshmerga fighters are getting ready for the battle against Islamic State group extremists in the border town of Kobani.

  • Ukraine rebels to hold election, despite criticism

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Rebel-held territories in eastern Ukraine are preparing to elect a parliament and leader in a vote that has been roundly condemned by the international community but backed by Russia.

  • Body of Zambian president arrives home
    Body of Zambian president arrives home

    LUSAKA, Zambia (AP) — A chartered plane carrying the body of Zambian President Michael Sata arrived on Saturday in Zambia from London, where the president died in a hospital after a long illness.

  • South Africa arrests 2 Vietnamese for poaching

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African police have arrested two Vietnamese and confiscated a large number of rhinoceros horns as part of an anti-poaching operation, authorities said Saturday.

  • Analysis: In Syria, no good options for West
    Analysis: In Syria, no good options for West

    UNDATED (AP) — With the U.S.-led assault on the Islamic State group, the world community is acting in Syria, but not in the Syrian civil war. When it comes to the issue that has undermined the region — the survival or fall of Syrian President Bashar Assad — there is still no plan.

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