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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.

Australian PM proposes high-powered inquiry into bushfires response

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - After weeks of criticism over the handling of the bushfires scorching Australia, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Sunday he will propose a national review...

At Hong Kong university, a daring escape but fears of bloodshed

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Dozens of Hong Kong protesters staged a dramatic escape from a university campus sealed off by police on Monday by shimmying down plastic hosing...

Taiwan’s military chief among eight dead in helicopter crash

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan’s top military official was among eight people killed on Thursday, after a helicopter carrying them to visit soldiers crashed in a mountainous area near...

U.S. senator presses for declassified report on Jamal Khashoggi’s slaying

(Reuters) - U.S. Senator Ron Wyden said on Friday he will move to compel America’s intelligence chief to release information about the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal...

Instant View: Iran missile attack roils financial markets

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - An Iranian rocket attack on U.S. forces based in Iraq has sent markets into turmoil and investors racing for safety. Here are analyst views on...

Somalia says unnamed country behind blast that killed 90 people

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somalia said an unnamed country helped plan Saturday’s bomb explosion in Mogadishu that killed at least 90 people, and added it would investigate the assault...

Exclusive: Iran-backed militias deployed snipers in Iraq protests – sources

(Reuters) - Iran-backed militias deployed snipers on Baghdad rooftops during the Iraq’s deadliest anti-government protests in years, two Iraqi security officials told Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Demonstrators gather during...

China says two U.S. citizens arrested in September have been released on bail

BEIJING (Reuters) - China said on Thursday that two U.S. citizens who were placed under criminal detention in late September have been released on bail and are awaiting...

Student bomber dies in attack outside police office in Indonesia

MEDAN, Indonesia (Reuters) - A 24-year-old university student blew himself up outside police headquarters in the Indonesian city of Medan on Wednesday, wounding six people, just a month...

Major states snub calls for climate action as U.N. summit wraps up

MADRID (Reuters) - A handful of major states resisted pressure on Sunday to ramp up efforts to combat global warming as a U.N. climate summit ground to a...

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