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At least 13 killed in failed hostage rescue in Yemen; China sentences eight people to death; Japanese economy slows even more than anticipated; US and NATO end combat mission in Afghanistan; six Guantanamo detainees released to Uruguay; and more 

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Thirteen Killed in Failed Hostage Rescue

Libya's supreme court dissolves parliament; possible meeting between Chinese and Japanese PMs explored; Aung San Suu Kyi warns Burma's political reforms have stalled; Obama seeks $6 billion to fight ebola; and more 

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Libya's Supreme Court Dissolves Parliament

Republicans take over US Congress; China hopes to 'set road map' for Free Trade Area of Asia Pacific at APEC summit; Indian finance minister commits to further economic reforms; Christian couple beaten to death in Pakistan; ebola treatment centre to open in Sierra Leone; Latin America's first high-speed train to be built in Mexico; and more 

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U.S. GOP Wins Senate Majority

Pro-Russian separatists declare new leader for Eastern Ukraine; China to form anti-corruption bureau; US, Australia and Japan to meet during G20 to dicuss security and economic ties; suicide bomb kills dozens in Pakistan; pilot error cited in Virgin Galactic crash; and more 

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Separatists Declare New Leader in Eastern Ukraine

Iraqi Kurdish forces enter Syria; Hong Kong Liberal Party leader loses seat on political advisory board; India and Vietnam sign defense and oil deals; Afghan president visits China; and more 

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Iraqi Kurdish Fighters Enter Syria