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Haiti authorities nab some 1 dozen of 172 escaped inmates

Haiti authorities nab some 1 dozen of 172 escaped inmates

One guard was reported killed and an inmate died following a bad fall while trying to scale a prison wall. According to the Daily Star news outlet, the prisoners overpowered guards after they were released from an overcrowded holding pen.



Turkey troops, rebels battle Kurdish-led militia

The FSA have since extended those gains and now control an area of roughly 1,270 square kilometres across northern Syria, including the symbolic town of Dabiq, the subject of a Daesh prophecy. Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesman says that demands for Syrian President Bashar Assad's departure are "thoughtless". The U.N. greeted the lull meant to allow the evacuation of wounded civilians and fighters from the rebel-held eastern neighborhoods of Aleppo shattered by airstrikes, but the ...



Trump rants about sexual assault allegations: 'It's one big fix'

Since the leak, no less than 11 women have come forward to say Trump has assaulted them. "I look on television, I think it's a disgusting thing and it's being pushed, they have no witnesses, there's nobody around", Trump said at the rally in Greensboro, North Carolina.



Presence of Turkish troops in northern Iraq angers Baghdad

The United States has said any foreign forces in Iraq should be there with the approval of the Baghdad government and under the umbrella of the US -led coalition fighting Islamic State . Mosul is the last urban area in Iraq under militant control. Some analysts worry that the tensions between Turkey and the Iraq could delay the operation to retake Mosul , which is planned for this month.



Thousands flock to Cameroon hospitals in search of family

More than 500 persons have been injured in the accident, which occurred near a station in the small town of Eseka in central region, Efe news reported. Cameroon President Paul Biya extended a message of condolence to the bereaved families and declared Monday, Oct. 24 a national day of mourning. The local hospital had been overwhelmed, with only about 60 beds, said transport minister Edgard Alain Mebe Ngo'o.



Freeland, more hopeful about saving Canada-EU free trade deal

Earlier this week, the Belgian bickering prevented EU trade ministers from taking the first step in the European ratification process of CETA by giving the green light to the deal. "If you are not able to convince people that trade agreements are in their interests. we will have no chance to build public support for free trade, and I am afraid that means that CETA could be our last free-trade agreement", he said.