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Boatloads of Rohingya Muslims struggled to reach refugee camps after a week of sectarian violence in Myanmar.
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Two people died and 21 others were injured in Peru's capital on October 27, as protesters clashed with police trying to shut down a sprawling wholesale market.
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Voters cast ballots in parliamentary elections in Ukraine on Sunday.
About 100 people marched through the streets of Tokyo, Japan calling for an energy shift away from nuclear power.
Hurricane Sandy swept through the Caribbean, damaging homes in Santiago de Cuba and other places.
A suicide bomber drove a vehicle packed with explosives into a Catholic church in northern Nigeria, killing at least three people and triggering reprisal attacks that killed at least two more.
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Israel killed a Hamas activist in an apparent response to rockets launched into Israel.
In Mexico City, several streets were closed to traffic as hundreds of people took part in the "Night of the Dead" event organised by local authorities as part of celebrations for the Day of the Dead.
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Muslims around the world celebrated Eid al-Adha to mark the end of the Haj by slaughtering sheep, goats, cows and camels to commemorate Prophet Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son.
Despite calls from both sides in Syria's conflict for a truce to mark the Eid holiday, violence in the country continued.