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B. 10-03 Knox murder conviction overturned Perugia, Italy
2. 10-04 UN resolution on Syria is vetoed UN Security Council
10-05 Apple co-founder Steve Jobs dies San Francisco Bay Area
4. 10-09 23 dead as forces clash with protesters Cairo
F. 10-10 NZ ship oil spill 'significant' Tauranga, New Zealand
G. 10-11 US disrupts 'Iranian terror plot' Washington
7. 10-11 Prisoner swap deal to free Shalit Jerusalem
I. 10-13 Doctors seized near Somali border Kenya
9. 10-15 NY protests move to Times Square Times Square, Manhattan

Summary.     Click for More > 23 dead as forces clash with protesters NZ ship oil spill 'significant' US disrupts 'Iranian terror plot' Prisoner swap deal to free Shalit Doctors seized near Somali border NY protests move to Times Square   Shalit back in Israel after swap
Knox murder conviction overturned   An Italian jury cleared Amanda Knox of murder and other charges, nearly four years after she was arrested UN resolution on Syria is vetoed   Apple co-founder Steve Jobs dies
Oct.1  Manhattan  Hundreds arrested in New York protest
Oct.2  Afghanistan  Afghanistan, Pakistan spar over killing
 Libya  Hundreds of civilians flee Sirte
 Greece  Greece to miss targets on deficit
Oct.3  Italy  Knox: 'I did not kill; I was not there'
  Italy
Oct.4  Somalia  More than 30 dead in Somalia bombing
  UN Security Council
 Greece  Greece hit by new general strike
Oct.5  Alaska  Palin not running for president
  San Francisco Bay Area
  Former chief executive and co-founder of US technology giant Apple Steve Jobs has died, the company says. He was 56
 Jobs announced he was suffering from pancreatic cancer in 2004. Jobs introduced the colourful iMac computer, the iPod and the iPhone to the world. He was indistinguishable from his company, which he co-founded in the 1970s
Oct.7  Afghanistan  Afghanistan war marks 10 years
 Washington  US economy adds 103,000 new jobs
 Norway  Three women win Nobel Peace Prize
 Libya  NTC surround pro-Gaddafi fighters in Sirte
Oct.8  Yemen  Saleh will step down, but aides qualify
 Northern Syria  Deadly gunfire at Syrian funeral
Oct.9  Berlin  Euro crisis talks 'end in accord'
 Libya  Libya fighters tighten hold on Sirte
  Cairo
Oct.10  Syria  At least 31 were killed during clashes
  New Zealand
 New Zealand  Spill NZ 'worst marine disaster'
Oct.11  Detroit  Detroit 'underwear bomber' trial begins
  Washington
  Jerusalem
Oct.12  New Zealand  'Massive' oil spill clean-up underway
Oct.13   Kenya
 Paris  Strauss-Kahn sex case is dropped
 Spain  S&P lowers Spain's credit rating
Oct.14  Washington  US troops to aid Uganda battle
Oct.15  Rome  Protest rallies grip major cities
 Jerusalem  Israel publishes prison swap list
  Manhattan
Oct.16  Kenya  Kenya to hit Al-Shabaab across border
 Paris  Hollande elected to face Sarkozy
 Nevada  Indy 500 Champ Dies
 Libya  Bulldozers raze Gaddafi compound
Oct.17  Libya  Government forces take over Bani Walid
 Israel  First of 1,000 Palestinian prisoners leave
 Sichuan  Tibetan nun dies setting herself ablaze
Oct.18   Israel
  Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit has arrived back in Israel following his release from five years' captivity, as part of a prisoner exchange deal.    He taken from Gaza to Egypt, and then to an airbase in Israel where he was reunited with his family. The first o...
 Israel  Mid-East joy at prisoner exchange Oct.19  Ohio  Ohio police hunt escaped animals  Athens  Greek clashes amid general strike   Athens Greece MPs back austerity plans Oct.20   Thailand   Thai flooding threatens capital
  Thais waded through flooded streets, their belongings and children perched on their shoulders.    Officials ordered floodgates opened to relieve pressure on dams and levees as enormous amounts of water flowed towards the ...
  Libya   Libya interim leader: Gadhafi dead Map of Sirte Libya
  Longtime Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi has been killed, interim Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril said
 Revolutionary fighters attacked the house where Gadhafi was hiding. A cell phone video aired on Al-Jazeera showed a bloodied Gadhafi with a wound to his head. Gadhafi's son, Mutassim, and his chief of intelligence, Abdullah al-Senussi, were also killed.
 Basque  Eta says armed campaign is over  Libya  Libyans rejoice at Gadhafi's death Oct.21  Washington  Obama: Iraq war will be over by year's end  Libya  Gaddafi death transparency urged  New York  Saudi Arabian heir to throne dies Oct.23   Turkey   7.2 quake strikes eastern Turkey Map of Van Turkey
  In the most powerful earthquake in a decade, citizens were using flashlights and shovels as they clambered over the rubble of collapsed buildings.    At least 45 people are reported to have been killed as ...
  Eastern Libya Libya's new leaders declare liberation   Libya's interim leaders declared the nation's freedom Sunday, ushering in a new era after the death of longtime ruler Moammar Gadhafi  Argentina  Fernandez heads for Argentina win Oct.24  Syria  U.S. pulls ambassador from Syria  Turkey  Death toll rises after Turkish quake  Tunisia  Moderate Islamist party claims election  Turkey  Cold night for Turkish survivors Oct.25   Libya Gadhafi buried along with son  Turkey  Baby rescued from Turkish quake rubble Oct.26  Hong Kong  Dreamliner completes first flight  Connecticut  FBI detains ex-Goldman Sachs man  Thailand  Floodwaters force closure of airport   Belgium EU leaders reach eurozone agreement   EU leaders announce a deal on debt crisis measures, including a hard-fought deal with private sector investors to take a 50% loss on Greek b... Oct.27   UN Security Council U.N. ends NATO mission in Libya  Turkey  Pulled alive 100 hours after earthquake   Tunisia Islamists win Tunisia's elections  Tunisia's moderate Islamist Ennahda party has won the country's first democratic elections after the Arab Spring uprisings Oct.28  London  Daughters given equal rights to throne  Libya  ICC talks over surrender of Gadhafi son  Thailand  Bangkok facing 'perfect storm'  Missouri  Cardinals clinch World Series win Oct.29   Australia Labour row grounds Qantas flights  Kabul  9 Americans, including 4 troops killed  Ireland  Higgins elected Irish president   Gaza Islamic Jihad: Israel hits training camp  Syria  Syria's Assad warns Western powers Oct.30  Sydney  Qantas ordered to end labor dispute  Australia  Qantas resuming flights Oct.31   Global   World population has reached 7 billion   The U.N. announces that the world population has reached 7 billion. CNN's Richard Roth tries to survive.  Paris  UNESCO OKs Palestinian membership  Greece  Greece to hold bailout referendum


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Arab Countries
Saleh will step down, but aides qualify
23 dead as forces clash with protesters
At least 31 were killed during clashes
Bulldozers raze Gaddafi compound
Libyans rejoice at Gadhafi's death
Libya's new leaders declare liberation
U.S. pulls ambassador from Syria
Gadhafi buried along with son
Islamists win Tunisia's elections
More than 30 dead in Somalia bombing
Deadly gunfire at Syrian funeral
23 dead as forces clash with protesters
ICC talks over surrender of Gadhafi son
Islamic Jihad: Israel hits training camp
Hundreds of civilians flee Sirte
NTC surround pro-Gaddafi fighters in Sirte
Libya fighters tighten hold on Sirte
Government forces take over Bani Walid
Libya interim leader: Gadhafi dead
Libya's new leaders declare liberation
Islamic Jihad: Israel hits training camp
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European Union
Greece to miss targets on deficit
Euro crisis talks 'end in accord'
Protest rallies grip major cities
Hollande elected to face Sarkozy
Greece MPs back austerity plans
EU leaders reach eurozone agreement
Daughters given equal rights to throne
UNESCO OKs Palestinian membership
Knox murder conviction overturned
Knox: 'I did not kill; I was not there'
Strauss-Kahn sex case is dropped
Eta says armed campaign is over
Eta says armed campaign is over
Greece to miss targets on deficit
Greece hit by new general strike
Euro crisis talks 'end in accord'
EU leaders reach eurozone agreement
Greece to hold bailout referendum
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North Africa
23 dead as forces clash with protesters
Bulldozers raze Gaddafi compound
Libyans rejoice at Gadhafi's death
Libya's new leaders declare liberation
Gadhafi buried along with son
Islamists win Tunisia's elections
23 dead as forces clash with protesters
ICC talks over surrender of Gadhafi son
Hundreds of civilians flee Sirte
NTC surround pro-Gaddafi fighters in Sirte
Government forces take over Bani Walid
Libya interim leader: Gadhafi dead
Libya's new leaders declare liberation
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USA
Hundreds arrested in New York protest
Palin not running for president
NY protests move to Times Square
Saudi Arabian heir to throne dies
US disrupts 'Iranian terror plot'
Detroit 'underwear bomber' trial begins
FBI detains ex-Goldman Sachs man
US troops to aid Uganda battle
Obama: Iraq war will be over by year's end
Apple co-founder Steve Jobs dies
US economy adds 103,000 new jobs
FBI detains ex-Goldman Sachs man
Ohio police hunt escaped animals
Libya
Bulldozers raze Gaddafi compound
Libyans rejoice at Gadhafi's death
Gaddafi death transparency urged
Libya's new leaders declare liberation
Gadhafi buried along with son
ICC talks over surrender of Gadhafi son
Hundreds of civilians flee Sirte
NTC surround pro-Gaddafi fighters in Sirte
Government forces take over Bani Walid
Libya interim leader: Gadhafi dead
Libya's new leaders declare liberation
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Israel
Prisoner swap deal to free Shalit
Mid-East joy at prisoner exchange
Prisoner swap deal to free Shalit
First of 1,000 Palestinian prisoners leave
Islamic Jihad: Israel hits training camp
Prisoner swap deal to free Shalit
Shalit back in Israel after swap
Islamic Jihad: Israel hits training camp
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Greece
Greece to miss targets on deficit
Greece MPs back austerity plans
Greece to hold bailout referendum
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Greece to miss targets on deficit
Greece hit by new general strike
Greece to hold bailout referendum
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7.2 quake strikes eastern Turkey
Death toll rises after Turkish quake
Cold night for Turkish survivors
Pulled alive 100 hours after earthquake
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Labour row grounds Qantas flights
Qantas resuming flights
NZ ship oil spill 'significant'
Spill NZ 'worst marine disaster'
'Massive' oil spill clean-up underway

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Hundreds arrested in New York protest   Afghanistan, Pakistan spar over killing  Afghan officials stepped up accusations that the assassination of the country's peace council chairman began with a plot in Pakistan Hundreds of civilians flee Sirte   Greece to miss targets on deficit  Greece has said its budget deficit will be cut in 2011 and 2012 but will still miss targets set by the EU and IMF Knox: 'I did not kill; I was not there' Knox murder conviction overturned Map of Perugia Italy


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Oct.1  Southern Afghanistan  Top Afghanistan militant captured
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Oct.2   Afghanistan  
  Libya
 Kenya  French woman kidnapped in Kenya
  Greece  
 Afghanistan  Haqqanis deny killing Afghan aide


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Oct.3   Italy
 New York  Nobel quandary after winner dies
 Libya  New offensive on Sirte
  Italy  
  An Italian jury cleared Amanda Knox of murder and other charges, nearly four years after she was arrested
 An appeals court overturns the murder convictions of American Amanda Knox and Italian Raffaele Sollecito, jailed for the killing of UK student Meredith Kercher in 2007
 Italy  Knox to fly home after acquittal

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Oct.4   Somalia More than 30 dead in Somalia bombing
 Italy  Kercher family still seek answers   UN Security Council     UN resolution on Syria is vetoed
  China and Russia have vetoed a UN Security Council resolution condemning Syria over its crackdown on anti-government protesters
 Saudi Arabia  Saudis promise 'iron fist'   Greece Greece hit by new general strike


October 5 ... more > Top ^

Oct.5  Southern Thailand  Hundreds killed in Thai floods   Alaska Palin not running for president
  San Francisco Bay Area     Apple co-founder Steve Jobs dies
  Former chief executive and co-founder of US technology giant Apple Steve Jobs has died, the company says. He was 56
 Jobs announced he was suffering from pancreatic cancer in 2004. Jobs introduced the colourful iMac computer, the iPod and the iPhone to the world. He was indistinguishable from his company, which he co-founded in the 1970s


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Oct.6  Global  Tributes flood in for Steve Jobs  Sweden  Swedish poet wins Nobel Literature prize  Afghanistan  US goals in Afghanistan 'distant'  Pakistan  'CIA doctor' faces treason charge

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Oct.7   Afghanistan   Afghanistan war marks 10 years  The U.S.-led war in Afghanistan marked its 10th year having passed 2 milestones: The Taliban has been forced out of power and bin Laden is d...   Washington US economy adds 103,000 new jobs   Norway Three women win Nobel Peace Prize  Mexico  Navy discovers 32 bodies in neighborhood  Libya  Libya NTC forces take most of Sirte   Libya     NTC surround pro-Gaddafi fighters in Sirte   The forces of transitional government have fought their way into the centre of Sirte, one of the last cities loyal to ex-leader Col Gaddafi

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Oct.8   Yemen     Saleh will step down, but aides qualify  His aides immediately added that such a departure would occur only if a power transfer agreement is reached   Northern Syria Deadly gunfire at Syrian funeral
 Libya  Fierce street fighting in Sirte  Kenya  Funeral for Nobel winner Maathai  New Zealand  'Serious questions' over NZ spill

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Oct.9   Berlin     Euro crisis talks 'end in accord'  The German and French leaders will propose 'important changes' to the way the eurozone operates after talks on controlling the debt crisis   Libya Libya fighters tighten hold on Sirte
 Japan  Vettel finishes third to retain world title   Cairo     23 dead as forces clash with protesters Map of Cairo
  Egyptian Prime Minister Essam Sharaf said that clashes between army forces and pro-Coptic Christian protesters had 'brought us back'
 New Zealand  NZ races to empty oil spill ship

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Oct.10   Syria   At least 31 were killed during clashes  The clashes are in numerous Syrian cities. The dead included 14 civilians and 17 members of the army and security forces  Cairo  Egypt army calls for unrest probe  Sweden  Two awarded Nobel economics prize   New Zealand   NZ ship oil spill 'significant'
Map of Tauranga New Zealand
  Efforts to recover oil from a ship carrying nearly a half million gallons of heavy fuel that ran aground after striking a reef.    Up to 10 times more oil than originally estimate...
 New York  US shares rise on euro bank pledge   New Zealand Spill NZ 'worst marine disaster'  USA  First two weeks of NBA cancelled

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Oct.11   Detroit Detroit 'underwear bomber' trial begins
 Syria  Syria opposition gains regional backers  Egypt  Deputy prime minister resigns   Washington     US disrupts 'Iranian terror plot'
  The US says it has broken up a plot by agents linked to Iran to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to Washington using explosives
  Jerusalem     Prisoner swap deal to free Shalit
  Israel and Hamas have agreed a deal for the release of Sgt Gilad Shalit, an Israeli soldier held hostage by Palestinian militants for five years
 New Zealand  NZ oil spill ship captain charged  Washington  US to pressure Iran over 'plot'

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Oct.12  Detroit  'Underpants bomber' admits attack  Libya  Confusion over Gaddafi son's fate  Los Angeles  Eight dead in California shooting  Washington  Syrian-born American held for spying   New Zealand 'Massive' oil spill clean-up underway

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Oct.13   Kenya     Doctors seized near Somali border
  Gunmen have kidnapped two Spanish doctors working for the medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres near Kenya's border with Somalia
  Paris     Strauss-Kahn sex case is dropped  A French inquiry into attempted rape claims against ex-IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has been dropped   Spain S&P lowers Spain's credit rating  Kenya  Kenya hunts aid workers' captors

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Oct.14  UN  U.N. urges 'immediate' action on Syria  Libya  Pro-Gaddafi gun battle in Tripoli   Washington   US troops to aid Uganda battle   President Obama is sending about 100 troops to help hunt down the leaders of the notoriously violent Lord's Resistance Army in and around Ug...  Paris  G20 talks seek eurozone progress

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Oct.15   Rome   Protest rallies grip major cities   Protests at financial mismanagement and government cutbacks have been held around the world. Clashes erupted at the biggest rally, in Rome   Jerusalem Israel publishes prison swap list
  Manhattan   NY protests move to Times Square Map of Times Square USA
  Police in New York have arrested about 70 people, as Occupy Wall Street protesters moved to Times Square
 Texas  Rangers Win ALCS

October 16 ... more > Top ^

Oct.16   Kenya Kenya to hit Al-Shabaab across border
 Libya  NTC forces claim Bani Walid advance  France  French Left chooses Sarkozy challenger  Yemen  Witnesses: 6 protesters killed in Yemen   Paris     Hollande elected to face Sarkozy  Francois Hollande has been elected the Socialist Party's candidate for the 2012 presidential vote when he is expected to challenge Sarkozy   Nevada   Indy 500 Champ Dies   Dan Wheldon, who won the Indy 500 for the second time this May, died after a massive, fiery wreck at the Las Vegas Indy 300   Libya Bulldozers raze Gaddafi compound  Wisconsin  Cardinals win NLCS over Brewers

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Oct.17  FBI  FBI DNA database plans under fire  Yemen  Women march in Yemen's capital  Jerusalem  Israeli court backs Shalit deal   Libya   Government forces take over Bani Walid   Forces of the country's new government took over Bani Walid, one of the last cities loyal to him   Israel   First of 1,000 Palestinian prisoners leave  Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit is due to be freed from five years' captivity in return for the release of more than 1,000 Palestinian prisoner...   Sichuan Tibetan nun dies setting herself ablaze
 Somalia  Somali militants threaten Kenya

October 18 ... more > Top ^

Oct.18   Israel     Shalit back in Israel after swap
  Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit has arrived back in Israel following his release from five years' captivity, as part of a prisoner exchange deal
 He taken from Gaza to Egypt, and then to an airbase in Israel where he was reunited with his family. The first of 477 Palestinians to be released have arrived in Gaza and the West Bank. Another 550 are to be freed next month
 Libya  Clinton in unannounced Libya trip   Israel Mid-East joy at prisoner exchange
 San Francisco Bay Area  Apple full-year profits rise 85%  Greece  Mass strike to close down Greece

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Oct.19   Ohio   Ohio police hunt escaped animals   Police have shot and killed dozens of exotic animals that escaped from a private zoo in Zanesville. The animals' owner killed himself   Athens Greek clashes amid general strike
  Athens   Greece MPs back austerity plans Map of Athens
  The Greek parliament has given initial approval to new austerity measures, as clashes broke out between protesters and police in Athens
 Paris  Carla Bruni 'gives birth to girl'  Kabul  Clinton arrives in Afghanistan

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Oct.20   Thailand     Thai flooding threatens capital
  Thais waded through flooded streets, their belongings and children perched on their shoulders
 Officials ordered floodgates opened to relieve pressure on dams and levees as enormous amounts of water flowed towards the sea in Thailand's worst flood in half a century. Government workers fought to contain flooding inching towards the capital
 Athens  Rioters have fought other protesters   Libya     Libya interim leader: Gadhafi dead
Map of Sirte Libya
  Longtime Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi has been killed, interim Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril said
 Revolutionary fighters attacked the house where Gadhafi was hiding. A cell phone video aired on Al-Jazeera showed a bloodied Gadhafi with a wound to his head. Gadhafi's son, Mutassim, and his chief of intelligence, Abdullah al-Senussi, were also killed.
  Basque     Eta says armed campaign is over  The Basque separatist group Eta says it has called a 'definitive cessation' to its campaign of bombings and shootings   Libya Libyans rejoice at Gadhafi's death  Southern China  Chinese hit-and-run toddler dies

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Oct.21  French Guiana  Soyuz rocket launched after delay  Libya  Libya delays Gaddafi burial plan   Washington     Obama: Iraq war will be over by year's end   President Barack Obama announced that virtually all U.S. troops will come home from Iraq by the end of the year   Libya Gaddafi death transparency urged
  New York   Saudi Arabian heir to throne dies  Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz al Saud was King Abdullah's half brother, first in line to the Saudi throne and minister of defence and av...

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Oct.22  Libya  Libyan PM 'wanted Gaddafi alive'

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Oct.23   Turkey     7.2 quake strikes eastern Turkey
Map of Van Turkey
  In the most powerful earthquake in a decade, citizens were using flashlights and shovels as they clambered over the rubble of collapsed buildings
 At least 45 people are reported to have been killed as a 7.2-magnitude earthquake causes buildings to collapse
  Eastern Libya   Libya's new leaders declare liberation
Map of Benghazi Libya
  Libya's interim leaders declared the nation's freedom Sunday, ushering in a new era after the death of longtime ruler Moammar Gadhafi
 Transitional government has declared national liberation before a jubilant crowd in Benghazi, where the revolt against Muammar Gaddafi began
 Tunisia  Tunisia votes in historic free election  New Zealand  All Blacks edge France to claim Rugby Cup   Argentina   Fernandez heads for Argentina win  Argentine President Cristina Fernandez wins a landslide election victory, polling 53% with most votes counted  Turkey  Frantic search after Turkey quake

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Oct.24   Syria   U.S. pulls ambassador from Syria  The United States has temporarily pulled its ambassador out of Syria as a 'result of credible threats against his personal safety'   Turkey     Death toll rises after Turkish quake   More than 230 dead in quake; 1,300 more hurt. Workers scrambled through piles of rubble to find survivors after a deadly earthquake  WikiLeaks  Wikileaks halts file publishing  Thailand  Floods reach Bangkok airport   Tunisia Moderate Islamist party claims election
  Turkey Cold night for Turkish survivors  Syria  Syria 'using hospitals for torture'  Turkey  Turkey quake area to get more aid

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Oct.25   Libya     Gadhafi buried along with son
  Gadhafi, his son Mutassim and his defense minister Abu Bakr Younis were taken to an undisclosed location
  Turkey Baby rescued from Turkish quake rubble
 Turkey  Aftershock 'sparks jail riot'  Belgium  EU leaders to finalise euro plan

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Oct.26   Hong Kong     Dreamliner completes first flight   Boeing's Dreamliner has finally had its maiden commercial voyage from Tokyo to Hong Kong, three years later than planned   Connecticut FBI detains ex-Goldman Sachs man
 Belgium  Debt crisis doubts as Euro leaders meet  Turkey  Turkish rescuers pull 2 more from rubble   Thailand Floodwaters force closure of airport  Belgium  EU heads locked in talks on debt   Belgium   EU leaders reach eurozone agreement
  EU leaders announce a deal on debt crisis measures, including a hard-fought deal with private sector investors to take a 50% loss on Greek bonds
 Banks must raise more capital to protect them against losses resulting from any future government defaults. The announcement helped lift the euro


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Oct.27   UN Security Council     U.N. ends NATO mission in Libya
  The United Nations Security Council voted unanimously Thursday to end military operations in Libya
  Turkey   Pulled alive 100 hours after earthquake   The death toll from the massive earthquake that shook eastern Turkey over the weekend rose to 535   Tunisia   Islamists win Tunisia's elections
  Tunisia's moderate Islamist Ennahda party has won the country's first democratic elections after the Arab Spring uprisings
 Ennahda won more than 41% of the vote, securing 90 seats in the 217-member parliament
 Tunisia  Tunisia violence follows poll win

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Oct.28   London   Daughters given equal rights to throne  Sons and daughters of British monarchs will have an equal right to the throne under changes to the United Kingdom's succession laws agreed   Libya ICC talks over surrender of Gadhafi son   Thailand Bangkok facing 'perfect storm'  Washington  Sgt. on trial for alleged sport killings  Southern Thailand  US military to survey Thai floods   Missouri   Cardinals clinch World Series win   St Louis Cardinals won baseball's World Series after beating Texas Rangers 6-2 in the decisive seventh game  Syria  Arab League denounces Syrian killings  Pennsylvania  Snowstorm to hit US East Coast

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Oct.29   Australia   Labour row grounds Qantas flights
  The Australian airline Qantas is grounding all international and domestic flights with immediate effect due to an industrial dispute
  Kabul   9 Americans, including 4 troops killed   A suicide bomber has attacked a bus carrying foreign troops in the Afghan capital killing 13 US soldiers   Ireland Higgins elected Irish president  Brazil  Lula diagnosed with throat cancer   Gaza   Islamic Jihad: Israel hits training camp Map of Rafah Israel
  At least 10 people are dead in Gaza and southern Israel, in a wave of back-and-forth attacks between the Israeli military and Palestinian militants
 Syria  Syrian army 'shell Homs district'   Syria Syria's Assad warns Western powers

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Oct.30   Sydney Qantas ordered to end labor dispute
 Egypt  Hosni Mubarak trial is postponed  Thailand  Agencies fear disease in flooded Thailand   Australia   Qantas resuming flights   Qantas resumes flights after an independent tribunal orders a permanent end to the industrial dispute with union members  Colombia  Bogota elects former rebel mayor

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Oct.31   Global     World population has reached 7 billion
  The U.N. announces that the world population has reached 7 billion. CNN's Richard Roth tries to survive.
  Paris     UNESCO OKs Palestinian membership  UNESCO voted Monday to accept a Palestinian bid for full membership, in the first vote on the matter by U.N. agency   Greece     Greece to hold bailout referendum  Papandreou: Greece will hold a referendum on a new European Union aid package intended to resolve the country's debt crisis


Hundreds of civilians flee Sirte Afghanistan war marks 10 years  The U.S.-led war in Afghanistan marked its 10th year having passed 2 milestones: The Taliban has been forced out of power and bin Laden is d... Three women win Nobel Peace Prize   NTC surround pro-Gaddafi fighters in Sirte   The forces of transitional government have fought their way into the centre of Sirte, one of the last cities loyal to ex-leader Col Gaddafi Libya fighters tighten hold on Sirte   Prisoner swap deal to free Shalit




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2011
Oct.1  Southern Afghanistan  Top Afghanistan militant captured
Oct.2   Libya
Oct.3  Libya  New offensive on Sirte
Oct.6  Afghanistan  US goals in Afghanistan 'distant'
Oct.7   Afghanistan
Oct.7   Norway
Oct.7  Mexico  Navy discovers 32 bodies in neighborhood
Oct.7  Libya  Libya NTC forces take most of Sirte
Oct.7   Libya
Oct.8  Libya  Fierce street fighting in Sirte
Oct.9   Libya
Oct.10  Cairo  Egypt army calls for unrest probe
Oct.11   Jerusalem
  Israel and Hamas have agreed a deal for the release of Sgt Gilad Shalit, an Israeli soldier held hostage by Palestinian militants for five years
Oct.12  Libya  Confusion over Gaddafi son's fate Oct.14  Libya  Pro-Gaddafi gun battle in Tripoli Oct.14   Washington US troops to aid Uganda battle   President Obama is sending about 100 troops to help hunt down the leaders of the notoriously violent Lord's Resistance Army in and around Ug... Oct.16   Kenya Kenya to hit Al-Shabaab across border
Oct.16  Libya  NTC forces claim Bani Walid advance Oct.17   Libya Government forces take over Bani Walid   Forces of the country's new government took over Bani Walid, one of the last cities loyal to him Oct.17  Somalia  Somali militants threaten Kenya Oct.18   Israel   Shalit back in Israel after swap
  Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit has arrived back in Israel following his release from five years' captivity, as part of a prisoner exchange deal
 He taken from Gaza to Egypt, and then to an airbase in Israel where he was reunited with his family. The first of 477 Palestinians to be released have arrived in Gaza and the West Bank. Another 550 are to be freed next month
Oct.20   Libya   Libya interim leader: Gadhafi dead Map of Sirte Libya
  Longtime Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi has been killed, interim Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril said
 Revolutionary fighters attacked the house where Gadhafi was hiding. A cell phone video aired on Al-Jazeera showed a bloodied Gadhafi with a wound to his head. Gadhafi's son, Mutassim, and his chief of intelligence, Abdullah al-Senussi, were also killed.
Oct.20   Basque   Eta says armed campaign is over  The Basque separatist group Eta says it has called a 'definitive cessation' to its campaign of bombings and shootings Oct.21   Washington   Obama: Iraq war will be over by year's end   President Barack Obama announced that virtually all U.S. troops will come home from Iraq by the end of the year Oct.23   Eastern Libya Libya's new leaders declare liberation
Map of Benghazi Libya
  Libya's interim leaders declared the nation's freedom Sunday, ushering in a new era after the death of longtime ruler Moammar Gadhafi
 Transitional government has declared national liberation before a jubilant crowd in Benghazi, where the revolt against Muammar Gaddafi began
Oct.27   UN Security Council   U.N. ends NATO mission in Libya
  The United Nations Security Council voted unanimously Thursday to end military operations in Libya
Oct.28   Libya ICC talks over surrender of Gadhafi son
Oct.28  Washington  Sgt. on trial for alleged sport killings Oct.28  Southern Thailand  US military to survey Thai floods Oct.29   Kabul 9 Americans, including 4 troops killed   A suicide bomber has attacked a bus carrying foreign troops in the Afghan capital killing 13 US soldiers Oct.29   Gaza Islamic Jihad: Israel hits training camp Map of Rafah Israel
  At least 10 people are dead in Gaza and southern Israel, in a wave of back-and-forth attacks between the Israeli military and Palestinian militants
Oct.29  Syria  Syrian army 'shell Homs district'



World, October 2011 Disasters Timeline ... See World Disasters timeline Top ^
2011 Oct.5  Southern Thailand  Hundreds killed in Thai floods Oct.8  New Zealand  'Serious questions' over NZ spill Oct.9  New Zealand  NZ races to empty oil spill ship Oct.10   New Zealand NZ ship oil spill 'significant'
Map of Tauranga New Zealand
  Efforts to recover oil from a ship carrying nearly a half million gallons of heavy fuel that ran aground after striking a reef.    Up to 10 times more oil than originally estimate...
Oct.10   New Zealand Spill NZ 'worst marine disaster' Oct.11  New Zealand  NZ oil spill ship captain charged Oct.12   New Zealand 'Massive' oil spill clean-up underway Oct.19   Ohio Ohio police hunt escaped animals   Police have shot and killed dozens of exotic animals that escaped from a private zoo in Zanesville. The animals' owner killed himself Oct.20   Thailand   Thai flooding threatens capital
  Thais waded through flooded streets, their belongings and children perched on their shoulders
 Officials ordered floodgates opened to relieve pressure on dams and levees as enormous amounts of water flowed towards the sea in Thailand's worst flood in half a century. Government workers fought to contain flooding inching towards the capital
Oct.20  Southern China  Chinese hit-and-run toddler dies Oct.23   Turkey   7.2 quake strikes eastern Turkey
Map of Van Turkey
  In the most powerful earthquake in a decade, citizens were using flashlights and shovels as they clambered over the rubble of collapsed buildings
 At least 45 people are reported to have been killed as a 7.2-magnitude earthquake causes buildings to collapse
Oct.23  Turkey  Frantic search after Turkey quake Oct.24   Turkey   Death toll rises after Turkish quake   More than 230 dead in quake; 1,300 more hurt. Workers scrambled through piles of rubble to find survivors after a deadly earthquake Oct.24  Thailand  Floods reach Bangkok airport Oct.24   Turkey Cold night for Turkish survivors Oct.24  Turkey  Turkey quake area to get more aid Oct.25   Turkey Baby rescued from Turkish quake rubble Oct.25  Turkey  Aftershock 'sparks jail riot' Oct.26  Turkey  Turkish rescuers pull 2 more from rubble Oct.26   Thailand Floodwaters force closure of airport Oct.27   Turkey Pulled alive 100 hours after earthquake   The death toll from the massive earthquake that shook eastern Turkey over the weekend rose to 535 Oct.28   Thailand Bangkok facing 'perfect storm' Oct.28  Southern Thailand  US military to survey Thai floods Oct.28  Pennsylvania  Snowstorm to hit US East Coast Oct.30  Thailand  Agencies fear disease in flooded Thailand



World, October 2011 Sports Timeline ... See World Sports timeline Top ^
2011 Oct.9  Japan  Vettel finishes third to retain world title Oct.10  USA  First two weeks of NBA cancelled Oct.15  Texas  Rangers Win ALCS Oct.16   Nevada Indy 500 Champ Dies   Dan Wheldon, who won the Indy 500 for the second time this May, died after a massive, fiery wreck at the Las Vegas Indy 300 Oct.16  Wisconsin  Cardinals win NLCS over Brewers Oct.23  New Zealand  All Blacks edge France to claim Rugby Cup Oct.28   Missouri Cardinals clinch World Series win   St Louis Cardinals won baseball's World Series after beating Texas Rangers 6-2 in the decisive seventh game



World, October 2011 Business Timeline ... See World Business timeline Top ^
2011 Oct.2   Greece   Greece to miss targets on deficit  Greece has said its budget deficit will be cut in 2011 and 2012 but will still miss targets set by the EU and IMF Oct.4   Greece Greece hit by new general strike
Oct.5   San Francisco Bay Area   Apple co-founder Steve Jobs dies
  Former chief executive and co-founder of US technology giant Apple Steve Jobs has died, the company says. He was 56
 Jobs announced he was suffering from pancreatic cancer in 2004. Jobs introduced the colourful iMac computer, the iPod and the iPhone to the world. He was indistinguishable from his company, which he co-founded in the 1970s
Oct.6  Sweden  Swedish poet wins Nobel Literature prize Oct.7   Washington US economy adds 103,000 new jobs
Oct.9   Berlin   Euro crisis talks 'end in accord'  The German and French leaders will propose 'important changes' to the way the eurozone operates after talks on controlling the debt crisis Oct.10  Sweden  Two awarded Nobel economics prize Oct.10  New York  US shares rise on euro bank pledge Oct.10  USA  First two weeks of NBA cancelled Oct.11  New Zealand  NZ oil spill ship captain charged Oct.13   Spain S&P lowers Spain's credit rating Oct.14  Paris  G20 talks seek eurozone progress Oct.15   Rome Protest rallies grip major cities   Protests at financial mismanagement and government cutbacks have been held around the world. Clashes erupted at the biggest rally, in Rome Oct.18  San Francisco Bay Area  Apple full-year profits rise 85% Oct.18  Greece  Mass strike to close down Greece Oct.25  Belgium  EU leaders to finalise euro plan Oct.26   Hong Kong   Dreamliner completes first flight   Boeing's Dreamliner has finally had its maiden commercial voyage from Tokyo to Hong Kong, three years later than planned Oct.26   Connecticut FBI detains ex-Goldman Sachs man Oct.26  Belgium  Debt crisis doubts as Euro leaders meet Oct.26   Thailand Floodwaters force closure of airport Oct.26  Belgium  EU heads locked in talks on debt Oct.26   Belgium EU leaders reach eurozone agreement
  EU leaders announce a deal on debt crisis measures, including a hard-fought deal with private sector investors to take a 50% loss on Greek bonds
 Banks must raise more capital to protect them against losses resulting from any future government defaults. The announcement helped lift the euro
Oct.29   Australia Labour row grounds Qantas flights
  The Australian airline Qantas is grounding all international and domestic flights with immediate effect due to an industrial dispute
Oct.30   Sydney Qantas ordered to end labor dispute
Oct.30   Australia Qantas resuming flights   Qantas resumes flights after an independent tribunal orders a permanent end to the industrial dispute with union members Oct.31   Greece   Greece to hold bailout referendum  Papandreou: Greece will hold a referendum on a new European Union aid package intended to resolve the country's debt crisis



World, October 2011 Crime Timeline ... See World Crime timeline Top ^
2011 Oct.1   Manhattan Hundreds arrested in New York protest
Oct.2   Afghanistan   Afghanistan, Pakistan spar over killing  Afghan officials stepped up accusations that the assassination of the country's peace council chairman began with a plot in Pakistan Oct.2  Kenya  French woman kidnapped in Kenya Oct.2  Afghanistan  Haqqanis deny killing Afghan aide Oct.3   Italy Knox: 'I did not kill; I was not there' Oct.3   Italy Knox murder conviction overturned Map of Perugia Italy
  An Italian jury cleared Amanda Knox of murder and other charges, nearly four years after she was arrested
 An appeals court overturns the murder convictions of American Amanda Knox and Italian Raffaele Sollecito, jailed for the killing of UK student Meredith Kercher in 2007
Oct.4   Somalia More than 30 dead in Somalia bombing Oct.4  Italy  Kercher family still seek answers Oct.6  Pakistan  'CIA doctor' faces treason charge Oct.7  Mexico  Navy discovers 32 bodies in neighborhood Oct.8   Northern Syria Deadly gunfire at Syrian funeral Oct.9   Cairo   23 dead as forces clash with protesters Map of Cairo
  Egyptian Prime Minister Essam Sharaf said that clashes between army forces and pro-Coptic Christian protesters had 'brought us back'
Oct.11   Detroit Detroit 'underwear bomber' trial begins Oct.11   Washington   US disrupts 'Iranian terror plot'
  The US says it has broken up a plot by agents linked to Iran to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to Washington using explosives
Oct.11   Jerusalem   Prisoner swap deal to free Shalit
  Israel and Hamas have agreed a deal for the release of Sgt Gilad Shalit, an Israeli soldier held hostage by Palestinian militants for five years
Oct.11  New Zealand  NZ oil spill ship captain charged Oct.12  Detroit  'Underpants bomber' admits attack Oct.12  Los Angeles  Eight dead in California shooting Oct.12  Washington  Syrian-born American held for spying Oct.13   Kenya   Doctors seized near Somali border
  Gunmen have kidnapped two Spanish doctors working for the medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres near Kenya's border with Somalia
Oct.13   Paris   Strauss-Kahn sex case is dropped  A French inquiry into attempted rape claims against ex-IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has been dropped Oct.13  Kenya  Kenya hunts aid workers' captors Oct.15   Jerusalem Israel publishes prison swap list Oct.16   Kenya Kenya to hit Al-Shabaab across border Oct.17   Israel First of 1,000 Palestinian prisoners leave  Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit is due to be freed from five years' captivity in return for the release of more than 1,000 Palestinian prisoner... Oct.20  Athens  Rioters have fought other protesters Oct.20   Basque   Eta says armed campaign is over  The Basque separatist group Eta says it has called a 'definitive cessation' to its campaign of bombings and shootings Oct.20  Southern China  Chinese hit-and-run toddler dies Oct.25  Turkey  Aftershock 'sparks jail riot' Oct.26   Connecticut FBI detains ex-Goldman Sachs man Oct.28   Libya ICC talks over surrender of Gadhafi son Oct.28  Washington  Sgt. on trial for alleged sport killings Oct.29   Kabul 9 Americans, including 4 troops killed   A suicide bomber has attacked a bus carrying foreign troops in the Afghan capital killing 13 US soldiers Oct.29   Gaza Islamic Jihad: Israel hits training camp Map of Rafah Israel
  At least 10 people are dead in Gaza and southern Israel, in a wave of back-and-forth attacks between the Israeli military and Palestinian militants
Oct.30  Egypt  Hosni Mubarak trial is postponed



World, October 2011 Politics Timeline ... See World Politics timeline Top ^
2011 Oct.1   Manhattan Hundreds arrested in New York protest
Oct.2   Greece   Greece to miss targets on deficit  Greece has said its budget deficit will be cut in 2011 and 2012 but will still miss targets set by the EU and IMF Oct.3  New York  Nobel quandary after winner dies Oct.3  Italy  Knox to fly home after acquittal Oct.4   UN Security Council   UN resolution on Syria is vetoed
  China and Russia have vetoed a UN Security Council resolution condemning Syria over its crackdown on anti-government protesters
Oct.4  Saudi Arabia  Saudis promise 'iron fist' Oct.5   Alaska Palin not running for president
Oct.6  Global  Tributes flood in for Steve Jobs Oct.7   Norway Three women win Nobel Peace Prize Oct.8   Yemen   Saleh will step down, but aides qualify  His aides immediately added that such a departure would occur only if a power transfer agreement is reached Oct.8  Kenya  Funeral for Nobel winner Maathai Oct.8  New Zealand  'Serious questions' over NZ spill Oct.9   Berlin   Euro crisis talks 'end in accord'  The German and French leaders will propose 'important changes' to the way the eurozone operates after talks on controlling the debt crisis Oct.9   Cairo   23 dead as forces clash with protesters Map of Cairo
  Egyptian Prime Minister Essam Sharaf said that clashes between army forces and pro-Coptic Christian protesters had 'brought us back'
Oct.10   Syria At least 31 were killed during clashes  The clashes are in numerous Syrian cities. The dead included 14 civilians and 17 members of the army and security forces Oct.10  Cairo  Egypt army calls for unrest probe Oct.11  Syria  Syria opposition gains regional backers Oct.11  Egypt  Deputy prime minister resigns Oct.11   Jerusalem   Prisoner swap deal to free Shalit
  Israel and Hamas have agreed a deal for the release of Sgt Gilad Shalit, an Israeli soldier held hostage by Palestinian militants for five years
Oct.11  Washington  US to pressure Iran over 'plot' Oct.13   Spain S&P lowers Spain's credit rating
Oct.14  UN  U.N. urges 'immediate' action on Syria Oct.14  Paris  G20 talks seek eurozone progress Oct.15   Rome Protest rallies grip major cities   Protests at financial mismanagement and government cutbacks have been held around the world. Clashes erupted at the biggest rally, in Rome Oct.15   Manhattan NY protests move to Times Square Map of Times Square USA
  Police in New York have arrested about 70 people, as Occupy Wall Street protesters moved to Times Square
Oct.16  France  French Left chooses Sarkozy challenger Oct.16  Yemen  Witnesses: 6 protesters killed in Yemen Oct.16   Paris   Hollande elected to face Sarkozy  Francois Hollande has been elected the Socialist Party's candidate for the 2012 presidential vote when he is expected to challenge Sarkozy Oct.16   Libya Bulldozers raze Gaddafi compound Oct.17  FBI  FBI DNA database plans under fire Oct.17  Yemen  Women march in Yemen's capital Oct.17  Jerusalem  Israeli court backs Shalit deal Oct.17   Sichuan Tibetan nun dies setting herself ablaze Oct.17  Somalia  Somali militants threaten Kenya Oct.18  Libya  Clinton in unannounced Libya trip Oct.18   Israel Mid-East joy at prisoner exchange Oct.19   Athens Greek clashes amid general strike Oct.19   Athens Greece MPs back austerity plans Map of Athens
  The Greek parliament has given initial approval to new austerity measures, as clashes broke out between protesters and police in Athens
Oct.19  Paris  Carla Bruni 'gives birth to girl' Oct.19  Kabul  Clinton arrives in Afghanistan Oct.20  Athens  Rioters have fought other protesters Oct.20   Libya Libyans rejoice at Gadhafi's death Oct.21  French Guiana  Soyuz rocket launched after delay Oct.21  Libya  Libya delays Gaddafi burial plan Oct.21   Libya Gaddafi death transparency urged Oct.21   New York Saudi Arabian heir to throne dies  Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz al Saud was King Abdullah's half brother, first in line to the Saudi throne and minister of defence and av... Oct.22  Libya  Libyan PM 'wanted Gaddafi alive' Oct.23   Eastern Libya Libya's new leaders declare liberation Map of Benghazi Libya
  Libya's interim leaders declared the nation's freedom Sunday, ushering in a new era after the death of longtime ruler Moammar Gadhafi
 Transitional government has declared national liberation before a jubilant crowd in Benghazi, where the revolt against Muammar Gaddafi began
Oct.23  Tunisia  Tunisia votes in historic free election Oct.23   Argentina Fernandez heads for Argentina win  Argentine President Cristina Fernandez wins a landslide election victory, polling 53% with most votes counted Oct.24   Syria U.S. pulls ambassador from Syria  The United States has temporarily pulled its ambassador out of Syria as a 'result of credible threats against his personal safety' Oct.24  WikiLeaks  Wikileaks halts file publishing Oct.24   Tunisia Moderate Islamist party claims election Oct.24  Syria  Syria 'using hospitals for torture' Oct.24  Turkey  Turkey quake area to get more aid Oct.25   Libya   Gadhafi buried along with son
  Gadhafi, his son Mutassim and his defense minister Abu Bakr Younis were taken to an undisclosed location
Oct.25  Belgium  EU leaders to finalise euro plan Oct.26  Belgium  Debt crisis doubts as Euro leaders meet Oct.26  Belgium  EU heads locked in talks on debt Oct.26   Belgium EU leaders reach eurozone agreement
  EU leaders announce a deal on debt crisis measures, including a hard-fought deal with private sector investors to take a 50% loss on Greek bonds
 Banks must raise more capital to protect them against losses resulting from any future government defaults. The announcement helped lift the euro
Oct.27   Tunisia Islamists win Tunisia's elections
  Tunisia's moderate Islamist Ennahda party has won the country's first democratic elections after the Arab Spring uprisings
 Ennahda won more than 41% of the vote, securing 90 seats in the 217-member parliament
Oct.27  Tunisia  Tunisia violence follows poll win Oct.28   London Daughters given equal rights to throne  Sons and daughters of British monarchs will have an equal right to the throne under changes to the United Kingdom's succession laws agreed Oct.28   Libya ICC talks over surrender of Gadhafi son
Oct.28  Syria  Arab League denounces Syrian killings Oct.29   Ireland Higgins elected Irish president Oct.29  Brazil  Lula diagnosed with throat cancer Oct.29  Syria  Syrian army 'shell Homs district' Oct.29   Syria Syria's Assad warns Western powers Oct.30   Sydney Qantas ordered to end labor dispute Oct.30  Egypt  Hosni Mubarak trial is postponed Oct.30  Colombia  Bogota elects former rebel mayor Oct.31   Global   World population has reached 7 billion
  The U.N. announces that the world population has reached 7 billion. CNN's Richard Roth tries to survive.
Oct.31   Paris   UNESCO OKs Palestinian membership  UNESCO voted Monday to accept a Palestinian bid for full membership, in the first vote on the matter by U.N. agency Oct.31   Greece   Greece to hold bailout referendum  Papandreou: Greece will hold a referendum on a new European Union aid package intended to resolve the country's debt crisis