PM blames Abbas for inciting shooting of Jewish activist

Israeli security forces clash with Palestinian youths in East Jerusalem on October 30, 2014. (photo credit: AFP/AHMAD GHARABLI)

Israeli security forces clash with Palestinian youths in East Jerusalem on October 30, 2014. (photo credit: AFP/AHMAD GHARABLI)

Police Commissioner Yohanan Danino tells officers that ‘long arm’ of law will reach all terrorists

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San Francisco Giants’ World Series win marred by violence; 2 shot, 1 stabbed

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SFGate ✔ @SFGate Follow The scene at 22nd and Mission. (Photo by Jessica Christian / The Chronicle) http://sfg.ly/1weaOLC 10:26 PM – 29 Oct 2014

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Protesters storm Burkina Faso’s parliament

Smoke rises outside Burkina Faso's national assembley

Fires burn outside Burkina Faso’s national assembly in Ouagadougou after 1,500 protesters managed to break through the security cordon. Photograph: Issouf Sanogo/AFP/Getty Images

Offices ransacked as protests continue against amendment that would allow President Blaise Compaoré to extend 27-year rule

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Sweden recognizes Palestinian state; Israel upset

Sweden’s Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom talks during a news conference Thursday Oct. 30, 2014, at the government building Rosenbad, in Stockholm, after Sweden’s new government officially recognized a Palestinian state. Wallstrom said the Scandinavian country had decided on the move because the criteria of international law required for such recognition had been fulfilled.

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UN urges salt-damage solution to reduce threat to crops

Sugar-cane harvest

The sugar-cane harvest in India is at risk from salt damage.

About 2,000 hectares of fertile land are lost each day due to damage caused by salt, according to a UN analysis

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