USA TODAY: International (109)

Somalia bomb survivor: 'I have never seen anything like this in my life'

Two Americans were identified among the dead, including Mohamoud Elmi, who returned from Ohio to help rebuild his country after a long civil war.         

The 31-year-old set to become the world's youngest leader

Sebastian Kurz, 31, is the leader of the Austrian People’s Party.         

Funerals for Somali attack victims begin as death toll rises to over 300

The government blames the al-Shabab extremist group for the attack.         

Iraqi Kurds say federal forces attack near disputed Kirkuk

The Kurdistan Region Security Council said Kurdish forces destroyed at least five U.S.-supplied Humvees         

Truck bomb rocks Somalia's capital

        

S. Korea and U.S. begin naval drills amid North Korean threat

North Korea views the training exercises as an invasion rehearsal.         

Mass die-off of Antarctic penguin chicks alarms researchers

Scientists say is only the second such incident in over 40 years         

Penguin tragedy as just two survive from colony of 40,000 penguins

Only two chicks remain from a colony of around 40,000 Adelie penguins following a “catastrophic breeding event."         

Opposition vies for landmark victory in polarized Venezuela

Both Venezuela’s opposition and pro-government leaders reported high levels of participation as voting counting got underway, but no official results had been released early Sunday night.         

Hurricane Ophelia heads towards Ireland

Hurricane Ophelia continued moving east toward Ireland on Sunday as officials there announced school closings, prepared for flooding -- and planned for power outages.         

Death toll from twin bombings in Somalia reaches at least 230

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack. Video provided by Newsy         

After Brexit, foreign students flee UK universities for U.S., Canada and Australia

International students contributed more than $33 billion to the U.K.’s economy in 2014–2015.         

Austrian voters likely to elect 31-year-old leader, tilt parliament to far-right

Anti-refugee sentiment could bring far-right Freedom party in ruling coalition.         

Who is Sebastian Kurz, Austria's Millennial chancellor-in-waiting?

Sebastian Kurz rode to victory raising concerns about Europe's migrant crisis, framing his party as more palatable than far-right.         

Young party leader declares victory in Austria election, meaning a turn to the right

People's Party Sebastian Kurz would become Europe’s youngest leader if he can form a government.         

Tillerson says his manhood remains intact despite Trump's Twitter outburst, Corker claim

The Iran deal prevents Iran from trying to develop nuclear weapons for at least a decade in exchange for relief from international economic sanctions.         

Can deepwater wind farms power the world?

In a study published on Oct. 9 researchers estimated that deepwater offshore turbines could produce three to five times as much energy as land-based turbines.         

Hurricane Ophelia bears down on Ireland, U.K.

Authorities say the remnants of storm could bring disruption and damage as the work week gets underway.         

Venezuela holds regional vote after months of anti-government protests

        

Death toll rises to 276 in Somalia truck bomb attack

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo declared three days of national mourning and donated blood Sunday .         

New Iran sanctions could send oil prices higher

Oil prices are bound to remain low for awhile, but two potential events could send them either higher than today’s levels or sinking into the $30s.         

Ex-hostage Joshua Boyle: Taliban-linked group killed my infant daughter, raped my wife

Boyle, who was rescued with his wife and three children this week, said the Afghan group killed his daughter during the years they were held captive.         

Pope Francis is reshaping what it means to be 'pro-life'

He is moving it away from primarily opposing abortion and stressing that it means protecting life at every stage, from womb to natural death.         

Ex-hostage Jason Boyle: Taliban-linked group killed my infant daughter, raped my wife

Boyle, who was rescued with his wife and three children this week, said the Afghan group killed his daughter during the years they were held captive.         

Ex-hostage: Taliban-linked group killed my infant daughter, raped my wife

Boyle, who was rescued with his wife and three children this week, said the Afghan group killed his daughter during the years they were held captive.         

Iran president: Tehran will abide by nuclear deal for now, says U.S. 'isolated'

Rouhani says U.S. president cannot unilaterally scuttle an international deal.         

Child brides in India: Sex with minors now considered rape but enacting verdict isn't easy

The Supreme Court's ruling that having sexual intercourse with a wife aged under 18 is rape marks a big step forward.         

California fires are causing a run on face masks. Warning: flat blue masks won't work

Face masks are in short supply in some areas of northern California due to the smoke and haze across the region from the more than a dozen fires burning.         

6-inch Dover sole fish leaps into British man's mouth; man goes into cardiac arrest

The fisherman's heart stopped as he choked on a fish that leapt down his throat.         

Puerto Rico hurricane may cause shortage of hospital IV bags

A key U.S. maker of hospital products says it expects a temporary shortage of small saline bags because of the hurricane that hit Puerto Rico.         

Iran nuclear deal and Trump: What does decertification mean and other questions, answered

Here's what you need to know about the Iran nuclear agreement:         

Nuclear clean-up robot tested at Sellafield and Fukushima

An aquatic robot called Avexis is being tested in Japan ahead of being deployed into the damaged core of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. Matthew Stock reports. Video provided by Reuters         

75,000 Army veterans live in Puerto Rico. Many struggle in shelters after hurricane Maria

Thousands of people, not just veterans, have been displaced by the storm, and the shelters are packed.         

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte pulls out of brutal drugs war

Operation Double Barrel targeted high-level dealers and street pushers.         

Analysis: What Trump's move on the Iran deal means

Trump found a symbolic way to show his opposition to the deal without causing an immediate rupture with Iran or U.S. allies who favor it.         

American Caitlan Coleman, family leave Pakistan after being held by militants for five years

Caitlan Coleman and her husband Joshua Boyle were abducted in 2012.         

Floods and landslides kill 54, leave 39 missing in Vietnam

It's one of Vietnam's worst natural disasters in years.         

British man accidentally swallows 6-inch Dover sole fish

The fisherman's heart stopped as he choked on a fish that leapt down his throat.         

Iran threatens to withdraw from nuclear deal if U.S. does: report

President Trump will formally announce his decision to decertify the agreement.         

Queen's bank revamping to gain younger clients

After three centuries as banker to Britain's rich and famous, from Charles Dickens to Queen Elizabeth II, Coutts, one of the world's oldest banks, is trying to modernise. Scarlett's Citanovich-Hodge reports. Video provided by Reuters         

With decision looming, Trump blasts Iran over nuke deal

With decision looming, Trump blasts Iran over nuke deal Video provided by AFP         

After 5 years, family held by terrorists now free

Caitlan Coleman and her husband Joshua Boyle were abducted in 2012.         

Mystery over airborne radiation unfolds in Europe

Weather stations in several countries, including Germany, Italy, and France have detected spikes in airborne radiation. Veuer's Aidan Kelley has the story.         

Erdogan blames U.S. ambassador for the crisis with Turkey

Erdogan blames US ambassador for the crisis with Turkey Video provided by AFP         

IMF head Lagarde warns of rising risks to global economy

The IMF chief said a number of threats could derail the global economic recovery, despite signs that 2017 will be the best year for global growth since 2010.         

After 5 years, family kidnapped by terrorists now free

Caitlan Coleman and her husband Joshua Boyle were abducted in 2012.         

Deal between Palestinian rivals could shake up political landscape in the Middle East

Repeated reconciliation attempts have failed since 2007.         

Small quake registered in area of North Korea where previous nuclear tests occurred

The U.S. Geological Survey cannot confirm if quake man-made or natural.         

U.S. to pull out of UNESCO over concerns of 'anti-Israel bias'

The decision comes as the U.N. Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization is voting to choose a new director this week.         

Finally free: Family held by terrorists for 5 years

A family is now enjoying freedom after being held for 5 years by a Taliban-linked terrorist group. Among those held captive: an American woman, her Canadian husband, and their three young children