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Holy fire ceremony draws thousands in Jerusalem

April 19, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

A Christian pilgrim holds candles at the church of the Holy Sepulcher, traditionally believed to be the burial site of Jesus Christ, during the ceremony of the Holy Fire in Jerusalem’s Old City, Saturday, April 19, 2014. The “holy fire” was passed among worshippers outside the Church and then taken to the Church of the [&hellip...

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4 French journalists abducted in Syria freed, safe

April 19, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

In this photo made from video, two of the four French journalists who went missing in Syria last summer, Didier Francois, foreground, and Edouard Elias, right, leave a local hospital after a medical check, in Akcakale, Turkey, Saturday, April 19, 2014. Four...

Student fought bureaucrats for Holocaust justice

April 19, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Wednesday April 16, 2014 photo, Charlotte van den Berg poses for a portrait outside the NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies, rear, in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Charlotte van den Berg was a 20-year-old college student working part-time...

Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12

April 18, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Sunday, May 18, 2003 file photo, mountaineers pass through the treacherous Khumbu Icefall on their way to Mount Everest near Everest Base camp, Nepal. An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at...

Gabriel Garcia Marquez hailed as literary giant

April 18, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Miguel Guerra, a fan of Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, stands with flowers outside the funeral home where the body of Garcia Marquez was taken in Mexico City, Thursday, April 17, 2014. Garcia Marquez died on Thursday at his home in Mexico City. His...

Chinese relatives pray over lost Malaysian plane

April 18, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

A Chinese Ilyushin IL-76 aircraft is on its final approach to land at Perth International Airport after returning from ongoing search operations for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in Perth, Australia, Friday, April 18, 2014. A robotic submarine heads...

Captain of sunken S. Korean ferry, 2 crew arrested

April 18, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

South Korean navy personnel on boats search passengers of the sunken ferry Sewol in the water off the southern coast near Jindo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, April 19, 2014. The captain of the sunken South Korean ferry was arrested Saturday on...

Dutch man’s case linked to Amanda Todd

April 18, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Carol Todd wears a bracelet in memory of her daughter as she wipes away tears while attending a Royal Canadian Mounted Police news conference in Surrey, British Columbia, on Thursday, April 17, 2014. A 35-year-old man alleged to be involved with the online...

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87

April 17, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

In this 1975 photo released by the Fundacion Nuevo Periodismo Iberoamericano (FNPI), Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez sits with wife Mercedes Barcha at an unknown location. The Nobel laureate died on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at his home in Mexico City....

Divers pumping air into submerged SKorean ship

April 17, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – This undated file photo shows the South Korean ferry Sewol that sank Wednesday, April 16, 2014 off South Korea’s southern coast with 475 people aboard, likely with scores of people trapped inside. The Sewol now sits — with just part of...