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100,000 protest at Egypt’s presidential palace

December 5, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Egyptian protesters chant anti Muslim Brotherhood slogans during a demonstration in front of the presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012. A protest by tens of thousands of Egyptians outside the presidential palace in Cairo turned violent on Tuesday as tensions grew over Islamist President Mohammed Morsi’s seizure of nearly...

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McAfee says he’s left Belize, is still on run

December 4, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Nov. 8, 2012 file photo, John McAfee speaks at a ceremony for the official presentation of equipment at the San Pedro Police Station in Ambergris Caye, Belize. McAfee, 67, has been identified as a “person of interest” in the...

Palestinian president returns triumphantly from UN

December 3, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Palestinians wave flags as they celebrate their successful bid to win U.N. statehood recognition in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas returned home to a hero’s welcome after winning a resounding...

New Mexican president signs accord with opposition

December 3, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Mexico’s President Enrique Pena Nieto, front, second from right, delivers a speech during a signing agreement ceremony in Mexico City, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012. Newly inaugurated President Enrique Pena Nieto and top opposition leaders have signed an...

Egypt’s president sets date for constitution vote

December 2, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Supporters of Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi rally in front of Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012. Tens of thousands of people waving Egyptian flags and hoisting large pictures of the president are demonstrating across Egypt Saturday in...

Mexico swears in president amid violent protests

December 2, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Newly sworn-in Mexico’s President Enrique Pena Nieto walks past a line of visiting dignitaries including U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, left, as he leaves the National Palace after delivering his inaugural speech in Mexico City, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012....

Palestinian: new Israeli settlements a provocation

December 1, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, center, leaves the United Nations Plaza Hotel, Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, in New York. Euphoric Palestinians erupted in cheers, honked car horns and chanted “God is great” after the United Nations endorsed an...

Israel moves to build 3,000 new settlement homes

December 1, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE- In this Nov. 2, 2011 file photo, a construction worker works at a site of a new housing unit in the east Jerusalem neighborhood of Har Homa. Israel approved the construction of 3,000 homes in Jewish settlements in the West Bank and east Jerusalem, a...

Wave of attacks in Iraq kills at least 43 people

November 30, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

A boy stands next to a destroyed truck at the scene of an explosion in a busy commercial area in Hillah, about 60 miles (95 kilometers) south of Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012. A wave of bombings in two Shiite Iraqi cities south of Baghdad has killed...

Mexico’s President Calderon fell short of goals

November 30, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Feb. 21, 2011 file photo, Mexico’s President Felipe Calderon holds a news conference at Los Pinos presidential residence in Mexico City. When Calderon came to power six years ago, he set goals to alleviate poverty, create jobs and...