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Egypt’s Morsi grants himself far-reaching powers

November 23, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

In this photo released by the Egyptian Presidency, President Mohammed Morsi, right, poses for a photograph with his new Prosecutor General, Talaat Abdullah, left, in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012. Egypt’s president on Thursday issued constitutional amendments granting himself far-reaching powers and ordering the retrial of leaders of Hosni...

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India secretly hangs lone surviving Mumbai gunman

November 22, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Activists of India’s main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) stamp on portraits of Mohammed Ajmal Kasab to celebrate the news of his execution, in Mumbai, India, Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012. India executed Kasab, the lone surviving gunman from the 2008...

Little sign of Libyan probe into consulate attack

November 22, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – On this Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012 file photo, a man looks at documents at the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, after an attack that killed four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens. The graffiti reads, “no God but God,”...

Israel-Hamas cease-fire remains elusive

November 21, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton deliver joint statements in Jerusalem, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012. A diplomatic push to end Israel’s nearly weeklong offensive in the Gaza Strip gained...

How Asia sees Obama’s pivot to the Pacific

November 21, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

In this photo taken Nov. 16, 2012 and released by U.S. Navy, twenty-six ships from the U.S. Navy and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force, including USS George Washington, bottom right, steam together in East China Sea after the conclusion of Keen Sword, a...

Israeli offensive in Gaza was years in the making

November 20, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Palestinians carry injured people out of a media center in Gaza City that was hit by an Israeli strike for the second time in two days Monday, Nov. 19, 2012. Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad says the strike on the building killed one of its top...

Brazilian soccer star on trial for killing lover

November 20, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

In this photo released by TJMG, Justice Tribunal of Minas Gerais, former Flamengo goalkeeper Bruno Fernandes, right, talks to his lawyer Rui Pimenta, center, during his trial in Minas Gerais, Brazil, Monday, Nov. 19, 2012. The trial of Fernandes, known in...

Congo rebels, army clash at Goma’s edge

November 20, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

People flee as fighting erupts between the M23 rebels and Congolese army near the airport at Goma, Congo, Monday, Nov. 19, 2012. Rebels believed to be backed by Rwanda fired mortars and machine guns Monday in a village on the outskirts of the provincial...

Israel strike kills 11 in Gaza, including children

November 19, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

A woman stands next to a damaged house after a rocket fired by Palestinian militants from Gaza Strip landed in Ashkelon, southern Israel, Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012. Israel launched the operation last Wednesday by assassinating Hamas’ military chief and carrying...

Rebels in Congo reach door of Goma

November 19, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this file photo taken on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012, M23 rebels conduct training exercises in Rumangabo, eastern Congo. The Rwandan-backed rebel group advanced to within 4 kilometers (2.4 miles) of Goma, a crucial provincial capital in eastern...