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UN vote recognizes state of Palestine; US objects

November 30, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Palestinians celebrate as they watch a screen showing the U.N. General Assembly votes on a resolution to upgrade the status of the Palestinian Authority to a nonmember observer state, In the west bank city of Ramallah, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012. The U.N. General Assembly has voted by a more than two-thirds majority to recognize the [&hellip...

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Internet service goes out across Syria

November 30, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

In this image taken from video obtained from the Ugarit News, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, Smoke leaps the air from a building after a warplane attack in Homs, Syria, on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012. (AP Photo/Ugarit...

Myanmar cracks down on mine protest; dozens hurt

November 30, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi waves to her supporters as she arrives in Monywa town, northwestern Myanmar, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012. Security forces used water cannons, tear gas and smoke bombs Thursday to clear protesters from a copper mine in...

Wal-Mart, Disney clothes found in Bangladesh fire

November 29, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

A Disney brand sweater lays among equipment charred in the fire that killed 112 workers Saturday at the Tazreen Fashions Ltd. factory, on the outskirts of Dhaha, Bangladesh, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012. Garments and documents left behind in the factory show it...

Egypt crisis raises fears of ‘second revolution’

November 29, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

In this Friday, July 13, 2012 photo, Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi holds a joint news conference with Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki, unseen, at the Presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt. Egypt’s Islamist president may look like he’s running...

Congo rebels begin slow retreat from Masisi

November 29, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

A Goma resident holds up a banner in French reading, “No to war, yes to dialogue, the truth and national unity” as he gathers with others for an anti President Joseph Kabila demonstration supported by the M23 rebel movement in Goma, eastern Congo,...

Rapper PSY wants Tom Cruise to go ‘Gangnam Style’

November 29, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Thai fans perform PSY’s “Gangnam Style” dance before the South Korean rapper speaks at a press conference in Bangkok, Thailand, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012. PSY will perform in Thailand on Wednesday night – his first show in Asia outside...

Thai inmates go ‘Gangnam Style’ before PSY concert

November 28, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Thai inmates perform PSY’s “Gangnam Style” dance during a dancing competition at a prison in Bangkok, Thailand Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012. The event was held to encourage inmates to exercise more and coincides with the South Korean...

Wal-Mart distances itself from fire in Bangladesh

November 27, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

A man takes photographs inside a garment-factory where a fire killed more than 110 people Saturday on the outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh, Monday, Nov. 26, 2012. Bangladeshi workers protested blocks from the gutted fire Monday, demanding justice for the...

Eurozone, IMF reach deal to reduce Greek debt

November 27, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde, second right, speaks with the media as he arrives for a meeting of eurogroup finance ministers at the EU Council building in Brussels on Monday, Nov. 26, 2012. Eurozone finance ministers...