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Arab League chief says Palestinians to petition UN

December 29, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Arab League Secretary-General Nabil Elaraby, center, speaks during a joint press conference with Egyptian Foreign Minister Mohamed Kamel Amr, right, and Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad Al Malki in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed) RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Arab League chief Nabil Elaraby said Saturday...

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Egypt’s president warns against dangers to economy

December 29, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

An Egyptian woman shouts anti-Mohammed Morsi slogans as soldiers block a road leading to the Shura Council where the president addressed the upper house of parliament in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012. Egypt’s Islamist president warned Saturday...

Indian gang-rape victim dies in Singapore hospital

December 29, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Indian High Commissioner to Singapore, T.C.A. Raghavan speaks to reporters about the death of a young Indian woman who was gang raped, at Mount Elizabeth Hospital late on Saturday Dec. 29, 2012 in Singapore. The woman who was gang-raped and severely beaten on...

C. African Republic neighbors to send help

December 29, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

In this frame grab taken from APTN footage from Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, members of the crowd shout towards soldiers, during an address by the President Francois Bozize, in Bangui, Central African Republic. The president of Central African Republic on...

Russian parliament endorses anti-US adoption bill

December 26, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, presents a state award to famous Russian actor Konstantin Khabensky wearing a badge that reads “Children are outisde politics!” during an award ceremony in the Kremlin in Moscow, Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012....

Pope’s Christmas message focuses on Mideast, China

December 26, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Vatican Swiss guards stand attention before Pope Benedict XVI delivers his “Urbi et Orbi” (to the City and to the World) in St. Peter’s Square, at the Vatican, Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012. Pope Benedict XVI has wished Christmas peace to the...

UN envoy worried after talks with Syria’s Assad

December 24, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

EDS NOTE: GRAPHIC CONTENT – This Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012 image taken from video obtained from the Shaam News Network, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows Syrians removing the bodies of those killed from rubble...

Syria jets kill tens as international envoy visits

December 24, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

EDS NOTE: GRAPHIC CONTENT – This image taken from the Edlib News Network, ENN, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows Syrians removing the bodies of those killed after a government airstrike hit the Hama Suburb...

Analysis: Egypt’s Islamists tighten grip on power

December 24, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

v Egyptian journalists tape their mouths and raise their pens during a demonstration against the draft constitution in Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012. Egypt’s opposition called Sunday for an investigation into allegations of vote fraud in the...

Egypt’s disputed charter headed toward approval

December 22, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

An Egyptian man votes while other voters perform the noon prayers at gymnasium hall used as a polling station during the second round of a referendum on a disputed constitution drafted by Islamist supporters of president Mohammed Morsi, in Giza, Egypt,...