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Erdogan rejects ‘dictator’ claims

June 2, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

In this photo taken late Saturday, June 1, 2013, Turkish protesters clash with riot police near the former Ottoman palace, Dolmabahce, where Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan maintains an office in Istanbul, Turkey. Protests in Istanbul, Ankara and several other Turkish cities appear to have subsided Sunday, after days of fierce clashes...

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Hezbollah, Syrian rebels in worst clash in Lebanon

June 2, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Pope Francis celebrates a worldwide Eucharistic adoration ceremony in St. Peter’s Basilica, at the Vatican, Sunday, June 2, 2013. Pope Francis is appealing to the “humanity” of kidnappers in Syria to release hostages. Francis urged prayers...

Court says Egypt legislature illegally elected

June 2, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Hamdy El-Fakharany, an opposition leader and former member of the now-dissolved Parliament, center, and other activists flash victory signs in front of the Supreme Constitutional Court in Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, June 2, 2013. An Egyptian court ruled on Sunday...

2 Mexico kidnap victims sons of drug traffickers

June 1, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Photo composite of images taken from flyers made by relatives showing ten of the eleven young people that were kidnapped in broad daylight from an after hours bar in Mexico City last Sunday May 26, 2013. From left to right, top row; Josue Piedra Moreno, Aaron...

June 1, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Police officers fire in the air as they clash with protesters at the city’s main Taksim Square in Istanbul, Turkey, Saturday, June 1, 2013. Turkish police retreated from a main Istanbul square Saturday, removing barricades and allowing in thousands of...

NKorean farmers planting rice with profits in mind

May 31, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Thursday, May 23, 2013 photo, a North Korea farmer bank starts a tractor in a field along the highway between Pyongyang and Kaesong. Farmers in North Korea have confirmed that they have begun carrying out new economic policies designed to boost...

OPEC keeps oil output target at 30 million barrels

May 31, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

General view of a meeting of oil ministers of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting countries, OPEC, at their headquarters in Vienna, Austria, Friday, May. 31, 2013. (AP Photo/Hans Punz) VIENNA (AP) — OPEC oil ministers reached quick agreement Friday...

AP PHOTOS: Seoul music rivals soul for some Latins

May 30, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

In this May 11, 2013 photo, a poster of South Korean K-pop singer Woorissica stands against a tree trunk after it was left behind by fans who gathered here in Ramon Castilla park in Lima, Peru. Teenagers throughout Latin America have long looked north for pop...

Buddhist mobs spread fear among Myanmar’s Muslims

May 29, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

A policeman and an army officer guard a burned mosque in Lashio, northern Shan State, Myanmar, Wednesday, May 29, 2013.Hundreds of Buddhist men on motorcycles waved iron rods and bamboo poles and threw rocks in the northeastern Myanmar town on Wednesday, a...

Barbara weakens to tropical storm, kills 2 people

May 29, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

This NOAA satellite image taken Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at 10:45 AM EDT shows a low pressure system over the central United States with widespread showers and thunderstorms from Texas into the Northern Plains. Farther east, a warm front extended into the...