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A look at Syria developments around the world

September 2, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Syrian refugees arrive at the Turkish Cilvegozu gate border, Monday, Sept. 2, 2013. Routine prevailed at a US-Turkish airbase in southern Turkey on Monday, a day after the US alleged that sarin gas was used in an August chemical weapons attack in Syria. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia) The United States is considering launching a punitive strike [&hellip...

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Lava lamps: 50 years old and still groovy

September 2, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Monday, Aug. 19, 2013, Anthony Voss, lava lamp expert and collector, poses for the photographer in a shop in London with some of the lava lamps in his collection. The lava lamp, an iconic piece of British design and social trends, is celebrating its...

Palestinian meeting with Israeli lawmakers delayed

September 2, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas looks on during a meeting of the Fatah revolutionary council in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013. Israeli and Palestinian officials said a planned meeting between lawmakers and the Palestinian president...

Iranian exiles report deaths in Iraq camp

September 2, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this April. 8, 2011 file photo, Iraqi Army soldiers stand guard near burned trailers at Camp Ashraf north of Baghdad, Iraq. Members of an Iranian dissident group have been killed inside a contested camp in Iraq, according to the opposition...

David Frost, known for Nixon interview, dies at 74

September 2, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

File – David Frost, left, talks with former President Richard Nixon in this March 1977 b/w file photo prior to the taping of his interview with the former President. Veteran broadcaster David Frost, who won fame around the world for his interview with...

Mandela discharged from hospital, returns home

September 2, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Press gather outside the Johannesburg home of former South African president Nelson Mandela after he was discharged from a Pretoria hospital Sunday Sept. 1, 2013. Mandela has been in hospital for more than two months fighting a recurring lung infection. (AP...

Mexico president’s can-do image is put to the test

September 1, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Protesting public school teachers from Oaxaca state talk outside their tent installed in the capital’s main Zocalo plaza in Mexico City, Friday, Aug. 30, 2013. Teachers’ protests that have snarled traffic, blocked government buildings and caused...

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Followers of Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr chant slogans against the U.S. and wave Iraqi and Syrian flags during a demonstration in Sadr City in Baghdad, Iraq, Friday.

Syrians brace for possible US strike

August 30, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

AP Photo Followers of Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr chant slogans against the U.S. and wave Iraqi and Syrian flags during a demonstration in Sadr City in Baghdad, Iraq, Friday.   WASHINGTON (AP) — Edging toward a punitive strike against Syria,...

Amid crackdown, Egypt’s protesters shift tactics

August 30, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

A supporter of Egypt’s ousted President Mohammed Morsi, holds a national flag as he stands next to burning tires during a protest in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, Aug. 30, 2013. Thousands of protesters and Muslim Brotherhood supporters rallied Friday throughout...

Suriname leader’s son arrested on US drug charge

August 30, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Suriname’s President Desi Bouterse stands in his hotel room as he waits for the arrival of leaders to a summit by the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) in Paramaribo, Suriname, Friday, Aug. 30, 2013. The official welcome by Bouterse was delayed...