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UN team sees massacre site in Syrian village

June 9, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

An elderly Syrian man attends an anti-Bashar Assad protest after Friday prayers on the outskirts of Idlib, Syria, Friday, June 8, 2012. (AP Photo) BEIRUT (AP) — U.N. observers could smell the stench of burned corpses Friday and saw body parts scattered around a Syrian farming hamlet that was the site of a massacre this [&hellip...

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Mob attacks women at Egypt anti-sex assault rally

June 9, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

An Egyptian protester waves a national flag over a tree at Tahrir Square, Cairo, Egypt, Friday, June 8, 2012. Hundreds gathered in Cairo’s Tahrir Square, the focal point of Egyptian uprising, to demonstrate against presidential candidate Ahmed Shafiq,...

UN official: Syria aims heavy weapons at UN staff

June 8, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Syrian Ambassador to the United Nations Bashar Al-Jaafari, right, addresses the United Nations General Assembly on the situation in the Syrian Arab Republic, Thursday, June 7, 2012 at United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) UNITED NATIONS (AP)...

US, allies start work on transition plan for Syria

June 7, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this April 25, 2012 file photo, Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner speaks in Portland, Ore. The Obama administration is warning Syria that U.N. sanctions may be near, as Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton heads Wednesday to Turkey to talk...

Canada police: Notes found in body parts packages

June 7, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

The photograph of Luka Rocco Magnotta,is shown during a news conference in Montreal, Tuesday, June 5, 2012. Magnotta told a judge Tuesday he will not fight his extradition from Germany to Canada, Berlin police say. Magnotta is wanted in Canada on several...

Human remains delivered to 2 Canada schools

June 6, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

A police car arrives at the Moabit jail in Berlin supposed to carry Luka Rocco Magnotta who is to be brought before a judge in Berlin, Germany, Tuesday, June 5, 2012. Luka Magnotta, 29, a Canadian porn actor suspected of murdering and dismembering a Chinese...

Canadian body parts suspect arrested in Berlin

June 5, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

This image taken from CCTV obtained by Associated Press video shows Luka Rocco Magnotta speaking to Kadir Anlayisli, a cafe worker who recognized him, in the Internet cafe in the district of Neukoelln in Berlin, Germany, Monday, June 4, 2012. “I looked...

Hanoi opens 3 MIA search areas, releases letters

June 5, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, second left, participates in an arrival ceremony with Vietnamese Defense Minister Phung Quang Thanh, left, at the Ministry of Defense in Hanoi, Vietnam Monday, June 4, 2012. (AP Photo/Jim Watson, Pool) HANOI, Vietnam (AP)...

Victims of Egypt’s old regime still await justice

June 4, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Friday, Sept. 23, 2011 file photo, an Egyptian man chants slogans and holds a poster that reads, in Arabic, “Islamic Egypt,” during a demonstration held by a Salafi group to protest the emergency law, in Tahrir Square in...

Nigerian airplane crashes, killing all 153 onboard

June 4, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

People gather at the site of a plane crash in Lagos, Nigeria, Sunday, June 3, 2012. A passenger plane carrying more than 150 people crashed in Nigeria’s largest city on Sunday, government officials said. Firefighters pulled at least one body from a...