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Taliban attack shows militant spirit unbroken

June 26, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Afghan national security arrive near the entrance gate of the presidential palace in Kabul, Afghanistan Tuesday, June 25, 2013. Suicide attackers blew up a car bomb and battled security forces outside the presidential palace Tuesday after infiltrating one of the most secure areas of the capital. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack, which came...

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Snowden not on flight to Cuba, whereabouts unclear

June 25, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

The Aeroflot Airbus A330 plane that was to carry National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden on a flight to Havana, Cuba, parked at the gates at Sheremetyevo airport, Moscow, Monday, June 24, 2013. Snowden, who arrived in Moscow on Sunday from Hong Kong,...

Ecuador FM says he doesn’t know where Snowden is

June 25, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Ecuador’s Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino speaks to reporters in Hanoi, Vietnam on Monday June 24, 2013. Patino said his country will act not on its interests but on its principles as it considers an asylum request from National Security Agency leaker...

Rivers receding in Calgary, 3 dead in floods

June 23, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

This undated photo provided by the Calgary Flames shows the inside of the Calgary Saddledome, in Calgary, Alberta. The Saddledome, home to the National Hockey League’s Calgary Flames, was flooded up to the 10th row, leaving the dressing rooms submerged....

Brazil leader breaks silence about protests

June 22, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

A message by Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff is broadcast live at the bus station in Brasilia, Brazil, Friday, June 21, 2013. The Brazilian ended her near-silence about more than a week of massive, violent protests, saying in a prime time TV broadcast...

Flooding kills 3, forces 75,000 from Calgary homes

June 22, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

The Bow River overflows in Calgary, Canada on Friday, June 21, 2013. Heavy rains have caused flooding, closed roads, and forced evacuations in Calgary. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jeff McIntosh) CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Floodwaters that devastated much of...

Dreams turn bitter for Bangladeshi garment workers

June 17, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Friday, Dec. 7, 2012 file photo, a policeman walks inside the damaged Tazreen garment factory on the outskirts of Dhaka. Moushumi’s family now has one of the largest homes in their village. It is the dream of nearly every...

Unions give lift to Turkish protest movement

June 17, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

People shout anti-government slogans during a rally by the labor unions in Istanbul, Turkey, Monday, June 17, 2013. A day earlier, riot police cordoned off streets, set up roadblocks and fired tear gas and water cannons to prevent anti-government protesters...

Riot police end Istanbul park protest

June 15, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Protesters try to resist the advance of riot police in Gezi Park in Istanbul, Turkey, Saturday, June 15, 2013. Protesters will press on with their sit-in at an Istanbul park, an activist said Saturday, defying government appeals and a warning from Prime...

Brazilians protest high cost of hosting World Cup

June 15, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

In this photo released by Agencia Brasil, a policeman sprays pepper gas at demonstrators during a protest in Brasilia, Brazil, Saturday, June 15, 2013. About 1,000 protesters complaining about the high cost of staging the World Cup demonstrated in front of...