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Netanyahu legacy on the line in Israeli vote

March 16, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Wednesday, Oct. 2, 1996 file photo, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, right, looks around PLO leader Yasser Arafat during a news conference at the White House, after President Bill Clinton said that Israeli and Palestinian leaders had failed in a two-day Washington summit to settle their explosive differences. Peace efforts...

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Brazil raises toll of bus accident to 54 dead, 10 injured

March 16, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Rescue personnel work at the site where a tourist bus crashed killing at least 54 people, near the city of Joinville, southern state of Santa Catarina, Brazil, Sunday, March 15, 2015. The Brazilian government raised the death toll of a bus accident to 54...

Kerry cautious before new Iran talks, cites ‘important gaps’

March 15, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry leaves a news conference in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, Saturday, March 14, 2015. Kerry said he’s returning to nuclear negotiations with Iran with “important gaps” standing in the way of a deal. He spoke...

Revamped environmental law raises hope for cleanup in China

March 15, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

In this March 7, 2015 photo, China’s Environment Minister Chen Jining listens to a reporter’s question during a press conference in Beijing. Since China launched a sweeping legal reform in January that toughens environmental penalties and allows...

Aid workers say 8 people confirmed dead in Vanuatu cyclone

March 15, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

In this image provided by UNICEF Pacific, people on a dock view yachts damaged in Port Vila, Vanuatu, Saturday, March 14, 2015, in the aftermath of Cyclone Pam. Winds from the extremely powerful cyclone that blew through the Pacific’s Vanuatu...

Maldives leader asks respect for verdict against opponent

March 15, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Friday, March 13, 2015 photo, supporters of former president of Maldives Mohamed Nasheed hold placards and participate in a rally calling for his release in Male’, Maldives. Nasheed was convicted and sentenced to 13 years in prison after a quick...

China’s biggest public political event _ is it relevant?

March 13, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Onlookers take photos as buses of delegates leave after a plenary session of the National People’s Congress in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing Thursday, March 12, 2015. Much of the National People’s Congress coverage looks more like celebrity...

Crew was filming when helicopters crashed in Argentina

March 12, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Resident Gaston Paez shows a picture he took on Monday, March 9, 2015 on his cell phone of French athletes Florence Arthaud, left, Camille Muffat, center, and Alexis Vastine before they boarded helicopters that later crashed near Villa Castelli in La Rioja...

Asia stocks weak after US drops on Fed rate hike anxiety

March 11, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – This Oct. 8, 2014 file photo shows a Wall Street address in the side of a building in New York. U.S. stocks are opening lower Tuesday, March 10, 2015, reversing a gain from the day before, following declines in European markets. (AP Photo/Mark...

Mali: 3 dead in rocket attack on UN base in Kidal in north

March 9, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

French military gather evidence at a nightclub, rear, that was attacked by gunmen in Bamako, Mali, Saturday, March 7, 2015. A masked gunman sprayed bullets around a nightclub popular with foreigners in Mali’s capital early Saturday, killing at least five...