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Hugo Chavez says he’d vote for Obama

October 1, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez waves to supporters during a campaign rally in Guarenas, Venezuela, Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012. Venezuela’s presidential election is scheduled for Oct. 7. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd) CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has weighed in on the U.S. presidential race, saying he prefers President...

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Several thousand people protest Haiti gov’t

October 1, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

People demonstrate during a protest against Haiti’s President Michel Martelly government in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery) PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Several thousand people poured into the streets of...

Spain crisis fuels Catalan separatist sentiment

October 1, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – Demonstrators wave Catalan flags during a protest rally in Barcelona , Spain, in this Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012 file photo. Thousands of people demonstrated in Barcelona on Tuesday demanding independence for Catalonia, on the Catalonia...

Hundreds of Libyans handover their weapons

September 30, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Libyan civilians turn in weapons to security forces in Benghazi, Libya, Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012. Hundreds of Libyans have converged on a main square in Benghazi in response to a call from the military to hand over their weapons, some driving in with armored...

Madrid anti-austerity protests turn violent again

September 30, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Protestors gather and shout near Parliament against austerity measures announced by the Spanish government in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012. Tens of thousands of Spaniards and Portuguese rallied in the streets to protest enduring deep economic pain...

Divided town a challenge to Myanmar democracy bid

September 30, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

In this photo taken on Sept. 8, 2012, a Muslim women prepares a meal at a refugee camp in Sittwe, Rakhine State, western Myanmar. Three-and-a-half months after some of the bloodiest clashes in a generation between Myanmar’s ethnic Rakhine Buddhists and...

Afghan forces also suffer from insider attacks

September 30, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Oct. 3, 2009 file photo, U.S. Marine squad leader Sgt. Matthew Duquette, left, of Warrenville, Ill., with Bravo Company, 1st Battalion 5th Marines walks with Afghan National Army Lt. Hussein, during in a joint patrol in Nawa district,...

Kosovo PM: EU-led talks with Serbia must happen

September 30, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – Kosovo’s Prime Minister Hashim Thaci is seen during an interview with The Associated Press in Washington, in this April 6, 2012 file photo. Thaci said in an interview with the Associated Press Friday Sept. 28, 2012 that Kosovo and Serbia...

Typhoon lashes southern Japan, approaches Tokyo

September 30, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

An advertising billboard blown away by wind lies on a road in Naha as Typhoon Jelawat hit the southern Japanese prefecture of Okinawa Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT, NO LICENSING IN CHINA, FRANCE, HONG KONG, JAPAN...

Bo decision allows China to focus on succession

September 30, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this May 4, 2012 file photo, Chinese President Hu Jintao, front, and Vice President Xi Jinping, back, arrive at a conference to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the founding of Chinese Communist Youth League at the Great Hall of the People in...