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‘Hunger Games’ salute used as protest in Thailand

June 4, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – This image released by Lionsgate shows, from left, Josh Hutcherson as Peeta Mellark, Elizabeth Banks as Effie Trinket and Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen in a scene from the film, “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.” A fictional gesture from a Hollywood movie is being used as a real symbol of resistance in Thailand. [&hellip...

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President-elect to Egyptians: ‘Time to work’

June 4, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

A supporter of Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, the nation’s former military chief, hugs his poster during a celebration at Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, June 3, 2014. El-Sissi was officially declared the next president Tuesday, winning elections to replace...

Peru postpones coca crop destruction

June 3, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Sept. 26, 2013 file photo, coca farmer Hugo Tacuri sprays his field in Pichari, Peru, which lies in the world’s No. 1 coca-producing valley. Peru’s President Ollanta Humala said in a televised interview on Sunday, June 1, 2014,...

Suspect in Jewish museum killings went to Syria

June 2, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Belgian federal prosecutor Frederic Van Leeuw addresses the media at the Federal Prosecutor’s office in Brussels, Sunday, June 1, 2014. Prosecutors say that a Frenchman arrested over killings at a Belgian Jewish museum had traveled to Syria and claimed...

Israel PM wants Palestinian government isolated

June 2, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, second right, speaks during a cabinet meeting in Jerusalem, Sunday, June 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Dan Balilty, Pool) JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s prime minister on Sunday urged the world to shun the emerging...

India: 2 police fired for not acting in rape case

May 31, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Members of Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union shout slogans during a protest against a gang rape of two teenage girls in Katra village, outside the Uttar Pradesh state house, in New Delhi, India, Friday, May 30, 2014. A top government official said...

Thai junta: Elections could take more than 1 year

May 31, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

A Buddhist monk walks past the line of Thai soldiers guarding the square at Victory Monument to prevent anti-coup demonstration in Bangkok, Thailand Friday, May 30, 2014. An anti-coup activist in Thailand called Friday for a weekend rally to defy the military...

Village protests rape, killings of Indian sisters

May 29, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Wednesday, May 28, 2014 image taken from video, police stand amongst the crowd near where two teenage sisters were found hanging from a mango tree in the Katra village in Uttar Pradesh state, in northern India. Authorities have arrested three men,...

Rebels down helicopter; another big loss for Kiev

May 29, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Children and their mother look through a bus window while they leave the city fearing the shelling attacks during fighting between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian militants in Slovyansk, Ukraine, Thursday, May 29, 2014. In Slovyansk, a city 90...

After 2 coups in 8 years, fears over Thai future

May 29, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Sept. 20, 2006 file photo, a Thai gives a flower to a soldier on a tank near Government House in Bangkok, Thailand. The last time Thailand’s army seized power, in 2006, some called it “the smiling coup.” Residents of...

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