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Vatican in chaos after butler arrested for leaks

May 27, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Thursday, Dec. 3, 2009 file photo, Monsignor Carlo Maria Vigano, left, celebrates a mass on the occasion of St. Barbara day, the patron of firefighters at the Vatican. The Vatican confirmed on Saturday, May 26, 2012, that the Pope’s butler has been arrested in its embarrassing leaks scandal, adding a Hollywood [&hellip...

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Egypt’s top candidates try to broaden support

May 27, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

COMBO – This combination of two photos shows Egyptian presidential candidates, from left, Ahmed Shafiq, and Mohammed Morsi. Shafiq and Morsi were the top vote-getters after a two-day election on Wednesday and Thursday which none of the 13 candidates...

Dozens of children killed in new Syria attack

May 27, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

This image made from amateur video released by Shaam News Network and accessed Saturday, May 26, 2012 purports to show an injured child in Houla, Syria. Government troops shelled a string of villages in central Syria before pro-regime thugs swept through the...

Pakistan: US missile attack kills 4 in northwest

May 27, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

A Pakistani man prays on top of an oil tanker, which was used to transport NATO fuel supplies to Afghanistan, while parked in Karachi, Pakistan, Friday, May 25, 2012. Pakistan’s parliament has unanimously approved new guidelines for the country in its...

Bud weakens to tropical storm off Mexico’s coast

May 26, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

A woman pushes her dog in a baby stroller along the beach in the resort city of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, Friday, May 25, 2012. Hurricane Bud lost a little of its sting early Friday, but remained a potent Category 2 storm as it headed toward a string of...

Greek euro exit would be a recipe for hardship

May 26, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

A sign advertising that each item of merchandise is on sale for one euro is seen in a discount shop in central Athens on Friday, May 25, 2012. Uncertainty over Greece’s future in the eurozone has hammered markets ahead of June 17 general elections in...

Brotherhood claims lead as Egypt vote count begins

May 25, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Egyptians check a voter list Thursday, May 24, 2012, outside a polling station in Cairo, Egypt. In a wide-open race that will define the nation’s future political course, Egyptians voted Thursday on the second day of a landmark presidential election...

EU running out of time as Greece nears the exit

May 25, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

European Council President Herman Van Rompuy, right, and European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, address the media at the end of an EU summit, at the European Council building in Brussels, Thursday, May 24, 2012. The leaders of the 27 countries...

EU leaders support growth, give few concrete plans

May 24, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

French President Francois Hollande arrives for an EU summit at the EU Council in Brussels, Wednesday, May 23, 2012. The leaders of the 27 countries that make up the European Union are to meet in Brussels Wednesday to try and find a way to keep the debt crisis...

Iran nuclear talks snag over dueling demands

May 24, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Iraq’s Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari, left, welcomes the EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton upon her arrival at Baghdad International Airport in Iraq, Wednesday, May 23, 2012. Negotiators from the U.S. and five other world powers sat down...