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Cuban missile crisis beliefs endure after 50 years

October 14, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

The wing of a U.S. Air Force plane, front, sits on exhibit along with the old, empty outer casings of Soviet missiles, top, at the military complex Morro Cabana which is open to tourists in Havana, Cuba, Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012. The Cuban government says the wing belonged to the plane of U.S. pilot Rudolf [&hellip...

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Egypt’s Islamists play to anti-Israel sentiment

October 14, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010 file photo, Mohammed Badie speaks during a press conference at the group’s parliamentary office in Cairo, Egypt. A leading Jewish organization is calling Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012 on the White House to cut...

Few good options to secure Syria chemical arsenal

October 14, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012 file photo, a general view of hangars at a desert military training facility where U.S. forces are training Jordanian commandos in Russeifeh, Jordan, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012. The U.S. and regional allies are...

Buffeted by debt crisis, EU wins Nobel Peace Prize

October 13, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso reacts, as he received flowers by Norway’s ambassador to the EU Atle Leikvoll, after the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize was given to the EU, at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Friday, Oct. 12,...

Pakistani police make arrests in shooting of girl

October 13, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Pakistan Army spokesman Maj. Gen. Asim Saleem Bajwa updates journalists about the condition of a 14-year-old Pakistani activist Malala Yousufzai who was shot by a Taliban gunman after speaking out for girls’ education, in Rawalpindi, Pakistan on Friday,...

China’s popular Mo Yan wins Nobel literature prize

October 12, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

In this photo taken Tuesday Aug. 2, 2011, Chinese writer Mo Yan poses for photos in a theater in Beijing. Mo was awarded the Nobel Prize in literature on Thursday, Oct 11, 2012, a cause of pride for a government that had disowned the only previous Chinese...

Senegal reality TV show features prettiest sheep

October 12, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

In this Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012 photo, Ma Ibra Diagne presents ram Sall in front of the panel of judges, during the SICAP neighborhood regional final of the Khar Bii competition, in Dakar, Senegal. In a nation where sheep are given names and kept inside homes...

Investor wants $20 million for Argentine flagship

October 12, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Officers from the flagship of Argentina’s navy, the A.R.A. Libertad, are seen on the dock at the port of Tema, outside Accra, Ghana, Thursday, Oct.11, 2012, where the Libertad is being held by a judge answering a complaint from a U.S. hedge fund. A...

Man with smoke grenade was searched in SKorea

October 11, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

A TSA employee advises travelers that liquids are not allowed through the gate at at the Los Angeles International Airport Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012. In an age when travelers have to toss bottled water at airport security checkpoints, what may be most striking...

Islam’s inroads in land of Voodoo and Christianity

October 11, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

In this Sept. 28, 2012 photo, a man reads about Islamic customs and traditions at the Al-Fattah Mosque before the start of Friday prayer in Gressier, Haiti. Islam has won a growing number of followers in this impoverished country, especially after the...