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Angry Greeks redraw election map

May 7, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Left Coalition party leader Alexis Tsipras waves to supporters in central Athens after elections on Sunday, May 6, 2012. Tsipras was projected to come second in the poll, behind the front-runner conservatives, on a pledge to cancel Greece’s bailout agreements. (AP Photo/Kostas Tsironis) ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Furious Greeks punished the two parties...

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France gets new leader, Europe new direction

May 7, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

French president-elect Francois Hollande waves to crowds gathered to celebrate his election victory in Bastille Square in Paris, France, Sunday, May 6, 2012. Hollande defeated outgoing President Nicolas Sarkozy on Sunday to become France’s next...

Long fight predicted in Guantanamo Sept. 11 case

May 7, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Clouds loom over Guantanamo Bay, Cuba during the arraignment of the self-proclaimed Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, and four co-defendants, Saturday, May 5, 2012, at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. (AP Photo/The Miami Herald, Walter Michot, Pool) GUANTANAMO...

9/11 defendants ignore judge at Guantanamo hearing

May 5, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Toronto Star reporter Michelle Shephard, right, informs other media of her witness as a member of the pool media, to the proceedings during the morning session of the arraignment of self-proclaimed 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, and four...

Egypt military detains hundreds following violence

May 5, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi, right, the head of Egypt’s ruling Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF), greets mourners at a military funeral for Cpl. Samir Anwar Ismail, a commando killed in clashes with protesters in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, May...

Sept. 11 trial of 5 returns to Guantanamo

May 5, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this May 13, 2009 file photo reviewed by the U.S. military, the sun rises over the Guantanamo detention facility at dawn, at the Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base, Cuba. In a speech Thursday, President Barack Obama defended his plans to close the...

Activist’s fate deepens US-China suspicions

May 4, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Chinese police officers watch over journalists outside the hospital where blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng is recuperating in Beijing, China, Thursday, May 3, 2012. U.S. officials said Thursday they are still trying to help Chen who says he fears for...

Clinton urges China to protect human rights

May 3, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

In this photo released by the US Embassy Beijing Press Office, blind lawyer Chen Guangcheng makes a phone call as he is accompanied by U.S. Ambassador to China Gary Locke in a car on the way to a hospital in Beijing Wednesday May 2, 2012. (AP Photo/US Embassy...

Running blind: Chinese activist's dramatic escape

May 1, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

This undated photo provided by the China Aid Association is said to show a guard expelling visitors from the home of blind Chinese legal activist Chen Guangchen in Shandong Province, China. Chen, a well-known dissident who angered authorities in rural China...

Support from locals seen as key to capturing Kony

April 30, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

In this photo taken Friday, April 27, 2012, a child walks past huts at a former camp for displaced persons most of whom have now returned to their villages, in Bobi, near Gulu, Uganda. Some locals in Gulu have other concerns that complicate the military...