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Energy crisis provokes Argentine YPF expropriation

April 23, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

http://www.apexchange.com/Content/preview/2012/20120419/23/05353d3b15794f0b0d0f6a7067008ef0.jpg People walk past signs reading in Spanish “YPF, 100 percent public” in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday April 19, 2012. Argentina’s government showed no signs of backing down Thursday from expropriating a Spanish company’s controlling...

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UN monitors visit Syria opposition stronghold

April 21, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Supporters of an Islamic group and Lebanon’s Future Movement of former Prime Minister Saad Hariri, hold up their party flags and shout slogans as they march during a demonstration against the Syrian regime and to show their solidarity with the Syrian...

Hugo Chavez's weeklong silence spurs uncertainty

April 21, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

A girl stands by a closed storage area where a poster hangs of Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, April 20, 2012. Chavez is in Cuba to continue with cancer treatment. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos) CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) —...

Cruise line: Captain never told of disabled boat

April 20, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Adrian Vasquez pauses during an interview with the Associated Press outside his home in the town of Rio Hato, Panama, Thursday, April 19, 2012. Vasquez, an 18-year-old Panamanian, went on a fishing trip with two friends last Feb. 24 but while returning home,...

Clinton urges tougher UN pressure on Syria

April 20, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

France’s foreign minister Alain Juppe welcomes U.S Foreign Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton, prior to their meeting in Paris Thursday, April 19, 2012. Juppe said two main questions will be on the table at the Paris meeting, attended by Arab countries...

Argentina's oil takeover riles investors

April 18, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

People walk by a wall plastered with signs that read in Spanish “They are ours. CFK. YPF. They are Argentine” in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Tuesday April 17, 2012. President Cristina Fernandez pushed forward a bill to renationalize the...

Norway's mass killer's tears not 'out of pity'

April 17, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Judge Wenche Arntzen commences the proceedings against Anders Behring Breivik in the courtroom in Oslo, Norway Monday, April 16, 2012 . The terror trial against an anti-Muslim fanatic who confessed to killing 77 people in Norway starts amid worries that he...

Iran, Western powers hail latest nuclear talks

April 15, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Iran’s Chief Nuclear Negotiator Saeed Jalili speaks to the media after day-long talks with six world powers in Istanbul, Turkey, Saturday, April 14, 2012. Iranian and European officials expressed confidence in the results of Saturday’s...

Failed launch is setback for NKorea's new leader

April 14, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

North Koreans wave flowers at an unveiling ceremony for statues of the late leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il in Pyongyang, North Korea, Friday, April 13, 2012. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder) PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea’s much-touted...

UN to vote Saturday on observers for Syria

April 14, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

This image made from amateur video released by the Shaam News Network and accessed Thursday, April 12, 2012, purports to show a Syrian military armored vehicle in Idlib, Syria. Syrian forces halted attacks on opposition strongholds Thursday in line with a...