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Buddhist mobs spread fear among Myanmar’s Muslims

May 29, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

A policeman and an army officer guard a burned mosque in Lashio, northern Shan State, Myanmar, Wednesday, May 29, 2013.Hundreds of Buddhist men on motorcycles waved iron rods and bamboo poles and threw rocks in the northeastern Myanmar town on Wednesday, a day after the mosque and a Muslim orphanage were torched in a new [&hellip...

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Barbara weakens to tropical storm, kills 2 people

May 29, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

This NOAA satellite image taken Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at 10:45 AM EDT shows a low pressure system over the central United States with widespread showers and thunderstorms from Texas into the Northern Plains. Farther east, a warm front extended into the...

UK police: Man charged in UK soldier’s murder

May 29, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

People look at some of the thousands of floral and other tributes left in honour of murdered 25-year-old British soldier Lee Rigby, at the scene near Woolwich Barracks in London, Wednesday, May 29, 2013. Two men attacked and killed the off-duty soldier in...

Syria diplomacy a priority, despite EU arms vote

May 28, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

This image from amateur video obtained by a group which calls itself Ugarit News, which is consistent with AP reporting, shows a rocket fired by Syrian rebels in Qusair, Syria, Tuesday, May 28, 2013. Europe’s decision to allow member states to arm...

EU leaders sound the alarm on youth unemployment

May 28, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

France’s President Francois Hollande attends the “Europe: next steps” conference at the Institute in Paris, Tuesday, May 28, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Platiau, Pool) PARIS (AP) — European leaders sounded the alarm on youth unemployment...

Suu Kyi slams 2-child limit for Muslims in Myanmar

May 27, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

In this May 13, 2013 photo, internally displaced Rohingya children play in the foreground of makeshift tents at a camp for Rohingya people in Sittwe, northwestern Rakhine State, Myanmar. Authorities in Myanmar’s western Rakhine state have imposed a...

‘Blue is the Warmest Color’ is Cannes’ Palme d’Or

May 26, 2013 • Entertainment, World NewsComments (0)

Berenice Bejo poses with the Best Actress award for her role in The Past during a photo call after an awards ceremony at the 66th international film festival, in Cannes, southern France, Sunday, May 26, 2013. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP) CANNES, France...

Anti-Muslim actions rise in UK over slain soldier

May 25, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Friday, May 24, 2013 file photo, military boots are laid in tribute outside the Woolwich Barracks, in London, in response to the bloody attack on Wednesday when a British soldier was killed in the nearby street. Counterterrorism police on...

Fragments of biblical treasure are up for sale

May 25, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, MAY 26, 2013 AND THEREAFTER – Lena Libman, right, head of the Israel Antiquities Authority’s Dead Sea Scrolls Conservation Lab holds fragments of the Dead Sea Scrolls in Jerusalem on Friday, May 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Dan...

Barrick fined $16m for Pascua-Lama violations

May 25, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Mining machinery and barrels with chemicals sit on the facilities of Barrick Gold Corp’s Pascua-Lama project in northern Chile, Thursday, May 23, 2013. Chile’s environmental regulator has stopped construction and imposed sanctions on Barrick Gold...