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US report highlights unease about Chinese firms

October 10, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

In this Monday, Oct. 8, 2012 photo, a man walks near a logo at a R&D center of Huawei Technologies Inc. in Wuhan, in central China’s Hubei province. Eager to expand in the United States, China’s biggest technology companies face American anxiety about security and rising Chinese competition. (AP Photo) CHINA OUT BEIJING (AP) — [&hellip...

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Merkel gets a hostile reception on Greek visit

October 10, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Protesters are chased by riot police during clashes in front of the parliament in Athens, Tuesday Oct. 9, 2012. German Chancellor Angela Merkel got a hostile reception from ordinary Greeks Tuesday when she flew into Athens on her first visit to the country...

Mexico navy: Zetas cartel leader apparently killed

October 9, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – This undated file photo, downloaded from the Mexico’s Attorney General’s Office most wanted criminals webpage on Nov. 2, 2010, shows alleged Zeta drug cartel leader and founder Heriberto Lazcano Lazcano in an undisclosed location. The...

Re-elected Chavez faces likely economic reckoning

October 9, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez greets his supporters from the Miraflores presidential palace balcony in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012. Chavez won re-election and a new endorsement of his socialist project Sunday, surviving his closest race...

Report: Imprisoned Dutch killer to be father

October 9, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this June 4, 2010, file photo, Dutch citizen Joran van der Sloot is escorted by police officers outside a Peruvian police station, near the border with Chile in Tacna, Peru. A Dutch newspaper said on Monday, Oct. 8, 2012, that Joran van der...

Turkey, Syria trade fire; border tensions mount

October 8, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

An elderly Syrian woman, who fled her home with her family due to fighting between government forces and rebels, chants, “Allah,” meaning God in Arabic, inside her tent at a refugee camp near the Turkish border, in Azaz, Syria, Sunday, Oct. 7,...

Panetta: Syria clash with Turkey may escalate

October 6, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta attends a ceremony at army headquarters in Lima, Peru, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012. Panetta is in Lima on an official visit for one day. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia) MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — The continued exchange of artillery...

Israeli jets down drone that entered airspace

October 6, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

This image made from video released by the Israeli Defense Forces shows the downing of a drone that entered Israeli airspace in southern Israel, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012. Israeli jets scrambled to intercept a drone that crossed into Israeli airspace Saturday...

Abu Hamza extradited to US after UK ruling

October 6, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Female demonstrators against the extradition of Abu Hamza al-Masri and four other terror suspects gather outside The Royal Courts of Justice in London Friday, Oct. 5, 2012. Britain’s High Court is set to rule Friday afternoon on whether radical cleric...

Low-cost flying arrives in luxury-loving Japan

October 4, 2012 • Business, World NewsComments Off

In this combination of three undated photos, planes of Japan’s low-cost airlines, from top, AirAsia Japan, Peach Aviation and Jetstar, are shown in Japan. Japan has a reputation for loving expensive things like overpriced real estate, gourmet melons and...