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Ruling Dutch party claims victory in elections

September 13, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Labor Party supporters celebrate as exit poll results of the parliamentary elections are announced in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Wednesday Sept. 12, 2012. The elections are seen as a test of support for stringent austerity measures which are set to influence the way the European Union tackles the debt crisis. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong) THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP)...

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US sends Marines to Libya after deadly attack

September 13, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Glass, debris and overturned furniture are strewn inside a room in the gutted U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, after an attack that killed four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012. The American ambassador to Libya and...

Angry mob kills man suspected in 2 child slayings

September 13, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

People look at the body of a man who was lynched by a mob inside a public school for allegedly killing two children inside the school in San Juan Tactic, north of Guatemala City, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012. Interior Minister Mauricio Lopez Bonilla says Julio...

Anti-Islam film sparks Libya, Egypt protests

September 12, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Protesters destroy an American flag pulled down from the U.S. embassy in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. Egyptian protesters, largely ultra conservative Islamists, have climbed the walls of the U.S. embassy in Cairo, went into the courtyard and brought...

China sends patrol ships to islands held by Japan

September 12, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

A protester demonstrating against Japan’s claim to disputed islands holds a picture of the rocky islands, known as Senkaku to Japanese and Diaoyu to Chinese, reading “Diaoyu belongs to China” in front of a Chinese national flag during a...

Mystery absence of China leader fuels rumor frenzy

September 11, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Aug. 29, 2012 file photo, Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping, right, greets Egypt’s President Mohammed Morsi during their meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Chinese micro-bloggers and overseas websites have come up...

China quake survivors await shelter, expect rain

September 10, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

In this Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012 photo released by China’s Xinhua News Agency, rescuers walk to the Luozehe Village, one of the hardest-hit areas struck by Friday’s quakes, in Yiliang County, southwest China’s Yunnan Province. Rescue workers...

Coldplay, Rihanna, Jay-Z close London Paralympics

September 10, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Confetis floats down past the Paralympic flam during the closing ceremony for the 2012 Paralympics games, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis) LONDON (AP) — Farewell, London. Good luck matching that, Rio. Coldplay, Rihanna and...

Ex-candidate quits Mexico’s main leftist party

September 10, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Supporters of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, former presidential candidate of the Democratic Revolution Party (PRD), one of them wearing a Mexican Revolution costume, listen his speech at Mexico City’s main plaza, the Zocalo, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012. Lopez...

Police search UK home of couple slain in France

September 8, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Annecy prosecutor Eric Maillaud speaks during a news conference in Annecy, France, Friday, Sept. 7, 2012. Maillaud said that the 4-year-old girl who survived the slaying of her family in Annecy couldn’t help their investigation since she hid under her...