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Protestants attack Belfast cops over blocked march

July 13, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Loyalists attack riot police close to the Ardoyne area of North Belfast, Northern Ireland, Friday, July 12, 2013. Protestant hardliners attacked lines of Belfast riot police Friday as Northern Ireland’s annual mass marches by the Orange Order brotherhood reached a furious, chaotic end with running street battles at several urban conflict zones. (AP...

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N.Ireland Protestants burn bonfires before marches

July 11, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

A man adds the finishing touch to a huge bonfire in the New Mossley area on the outskirts of Belfast, Northern Ireland, Wednesday, July 10, 2013. Hundreds of fires will be set alight at midnight, on July 11, as Protestant loyalist’s celebrate July 12,...

At Ramadan meals, Egypt weighs split in society

July 11, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Wednesday, July 10, 2013 photo, supporters of ousted Egypt’s President Mohammed Morsi, perform an evening prayer known as ‘Tarawih’ during the Islamic month of Ramadan, in Nasr City, Cairo, Egypt. As the sun set on the first day of...

Irish lawmakers back ‘life saving’ abortion bill

July 11, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Anti-abortion campaigners wait outside the Irish Parliament at Leinster House, Dublin ahead of a parliamentary vote on abortion. Wednesday July 10, 2013. Irish politicians will vote Wednesday to pass divisive laws to legislate for the first time for abortion...

Honduras: Charred body belongs to journalist

July 11, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

CORRECTS DATE – Firefighters remove a body found in a field on the outskirts of San Pedro Sula, Honduras, Tuesday, July 9, 2013. Honduran authorities have confirmed that the charred and mutilated body found here is that of missing journalist Anibal...

China discovers primitive, 5,000-year-old writing

July 11, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

In this undated photo, markings etched on an unearthed piece of a stone ax are seen near Zhuangqiao grave relic, in Pinghu, in eastern China’s Zhejiang province. Archaeologists say they have discovered a new form of primitive writing in markings on...

Criminal probe in Quebec oil train derailment

July 9, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

This aerial photo, workers comb through the debris after a train derailed causing explosions of railway cars carrying crude oil Tuesday, July 9, 2013 in Lac-Megantic, Quebec, Canada on Tuesday July 9, 2013. At least thirteen people were confirmed dead and...

Studies: Cyberspying targeted SKorea, US military

July 8, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

In this March 20, 2013 photo, depositors stand in front of automated teller machines of Shinhan Bank at a subway station as the bank’s computer networks was paralyzed in Seoul, South Korea. The hackers who knocked out tens of thousands of South Korean...

Toll in Quebec oil train derailment sure to rise

July 8, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Wreckage is strewn through the downtown core in Lac-Megantic, Quebec, Monday, July 8, 2013, after a train derailed, igniting tanker cars carrying crude oil early Saturday. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Ryan Remiorz) LAC-MEGANTIC, Quebec (AP) — Traumatized...

Analysis: Egyptian military’s new look challenged

July 8, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Egyptian army soldiers take their positions on top of their armored vehicle to guard the entrances of Tahrir square, in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, July 8, 2013. Egyptian military officials said gunmen killed at least five supporters of the former president when...