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Indian police say 5 admit to raping Swiss tourist

March 17, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this March 16, 2013 file photo, a Swiss woman, center, who, according to police, was gang-raped by a group of eight men while touring by bicycle with her husband, is escorted by policewomen for a medical examination at a hospital in Gwalior, in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. Indian police [&hellip...

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Cyprus president tries to amend bailout plan

March 17, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Cyprus’ Central Bank chief Panicos Demetriades, right, leaves the meeting with president Nicos Anastasiades at the presidential palace in capital Nicosia, Cyprus, Sunday, March 17, 2013. Cyprus’ parliament had postponed the debate and vote on the...

China wraps up session to install new leadership

March 16, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

People’s Bank of China Governor Zhou Xiaochuan, second from left, poses for souvenir photos with delegates during a plenary session of the National People’s Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing Saturday, March 16, 2013....

Jews in Greece mark WWII Nazi deportation

March 16, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Survivor of Auschwitz Moshe Haelion and Israel Ambassador Arye Mekel , left, hold flowers in the northern port city of Thessaloniki, Greece, on Saturday, March 16, 2013. Jewish residents in this northern Greek city have gathered to commemorate the 70th...

Hugo Chavez coffin parades past Venezuela’s ills

March 15, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

A supporter of Venezuela’s late President Hugo Chavez cries outside the military museum where Chavez’s body is being transferred to in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, March 15, 2013. Chavez’s body is being transferred from the military academy...

Europe eases the austerity whip _ a little

March 15, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Students march under the snow while they protest against austerity measures on state schools, in Pamplona, northern Spain on Thursday, March 14, 2013. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos) FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Three and a half years into its government-debt...

Nigeria summons US official over tweets on pardon

March 15, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE- Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, governor of Bayelsa state, as he makes a speech in Kaiama, in the Niger Delta area of Nigeria in this file photo dated May, 16, 2005. Presidential adviser Doyin Okupe said Wednesday March 13, 2013, that Nigeria’s Council...

Argentine Jorge Bergoglio elected Pope Francis

March 13, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

A worshiper holds up the front page of a magazine showing a photograph of Jorge Mario Bergoglio with the title in Spanish “Bergoglio. The cardinal who isn’t afraid to face power” during celebrations outside the Metropolitan Cathedral in...

Pope Francis: Simple image, complex past

March 13, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Pope Francis flanked by Monsignor Guido Marini, master of liturgical ceremonies, waves to the crowd from the central balcony of St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio, who chose the name of Francis is...

History shows NKorean pattern: wait, then attack

March 12, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Sunday, March 9, 2013 photo, a bus is covered in camouflage netting in parking lot of a building in Pyongyang, North Korea. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder) SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Recent Korean history reveals a sobering possibility: It may only be...