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Dreams turn bitter for Bangladeshi garment workers

June 17, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Friday, Dec. 7, 2012 file photo, a policeman walks inside the damaged Tazreen garment factory on the outskirts of Dhaka. Moushumi’s family now has one of the largest homes in their village. It is the dream of nearly every Bangladeshi garment worker to earn enough money to build such a life [&hellip...

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Unions give lift to Turkish protest movement

June 17, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

People shout anti-government slogans during a rally by the labor unions in Istanbul, Turkey, Monday, June 17, 2013. A day earlier, riot police cordoned off streets, set up roadblocks and fired tear gas and water cannons to prevent anti-government protesters...

Riot police end Istanbul park protest

June 15, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Protesters try to resist the advance of riot police in Gezi Park in Istanbul, Turkey, Saturday, June 15, 2013. Protesters will press on with their sit-in at an Istanbul park, an activist said Saturday, defying government appeals and a warning from Prime...

Brazilians protest high cost of hosting World Cup

June 15, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

In this photo released by Agencia Brasil, a policeman sprays pepper gas at demonstrators during a protest in Brasilia, Brazil, Saturday, June 15, 2013. About 1,000 protesters complaining about the high cost of staging the World Cup demonstrated in front of...

Iran reformists dance in streets for new president

June 15, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Pedestrians watch and wave to supporters of Iranian presidential candidate Hasan Rowhani, as they attend a celebration gathering in Tehran, Iran, Saturday, June 15, 2013. Moderate cleric Hasan Rowhani was declared the winner of Iran’s presidential vote...

AP IMPACT: Commander of Nazi-led unit lives in US

June 14, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

People walk past the home in Minneapolis, Minn., where 94-year-old Michael Karkoc lives, Friday, June 14, 2013. Karkoc, a top commander of a Nazi SS-led unit accused of burning villages filled with women and children, lied to American immigration officials to...

No clear result after Turkish PM, protesters meet

June 13, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

A musician plays piano under the monument of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, founder of the modern Turkey, as protesters gather to listen to his concert and police guard the area at the Taksim Square in Istanbul late Thursday, June 13, 2013. Turkey’s prime minister...

Crackdown filling NKorean prisons with defectors

June 12, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

In this picture taken on Wednesday, May 29, 2013, an unidentified North Korean defector takes a nap near the paintings wishing two Koreas reunification during a break time at the Hangyeore middle-high school in Anseong, south of Seoul, South Korea. North...

Syrian rebels reeling from loss of Qusair

June 12, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Saturday, June 8, 2013 file photo, members of the Lebanese Red Cross carry a Syrian man who was wounded in Qusair, during battles between the rebels and Syrian government forces, is rushed to a hospital in the Bekaa Valley, east of...

Taliban bomber in Kabul kills 17 at Supreme Court

June 12, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

An Afghan security and intelligence ‘NDS’ guards the scene, after a suicide bomb attack struck outside the Afghan Supreme Court in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, June 11, 2013. A Taliban suicide bomber killed more than a dozen people outside...