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Activists: Civilians 'massacred' in central Syria

March 12, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

People remove a speed bump to allow ambulances and fighters’ vehicles to drive faster in a neighborhood where fierce fighting lasted for hours between Free Syrian Army fighters and government troops in Idlib, north Syria, Saturday, March 10, 2012. U.N. envoy Kofi Annan met with Syrian President Bashar Assad on Saturday in Damascus during a [&hellip...

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AP Exclusive: Mexico police nearly nabbed El Chapo

March 12, 2012 • National News, World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this June 10, 1993 file photo, Joaquin Guzman Loera, alias “El Chapo Guzman,” is shown to the press after his arrest at the high security prison of Almoloya de Juarez, outskirts of Mexico City. Mexican federal police nearly nabbed...

India licenses generic copy of patented Bayer drug

March 12, 2012 • National News, World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this file photo taken Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012, a pharmacist works in a lab where medicines are being produced at a manufacturing unit on the outskirts of Mumbai, India. India’s patent office on Monday March 12, 2012 effectively ended...

Greece swaps bonds worth $232.5 billion

March 12, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Greeces’ Finance Minister Evangelos Venizelos, pauses during his speech at a conference of PASOK socialist party at Faliro near Athens, Saturday, March 10, 2012. Greece’s private creditors agreed Friday to take cents on the euro in the biggest...

Global media watchdog names enemies of Internet

March 12, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Monday, March 5, 2012 file photo, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, left, and Josefina Vazquez Mota, presidential candidate for the National Action Party, PAN, shake hands as they pose for pictures in Mexico City. Biden is on a one-day...

Latin Americans seek US-style electioneering

March 12, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Monday, March 5, 2012 file photo, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, left, and Josefina Vazquez Mota, presidential candidate for the National Action Party, PAN, shake hands as they pose for pictures in Mexico City. Biden is on a one-day...

Iran cancels home ceremony for Oscar winner

March 12, 2012 • National News, World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this undated file photo released by Filmiran film distributing company, Iranian actress Leila Hatami, and actor Peyman Moadi, act in a scene of movie “A Separation” which won the Academy Awards in foreign films. Iranian authorities...

Dad-son talk, celebrity tweets key to viral video

March 9, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this July 31, 2006 file photo, members of Uganda’s Lord’s Resistance Army are seen as their leader Joseph Kony meets with a delegation of Ugandan officials and lawmakers and representatives from non-governmental organizations, in...

A modern Falkland Islands, transformed by war

March 9, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Nick Pitaluga, left, and his wife Annie work on their sheep farm in Salvador, Falkland Islands, Thursday March 8, 2012. The sheep farm has been in Pitaluga’s family since it was started by his great-great grandfather Andrez Pitaluga, one of the earliest...

6 UK troops killed in Afghanistan

March 8, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

An Afghan soldier passes by a chattered window of a destroyed police car after an explosive device went off in the center of Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, March 6, 2012. The explosion wounded three policemen. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul) KABUL,...