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Southern Israelis disappointed by Gaza cease-fire

November 23, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Nov. 21, 2012 file photograph, Israelis hold signs and flags as they protest the cease-fire in the southern Israeli city of Kiryat Malachi. Hebrew on signs from right read: “Cease-fire = supply of fire”, “Let the IDF win” and “False peace”. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov, File) SDEROT, Israel (AP) — In...

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EU leaders enter bitter fight over budget

November 23, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

French President Francois Hollande, center, greets German Chancellor Angela Merkel prior to a bilateral meeting during an EU summit in Brussels on Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012. EU leaders begin what is expected to be a marathon summit on the budget for the years...

Hamas emerges with gains from Israeli offensive

November 23, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Hamas militants stand during a Hamas press conference in Gaza City, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012. Gazans are celebrating a cease-fire agreement reached with Israel to end eight days of the fiercest fighting in nearly four years constricting the Gaza Strip. (AP...

Egypt’s Morsi grants himself far-reaching powers

November 23, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

In this photo released by the Egyptian Presidency, President Mohammed Morsi, right, poses for a photograph with his new Prosecutor General, Talaat Abdullah, left, in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012. Egypt’s president on Thursday issued...

India secretly hangs lone surviving Mumbai gunman

November 22, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Activists of India’s main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) stamp on portraits of Mohammed Ajmal Kasab to celebrate the news of his execution, in Mumbai, India, Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012. India executed Kasab, the lone surviving gunman from the 2008...

Little sign of Libyan probe into consulate attack

November 22, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – On this Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012 file photo, a man looks at documents at the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, after an attack that killed four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens. The graffiti reads, “no God but God,”...

Israel-Hamas cease-fire remains elusive

November 21, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton deliver joint statements in Jerusalem, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012. A diplomatic push to end Israel’s nearly weeklong offensive in the Gaza Strip gained...

How Asia sees Obama’s pivot to the Pacific

November 21, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

In this photo taken Nov. 16, 2012 and released by U.S. Navy, twenty-six ships from the U.S. Navy and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force, including USS George Washington, bottom right, steam together in East China Sea after the conclusion of Keen Sword, a...

Israeli offensive in Gaza was years in the making

November 20, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Palestinians carry injured people out of a media center in Gaza City that was hit by an Israeli strike for the second time in two days Monday, Nov. 19, 2012. Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad says the strike on the building killed one of its top...

Brazilian soccer star on trial for killing lover

November 20, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

In this photo released by TJMG, Justice Tribunal of Minas Gerais, former Flamengo goalkeeper Bruno Fernandes, right, talks to his lawyer Rui Pimenta, center, during his trial in Minas Gerais, Brazil, Monday, Nov. 19, 2012. The trial of Fernandes, known in...