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Libyan witnesses recount organized Benghazi attack

October 27, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012 file photo, a Libyan man explains that the bloodstains on the column are from one the American staff members who grabbed the edge of the column while he was evacuated, after an attack that killed four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens on the night of Tuesday, Sept. [&hellip...

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Spooked cow tramples Palestinian at Muslim feast

October 27, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

A bull attacks a boy after running away from Pakistani butchers trying to slaughter it, on the first day of the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha, or “Feast of Sacrifice”, in Karachi, Pakistan, Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012. The boy was slightly injured...

Iraq bombings, house raids leave 40 dead

October 27, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Iraqi children play during Eid al-Adha celebrations in Baghdad’s Fadhil neighborhood, Iraq, Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012. A bombing near a playground and other insurgent attacks killed 18 people including several children in Iraq on Saturday, police said....

New Pakistan outreach could aid Afghan peace deal

October 27, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Aug. 5, 2012 file photo, Pakistani Taliban patrol in their stronghold of Shawal in the Pakistani tribal region of South Waziristan. Pakistan has stepped up outreach to some of its biggest enemies in Afghanistan, a significant policy shift...

6 decades later, probe to solve political murder

October 27, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

A statue of charismatic parliamentarian Julien Lahaut is pictured on top of his grave at the municipal cemetery of Seraing, eastern Belgium, Friday, Oct. 5, 2012. Now, 62 years after Belgian politician Julien Lahaut was murdered, even as the European...

Hurricane Sandy, day by day

October 27, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

A woman cleans her home, drenched by the heavy rains from Hurricane Sandy in Gran Goave, Haiti, Friday, Oct. 26, 2012. The hurricane raged through the Bahamas early Friday after leaving 38 people dead across the Caribbean. The death toll was still rising in...

Hurricane lashes Bahamas after 21 deaths elsewhere

October 26, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Students play in the waves crashing against the Malecon after the passing of Hurricane Sandy in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012. Hurricane Sandy blasted across eastern Cuba on Thursday as a potent Category 2 storm and headed for the Bahamas after...

Israeli PM’s party to ally with ultranationalists

October 26, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, right, and Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman shake hands in front the media after giving a statement in Jerusalem, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012. Netanyahu said his Likud Party will join forces with the hard-line party of...

Syrian rebels warily accept foreign fighters’ help

October 25, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Saturday, March 17, 2012 file photo, Syrian security officers gather in front the damaged building of the aviation intelligence department, which was attacked by one of two explosions in Damascus, Syria. A new al-Qaida-style group claimed...

Hurricane Sandy pounds Jamaica, then aims at Cuba

October 25, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

A man balances a child and umbrella on his bike as it rains during the approach of Hurricane Sandy in Manzanillo, Cuba, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012. Hurricane Sandy pounded Jamaica with heavy rain as it headed for landfall near the country’s most populous...