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AP Exclusive: Neglect ruins Marcos’ prized shoes

September 24, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

In this photo taken Sept. 19, 2012, a branded high heel shoe, once worn by flamboyant former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos sits among equally-damaged shoes in a section of the National Museum in Manila, Philippine. Termites, storms and government neglect have damaged some of Imelda Marcos’s legendary stash of shoes, expensive gowns and other...

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Suicide bomber kills 2, injures 45 in Nigeria

September 24, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

A damaged car seen after a suicide car bomb detonated at a church in Bauchi, Nigeria. Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012. A suicide car bomber attacked a Catholic church in northern Nigeria on Sunday, killing two people and wounding another 45 in a region under assault...

Anti-militia protests show frailty of Libyan state

September 22, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

A Libyan civilian watches one of Ansar al-Shariah Brigades cars on fire, after hundreds of Libyans, Libyan Military, and Police raided the Brigades base, in Benghazi, Libya, Friday, Sept. 21, 2012. The recent attack that killed the U.S. ambassador and three...

Libyans storm militia in backlash of attack on US

September 22, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

A Libyan civilian watches one of Ansar al-Shariah Brigades cars on fire, after hundreds of Libyans, Libyan Military, and Police raided the Brigades base, in Benghazi, Libya, Friday, Sept. 21, 2012. The recent attack that killed the U.S. ambassador and three...

Pakistan hit by deadly riots over anti-Muslim film

September 22, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Protesters torch a cinema in Peshawar, Pakistan on Friday, Sept 21, 2012. Tens of thousands protested around the country against an anti-Muslim film after the government encouraged peaceful protests and declared a national holiday ? “Love for the...

New French cartoons inflame prophet film tensions

September 20, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Hezbollah supporters carry banners and wave Iranian and Hezbollah flags along Syrians holding pictures of Syrian President Bashar Assad during a march organized by Hezbollah denouncing an anti-Islam film that has provoked a week of unrest in Muslim countries...

Beijing demonstrators damage US ambassador’s car

September 19, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Anti-Japan protesters hold portraits of the late Communist leader Mao Zedong, Chinese national flags, and a poster that reads: “Sept. 18, National Humiliation Day,” while marching on a street outside the Japanese Embassy in Beijing Tuesday, Sept....

Syrian forces, rebels clash near Turkey

September 19, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Lakhdar Brahimi, the U.N.-Arab League envoy to Syria, left, speaks to reporters, as UNHCR representative to Jordan, Andrew Harper, right, listens during his visit to the Zaatari Refugees Camp for Syrians who fled the civil war in their country in Mafraq,...

NATO order changes way it will fight Afghan war

September 19, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Afghan investigators inspect the wreckage of a suicide bomber’s car Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012 in Kabul, Afghanistan. A suicide bomber rammed a car packed with explosives into a mini-bus carrying foreign aviation workers to the airport in the Afghan...

Typhoon batters 2 Koreas after drenching Japan

September 18, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

In this photo released by Yeosu City and distributed via Yonhap News Agency, high waves caused by Typhoon Sanba crash on beach in Yeosu, south of Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Sept. 17, 2012. (AP Photo/Yeosu City via Yonhap) KOREA OUT SEOUL, South Korea (AP)...