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Greek conservatives win, head into coalition talks

June 18, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Leader of the New Democracy conservative party Antonis Samaras leaves an elections kiosk after speaking to his supporters at Syntagma square in Athens, Sunday, June 17, 2012. The pro-bailout New Democracy party came in first Sunday in Greece’s national election, and its leader has proposed forming a pro-euro coalition government. (AP Photo/Petros...

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Sigh of relief at G20 summit over Greek election

June 18, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Mexican soldiers patrol the beach of San Jose del Cabo in Mexico’s Baja Peninsula, Sunday, June 17, 2012. The G-20 summit starts in Los Cabos on Monday. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo) LOS CABOS, Mexico (AP) — Finger-length and emerald-green, the lawns of...

Mexican president expects big IMF firewall boost

June 16, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Mexico’s President Felipe Calderon speaks during a news conference at Los Pinos presidential residence in Mexico City, Tuesday, June 12, 2012. Mexico is hosting the upcoming G-20 summit, beginning Friday in the coastal resort of Los Cabos, where leaders...

4 missing climbers presumed dead after avalanche

June 16, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

In this Friday, June 15, 2012 photo provided by the National Park Service, climbers hike through the area where an avalanche swept a Japanese climbing team off a hill during their descent from Alaska’s Mount McKinley. U.S. National Park Service...

Egypt votes for president to succeed Mubarak

June 16, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

An Egyptian boy yawns as he watches a voter cast his ballot at a polling station in Zagazig, 63 miles (100 kilometers) northeast of Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, June 16, 2012. Egyptians voted Saturday in the country’s landmark presidential runoff, choosing...

UN observers in Syria suspend patrols

June 16, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

A damaged U.N. vehicle is seen on Saturday, June 16, 2012, in Damascus, Syria. U.N. observers in Syria suspended their activities and patrols Saturday because of escalating violence in the country, the head of the mission said, the strongest sign yet that an...

Paraguay: 17 killed in violent land dispute

June 16, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

A police officer wounded in a land dispute is helped from a plane after arriving at the airport in Asuncion, Paraguay, from Curuguaty, Friday, June 15, 2012. Paraguay deployed its army on Friday to resolve the violent land dispute in Curuguaty, a remote...

Egypt's Brotherhood pins hopes on presidency

June 16, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Egyptian presidential candidate Ahmed Shafiq addresses his supporters during an election rally in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, June 14, 2012. Judges appointed by Hosni Mubarak dissolved the Islamist-dominated parliament on Thursday and ruled that Mubarak’s...

Argentina's president presses claim to Falklands

June 15, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner addresses the Special Committee on the Situation with regard to the Implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples, Thursday, June 14, 2012 at United...

Syria overruns rebellious village, violence spikes

June 14, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

In this image made from amateur video released by Free Lattakia and accessed Tuesday, June 12, 2012, purports to show Syrians preventing U.N. observers from entering Haffa, Syria. The mountainous Haffa region is one of several areas where government forces...