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With royalty and rock, Britain opens its Olympics

July 28, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

The Olympic cauldron burns after being lit during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, July 28, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) LONDON (AP) — The queen and James Bond gave the London Olympics a royal entrance like no other Friday in an opening ceremony that rolled to the rock of [&hellip...

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Romney struggles to stem his own Olympics fallout

July 28, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney meets with Ireland’s Prime Minister Enda Kenny at the Embassy of Ireland in London, Friday, July 27, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) LONDON (AP) — Mitt Romney struggled Friday...

Romney stirs Olympic tiff as European tour begins

July 27, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney meets with British Prime Minister David Cameron at 10 Downing Street†in London, Thursday, July 26, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) LONDON (AP) — Mitt Romney wanted to highlight...

Question after floods: Did China build too fast?

July 24, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Chinese people walk past a flood damaged vehicle sitting on the bricks at a village in Fangshan district of Beijing, China Monday, July 23, 2012. As China’s flood-ravaged capital dealt with the aftermath of the heaviest rain in six decades Monday,...

Iran returns sanction fight to Gulf shipping lanes

July 24, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012 file photo, fishing boats are seen in front of oil tankers on the Persian Gulf waters, south of the Strait of Hormuz, off the shores of Ras Al Khaimah in the United Arab Emirates. Sometime later this year, the U.S....

Syria could use chemical weapons if attacked

July 24, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

In this image made from amateur video released by the Ugarit News and accessed Monday, July 23, 2012, a Free Syrian Army soldier reacts during clashes with Syrian government troops in Aleppo, Syria. The Syrian regime acknowledged for the first time Monday...

Syria revolt reaches Aleppo; rebels target cities

July 22, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

This citizen journalist image shot through a broken car window shows smoke billowing from a building after fighting between rebels and Syrian troops in the Yarmouk camp for Palestinian refugees in south Damascus, Syria, Saturday, July 21, 2012. This week,...

Indian upheaval bares Colombia's nagging conflict

July 21, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

In this photo taken July 17, 2012, Nasa Indians stand around communication towers on a hill in Toribio, southern Colombia, before they forcibly dislodged six soldiers guarding the outpost. Indians have demanded that security forces and leftist rebels stay off...

Israelis bury 5 victims of Bulgaria attack

July 21, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Family and friends attend the funeral of Itzik Kolengi, 28, who was killed and his wife injured in a suicide bombing in Bulgaria Wednesday in Petah Tikva, Israel, Friday, July 20, 2012. Israeli and American officials are blaming the Lebanese militant group...

UN vote on Syria delayed until Thursday

July 19, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov points as he waits for the meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin and United Nations special envoy Kofi Annan in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, July 17, 2012. The UN and Arab League envoy to the Syrian crisis has begun...