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Qatar says 13 children among dead in mall fire

May 29, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Smoke rises above the Villaggio Mall, in Doha’s west end, as a fire took hold of the upscale mall in the Qatari capital of Doha Monday May 28, 2012. Qatar’s Interior Ministry said 13 children were among 19 people killed in a fire that broke out at one of the Gulf state’s fanciest shopping mall [&hellip...

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Russia condemns ally Syria over massacre of 108

May 29, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

This frame grab made from an amateur video provided by Syrian activists on Monday, May 28, 2012, purports to show the massacre in Houla on May 25 that killed more than 100 people, many of them children. The amateur footage shows people running along a street,...

Violence flares after Egypt election results

May 29, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Youths demonstrate in Tahrir Square to protest the outcome of the Egyptian presidential election, Cairo, Egypt, Monday May 28, 2012. The runoff vote for Egypt’s next president will pit the Muslim Brotherhood’s candidate against the last prime...

Tropical Storm Beryl strengthens, nears US coast

May 28, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

This NOAA satellite image taken Sunday, May 27, 2012 at 01:45 PM EDT shows Tropical Storm Beryl spinning about 110 miles east of Jacksonville, Florida. Beryl is moving toward the west near 10 mph, with sustained winds of 43 mph and gust to 52 mph. A westward...

Nepal braces for instability ahead of new election

May 28, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Nepal’s Brahmins and Chhetri society members try to break police barricade and enter restricted area as they hold a demonstration near the Constitution Assembly building in Katmandu, Nepal, Sunday, May 27, 2012. They demanded that states proposed in the...

Syria denies Houla killings, UN condemns attack

May 28, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

This citizen journalism image provided by Shaam News Network taken Saturday, May 26, 2012, purports to show shrouded dead bodies following a Syrian government assault on Houla, Syria. The Syrian government denied Sunday its troops were behind an attack on a...

Haneke’s ‘Amour’ wins top prize at Cannes

May 28, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Michael Haneke, right, poses for photographers with the Palme d’Or award for Love alongside Emmanuelle Riva during a photo call at the 65th international film festival, in Cannes, southern France, Sunday, May 27, 2012. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan) CANNES,...

Vatican in chaos after butler arrested for leaks

May 27, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Thursday, Dec. 3, 2009 file photo, Monsignor Carlo Maria Vigano, left, celebrates a mass on the occasion of St. Barbara day, the patron of firefighters at the Vatican. The Vatican confirmed on Saturday, May 26, 2012, that the Pope’s...

Egypt’s top candidates try to broaden support

May 27, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

COMBO – This combination of two photos shows Egyptian presidential candidates, from left, Ahmed Shafiq, and Mohammed Morsi. Shafiq and Morsi were the top vote-getters after a two-day election on Wednesday and Thursday which none of the 13 candidates...

Dozens of children killed in new Syria attack

May 27, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

This image made from amateur video released by Shaam News Network and accessed Saturday, May 26, 2012 purports to show an injured child in Houla, Syria. Government troops shelled a string of villages in central Syria before pro-regime thugs swept through the...