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Activist’s fate deepens US-China suspicions

May 4, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Chinese police officers watch over journalists outside the hospital where blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng is recuperating in Beijing, China, Thursday, May 3, 2012. U.S. officials said Thursday they are still trying to help Chen who says he fears for his family’s safety, and denied he was pressured to leave the American Embassy to resettle...

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Clinton urges China to protect human rights

May 3, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

In this photo released by the US Embassy Beijing Press Office, blind lawyer Chen Guangcheng makes a phone call as he is accompanied by U.S. Ambassador to China Gary Locke in a car on the way to a hospital in Beijing Wednesday May 2, 2012. (AP Photo/US Embassy...

Running blind: Chinese activist's dramatic escape

May 1, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

This undated photo provided by the China Aid Association is said to show a guard expelling visitors from the home of blind Chinese legal activist Chen Guangchen in Shandong Province, China. Chen, a well-known dissident who angered authorities in rural China...

Support from locals seen as key to capturing Kony

April 30, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

In this photo taken Friday, April 27, 2012, a child walks past huts at a former camp for displaced persons most of whom have now returned to their villages, in Bobi, near Gulu, Uganda. Some locals in Gulu have other concerns that complicate the military...

US special forces help in hunt for warlord Kony

April 30, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Children by the side of the road cheer as a convoy of troops from the Central African Republic, Uganda, U.S. Army special forces, and media, drives through Obo, Central African Republic, Sunday, April 29, 2012. Obo was the first place in the Central African...

Austria: Ex-Libya oil chief found dead in river

April 30, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – Libyan former oil chief Shukri Ghanem talks with reporters in Rome, in this Wednesday, June 1, 2011 file photo. Austrian police say Ghanem was found dead Sunday April 29 2012 in Vienna’s Danube river. Police spokesman Roman Hahslinger said...

Sanctions lifting could revive Myanmar industry

April 24, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

In this photo taken Saturday, April 21, 2012, young laborers work at a garment factory in Yangon, Myanmar. On Monday, April 23, 2012, the European Union confirmed it was suspending most of its sanctions against Myanmar to reward the country’s recent...

Watchdog: Mexican government should probe Wal-Mart

April 23, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

In this Nov. 18, 2011 photo, a man pays at the cash register at a Wal-Mart Superstore in Mexico City. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. hushed up a vast bribery campaign that top executives of its Mexican subsidiary carried out to build stores across Mexico, according to...

Hollande, Sarkozy heading to French vote runoff

April 23, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Socialist Party candidate for the presidential election Francois Hollande delivers his speech after the presidential election first round, in Tulle, central France, Sunday, April 22, 2012. Official partial results show Socialist Francois Hollande and...

Energy crisis provokes Argentine YPF expropriation

April 23, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

http://www.apexchange.com/Content/preview/2012/20120419/23/05353d3b15794f0b0d0f6a7067008ef0.jpg People walk past signs reading in Spanish “YPF, 100 percent public” in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday April 19, 2012. Argentina’s government...