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EU adds 13 people, 2 firms to Ukraine list

May 13, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Spain’s Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo y Marfil, second right, talks with Finland’s Foreign Minister Erkki Sakari Tuomioja, left, French Secretary of State for European Affairs Harlem Desir, second left, and Romania’s Foreign Minister Titus Corlatean during an EU foreign ministers meeting at the European Council building in...

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Boko Haram demands release of fighters for girls

May 13, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Marilyn Ogar, Secret police spokeswoman, left, Brig. Gen. Chris Olukolade, Nigeria’s top military spokesman, 2nd left, Mike Omeri, Director General, National Orientation Agency, 2nd right, and Frank Mba, National police spokesman, attend a press...

Armed men in eastern Ukraine open fire on crowd

May 12, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

A woman reacts after Ukrainian national guardsmen opened fire on a crowd outside a town hall in Krasnoarmeisk, about 30 kilometers (20 miles) from the regional capital, Donetsk, Ukraine, Sunday, May 11, 2014. Although the voting in the Donetsk and Luhansk...

Ongoing fighting in Iraq’s Anbar hits businesses

May 12, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

In this photo taken on Friday, May 9, 2014 a man carries goods at a food market in Jamila, Baghdad, Iraq. Fighting in Iraq’s western Anbar province, now in its fifth month, appears to have bogged down, with government forces unable to drive out Islamic...

Syria opens presidential campaign as war rages on

May 12, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Sunday, April 20, 2014 file photo, released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian President Bashar Assad, right, visits the Christian village of Maaloula, near Damascus, Syria. Two years ago, it seemed almost inevitable that...

Lawyer quits case of Pakistan doctor who aided CIA

May 12, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this July 9, 2010 file photo, Pakistani Doctor Shakil Afridi is photographed in Pakistan’s tribal area of Jamrud in Khyber region. The lawyer for Afridi who helped the U.S. find Osama bin Laden said Sunday, May 11, 2014 he wouldn’t...

2 Ukraine regions prepare to vote on sovereignty

May 10, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

An elderly man brandishes his passport at the camera, with it’s cover bearing a former Soviet Union sign, near to barricades at the Ukrainian regional office of the Security Service ahead of the regional referendum in the eastern Ukraine city of Luhansk...

Insurgents blow up 2nd bridge, abduct wife, 2 kids

May 10, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Women attend a rally calling on the Government to rescue the school girls kidnapped from the Chibok Government secondary school, in Abuja, Nigeria, Saturday May 10, 2014. The president of Nigeria for weeks refused international help to search for more than...

Egypt to try 200 suspected of terrorist attacks

May 10, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Egyptian supporters of presidential candidate, Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, chant slogans and dance during a campaign rally in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, May 10, 2014. In the first rally to back el-Sissi’s bid for presidency since the campaigning began last week,...

Thousands of Syrians enter Homs after rebels leave

May 10, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Muslim and Christian residents pay tribute to the late Father Francis Van Der Lugt, 75, who was shot to death in April in a rebel-held part of Homs, at the Monastery of Jesuit Fathers in the Old City of Homs, Syria on Saturday, May 10, 2014. Thousands of...