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UN envoy seeks Iranian help on Syrian crisis

July 10, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

This photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows United Nations-Arab League special envoy to Syria Kofi Anan, left, meeting with Syrian President Bashar Assad in Damascus, Syria, Monday, July 9, 2012. International envoy Annan raised hopes of a revived peace effort in Syria, saying he has reached a framework with President Bashar [&hellip...

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New crisis looms in Egypt over legislature's fate

July 10, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

In this image released by the Egyptian President, an Egyptian military officer salutes President Mohammed Morsi, third from right, as he sits with Prime Minister Kamal el-Ganzouri, center, Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi, fourth right, Army Chief of Staff Gen....

DEA agents killed pilot of drug flight in Honduras

July 9, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Honduras national policemen unload packages of cocaine that were brought to Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Tuesday July 3, 2012. The cocaine was seized from a small airplane that crashed after it was being chased by military planes and helicopters of the Honduras...

Libyan election hints at blow to Islamists

July 9, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Libyans hold up their ink-marked fingers that shows they have voted as they celebrate in Martyrs’ Square in Tripoli, Libya, Saturday, July 7, 2012. Jubilant Libyan voters marked a major step toward democracy after decades of erratic one-man rule,...

Egypt's president reconvenes dissolved parliament

July 9, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Monday, Jan. 23, 2012 file photo, a general view of the first Egyptian parliament session after the revolution that ousted former President Hosni Mubarak, in Cairo, Egypt. Egypt’s official news agency says President Mohammed Morsi has...

Libyans hold 1st nationwide vote in decades

July 8, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

A Libyan woman votes at a polling station in the old city of Tripoli, Libya, Saturday, July 7, 2012. Jubilant Libyan voters marked a major step toward democracy after decades of erratic one-man rule, casting their ballots Saturday in the first parliamentary...

Ivory Coast youth leader speaks from hiding

July 8, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – A Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2010 photo from files showing Charles Ble Goude talking with other members of incumbent President Laurent Gbagbo’s new cabinet ahead of the official announcement, in an antechamber at the presidency in Abidjan, Ivory...

Israeli draft pits secular Jews vs. ultra-Orthodox

July 8, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

In this Monday, July 2, 2012 Israeli soldiers pray next to the Western Wall, the holiest site where Jews can pray, in Jerusalem’s Old City. Deep in the heart of Mea Shearim, a Jerusalem bastion of hardline ultra-Orthodox Jews, hundreds of bearded young...

Elite counterdrug units proposed for Mexico

July 7, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this June 14, 2012 file photo, then presidential candidate Enrique Pena Nieto, right, of the Institutional Revolutionary Party, greets retired Colombian Gen. Oscar Naranjo during a press conference in Mexico City. Naranjo, who was named top...

Tensions in Libya ahead of first post-Gadhafi vote

July 7, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

An electoral official prepares a polling station for the National Assembly election in Tripoli, Libya, Friday, July 6, 2012. The Libyan National Assembly elections will take place on July 7, 2012 and will be the first free elections since 1969. (AP Photo/Manu...