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Reporter criticizes FARC for release as propaganda

May 31, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

French Journalist Romeo Langlois smokes as he films after being released in San Isidro, southern Colombia, Wednesday, May 30, 2012. French journalist Romeo Langlois , who was taken by rebels on April 28 when they attacked troops he was accompanying on a cocaine-lab eradication mission, was handed over by the rebels to a delegation that [&hellip...

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Mubarak’s sons face new charges of insider trading

May 31, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012 file photo, Alaa Mubarak, center, son of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak arrives at the court house in Cairo, Egypt. Mubarak and his two sons, one-time heir apparent Gamal and wealthy businessman Alaa, are...

NKorean farmers cite grave drought; aid unlikely

May 29, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

In this May 25, 2012 photo, a North Korean farmer gathers water as he tries to irrigate a field at the Tokhae cooperative farm on the outskirts of Nampho, North Korea. North Korea is reporting a serious drought that could worsen already critical food...

Pope’s butler vows to help Vatican scandal probe

May 29, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this March 23, 2012 file photo, Vatican Secretary of State Tarcisio Bertone, left, looks on as Pope Benedict XVI talks to journalists during a press conference aboard the flight to Silao, Mexico. An already sordid scandal over leaked Vatican...

Tony Blair says he ducked fight with UK media

May 29, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

British police officers escort an man to a waiting police van after he heckled former British Prime Minister Tony Blair poses as he was giving evidence at the Leveson media inquiry at the Royal Courts of Justice in central London, Monday, May 28, 2012. The...

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...

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...