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Israel envoy meets with Palestinian president

May 13, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Palestinians burn an American flag during a rally to demand better conditions for Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails, in Nablus, West Bank, Saturday, May 12, 2012. (AP Photo/Nasser Ishtayeh) JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli envoy met with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Saturday and delivered a letter from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanayahu...

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Modest gains mark Haitian leader’s first year

May 13, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

In this Thursday, May 10, 2012 photo, a student fixes her hair as a teacher reads before the class at Grande College Auguste Comte de Petionville elementary and high school in Petionville Haiti. Despite the nearly 12-month standoff between the Haitian...

Yemen: US drone strikes kill 11 al-Qaida militants

May 13, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012 file photo, Yemeni armed tribesmen stand guard in front of Ameriyah religious school which was seized by al-Qaida militant in Radda town, 100 miles (160 kilometers) south of the capital Sanaa, Yemen. After years...

Russian jet crash puts Indonesian sales in limbo

May 11, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

A relative weeps as she waits for the latest news on the Russian passenger jet that crashed into a steep cliff on a long-dormant Indonesian volcano on Wednesday, at Halim Perdanakusuma Airport in Jakarta, Indonesia, Thursday, May 10, 2012. The wreckage of the...

Argentine Senate approves ‘dignified death’ law

May 10, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Patients sit in the garden of a hospice facility for terminally ill patients in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, May 9, 2012. Terminally ill patients and their families would have more power to decide how they die in Argentina under a “dignified...

Israeli media: Early election canceled

May 8, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses the weekly cabinet meeting at his Jerusalem office, Monday, May 7, 2012. Netanyahu said Monday his Likud Party is going to propose Sept. 4 as the date for early elections. (AP Photo/Gali Tibbon, Pool)...

Hugo Chavez looks to God as cancer clouds future

May 8, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Feb. 24, 2012 file photo, Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez greets supporters during his caravan from Miraflores presidential palace to the airport to travel to Cuba for surgery to remove a tumor, in Caracas, Venezuela. The poster...

Angry Greeks redraw election map

May 7, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Left Coalition party leader Alexis Tsipras waves to supporters in central Athens after elections on Sunday, May 6, 2012. Tsipras was projected to come second in the poll, behind the front-runner conservatives, on a pledge to cancel Greece’s bailout...

France gets new leader, Europe new direction

May 7, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

French president-elect Francois Hollande waves to crowds gathered to celebrate his election victory in Bastille Square in Paris, France, Sunday, May 6, 2012. Hollande defeated outgoing President Nicolas Sarkozy on Sunday to become France’s next...

Long fight predicted in Guantanamo Sept. 11 case

May 7, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Clouds loom over Guantanamo Bay, Cuba during the arraignment of the self-proclaimed Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, and four co-defendants, Saturday, May 5, 2012, at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. (AP Photo/The Miami Herald, Walter Michot, Pool) GUANTANAMO...