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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 minister to serve under Hosni Mubarak, according to full official results released Monday by the...

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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...

Syria denies Houla killings, UN condemns attack

May 28, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

This citizen journalism image provided by Shaam News Network taken Saturday, May 26, 2012, purports to show shrouded dead bodies following a Syrian government assault on Houla, Syria. The Syrian government denied Sunday its troops were behind an attack on a...

Haneke’s ‘Amour’ wins top prize at Cannes

May 28, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Michael Haneke, right, poses for photographers with the Palme d’Or award for Love alongside Emmanuelle Riva during a photo call at the 65th international film festival, in Cannes, southern France, Sunday, May 27, 2012. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan) CANNES,...

Vatican in chaos after butler arrested for leaks

May 27, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Thursday, Dec. 3, 2009 file photo, Monsignor Carlo Maria Vigano, left, celebrates a mass on the occasion of St. Barbara day, the patron of firefighters at the Vatican. The Vatican confirmed on Saturday, May 26, 2012, that the Pope’s...

Egypt’s top candidates try to broaden support

May 27, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

COMBO – This combination of two photos shows Egyptian presidential candidates, from left, Ahmed Shafiq, and Mohammed Morsi. Shafiq and Morsi were the top vote-getters after a two-day election on Wednesday and Thursday which none of the 13 candidates...

Dozens of children killed in new Syria attack

May 27, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

This image made from amateur video released by Shaam News Network and accessed Saturday, May 26, 2012 purports to show an injured child in Houla, Syria. Government troops shelled a string of villages in central Syria before pro-regime thugs swept through the...

Pakistan: US missile attack kills 4 in northwest

May 27, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

A Pakistani man prays on top of an oil tanker, which was used to transport NATO fuel supplies to Afghanistan, while parked in Karachi, Pakistan, Friday, May 25, 2012. Pakistan’s parliament has unanimously approved new guidelines for the country in its...

Bud weakens to tropical storm off Mexico’s coast

May 26, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

A woman pushes her dog in a baby stroller along the beach in the resort city of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, Friday, May 25, 2012. Hurricane Bud lost a little of its sting early Friday, but remained a potent Category 2 storm as it headed toward a string of...