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UN: Iran invited to attend Syrian peace conference

January 20, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – This undated image posted on a militant website on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014 shows fighters from the al-Qaida linked Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) marching in Raqqa, Syria. In a new 16-minute audio message posted online Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi accused the other rebel [&hellip...

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Ukraine protests turn into fiery street battles

January 20, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

A protester runs during clashes with police, in central Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014. Hundreds of protesters on Sunday clashed with riot police in the center of the Ukrainian capital, after the passage of harsh anti-protest legislation last week seen...

Afghan attack deadliest of war for foreign workers

January 18, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Afghan civilians watch a damaged vehicle following the Friday’s suicide attack and shooting in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014. A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a Kabul restaurant filled with foreigners and affluent Afghans, while...

Syrian opposition to attend peace conference

January 18, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Palestinian children attend a rally in solidarity with Palestinian refugees in the Yarmouk refugee camp in the suburbs of the Syrian capital of Damascus, in Gaza City, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. The Yarmouk camp once housed some 160,000 Palestinian refugees...

French first lady leaves hospital after resting

January 18, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan.7, 2012 file photo, French actress Julie Gayet poses at the 2012 Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala, in Palm Springs, Calif. French President Francois Hollande is threatening legal action over magazine report saying...

Voters overwhelmingly back new Egypt constitution

January 18, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Holding national flags and portraits of military chief Gen. Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, Egyptians celebrate the passage of a new constitution after 98.1 percent of voters supported Egypt’s military-backed constitution in a two-day election, in Tahrir Square,...

APNewsBreak: Pope defrocked 400 priests in 2 years

January 17, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011, file photo, Pope Benedict XVI blesses the faithful as he arrives in St. Peter’s Square to bless the nativity scene at the Vatican. A document obtained by The Associated Press shows Pope Benedict XVI...

Egypt’s Christian minority rally behind charter

January 16, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Christian voters check in before casting their ballots in the constitutional referendum inside a polling station in Dalga village of Minya, Egypt, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014. Through violence or intimidation, Islamists in villages like this one used violence or...

Mexico forces face off with vigilantes after clash

January 14, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

CORRECTS TO REMOVE THE WORD CROSSFIRE TO CLARIFY ALLEGED CIRCUMSTANCES- Juana Perez, third from left, cries beside the coffin of her son Rodrigo Benitez, 25, killed in the recent fighting in Antunez, Mexico, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014. The government moved in to...

New law in Nigeria bans gay meetings

January 13, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – President Barack Obama meets with Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan in New York, in this Monday, Sept. 23, 2013 file photo. The Associated Press on Monday Jan. 13 2014 obtained a copy of the previously unannounced Same Sex Marriage Prohibition...