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44 killed in Mexico prison riot; guards detained

February 20, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

A child yells out for her father as she pushes on a gate where police stand on the other side after her mother and other adults pushed the gates in an attempt to get past state police at the Apodaca correctional state facility in Apodaca on the outskirts of Monterrey, Mexico, Sunday Feb. 19, 2012. [&hellip...

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Iran Oil Ministry: Exports cut to Britain, France

February 20, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

In this Sept. 27, 2000 file photo, an Iranian oil worker repairs a pipe at an oil refinery in Tehran. Iran has halted oil shipments to Britain and France, the Oil Ministry said Sunday, in an apparent pre-emptive blow against the European Union after the bloc...

Fire sweeps 3 street markets in Honduras' capital

February 19, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Emergency workers and residents stand at a distance from smoke rising from a blaze at a street market in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Saturday Feb. 18, 2012. The fire burned through several blocks of wooden stalls at the street market and there are no immediate...

Deadly Honduran fire could occur across region

February 18, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Inmate rest in the prison in Comayagua, Honduras, Friday Feb. 17, 2012. Hundreds of prisoners remained in cellblocks unaffected by the fire that tore the overcrowded jail on Feb. 15, burning and suffocating 356 men in their locked cells. (AP Photo)...

2 rappers arrested at Senegal opposition protest

February 17, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

A laborer from a neighboring construction site tries to extinguish street fires set by anti-government protesters during cat and mouse games with police, in central Dakar, Senegal Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012. Police used tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse...

Official: 358 killed in Honduras prison fire

February 16, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Forensic workers carry away the body of an inmate who died in a prison fire in Comayagua, Honduras, 90 miles (140 kilometers) north of the capital, Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Wednesday Feb. 15, 2012. At least 300 inmates were killed and 21 are injured, according...

Birthday turns into memorial for NKorean leader

February 16, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

North Korean children perform in a mass synchronized swimming show in Pyongyang, North Korea Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012 to celebrate the birthday of the late leader Kim Jong Il who would have turned 70 on Feb. 16, 2012. The girls swam to the song “We Are...

Israel blames Iran for series of Bangkok blasts

February 15, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Police officers help tie up an Israeli diplomat’s car that was damaged in an explosion to be pulled away by a crane to the Delhi Police’ anti-terrorist cell in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012. Indian investigators were searching Tuesday...

Venezuela's opposition picks Chavez's challenger

February 13, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

In this image released by Miraflores Presidential Press Office, Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez, center, waves to supporters upon his arrival to the youth day celebrations in La Victoria, Aragua state, Venezuela, Sunday Feb. 12, 2012. (AP...

Bahrain security tight before uprising anniversary

February 13, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

A masked Bahraini anti-government protester carries Molotov cocktails while heading toward approaching riot police, unseen, entering the western village of Malkiya, Bahrain, while residents were marching and shouting slogans against the government Saturday,...