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Palestinian protesters evicted from West Bank site

January 12, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Palestinian activists place Palestinian flags in the new ‘outpost ‘ of Bab al-Shams (Gate of the Sun) in an area known as E1, near Jerusalem, Saturday, Jan 12, 2013. Palestinian activists pitched tents in the West Bank on Friday to protest Israeli plans to build a large Jewish settlement on a key route through the [&hellip...

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Venezuela’s VP in Havana to see Chavez, family

January 11, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

In this photo released by Miraflores Press Office, Venezuela’s Vice President Nicolas Maduro speaks during a meeting with members of his cabinet in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, Jan. 11, 2013. Maduro said he will travel to Cuba on Friday to visit ailing...

Syria talks end in Geneva without solution

January 11, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

United States Deputy Secretary of State William Burns, left, arrives for a meeting with UN Joint Special Representative for Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi and Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov, both unseen, to find a politic solution for the crisis in...

Islamists clash with military, take key Mali town

January 10, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Oct. 18, 2012 file photo, women wearing veils as mandated by Islamist group Ansar Dine, walk along a street in Timbuktu, Mali. The Mali army attacked Islamist rebels with heavy weapons in the center of the country which divides the...

Mali seeks French help against extremists

January 10, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this April 24, 2012 file photo, fighters from Islamist group Ansar Dine stand guard during a hostage handover in the desert outside Timbuktu, Mali. The Mali army attacked Islamist rebels with heavy weapons in the center of the country which...

Tom Cruise says making movies is still fun

January 10, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

U.S. actor Tom Cruise, left, British actress Rosamund Pike and director Christopher McQuarrie, right, pose for photographers before a premiere of their new movie “Jack Reacher” at the Busan Cinema Center in Busan, South Korea, Thursday, Jan. 10,...

Iranians freed in major prisoner swap in Syria

January 9, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

In this photo provided by the Turkish Islamic aid group IHH, freed Syrian prisoners released by the Syrian government are seen in Damascus, Syria, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013. Syrian rebels freed 48 Iranians held captive since August, Iranian state TV reported...

Management, reporters defuse China censorship row

January 8, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Security guards stand near protest banners and flowers are laid outside the headquarters of Southern Weekly newspaper in Guangzhou, Guangdong province Monday, Jan. 7, 2013. A dispute over censorship at the Chinese newspaper known for edgy reporting evolved...

Venezuela lawmakers postpone Chavez swearing-in

January 8, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Venezuela’s National Assembly President Diosdado Cabello gestures as he holds a copy of the Venezuelan Constitution during a session in Caracas, Venezuela, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013. President Hugo Chavez won’t be able to attend his scheduled...

Google executive chairman heading to NKorea

January 6, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Google’s executive chairman Eric Schmidt, center, and former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson, second from right, leave after their meeting at a hotel in Beijing Monday, Jan. 7, 2013. Schmidt, who is part of a delegation led by Richardson, is scheduled...