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Sanctions lifting could revive Myanmar industry

April 24, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

In this photo taken Saturday, April 21, 2012, young laborers work at a garment factory in Yangon, Myanmar. On Monday, April 23, 2012, the European Union confirmed it was suspending most of its sanctions against Myanmar to reward the country’s recent wave of political reform. The suspension of trade sanction could help revive the nation’s...

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Watchdog: Mexican government should probe Wal-Mart

April 23, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

In this Nov. 18, 2011 photo, a man pays at the cash register at a Wal-Mart Superstore in Mexico City. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. hushed up a vast bribery campaign that top executives of its Mexican subsidiary carried out to build stores across Mexico, according to...

Hollande, Sarkozy heading to French vote runoff

April 23, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Socialist Party candidate for the presidential election Francois Hollande delivers his speech after the presidential election first round, in Tulle, central France, Sunday, April 22, 2012. Official partial results show Socialist Francois Hollande and...

Energy crisis provokes Argentine YPF expropriation

April 23, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

http://www.apexchange.com/Content/preview/2012/20120419/23/05353d3b15794f0b0d0f6a7067008ef0.jpg People walk past signs reading in Spanish “YPF, 100 percent public” in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday April 19, 2012. Argentina’s government...

UN monitors visit Syria opposition stronghold

April 21, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Supporters of an Islamic group and Lebanon’s Future Movement of former Prime Minister Saad Hariri, hold up their party flags and shout slogans as they march during a demonstration against the Syrian regime and to show their solidarity with the Syrian...

Hugo Chavez's weeklong silence spurs uncertainty

April 21, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

A girl stands by a closed storage area where a poster hangs of Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, April 20, 2012. Chavez is in Cuba to continue with cancer treatment. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos) CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) —...

Cruise line: Captain never told of disabled boat

April 20, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Adrian Vasquez pauses during an interview with the Associated Press outside his home in the town of Rio Hato, Panama, Thursday, April 19, 2012. Vasquez, an 18-year-old Panamanian, went on a fishing trip with two friends last Feb. 24 but while returning home,...

Clinton urges tougher UN pressure on Syria

April 20, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

France’s foreign minister Alain Juppe welcomes U.S Foreign Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton, prior to their meeting in Paris Thursday, April 19, 2012. Juppe said two main questions will be on the table at the Paris meeting, attended by Arab countries...

Argentina's oil takeover riles investors

April 18, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

People walk by a wall plastered with signs that read in Spanish “They are ours. CFK. YPF. They are Argentine” in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Tuesday April 17, 2012. President Cristina Fernandez pushed forward a bill to renationalize the...

Norway's mass killer's tears not 'out of pity'

April 17, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Judge Wenche Arntzen commences the proceedings against Anders Behring Breivik in the courtroom in Oslo, Norway Monday, April 16, 2012 . The terror trial against an anti-Muslim fanatic who confessed to killing 77 people in Norway starts amid worries that he...