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Suu Kyi to visit Myanmar refugees in Thailand

June 2, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi arrives to address the World Economic Forum on East Asia in Bangkok, Thailand, Friday, June 1, 2012. Suu Kyi urged the international community to exercise “healthy skepticism” about her country’s reforms as it sheds a half-century of military rule. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit) MAE SOT, Thailand (AP)...

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UN rights body condemns Syria over massacre

June 2, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Fayssal al-Hamwi, Syria’s ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva, attends a special session of the Human Rights Council at the U.N.’s European headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, Friday, June 1, 2012. The Human Rights Council held a special...

Police think Canada body parts suspect fled abroad

June 1, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

This undated photo provided by City of Montreal Police Service media relations shows Luka Rocco Magnotta, 29, who is wanted for homicide. Montreal police said on Wednesday, May 30, 2012, they have identified Magnotta as a suspect in the gruesome case of...

US is heaping new pressure on Russia over Syria

June 1, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton smiles during a forum with students at the Royal Library in Copenhagen, Denmark, Thursday May 31, 2012. (AP Photo/Saul Loeb, Pool) COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The U.S. is heaping new pressure on Russia to change course...

Reporter criticizes FARC for release as propaganda

May 31, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

French Journalist Romeo Langlois smokes as he films after being released in San Isidro, southern Colombia, Wednesday, May 30, 2012. French journalist Romeo Langlois , who was taken by rebels on April 28 when they attacked troops he was accompanying on a...

Mubarak’s sons face new charges of insider trading

May 31, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012 file photo, Alaa Mubarak, center, son of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak arrives at the court house in Cairo, Egypt. Mubarak and his two sons, one-time heir apparent Gamal and wealthy businessman Alaa, are...

NKorean farmers cite grave drought; aid unlikely

May 29, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

In this May 25, 2012 photo, a North Korean farmer gathers water as he tries to irrigate a field at the Tokhae cooperative farm on the outskirts of Nampho, North Korea. North Korea is reporting a serious drought that could worsen already critical food...

Pope’s butler vows to help Vatican scandal probe

May 29, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this March 23, 2012 file photo, Vatican Secretary of State Tarcisio Bertone, left, looks on as Pope Benedict XVI talks to journalists during a press conference aboard the flight to Silao, Mexico. An already sordid scandal over leaked Vatican...

Tony Blair says he ducked fight with UK media

May 29, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

British police officers escort an man to a waiting police van after he heckled former British Prime Minister Tony Blair poses as he was giving evidence at the Leveson media inquiry at the Royal Courts of Justice in central London, Monday, May 28, 2012. The...

Qatar says 13 children among dead in mall fire

May 29, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Smoke rises above the Villaggio Mall, in Doha’s west end, as a fire took hold of the upscale mall in the Qatari capital of Doha Monday May 28, 2012. Qatar’s Interior Ministry said 13 children were among 19 people killed in a fire that broke out at...