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In battered Syrian city, cries of 'tragic' plight

February 24, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

This image from amateur video and accessed by Associated Press Television News purports to show Paul Conroy of the Sunday Times in a makeshift clinic in Homs, Syria, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012. Conroy appears in the video and the doctors say he has deep gashes in his left leg. (AP Photo) THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CANNOT [&hellip...

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US, NKorea nuclear envoys set to meet

February 23, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

U.S. Special Representative for North Korea Affairs Glyn Davies speaks to journalists at a hotel in Beijing, China, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012. The U.S. and North Korea reopen nuclear talks Thursday that will provide a glimpse into where Pyongyang’s...

Argentine train slams into station, killing 49

February 23, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Wounded passengers wait to be carried away from a commuter train after a collision in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday Feb. 22, 2012. A packed train slammed into the end of the line in Buenos Aires’ busy Once station Wednesday, killing dozens and...

Venezuelan leader Chavez faces new surgery

February 22, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

In this photo released by Miraflores Press Office, Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez speaks with workers as he visits a truck factory in Barinas, Venezuela, Tuesday Feb. 21, 2012. Chavez said Tuesday that doctors in Cuba have found a new lesion in the...

Adele and Ed Sheeran win at UK music's Brit Awards

February 22, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Adele celebrates with the award for the best British Album of the Year during the Brit Awards 2012 at the O2 Arena in London, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan) LONDON (AP) — Soulful songstress Adele capped a momentous year of Grammy Awards...

Greece bailout wards off Europe meltdown

February 22, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde, left, speaks with Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos during a round table meeting of eurozone finance ministers at the EU Council building in Brussels on Monday, Feb. 20, 2012. Eurozone...

Israelis fear homefront vulnerable to Iran attacks

February 21, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Israeli minister of intelligence and atomic energy Dan Meridor, during a press conference in a Jerusalem hotel, Monday, Feb. 20, 2012. Despite its confident saber-rattling, there are growing concerns in Israel that the country may be catastrophically...

UN nuclear inspectors to press Iran on weapons

February 21, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

In this frame made from TV Herman Nackaerts, of the International Atomic Energy Agency, speaks to reporters at the airport in Vienna, Sunday, Feb. 19 2012. A senior U.N. nuclear official said Sunday he hoped for progress in upcoming talks with Iran about...

Israel top court takes Palestinian detainee appeal

February 21, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

A Palestinian woman participates in a protest in solidarity with Khader Adnan, 33, a senior member of Islamic Jihad jailed in Israel who has been on hunger strike for 65 days, and calling for the release of Palestinian prisoners jailed in Israel, in the West...

Seoul holds military drills despite NKorea threat

February 20, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

South Korean residents gather in an underground shelter on Baengnyeong Island, as South Korea began live-fire military drills from front-line islands near its disputed sea border with North Korea, despite Pyongyang’s threat to attack, Monday, Feb. 20,...