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Yemen: US drone strikes kill 11 al-Qaida militants

May 13, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012 file photo, Yemeni armed tribesmen stand guard in front of Ameriyah religious school which was seized by al-Qaida militant in Radda town, 100 miles (160 kilometers) south of the capital Sanaa, Yemen. After years of stalling under its now-ousted leader, Yemen is finally showing resolve in the [&hellip...

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Russian jet crash puts Indonesian sales in limbo

May 11, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

A relative weeps as she waits for the latest news on the Russian passenger jet that crashed into a steep cliff on a long-dormant Indonesian volcano on Wednesday, at Halim Perdanakusuma Airport in Jakarta, Indonesia, Thursday, May 10, 2012. The wreckage of the...

Argentine Senate approves ‘dignified death’ law

May 10, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Patients sit in the garden of a hospice facility for terminally ill patients in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, May 9, 2012. Terminally ill patients and their families would have more power to decide how they die in Argentina under a “dignified...

Israeli media: Early election canceled

May 8, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses the weekly cabinet meeting at his Jerusalem office, Monday, May 7, 2012. Netanyahu said Monday his Likud Party is going to propose Sept. 4 as the date for early elections. (AP Photo/Gali Tibbon, Pool)...

Hugo Chavez looks to God as cancer clouds future

May 8, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Feb. 24, 2012 file photo, Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez greets supporters during his caravan from Miraflores presidential palace to the airport to travel to Cuba for surgery to remove a tumor, in Caracas, Venezuela. The poster...

Angry Greeks redraw election map

May 7, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Left Coalition party leader Alexis Tsipras waves to supporters in central Athens after elections on Sunday, May 6, 2012. Tsipras was projected to come second in the poll, behind the front-runner conservatives, on a pledge to cancel Greece’s bailout...

France gets new leader, Europe new direction

May 7, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

French president-elect Francois Hollande waves to crowds gathered to celebrate his election victory in Bastille Square in Paris, France, Sunday, May 6, 2012. Hollande defeated outgoing President Nicolas Sarkozy on Sunday to become France’s next...

Long fight predicted in Guantanamo Sept. 11 case

May 7, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Clouds loom over Guantanamo Bay, Cuba during the arraignment of the self-proclaimed Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, and four co-defendants, Saturday, May 5, 2012, at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. (AP Photo/The Miami Herald, Walter Michot, Pool) GUANTANAMO...

9/11 defendants ignore judge at Guantanamo hearing

May 5, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Toronto Star reporter Michelle Shephard, right, informs other media of her witness as a member of the pool media, to the proceedings during the morning session of the arraignment of self-proclaimed 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, and four...

Egypt military detains hundreds following violence

May 5, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi, right, the head of Egypt’s ruling Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF), greets mourners at a military funeral for Cpl. Samir Anwar Ismail, a commando killed in clashes with protesters in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, May...