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Euro nations split on how to help Greece cut debt

November 13, 2012 • World NewsComments (0)

Luxembourg’s Prime Minister and chairman of the Eurogroup Jean-Claude Juncker, second right, greets Greek Finance Minister Yannis Stournaras, second left, as European Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs Olli Rehn, left, and President of the European Central Bank Mario Draghi, right, look on, during the Eurogroup finance ministers meeting in...

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Strong quake strikes Myanmar, 12 feared dead

November 12, 2012 • World NewsComments (0)

A boat near the bridge damaged by a strong earthquake, in Kyaukmyaung township, Shwebo, Sagaing Division, northwest of Mandalay, Myanmar., Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012, A strong earthquake of magnitude-6.8 struck northern Myanmar on Sunday, collapsing a bridge and a...

Syrian opposition groups reach unity deal

November 12, 2012 • World NewsComments (0)

George Sabra, the new head of the main Syrian opposition bloc in exile, the Syrian National Council, speaks to reporters during a press conference on the sidelines of the General Assembly of the Syrian National Council meeting in Doha, Qatar, Saturday, Nov....

Greece passes 2013 austerity budget

November 12, 2012 • World NewsComments (0)

Protestors shout slogans during a march in Thessaloniki on Sunday Nov. 11, 2012. Lawmakers were to vote at midnight or shortly after, and the legislation is expected to pass. The vote comes four days after a separate bill of deep spending cuts and tax hikes...

Israel drawn into Syria fighting for first time

November 12, 2012 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012 photo, garbage is plied up in the Al-Buhouth area of Aleppo, Syria. The Arabic writing on the kiosk at right reads, “the money of the revolution is for the people.”(AP Photo/Mónica G. Prieto) JERUSALEM (AP) —...

Fisheries nations set to discuss bluefin tuna

November 11, 2012 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE– In this Friday, March 26, 2010 file photo, a local fisherman carries a tuna at a fishing port in Nachikatsuura, southwestern Japan. After defeating a proposal in 2010 to ban the export of an endangered fish that is a key ingredient of sushi, Japan...

BBC chief quits after saying TV report was wrong

November 11, 2012 • World NewsComments (0)

The BBC Director General, George Entwistle, announces his resignation from the BBC outside New Broadcasting House in central London, after recent news program problems, Saturday Nov. 10, 2012. The BBC’s director general had said earlier Saturday that it...

Vatican digs in after gay marriage advances

November 11, 2012 • World NewsComments (0)

Pope Benedict XVI waves upon his arrival for a meeting with the “Santa Cecilia” association, at the Vatican, Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012. Latin is being resurrected at the Vatican. Pope Benedict XVI issued a decree Saturday creating a new pontifical...

After attack on jeep, Israeli army kills 4 in Gaza

November 11, 2012 • World NewsComments (0)

Palestinians pray at the grave of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat on the eve of the anniversary of his death in the West Bank town of Ramallah, Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012. Candles form 11-11, the date he died and “Abu Ammar,” his nom de guerre, as...

Syrian children most common sight at refugee camp

November 9, 2012 • World NewsComments (0)

Sidra Ali, 5, who fled with her family from the violence in their village, poses for a photograph in the Syrian village of Atmeh, near the Turkish border with Syria,Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012.(AP Photo/ Khalil Hamra) ATMEH, Syria (AP) — Most of the displaced...