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Management, reporters defuse China censorship row

January 8, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Security guards stand near protest banners and flowers are laid outside the headquarters of Southern Weekly newspaper in Guangzhou, Guangdong province Monday, Jan. 7, 2013. A dispute over censorship at the Chinese newspaper known for edgy reporting evolved Monday into a political challenge for China’s new leadership as prominent scholars demanded a...

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Venezuela lawmakers postpone Chavez swearing-in

January 8, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Venezuela’s National Assembly President Diosdado Cabello gestures as he holds a copy of the Venezuelan Constitution during a session in Caracas, Venezuela, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013. President Hugo Chavez won’t be able to attend his scheduled...

Google executive chairman heading to NKorea

January 6, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Google’s executive chairman Eric Schmidt, center, and former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson, second from right, leave after their meeting at a hotel in Beijing Monday, Jan. 7, 2013. Schmidt, who is part of a delegation led by Richardson, is scheduled...

Venezuela VP: Chavez could be sworn in by court

January 4, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

In this photo provided by Miraflores Presidential Press Office, Venezuela’s Vice President Nicolas Maduro holds a miniature copy of Venezuela’s constitution as he gives an interview on state television in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, Jan. 4, 2013....

Atom smasher hiatus sets stage for more discovery

January 4, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this March 30, 2010 file picture the globe of the European Organization for Nuclear Research, CERN, is illuminated outside Geneva, Switzerland. The world’s largest and most powerful atom smasher goes into a 2-year hibernation in March...

Rebel area shows limits of rebel push for Damascus

January 4, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

A civilian looks at a destroyed home in Aleppo, Syria, Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013. The area is immersed in a Syrian civil war that the United Nations estimates has killed more than 60,000 people since the revolt against President Bashar Assad began in March 2011....

Venezuela opposition: Chavez secrecy feeds rumors

January 2, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

The windshield of a car frames a mural of Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013. Venezuela’s Vice President Nicolas Maduro is returning home Wednesday from a visit with Chavez in Cuba and says the ailing...

Clashes in Syria shut down Aleppo airport

January 1, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012 photo, Free Syrian Army fighters fire at enemy positions during heavy clashes with government forces, in the Salaheddine district of Aleppo, Syria. Activists say Syrian rebels have captured an oil pumping station in the north...

Israeli-Palestinian clashes erupt in West Bank

January 1, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Palestinians hurl stones at Israeli soldiers, not seen, during clashes in the West Bank village of Tamoun, near Jenin, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013. Palestinians say a raid by Israeli soldiers disguised as vegetable vendors to seize members of a militant group has...

Stampede after fireworks kills 61 in Ivory Coast

January 1, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Injured children receive treatment in a hospital after they were involved in a stamped in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013. At least 61 people were killed early Tuesday in a stampede following a New Year’s fireworks display in Abidjan, Ivory...