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Pope’s butler pleads innocent to theft charge

October 3, 2012 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this file photo taken Wednesday, May 2, 2012, Pope Benedict XVI, not in photo, arrives in St. Peter’s square at the Vatican for a general audience with his then-butler Paolo Gabriele, bottom, and his personal secretary Georg Gaenswein. Paolo Gabriele took the stand Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012, in a Vatican courtroom to [&hellip...

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Syrian minister accuses US of stoking ‘terrorism’

October 2, 2012 • World NewsComments (0)

A displaced Syrian woman and her grandson in a refugee camp In the border with Turkey, near Azaz village, Syria, Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012. (AP Photo/ Manu Brabo) UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Syria’s foreign minister brought his regime’s case before the...

Capriles leads big rally in Venezuelan capital

October 1, 2012 • World NewsComments (0)

CORRECTS BYLINE – Opposition presidential candidate Henrique Capriles, center, gestures to supporters during a campaign rally in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012. Presidential elections in Venezuela are scheduled for Oct. 7. (AP Photo/Fernando...

Powerful storm injures dozens as it heads to Tokyo

October 1, 2012 • World NewsComments (0)

High waves hit a breakwater in Kihocho, Mie prefecture, western Japan Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012. A powerful typhoon is heading to Tokyo after injuring dozens of people, causing blackouts and paralyzing traffic in southern Japan. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT,...

Hugo Chavez says he’d vote for Obama

October 1, 2012 • World NewsComments (0)

Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez waves to supporters during a campaign rally in Guarenas, Venezuela, Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012. Venezuela’s presidential election is scheduled for Oct. 7. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd) CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) —...

Several thousand people protest Haiti gov’t

October 1, 2012 • World NewsComments (0)

People demonstrate during a protest against Haiti’s President Michel Martelly government in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery) PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Several thousand people poured into the streets of...

Spain crisis fuels Catalan separatist sentiment

October 1, 2012 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – Demonstrators wave Catalan flags during a protest rally in Barcelona , Spain, in this Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012 file photo. Thousands of people demonstrated in Barcelona on Tuesday demanding independence for Catalonia, on the Catalonia...

Hundreds of Libyans handover their weapons

September 30, 2012 • World NewsComments (0)

Libyan civilians turn in weapons to security forces in Benghazi, Libya, Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012. Hundreds of Libyans have converged on a main square in Benghazi in response to a call from the military to hand over their weapons, some driving in with armored...

Madrid anti-austerity protests turn violent again

September 30, 2012 • World NewsComments (0)

Protestors gather and shout near Parliament against austerity measures announced by the Spanish government in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012. Tens of thousands of Spaniards and Portuguese rallied in the streets to protest enduring deep economic pain...

Divided town a challenge to Myanmar democracy bid

September 30, 2012 • World NewsComments (0)

In this photo taken on Sept. 8, 2012, a Muslim women prepares a meal at a refugee camp in Sittwe, Rakhine State, western Myanmar. Three-and-a-half months after some of the bloodiest clashes in a generation between Myanmar’s ethnic Rakhine Buddhists and...