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With martial law, Thai government nearly powerless

May 22, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

A Thai mother and daughter have their photograph taken with a soldier guarding the area near a pro-government demonstration site on the outskirts of Bangkok, Thailand Wednesday, May 21, 2014. Thailand’s army chief Gen. Prayuth Chan-Ocha assumed the role of mediator Wednesday by summoning the country’s key political rivals for face-to-face talks...

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‘Happy’ video arrests highlight tensions in Iran

May 22, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

In this frame grab taken from video posted to YouTube, people dance to Pharrell Williams’ hit song “Happy” on a rooftop in Tehran, Iran. Police in Iran have arrested six young people and shown them on state television for posting the video....

Kim, Kanye and Kardashian crowd converge on Paris

May 22, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Kim Kardashian and U.S rap singer Kanye West leave a fitness center in Paris, Wednesday, May 21, 2014. The gates of the Chateau de Versailles, once the digs of Louis XIV, will be thrown open to Kim Kardashian, Kanye West and their guests for a private evening...

Nigerian extremists strike villages, 48 dead

May 22, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

People walk past the remains of one of Tuesday’s car bombs in Jos, Nigeria, Wednesday, May 21, 2014. Two car bombs exploded at a bustling bus terminal and market the central Nigeria city, killing at least 118 people, wounding dozens and leaving bloodied...

Day 2 of martial law in Thailand stirs confusion

May 21, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

A Thai soldier mans a checkpoint as motorcyclists ride past near the site where pro-government demonstrators stage a rally on the outskirts of Bangkok, Thailand Tuesday, May 20, 2014. As Thailand finishes its first day under martial law, there are some...

Prince Charles says grandson focuses his attention

May 21, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Prince Charles engages with Holland College students that are working on projects related to urban development and sustainability in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada, on Tuesday, May 20, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Paul Chiasson)...

Video prompts look at killing of Palestinian teens

May 21, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Friday, May 16, 2014, file photo, mourners pray for the bodies of Palestinian teens Mohammad Abu Daher, front, and Nadim Nuwara, behind, the day after they were killed in a clash with Israeli troops, during their funeral in the West Bank...

2 bomb blasts in Nigeria kill at least 118

May 21, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Smoke rises after a bomb blast at a bus terminal in Jos, Nigeria, Tuesday, May 20, 2014. Two explosions ripped through a bustling bus terminal and market frequented by thousands of people in Nigeria’s central city of Jos on Tuesday afternoon, and police...

Thailand’s army declares martial law, denies coup

May 20, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Thai soldiers walk outside the National Broadcasting Services of Thailand (NBT) building Tuesday, May 20, 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand. Thailand’s army declared martial law in a surprise announcement in Bangkok before dawn on Tuesday, intensifying the...

Colombia charges driver in bus fire that killed 32

May 20, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

People gather around bags containing the remains of children who died when their bus caught fire in Fundacion, in northern Colombia, Sunday, May 18, 2014. Colombian authorities have detained the driver of the overcrowded bus that burned, killing 32 children,...