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Pressure on Europe grows at Mexico G-20 meeting

February 26, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner speaks at a meeting with G-20 finance ministers, in Mexico City, Saturday Feb. 25, 2012. Concerns about Europe’s sovereign debt crisis topped the agenda Saturday, with Geithner acknowledging the work of European leaders, saying they have “made quite a bit of progress in convincing the world that they are...

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Fire at Brazil's Antarctic base kills 2, injures 1

February 26, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

In this photo released by Armada de Chile, fire and smoke rise from Brazil’s Comandante Ferraz station in Almirantazgo Bay, in the South Shetland Islands of Antarctica, Saturday Feb. 25, 2012. In an emailed statement, the Brazilian navy said the fire...

At least 50 killed in Syria as regime pounds Homs

February 25, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

In this Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012 citizen journalism image provided by the Local Coordination Committees in Syria and accessed on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012, anti-Syrian regime protesters hold up Kurdish flags with a fleet of cars during a rally in the...

Red Cross in Syria fails to evacuate reporters

February 25, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

This is an undated image made available Wednesday Feb. 22, 2012 by the Sunday Times in London of journalist Marie Colvin. A French government spokeswoman on Wednesday identified two Western reporters killed in Homs, Syria as American war reporter Marie Colvin...

Pakistan: Militants attack police station, kill 3

February 24, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

A rescue worker looks at the wreckage of a vehicle damaged by a bomb blast in Peshawar, Pakistan on Thursday, Feb 23, 2012. A powerful car bomb ripped through an outdoor minibus terminal in northwestern Pakistan on Thursday, killing many people and wounding...

In battered Syrian city, cries of 'tragic' plight

February 24, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

This image from amateur video and accessed by Associated Press Television News purports to show Paul Conroy of the Sunday Times in a makeshift clinic in Homs, Syria, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012. Conroy appears in the video and the doctors say he has deep gashes...

US, NKorea nuclear envoys set to meet

February 23, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

U.S. Special Representative for North Korea Affairs Glyn Davies speaks to journalists at a hotel in Beijing, China, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012. The U.S. and North Korea reopen nuclear talks Thursday that will provide a glimpse into where Pyongyang’s...

Argentine train slams into station, killing 49

February 23, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Wounded passengers wait to be carried away from a commuter train after a collision in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday Feb. 22, 2012. A packed train slammed into the end of the line in Buenos Aires’ busy Once station Wednesday, killing dozens and...

Venezuelan leader Chavez faces new surgery

February 22, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

In this photo released by Miraflores Press Office, Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez speaks with workers as he visits a truck factory in Barinas, Venezuela, Tuesday Feb. 21, 2012. Chavez said Tuesday that doctors in Cuba have found a new lesion in the...

Adele and Ed Sheeran win at UK music's Brit Awards

February 22, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Adele celebrates with the award for the best British Album of the Year during the Brit Awards 2012 at the O2 Arena in London, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan) LONDON (AP) — Soulful songstress Adele capped a momentous year of Grammy Awards...