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Kim Jong Il body displayed behind glass, flowers

December 20, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

In this image made from KRT television, the body of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il is laid in a memorial palace in Pyongyang, North Korea, Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011. (AP Photo/KRT) PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea displayed the body of ruler Kim Jong Il in a glass coffin surrounded by red flowers [&hellip...

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With morgues full, Philippine flood victims buried

December 19, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

Residents return to their homes to save some household items Sunday, Dec. 18, 2011 at Iligan city in southern Philippines. Tropical storm Washi blew away Sunday after devastating the southern Philippines with flash floods that killed hundreds of people as...

Saab files for bankruptcy after Chinese deal fails

December 19, 2011 • Business, World NewsComments Off

Kristina Geers, Saab’s lawyer, and Victor Muller, Saabs Managing Director, deliver the company’s bankruptcy application to Vänersborgs district court Monday Dec 19 2011. Sweden’s Saab Automobile filed for bankruptcy on Monday after attempts...

Kim’s death befogs NKorea, gives region jitters

December 19, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

Hundreds of North Koreans gather to mourn the death of their leader Kim Jong Il in front of a giant statue of his father Kim Il Sung in Pyongyang, North Korea, Monday, Dec. 19, 2011. North Korea’s news agency reported Monday that he had died at 8:30...

North Korea mourns Kim Jong Il; son is ‘successor’

December 19, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

In this image made from Associated Press Television News, North Koreans gather to mourn the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il in front of a mural depicting Kim Jong Il and his father Kim Sung Il in Pyongyang, Monday, Dec. 19, 2011. Kim’s death...

NATO: Raids to go on with Afghan participation

December 19, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

An Afghan police officer talks on his cell phone outside a police station after an attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Dec. 16, 2011. Assailants threw a hand grenade at a police station in the Afghan capital on Friday, triggering an explosion and a...

Russian fishing ship lists badly near Antarctica

December 16, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

In this undated photo provided by the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR), Russian fishing vessel Sparta is tied up at an unknown location. The Sparta, with 32 crew members, is in trouble and taking on water near...

Italian appeals court says why it cleared Knox

December 16, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this file photo taken on Oct. 3, 2011, Amanda Knox cries after hearing the verdict that overturns her conviction and acquits her of murdering her British roommate Meredith Kercher, at the Perugia court, Italy,The Italian appeals court that...

Egypt’s seculars desperate to balance Islamists

December 15, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

Egyptians crowd outside a polling station in Giza, Egypt, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011. Egypt held Wednesday the second round of parliamentary voting, part of the first elections since President Hosni Mubarak was ousted in February. Arabic read ” Station...

NATO: Pakistan talking again to US-led coalition

December 14, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

In this picture taken on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011, Pakistani truck drivers drink tea next to their trucks carrying supplies for NATO forces as they wait for border to open at a terminal in Chaman, Pakistan. Pakistan closed its two Afghan crossings in Chaman and...