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Afghan officials: Fire from Pakistan led to attack

November 28, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

Afghanistan-bound containers carrying supplies for NATO forces parked as authorities close Chaman border in Pakistan on Sunday, Nov 27, 2011. Pakistan on Saturday accused NATO helicopters and fighter jets of firing on two army checkpoints in the country’s northwest and killing 24 soldiers. Islamabad retaliated by closing the border crossings used by...

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German police clear huge sit-in at nuke protest

November 28, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

Police face demonstrators while in background the train with nuclear waste is heading for the storage in Gorleben, in Vastorf, northern Germany , Sunday Nov. 27, 2011 . German police cleared a sit-in of thousands of protesters attempting to block a shipment...

Afghan officials: Fire from Pakistan led to attack

November 27, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

A Pakistani border security guard stands alert as authorities close border down the Torkham border for NATO vehicles in Pakistan on Sunday, Nov 27, 2011. Pakistan on Saturday accused NATO helicopters and fighter jets of firing on two army checkpoints in the...

In unprecedented step, Arab League sanctions Syria

November 27, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

A protester walks under revolutionary Syrian flag during a rally against the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in front of the Syrian embassy in Sofia, Bulgaria, on Sunday, Nov. 27, 2011. More than 3,500 people have died in months of anti-government...

US to investigate deadly NATO airstrike

November 27, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

Pakistani protesters burn representation of U. S. flag to condemn NATO helicopters attacks on Pakistani troops, in Multan, Pakistan on Sunday, Nov 27, 2011. Pakistan on Saturday accused NATO helicopters and fighter jets of firing on two army checkpoints in...

Palestinian PM: Israeli sanctions starting to bite

November 27, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

A Palestinian customs worker checks a truck loaded with boxes of strawberries waiting at Kerem Shalom crossing between the Gaza Strip and Israel, Sunday, Nov. 27, 2011. Farmers in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip began exporting tons of produce to Europe on Sunday,...

German police clear huge sit-in at nuke protest

November 27, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

An environment activists who has chained himself with others underneath the tracks makes a victory sign near Vastorf, northern Germany as a protest and to block a transport of nuclear waste to the storage of Gorleben, Sunday Nov. 27, 2011. (AP Photo/dapd/...

Top Marine spends Thanksgiving in Afghanistan

November 25, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this July 29, 2011 file photo, Marine Corps Commandant Gen. James Amos speaks with reporters about the Marine Corps need for the F-35B Joint Strike Fighter, at Patuxent River Naval Air Station, Md. Amos, the U.S. Marines’ top general,...

Egyptian court orders release of 3 US students

November 25, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011 file image from Egyptian state television, three American students are displayed to the camera by Egyptian authorities following their arrest during protests in Cairo, where an Egyptian official said they were...

Egypt military rulers reject calls to step down

November 25, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

Egyptian Army soldiers stand guard atop a concrete block barricade on the street between Tahrir Square and the interior ministry in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2011. Police and protesters demanding that Egypt’s ruling military council step down are...