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Slaying plunges Colombia rebels into uncertainty

November 6, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

Police officers guard the morgue where the body of rebel leader Alfonso Cano is under custody in Popayan, southeastern Colombia, Saturday Nov. 5. 2011. Cano, 63, Cano, the top leader of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, FARC, was killed in combat in a remote area of the southwestern state of Cauca along with four [&hellip...

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Violence in Syria as Arab League warns of disaster

November 6, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

Protester chant slogans during an anti-Syrian regime protest in front of the Arab league headquarters in Cairo, Egypt Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011. Over 100 people protested outside the Arab League’s Cairo headquarters where foreign ministers met Wednesday,...

Pakistan indicts 2 more in Bhutto’s assassination

November 6, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Dec. 27, 2007 file photo, Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto arrives to address to her last public rally in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. Bhutto was assassinated with 20 others in a suicide attack as she left the rally. A...

Greek PM wins confidence vote, pledges transition

November 5, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou speaks during a confidence vote speech at the parliament in Athens, on Friday, Nov. 4, 2011. Greece’s embattled Socialist prime minister promised to start immediate powersharing talks to form a caretaker...

G-20 rejects extra help for debt-strapped Europe

November 5, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, left, talks with South Korean President Lee Myung-bak during a working session at the G20 Summit in Cannes, France, Friday, Nov. 4, 2011. Leaders from within the troubled Europe other G20 nations are working...

New law will let Cubans buy and sell real estate

November 4, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

A woman walks downstairs as she leaves her home in Old Havana, Cuba, Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011. Cuba announced Thursday it will allow real estate to be bought and sold for the first time since the early days of the revolution, the most important reform yet in a...

Greece in turmoil over debt plan, but markets rise

November 4, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou returns to an emergency cabinet meeting after he took a short break at the Greek parliament in Athens, on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011. A spokesman for Greece’s government says it is prepared to discuss an opposition...

In European crisis, Obama sees risks back home

November 4, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

In this picture released by German Government’s press office, US President Barack Obama, right, talks with German chancellor Angela Merkel, prior to the start of the G20 summit in Cannes, France, Thursday Nov, 3, 2011. (AP Photo/German Government /Guido...

In or out: Europe heaps pressure on Greece

November 3, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, left, French President Nicolas Sarkozy, second left, French Finance Minister Francois Baroin, face across the table Luxembourg’s Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker, fourth right, the president of the European Commission...

Greece’s Papandreou toughs out referendum pledge

November 2, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

A woman passes a screen showing a graph of falling stocks at the Athens Stock Exchange, in Athens, on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011. Prime Minister George Papandreou’s unexpected decision late Monday led to markets plunging Tuesday on fears that Europe’s...