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DEA agents killed pilot of drug flight in Honduras

July 9, 2012 • World NewsComments (0)

Honduras national policemen unload packages of cocaine that were brought to Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Tuesday July 3, 2012. The cocaine was seized from a small airplane that crashed after it was being chased by military planes and helicopters of the Honduras army near the town of Los Lirios, about 217 miles (350 km) east of Tegucigalpa. [&hellip...

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Libyan election hints at blow to Islamists

July 9, 2012 • World NewsComments (0)

Libyans hold up their ink-marked fingers that shows they have voted as they celebrate in Martyrs’ Square in Tripoli, Libya, Saturday, July 7, 2012. Jubilant Libyan voters marked a major step toward democracy after decades of erratic one-man rule,...

Egypt's president reconvenes dissolved parliament

July 9, 2012 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Monday, Jan. 23, 2012 file photo, a general view of the first Egyptian parliament session after the revolution that ousted former President Hosni Mubarak, in Cairo, Egypt. Egypt’s official news agency says President Mohammed Morsi has...

Libyans hold 1st nationwide vote in decades

July 8, 2012 • World NewsComments (0)

A Libyan woman votes at a polling station in the old city of Tripoli, Libya, Saturday, July 7, 2012. Jubilant Libyan voters marked a major step toward democracy after decades of erratic one-man rule, casting their ballots Saturday in the first parliamentary...

Ivory Coast youth leader speaks from hiding

July 8, 2012 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – A Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2010 photo from files showing Charles Ble Goude talking with other members of incumbent President Laurent Gbagbo’s new cabinet ahead of the official announcement, in an antechamber at the presidency in Abidjan, Ivory...

Israeli draft pits secular Jews vs. ultra-Orthodox

July 8, 2012 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Monday, July 2, 2012 Israeli soldiers pray next to the Western Wall, the holiest site where Jews can pray, in Jerusalem’s Old City. Deep in the heart of Mea Shearim, a Jerusalem bastion of hardline ultra-Orthodox Jews, hundreds of bearded young...

Elite counterdrug units proposed for Mexico

July 7, 2012 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this June 14, 2012 file photo, then presidential candidate Enrique Pena Nieto, right, of the Institutional Revolutionary Party, greets retired Colombian Gen. Oscar Naranjo during a press conference in Mexico City. Naranjo, who was named top...

Tensions in Libya ahead of first post-Gadhafi vote

July 7, 2012 • World NewsComments (0)

An electoral official prepares a polling station for the National Assembly election in Tripoli, Libya, Friday, July 6, 2012. The Libyan National Assembly elections will take place on July 7, 2012 and will be the first free elections since 1969. (AP Photo/Manu...

US, allies press Assad as top Syrian general flees

July 7, 2012 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Oct. 6, 2002 file photo, Syrian President Bashar Assad, center, with Syrian Defense Minister Mustafa Tlass, right, and Hassan Turkmany, Chief of Staff, visit the tomb of the unknown soldier, in Damascus, on the occasion of the 29th...

Art historians claim to find new Caravaggio works

July 6, 2012 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011 file photo visitors admire the portrait of Caravaggio by an unknown painter during the presentation to journalists of an exhibit dedicated to the Lombard painter titled: “Caravaggio in Rome”, in Rome....