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Myanmar's Suu Kyi reported winning historic vote

April 2, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

A Myanmar newspaper hawker sells newspapers at a traffic signal a day after landmark by-elections in Yangon, Myanmar, Monday, April 2, 2012. Myanmar’s opposition icon Aung San Suu Kyi, 66, was elected to parliament Sunday in a historic victory buffeted by the jubilant cheers of supporters who hope her triumph will mark a major turning [&hellip...

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Bombs in southern Thailand kill 14, injure 340

April 1, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Thai fire fighters and soldiers walk at the site of the car bomb attack in Yala province, southern Thailand Saturday, March 31, 2012. Suspected Muslim insurgents set off coordinated bomb blasts as shoppers gathered for lunch Saturday in a busy hub of...

World landmarks dimmed for Earth Hour

April 1, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

A child lights a candle during a ceremony to mark Earth Hour at Palace Square in St.Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, March 31, 2012. Earth Hour takes place worldwide at 8.30 p.m. local times and is a global call to turn off lights for 60 minutes in a bid to...

Apple pledge likely to boost China factory wages

March 31, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this May 26, 2010 file photo, staff members work on the production line at the Foxconn complex in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, southern China. A pledge reported Thursday, March 29, 2012 by the manufacturer of Apple’s iPhones...

Venezuela poll says Hugo Chavez ahead of rival

March 30, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez gestures during an event at Teresa Carreno theater in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday March 29, 2012. Chavez returned home after a five-day round of radiation therapy in Cuba, where he has been undergoing cancer treatment....

Virtue-Moir win ice dance at worlds

March 30, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Alissa Czisny of the U.S. loses her balance to fall to the ice as she performs during her Women’s short program at the ISU 2012 World Figure Skating Championships in Nice, southern France, Thursday, March 29, 2012. (AP Photo/ Francois Mori) NICE, France...

13 dead in Honduran prison fire amid inmate riot

March 30, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Inmates work to put out a fire on the roof of the penitentiary in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, Thursday March 29, 2012. Honduran authorities say dozens have died at the prison after armed inmates started a fire during a riot. At least 14 people died during the...

Bloc puts peacekeepers on standby after Mali coup

March 28, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Traffic makes its way in a market area as residents return to work and resume their daily activities, almost a week after a military coup, in Bamako, Mali Tuesday, March 27, 2012. The West African regional bloc on Tuesday suspended Mali following last...

Pope prays for freedom, 'renewal' in Cuba

March 28, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

A group of women dressed in white T-shirts with the message that reads in Spanish; “Bienvenido,” or “Welcome,” wave to the pontiff upon his arrival at the Jose Marti International airport in Havana,Cuba, Tuesday March 27, 2012. (AP...

Chavez criticizes US take on crime in Venezuela

March 28, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

In this photo released by Miraflores Press Office, Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez attends a meeting with his cabinet ministers in Havana , Cuba, Tuesday, March 27, 2012. Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who is in Havana undergoing radiation therapy...