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Yemen's al-Qaida remains threat after drone strike

October 2, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

A defected army soldier stands guard while protestors attend a demonstration to demand the resignation of Yemen’s President Ali Abdullah Saleh in Sanaa, Yemen, Friday, Sept. 30, 2011.(AP Photo/Hani Mohammed) SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Al-Qaida’s branch remains a powerful threat in this deeply unstable nation, even after a U.S. drone strike that...

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Libyan family killed fleeing Gadhafi hometown

October 2, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

Libyan revolutionary fighters rest during an attack for the city of Sirte, Libya, Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011. Rebel forces are battling to make headway against loyalist fighters inside the home town of Libya’s ousted leader Moammar Gadhafi. (AP Photo/Bela...

Relief, anger at mosque where al-Awlaki preached

October 1, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

A security guard directs traffic into the parking lot of the Dar Al Hijrah Islamic Center in Falls Church, Va., Friday, Sept. 30, 2011. U.S. air strikes in Yemen on Friday killed Anwar al-Awlaki, an American militant cleric at the Va mosque, who became a...

2nd typhoon in week lashes rain-soaked Philippines

October 1, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

A man braves strong winds and rain on a street as typhoon Nesat hits Haikou in south China’s Hainan province, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011. The powerful typhoon slammed into southern China on Thursday after skirting Hong Kong and bringing death and...

With al-Awlaki dead, al-Qaida lacks Western voice

October 1, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

President Barack Obama speaks on the killing of US-born Imam Anwar al-Awlaki in Yemen, Friday, Sept. 30, 2011, during a ‘Change of Office’ ceremony at Ft. Myer in Arlington, Va. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The...

Typhoon moves to Vietnam after hitting China

September 30, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

Motorcyclists hold on to a tree in strong winds as typhoon Nesat hits Haikou in south China’s Hainan province, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011. The powerful typhoon slammed into southern China on Thursday after skirting Hong Kong and bringing death and...

Manila cleans up after typhoon rains kill 18

September 28, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

Residents carry a pig through a street flooded by Typhoon Nesat in suburban San Mateo, eastern Manila, Philippines, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011. Manila residents waded through waist-deep floodwaters, dodging branches and flying debris Tuesday as the powerful...

Huge floods in Manila as typhoon hits Philippines

September 27, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

The image of Our Lady of the Abandoned is prepared for a procession to a Catholic church at Marikina city, east of Manila, Philippines during a ceremony to commemorate the wrath of typhoon Ketsana (local name Ondoy) which caused the worst flooding in decades...

WHO: Iran, South Asia worst for city air pollution

September 27, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – This is a Saturday, Feb. 14, 2009, file photo of Wayne Hall, of Eagle, Alaska, as he leans into a turn on the trail while driving his dog team along the Takhini River after the start of the 2009 Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race in...

Libyans find grave said to hold remains of 1,200

September 26, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

A woman reacts as people gather at the site which is thought to be a possible mass grave near to Abu Salim prison in Tripoli, Libya, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2011, where some 1,270 inmates are thought to have been killed by the regime of Moammar Gadhafi in a 1996...