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Greece, Europe struggle to contain debt crisis

September 13, 2011 • Business, World NewsComments Off

German Chancellor Angela Merkel gestures during a joint news conference with the Prime Minister of Finland, Jyrki Katainen, after a meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011. German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday sought to calm market fears that Greece is heading for a chaotic default on its debts as Europe [&hellip...

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Gunmen attack school van in Pakistan; 5 dead

September 13, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

A member of the hospital staff carries a child injured in an attack, at a local hospital in Peshawar, Pakistan on Tuesday, Sept 13, 2011. Gunmen attacked a school van in northwestern Pakistan killing three children, the driver and police said. (AP...

Lawyer: Iran sets bail for 2 jailed Americans

September 13, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Sunday, Feb. 6, 2011 file photo, US hikers Shane Bauer, left, and Josh Fattal, attend their trail in Iran. An Iranian court on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011, set bail of $500,000 each for two American men arrested more than two years ago and...

Gadhafi vows to fight as loyalists strike oil hub

September 12, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

A former rebel fighter looks through binoculars at a checkpoint near Bani Walid, Libya, Monday, Sept. 12, 2011. Three weeks after the fall of Tripoli appeared to herald the end of Libya’s brutal civil war, the protracted battle over the loyalist...

1 dead, 4 hurt in French nuclear explosion

September 12, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

Rescue and medics land by helicopter in the nuclear site of Marcoule, southern France, Monday, Sept. 12, 2011. One person died and another was seriously injured in an explosion Monday in a site that treats nuclear waste in southern France, the country’s...

At least 75 Kenyans dead after pipeline explosion

September 12, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

Joseph Mwangi, 34, sits in a state of shock after discovering the charred remains of two of his children, one aged 6 the other of unknown age, at the scene of a fuel explosion in Nairobi, Kenya, Monday, Sept. 12, 2011. A leaking gasoline pipeline in...

Storm aims at Mexico with 10 oil workers missing

September 11, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

This NOAA satellite image taken Friday, Sept. 9, 2011 at 01:45 AM EDT shows Hurricane Katia now about 360 miles northwest of Bermuda. The system remains at a Category 1 strength with maximum sustained winds at 85 mph. To the south, Tropical Storm Maria is now...

Israel, Egypt try to stem damage from embassy riot

September 11, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

Egyptian army officers arrest a suspected demonstrator at the site of clashes between protesters and anti-riot policemen near the Israeli embassy in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, Sept.10, 2011. President Barack Obama has assured Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin...

9/11 remembered in worldwide ceremonies

September 11, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

A member of the U.S. Marines carries their national flag past a man wearing a stars and stripes shirt during a special service to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, at a church in New Plymouth, New Zealand, Sunday, Sept. 11,...

Captain Jihad: Ex-terrorist is now comic book hero

September 9, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

Nasir Abas holds copies of a comic book with an anti-extremist theme during the comic launching event in Jakarta, Indonesia, Friday, Sept. 9, 2011. The real life adventures of former al-Qaida-linked terrorist Nasir Abas have become a new comic book in...