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UN watchdog says Libyan chemical weapons secure

September 7, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

Ahmet Uzumcu, director general of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), right, and Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari,left, leave after a press conference in The Hague Wednesday Sept. 7, 2011. Uzumcu, the chief of a U.N. watchdog said Libyan stockpiles are believed to be secure despite the turmoil that has roiled the [&hellip...

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Bombing outside court kills 11 in India's capital

September 7, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

Relatives of a bomb blast victims wail at the RML hospital in New Delhi, India, Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011. A bomb apparently hidden in a briefcase exploded Wednesday outside a top court in New Delhi, the deadliest attack in the Indian capital in nearly three...

Palestinians resist US pressure on statehood bid

September 6, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

Jewish rabbi Menachem Froman addresses a crowd of Palestinians as he leads a reconciliation visit of Jewish settlers to the West Bank village of Qusra, a day after the local mosque was vandalized, Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011. The mosque was torched Monday after...

Top Gadhafi loyalists flee to Niger in desert trek

September 6, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

A building is set in fire inside ousted Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi compound in Bab Al-Aziziya, Tripoli, Libya, Tuesday, Sept.6, 2011. The reason for the blaze is unclear. Negotiations over the surrender of one of Moammar Gadhafi’s remaining...

Police shoot protesters in Congo; 1 dead

September 6, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

A burnt-out car sits outside destroyed offices at an independent television station set ablaze overnight by armed men, in Kinshasa, Congo, Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011. Police fired on protesters after two early morning attacks Tuesday in which people ransacked and...

Israeli rabbi pairs gays to lesbians

September 3, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

In this Aug. 31, 2011 photo, Rabbi Arele Harel studies in his home in the West Bank Jewish settlement of Shiloh, near Nablus. Harel is an Israeli rabbi setting up gay men with lesbian women in a bid to give religious homosexuals a chance to have children...

Vatican rejects Irish criticism over sex abuse

September 3, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

Vatican spokesman Father Federico Lombardi gestures during a press conference at the Holy See Press Office, at the Vatican, Saturday, Sept. 2, 2011. The Vatican on Saturday vigorously rejected claims it sabotaged efforts by Irish bishops to report priests who...

6.8 quake prompts brief Alaska tsunami warning

September 2, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

In this Aug. 10, 2011, photo shows a tsunami evacuation sign, in Long Beach, Wash. When the next devastating earthquake strikes off the Northwest coast, it is expected to send a tsunami so fast that it could leave coastal communities with perhaps 20 minutes...

President says Mexico will have clean cops

September 2, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

Mexico’s President Felipe Calderon gives his State of the Nation address at the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City, Friday Sept. 2, 2011. Calderon said Friday that he will fight to the last day of his term to defeat the drug cartels that...

Nicolas Sarkozy

September 1, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

French President Nicolas Sarkozy, third from right, addresses members of the Libya Contact Group during a meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris, Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, Pool) [/auth...