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Afghan youth recounts US soldier's rampage

March 12, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

An Afghan youth mourns for relatives, who were allegedly killed by a U.S. service member in Panjwai, Kandahar province south of Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, March. 11, 2012. A U.S. service member walked out of a base in southern Afghanistan before dawn Sunday and started shooting Afghan civilians, according to villagers and Afghan and NATO officials....

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5 die in strikes on Gaza, militants barrage Israel

March 12, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Palestinians inspect the rubble of a destroyed building following an Israeli air strike in Jabaliya, Monday, March 12, 2012. Israeli air strikes killed two Palestinian militants and a schoolboy in the Gaza Strip on Monday and Palestinian rocket squads...

US, Russia to talk Syria at key UN Mideast meeting

March 12, 2012 • National News, World NewsComments Off

From left to right, German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, French Foreign Minister Alain Juppe, and British Foreign Minister William Hague talk before the Security Council meeting at United Nations headquarters, Monday,...

Activists: Civilians 'massacred' in central Syria

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People remove a speed bump to allow ambulances and fighters’ vehicles to drive faster in a neighborhood where fierce fighting lasted for hours between Free Syrian Army fighters and government troops in Idlib, north Syria, Saturday, March 10, 2012. U.N....

AP Exclusive: Mexico police nearly nabbed El Chapo

March 12, 2012 • National News, World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this June 10, 1993 file photo, Joaquin Guzman Loera, alias “El Chapo Guzman,” is shown to the press after his arrest at the high security prison of Almoloya de Juarez, outskirts of Mexico City. Mexican federal police nearly nabbed...

India licenses generic copy of patented Bayer drug

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FILE – In this file photo taken Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012, a pharmacist works in a lab where medicines are being produced at a manufacturing unit on the outskirts of Mumbai, India. India’s patent office on Monday March 12, 2012 effectively ended...

Greece swaps bonds worth $232.5 billion

March 12, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Greeces’ Finance Minister Evangelos Venizelos, pauses during his speech at a conference of PASOK socialist party at Faliro near Athens, Saturday, March 10, 2012. Greece’s private creditors agreed Friday to take cents on the euro in the biggest...

Global media watchdog names enemies of Internet

March 12, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Monday, March 5, 2012 file photo, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, left, and Josefina Vazquez Mota, presidential candidate for the National Action Party, PAN, shake hands as they pose for pictures in Mexico City. Biden is on a one-day...

Latin Americans seek US-style electioneering

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FILE – In this Monday, March 5, 2012 file photo, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, left, and Josefina Vazquez Mota, presidential candidate for the National Action Party, PAN, shake hands as they pose for pictures in Mexico City. Biden is on a one-day...

Iran cancels home ceremony for Oscar winner

March 12, 2012 • National News, World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this undated file photo released by Filmiran film distributing company, Iranian actress Leila Hatami, and actor Peyman Moadi, act in a scene of movie “A Separation” which won the Academy Awards in foreign films. Iranian authorities...