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New Egypt Cabinet sworn in ahead presidential vote

March 2, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

This image released by the Egyptian Presidency on Saturday, March 1, 2014, shows interim President Adly Mansour, center, Field Marshal Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, fifth right, and new interim Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehlib, fifth left, with the new cabinet ministers at the presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt. Egypt’s new interim government was sworn in...

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Obama warns Russia over military moves in Crimea

February 28, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Russia’s U.N. Ambassador Vitaly Churkin, center, listens during a news conference after a private U.N. Security Council meeting on the Ukraine, Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, at United Nation headquarters. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews) SEVASTOPOL, Ukraine (AP) —...

Tokyo bitcoin exchange files for bankruptcy

February 28, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles speaks at a news conference at the Justice Ministry in Tokyo, Friday night, Feb. 28, 2014. The Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange in Tokyo filed for bankruptcy protection, acknowledging that a significant amount of the virtual currency had...

Report: Armed men take airport in Ukraine’s Crimea

February 27, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Pro-Russian activists hold up Orthodox icons at a checkpoint outside the Ukrainian Black Sea port of Sevastopol in the Crimea, Ukraine, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014. The banner reads “Banderlogs not pass!”, a phrase based on a Hindi word for monkeys...

Egypt army ‘AIDS detector’ instead finds ridicule

February 27, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

This image made from undated video broadcast on Egyptian State Television on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014 shows a device that the Egyptian army claims will detect and cure AIDS and Hepatitis. Egypt’s military is facing embarrassment after unveiling a...

Russia war games over Ukraine prompt US warning

February 26, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

A Crimean Tatar holds a banner which reads: “Crimea + Ukraine=Heart” during a protest in front of a local government building in Simferopol, Crimea, Ukraine, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014. More than 10,000 Muslim Tatars rallied in support of the...

Syrian state media say army killed 175 rebels

February 26, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

This picture taken on Jan. 31, 2014, and released by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), shows residents of the besieged Palestinian camp of Yarmouk, queuing to receive food supplies, in Damascus, Syria....

Collapse of exchange spells trouble for bitcoin

February 25, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – This April 3, 2013 file photo shows bitcoin tokens in Sandy, Utah. The website of major bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox is offline Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, amid reports it suffered a debilitating theft, a new setback for efforts to gain legitimacy for...

Mexico makes clear it will hold on to ‘El Chapo’

February 25, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

This combo of photographs released by Mexico’s Attorney General Office (PGR) with identification mapping marks made by the source to point out similarities in face measurements, shows Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, using images made from his...

Drug lord ‘El Chapo’ Guzman charged in Mexico

February 24, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

In this image released by Mexico’s Attorney General’s Office, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is photographed against a wall after his arrest in the Pacific resort city of Mazatlan, Mexico. Federal prosecutors across...