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Report says 2 Tibetans killed by security forces

February 10, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

In this photo taken on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012, Tibetans gather on the side of a main street in Nangqian county, China’s Qinghai province. Another Tibetan has set himself on fire in western China to protest government policies while thousands marched in another part of China to show support for their exiled spiritual leader, the [&hellip...

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Euro ministers cold on deal to bail out Greece

February 10, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

A woman passes next to a beggar in the northern Greek port city of Thessaloniki, on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012. Greece has reached a tentative agreement on new austerity cuts demanded by creditors to release a euro130 billion ($173 billion) bailout, hours before...

Greek bailout talks hit snag over pension cuts

February 9, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Greek Prime Minister Loukas Papademos enters the meeting room at Maximos mansion in Athens on Wednesday Feb.8, 2012. After three days of delays, Greek coalition leaders began crucial debt talks Wednesday with the prime minister to review a draft deal on steep...

Egypt to try 19 Americans in case straining ties

February 6, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011 file video image taken from Egyptian State Television shows 83-year-old Hosni Mubarak laying on a hospital bed inside a cage of mesh and iron bars in a Cairo courtroom as his historic trial began on charges of...

AP Interview: US women call Egypt captors ‘kind’

February 5, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Wednesday, Jan. 7, 1998 file photo, the shadow of Mount Sinai stretches across the valley at the foot of the Greek Orthodox Monastery of St. Catherine in the Sinai peninsula some 240 miles southeast of Cairo, Egypt. Gunmen intercepted a...

2 dead in Egypt street clashes over soccer riot

February 3, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Egyptian protestors run from tear gas fired by security forces during clashes near the interior ministry in downtown Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012. Egyptian police fired tear gas Thursday at thousands of demonstrators outside the Interior Ministry...

Reforms in Myanmar may spark refugee return

February 2, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

In this photo taken Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012, young Karen refugees attend a class at a school inside Mae La refugee camp in Tha Song Yang district, Tak province northern Thailand. Surprisingly rapid reforms and cease-fires under way in Myanmar are opening the...

Egypt soccer fans rush field after game, 74 dead

February 2, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Egyptian fans rush into the field following Al-Ahly club soccer match against Al-Masry club at the soccer stadium in Port Said, Egypt Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012. Dozens of Egyptians were killed Wednesday in violence following a soccer match in Port Said, when...

US, allies urge UN action to end violence in Syria

February 1, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

United States Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, right, winks at British Foreign Secretary William Hague after he addressed a Security Council meeting on the situation in Syria, Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012 at United Nations headquarters. Syrian troops...

Jury finds Afghan family guilty in honor killings

January 30, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Mohammad Shafia, centre, Tooba Yahya, right, and Hamed Shafia, left, arrive at the Frontenac County courthouse in Kingston, Ontario, Sunday, Jan. 29, 2012. A jury took 15 hours to find Shafia, 58, his wife Tooba Yahya, 42, and their son Hamed, 21, each guilty...