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Falling German satellite enters atmosphere

October 23, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

Undated artist rendering provided by EADS Astrium shows the scientific satellite ROSAT. Andreas Schuetz, a spokesman for the German Aerospace Center, said Saturday Oct. 22, 2011 the best estimate is still that the ROSAT scientific research satellite will impact sometime between late Saturday and Sunday 1200 GMT. (AP Photo/EADS Astrium) BERLIN (AP) — A...

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285 Indian girls shed ‘unwanted’ names

October 23, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

Girls hold certificates stating their new official names during a renaming ceremony in Satara, India, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011. Almost 300 Indian girls known officially as “Unwanted” have traded their birth names for a fresh start in life. Given...

Gadhafi put on display in shopping center freezer

October 22, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

A Libyan man smiles while sitting under a tree as a long line of people wait on the side of the road to view the body of Moammar Gadhafi in Misrata, Libya, Friday, Oct. 21, 2011. Moammar Gadhafi’s blood-streaked body was stashed in a commercial freezer...

Clinton visiting Tajikistan, Uzbekistan

October 22, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton smiles while she waits to Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani for their meeting in Islamabad, Pakistan on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011. Clinton is leading an unusually large U.S. delegation to Pakistan for two...

In Pakistan, Clinton seeks strong anti-terror push

October 21, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

Pakistani children welcome US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, top center, upon her arrival in Islamabad, Pakistan Thursday Oct. 20, 2011. (AP Photo//Kevin Lamarque, Pool) ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP) — The Obama administration delivered a blunt warning...

Reports: French first lady gives birth to girl

October 20, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

French President Nicolas Sarkozy, right, leaves a clinic, Wednesday Oct.19, 2011 in Paris, and where his wife Carla Bruni-Sarkozy is reportedly expected to give birth. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus) PARIS (AP) — French first lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy gave birth...

Israeli soldier emerges from 5 years of captivity

October 19, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

A Hamas cameraman stands behind released Israeli soldier Gilad Schalit on the Egyptian side of the Rafah border crossing, Monday, Oct. 18, 2011. Looking dazed, a thin and pale, Gilad Schalit emerged from a pickup truck Tuesday under the escort of his Hamas...

Prisoner swap between Israel, Hamas moves ahead

October 18, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

Israeli Prison Service officers stand guard as a bus transferring Palestinian prisoners, who are to be exchanged for captured Israeli soldier Gilad Schalit arrive to Ktziot prison camp in southern Israel’s Negev desert, Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011. The...

Arab League stops short of suspending Syria

October 17, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

A protester burns the national flag of China during an anti-Syrian regime protest in front of the Arab league headquarters in Cairo, Egypt Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011. Arab foreign ministers have called an emergency meeting Sunday to discuss whether to suspend...

French presidential race: Sarkozy vs. Hollande

October 17, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

French candidate for the 2011 Socialist party primary elections Francois Hollande, right, waits to vote vote in the second round of the party’s primary election to chose a candidate for the 2012 French presidential elections,in Tulle, central France,...