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Hanoi opens 3 MIA search areas, releases letters

June 5, 2012 • World NewsComments (0)

U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, second left, participates in an arrival ceremony with Vietnamese Defense Minister Phung Quang Thanh, left, at the Ministry of Defense in Hanoi, Vietnam Monday, June 4, 2012. (AP Photo/Jim Watson, Pool) HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — “If Dad calls, tell him I got too close to being dead but I’m O.K. [&hellip...

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Victims of Egypt’s old regime still await justice

June 4, 2012 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Friday, Sept. 23, 2011 file photo, an Egyptian man chants slogans and holds a poster that reads, in Arabic, “Islamic Egypt,” during a demonstration held by a Salafi group to protest the emergency law, in Tahrir Square in...

Nigerian airplane crashes, killing all 153 onboard

June 4, 2012 • World NewsComments (0)

People gather at the site of a plane crash in Lagos, Nigeria, Sunday, June 3, 2012. A passenger plane carrying more than 150 people crashed in Nigeria’s largest city on Sunday, government officials said. Firefighters pulled at least one body from a...

Life sentence for Egypt’s Mubarak; sons acquitted

June 3, 2012 • World NewsComments (0)

Egyptian riot police eat ice cream while securing the courthouse where ex-President Hosni Mubarak received a verdict in his trial for charges related to the death of protesters in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, May 2, 2012. Egypt’s ex-President Hosni Mubarak...

AP ‘napalm girl’ photo from Vietnam War turns 40

June 3, 2012 • World NewsComments (0)

Phan Thi Kim Phuc, center right, wipes her eyes as she introduces Dr. My Le, who treated Kim Phuc in Vietnam two days after a napalm attack in Vietnam on June 8, 1972, to her two sons, Thomas, second from right, and Stephen Bui, right, during a reunion in...

Panetta: Pentagon to shift warships to Pacific

June 2, 2012 • World NewsComments (0)

U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, right, and Australia’s Defense Minister Stephen Smith, left, attend the opening session of the IISS Shangri-la Security Summit in Singapore on Friday June 1, 2012. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E) SINGAPORE (AP) — The...

Suu Kyi to visit Myanmar refugees in Thailand

June 2, 2012 • World NewsComments (0)

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi arrives to address the World Economic Forum on East Asia in Bangkok, Thailand, Friday, June 1, 2012. Suu Kyi urged the international community to exercise “healthy skepticism” about her country’s...

UN rights body condemns Syria over massacre

June 2, 2012 • World NewsComments (0)

Fayssal al-Hamwi, Syria’s ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva, attends a special session of the Human Rights Council at the U.N.’s European headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, Friday, June 1, 2012. The Human Rights Council held a special...

Police think Canada body parts suspect fled abroad

June 1, 2012 • World NewsComments (0)

This undated photo provided by City of Montreal Police Service media relations shows Luka Rocco Magnotta, 29, who is wanted for homicide. Montreal police said on Wednesday, May 30, 2012, they have identified Magnotta as a suspect in the gruesome case of...

US is heaping new pressure on Russia over Syria

June 1, 2012 • World NewsComments (0)

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton smiles during a forum with students at the Royal Library in Copenhagen, Denmark, Thursday May 31, 2012. (AP Photo/Saul Loeb, Pool) COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The U.S. is heaping new pressure on Russia to change course...