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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 days of talk with civilian and military leaders who have resisted previous U.S. demands [&hellip...

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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,...

Flood barriers around Thai capital hold up so far

October 16, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

An aerial view of Rojana industrial estate stand in the floods in Ayutthaya province, central Thailand Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011. Monsoon deluges that have pounded Thailand since late July have affected 8 million people and swept across two-thirds of the...

Israeli president begins pardoning Palestinians

October 16, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

Palestinians celebrate the prisoner exchange deal between Hamas and Israel, in the West Bank city of Nablus Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011. It is expected that Hamas will free the captured Israeli soldier Gilad Schalit in exchange for over 1,000 Palestinian...

APNewsBreak: US drops keeping troops in Iraq

October 16, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

A U.S. army soldier walks past military Humvees which are ready to be shipped out of Iraq at a staging yard at Camp Sather, part of the sprawling U.S. military Victory Base Complex that is set to close in Baghdad, Iraq, Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011. The U.S. has...