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1 dead, 4 hurt in French nuclear explosion

September 12, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

Rescue and medics land by helicopter in the nuclear site of Marcoule, southern France, Monday, Sept. 12, 2011. One person died and another was seriously injured in an explosion Monday in a site that treats nuclear waste in southern France, the country’s nuclear safety body said, adding that no radioactive leaks have been detected. (AP [&hellip...

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At least 75 Kenyans dead after pipeline explosion

September 12, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

Joseph Mwangi, 34, sits in a state of shock after discovering the charred remains of two of his children, one aged 6 the other of unknown age, at the scene of a fuel explosion in Nairobi, Kenya, Monday, Sept. 12, 2011. A leaking gasoline pipeline in...

Storm aims at Mexico with 10 oil workers missing

September 11, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

This NOAA satellite image taken Friday, Sept. 9, 2011 at 01:45 AM EDT shows Hurricane Katia now about 360 miles northwest of Bermuda. The system remains at a Category 1 strength with maximum sustained winds at 85 mph. To the south, Tropical Storm Maria is now...

Israel, Egypt try to stem damage from embassy riot

September 11, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

Egyptian army officers arrest a suspected demonstrator at the site of clashes between protesters and anti-riot policemen near the Israeli embassy in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, Sept.10, 2011. President Barack Obama has assured Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin...

9/11 remembered in worldwide ceremonies

September 11, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

A member of the U.S. Marines carries their national flag past a man wearing a stars and stripes shirt during a special service to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, at a church in New Plymouth, New Zealand, Sunday, Sept. 11,...

Captain Jihad: Ex-terrorist is now comic book hero

September 9, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

Nasir Abas holds copies of a comic book with an anti-extremist theme during the comic launching event in Jakarta, Indonesia, Friday, Sept. 9, 2011. The real life adventures of former al-Qaida-linked terrorist Nasir Abas have become a new comic book in...

Palestinians rally ahead of statehood bid at UN

September 9, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

Israeli soldiers block Palestinians waving national flags and banners during a protest against Israel’s separation barrier in the village of Maasarah, near the West Bank city of Bethlehem, Friday, Sept. 9, 2011. (AP Photo/Nasser Shiyoukhi) JERUSALEM...

Russians search for crashed plane's data recorders

September 8, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

A supporters of Russian professional hockey team Lokomotiv Yaroslavl grieves outside the ice hockey arena in Yaroslavl, Russia, Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011. All but one of the 28 Lokomotiv Yaroslavl players traveling to Belarus for their first game of the season...

Gadhafi loyalists fire rockets from desert bastion

September 8, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

Libyan fighters prepare a projectile at the last checkpoint between Tarhouna and Bani Walid, Libya, Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011. Thousands of fighters have converged on areas outside Bani Walid and have threatened to attack if residents don’t surrender by...

Ex-PM feared for Japan's survival in nuke crisis

September 7, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

In this Aug. 26, 2011 photo, Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan pauses during a press conference in Tokyo, announcing his resignation to the nation. Japan’s former prime minister says he feared early in the March nuclear crisis that it might become many...