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Egypt military rulers reject calls to step down

November 25, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

Egyptian Army soldiers stand guard atop a concrete block barricade on the street between Tahrir Square and the interior ministry in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2011. Police and protesters demanding that Egypt’s ruling military council step down are observing a truce after five days of deadly street battles in which dozens have died. (AP [&hellip...

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Spreading Europe stress sends stock market lower

November 24, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

In this Nov. 9, 2011, traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Global stocks fell Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011, after more evidence emerged that the global economy is faltering fast and that the eurozone is heading for a recession as the debt...

Yemen president of 33 years to quit amid uprising

November 24, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

In this photo released by Saudi Press Agency, Saudi King Abdullah, left, is greeted by Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh after Saleh signed an agreement to step down Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo / Saudi Press Agency, HO)...

15 eunuchs killed in fire at ceremony in India

November 21, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

Eunuchs look at the charred remains after a fire tore through a makeshift tent at a gathering of some thousands of eunuchs in New Delhi, India, Sunday, Nov. 20, 2011. A fire tore through the makeshift tent in the Indian capital on Sunday, killing at least 13...

Spain tilts to the right as voters oust Socialists

November 21, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

Conservative Popular Party candidate Mariano Rajoy waves after winning the general elections in Madrid, Sunday, Nov, 20, 2011. (AP Photo/Paul White) MADRID (AP) — Spain’s center-right conservatives swept convincingly into power and into an economic...

Seif al-Islam Gadhafi captured in southern Libya

November 20, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

In this image from Libyan Television, Seif al-Islam Gadhafi, left, is guarded by a Libyan fighter as he is transported to Zintan, Libya, by a transport aircraft following his capture near the Niger border early Saturday Nov 19 2011. Moammar Gadhafi’s...

Nepal ex-rebels decide future after 5 yrs in camps

November 20, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

Former Maoist rebels attend an integration program at Shaktikhor Cantonment in Chitwan, about 220 kilometers (138 miles) southwest of Katmandu, Nepal, Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011. Government monitors in Nepal began interviewing 19,000 former communist rebel...

Egypt police clash with protesters ahead of vote

November 20, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

Protesters help a wounded man during clashes with Egyptian riot police in Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011. Thousands of police clashed with protesters for control of downtown Cairo’s Tahrir Square on Saturday after security forces...

Filipino police to fingerprint arrested ex-leader

November 19, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

Protesters shout slogans and display messages against former Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo as they picket the Philippine Supreme Court in Manila Friday Nov. 18, 2011. Authorities charged Arroyo with electoral fraud Friday as part of a...

Italy’s new govt passes 1st confidence vote

November 18, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

Students and police officers clash during a demonstration in Milan, Italy, Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011. University students are protesting in Milan and Rome against budget cuts and a lack of jobs, hours before new Italian Premier Mario Monti reveals his...