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UN rescinds invitation to Iran to attend talks

January 20, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Jan. 19, 2014 photo provided by the United Nations, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon briefs correspondents at the U.N. headquarters in New York on the decision by the National Coalition of Syrian Revolution and Armed Forces to participate in the upcoming Geneva Conference on Syria. He also said that he had issued an invitation [&hellip...

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Iran prepares for start of landmark nuclear deal

January 20, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010 file photo, the reactor building of the Bushehr nuclear power plant is seen just outside the southern city of Bushehr, Iran. Ahead of the start of a nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, an official in the...

Grenade blasts hit Thai protest site, wounding 28

January 20, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Natdanai Chuchan, an 8-year old boy son of Prakong Chuchan, a protester who was killed in the bomb blast on Friday, cries after seeing the body of his father, center, before a memorial service at Rama hospital in Bangkok, Thailand Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014. On...

UN: Iran invited to attend Syrian peace conference

January 20, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – This undated image posted on a militant website on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014 shows fighters from the al-Qaida linked Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) marching in Raqqa, Syria. In a new 16-minute audio message posted online Sunday, Jan....

Ukraine protests turn into fiery street battles

January 20, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

A protester runs during clashes with police, in central Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014. Hundreds of protesters on Sunday clashed with riot police in the center of the Ukrainian capital, after the passage of harsh anti-protest legislation last week seen...

Afghan attack deadliest of war for foreign workers

January 18, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Afghan civilians watch a damaged vehicle following the Friday’s suicide attack and shooting in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014. A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a Kabul restaurant filled with foreigners and affluent Afghans, while...

Syrian opposition to attend peace conference

January 18, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Palestinian children attend a rally in solidarity with Palestinian refugees in the Yarmouk refugee camp in the suburbs of the Syrian capital of Damascus, in Gaza City, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. The Yarmouk camp once housed some 160,000 Palestinian refugees...

French first lady leaves hospital after resting

January 18, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan.7, 2012 file photo, French actress Julie Gayet poses at the 2012 Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala, in Palm Springs, Calif. French President Francois Hollande is threatening legal action over magazine report saying...

Voters overwhelmingly back new Egypt constitution

January 18, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Holding national flags and portraits of military chief Gen. Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, Egyptians celebrate the passage of a new constitution after 98.1 percent of voters supported Egypt’s military-backed constitution in a two-day election, in Tahrir Square,...

APNewsBreak: Pope defrocked 400 priests in 2 years

January 17, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011, file photo, Pope Benedict XVI blesses the faithful as he arrives in St. Peter’s Square to bless the nativity scene at the Vatican. A document obtained by The Associated Press shows Pope Benedict XVI...