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Ambush that killed 15 police in western Mexico a rarity

April 9, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Mourners comfort each other during a ceremony to honor slain policemen in Tlaquepaque, Mexico, Wednesday, April 8, 2015. On Monday, the Jalisco New Generation drug cartel stopped a police convoy on a rural highway and opened fire, killing 15 officers and wounding five in the bloodiest single attack on Mexican law enforcement in recent memory. [&hellip...

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560 dead amid fears of humanitarian collapse in Yemen

April 8, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

A Pakistani boy, evacuated from Yemen by Pakistan Navy ship, is kissed by his father upon his arrival at Karachi port in Pakistan, Tuesday, April 7, 2015. A Saudi-led coalition targeting Shiite rebels in Yemen has asked Pakistan to contribute soldiers,...

Cuba-US warming held up by listing of Cuba as terror sponsor

April 7, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan. 22, 2015 file photo, a Cuban and U.S. flag stand before the start of a press conference on the sidelines of talks between the two nations in Havana, Cuba. The U.S. hopes to open an embassy in Havana before presidents Barack Obama and...

After Tikrit victory, Iraq’s new challenge: Win over Sunnis

April 6, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this file photo taken Sunday, March 15, 2015, an Iraqi soldier inspects the demolished tomb of former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein in Tikrit, 130 kilometers (80 miles) north of Baghdad. Iraq won the battle to retake the city of Tikrit from...

Analysis: Nuclear agreement risks projecting US weakness

April 6, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this file photo taken Thursday, April 2, 2015, from left, Chinese Wang Qun, chief negotiator and Director-General of the Department of Arms Control of Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, French Foreign Minister, Laurent Fabius, German...

Gunman in Kenyan massacre was government official’s son

April 6, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

A young Christian boy is frisked with a metal detector and has his bag searched to prevent against possible attacks, as he enters the compound of the Our Lady of Consolation Church, which was attacked with grenades by militants almost three years ago, in...

Pope, thousands brave rain for Easter in St. Peter’s Square

April 6, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Pope Francis delivers the Urbi et Orbi (to the city and to the world) blessing at the end of the Easter Sunday Mass in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican , Sunday, April 5, 2015. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini) VATICAN CITY (AP) — In an Easter peace wish,...

Giant atom smasher starts up after 2-year shutdown

April 6, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE In this Aug. 7, 2010 file picture a photographer takes a picture in the assembly room of the elements of the LHC (large hadron collider) at the European Particle Physics laboratory CERN in Geneva, Switzerland The world’s biggest particle...

Pope presides over Easter Vigil service amid martyr concerns

April 5, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Pope Francis holds a lit white candle as he arrives for an Easter vigil service, in St. Peter’s Basilica, at the Vatican, Saturday, April 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini) VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis presided over the solemn Easter Vigil...

FM: Iran could resume nuclear activities if West withdraws

April 5, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who is also Iran’s top nuclear negotiator, waves to his well wishers upon arrival at the Mehrabad airport in Tehran, Iran, from Lausanne, Switzerland, Friday, April 3, 2015. Iran and six world powers...