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Bangladesh braces for protests after Islamist’s execution

April 12, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Bangladeshi activists, campaigning for capital punishment for war criminals, celebrate the execution of Mohammad Qamaruzzaman, an assistant secretary general of Jamaat-e-Islami party, in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Saturday, April 11, 2015. Authorities in Bangladesh on Saturday executed the senior Islamist party official convicted of crimes against humanity during...

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Pakistan votes to stay out of Yemen conflict,

April 11, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Shiite rebels, known as Houthis, gather during a protest against Saudi-led airstrikes in Sanaa, Yemen, Friday, April 10, 2015. Pakistani lawmakers on Friday unanimously voted to stay out of the Saudi-led air coalition targeting Shiite rebels in Yemen in a...

Tokyo stocks retreat from 15-year high, other markets gain

April 10, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Feb. 10, 2011 file photo, American flags fly in front of the New York Stock Exchange, in New York. U.S. stocks were little changed in early trading Thursday, April 9, 2015, as investors assessed company earnings. Energy stocks were among...

Ambassador: US handed Cambodia to ‘butcher’ 40 years ago

April 10, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Thursday, April 9, 2015 photo, tourists look at portraits of victims of the Khmer Rouge at the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, formerly the most notorious Khmer Rouge prison, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Forty years later and 6,000 miles away, John Gunther...

Number of slaves found on Indonesian island at almost 550

April 10, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

In this April 4, 2015 file photo, a rescued Cambodian fisherman blows cigarette smoke while waiting to be registered upon arrival in Tual, Indonesia. He was one of hundreds of migrant workers revealed in an Associated Press investigation to have been lured or...

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...

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...