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Poison gas claims complicate Syrian civil war

April 12, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Friday, April 11, 2014 image made from amateur video provided by the Shams News Network, a loosely organized anti-Assad group based in and out of Syria that claim not to have any connection to Syrian opposition parties or any other states, and which is consistent with independent AP reporting, a man lies on [&hellip...

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Uniformed men occupy Donetsk police HQ

April 12, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Pro-Russian activists occupy the regional police office in Donetsk, Ukraine, Saturday, April 12, 2014. Pro-Moscow protesters have seized a number of government buildings in the east over the past week, undermining the authority of the interim government in...

Searchers race to find jet; no new signals heard

April 12, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

In this photo taken on Thursday, April 10, 2014, and released by the U.S. Navy, Airman 2nd Class Karl Shinn unloads a sonobuoy from a rack onboard a P-8A Poseidon aircraft, during a search mission looking for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 over the...

Australian PM confident sounds are from Flight 370

April 10, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

A woman ties a message card for passengers onboard the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 at a shopping mall in Petaling Jaya, near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Thursday, April 10, 2014. With hopes high that search crews are zeroing in on the missing Malaysian...

More underwater pings heard in hunt for plane

April 8, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

This image provided by the Joint Agency Coordination Centre on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, shows a map indicating the locations of signals detected by vessels looking for signs of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in the southern Indian Ocean. An...

Queen hosts Irish president on 1st UK state visit

April 8, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, right, poses with President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins, before a state banquet given in honour of the Irish President, at Windsor Castle Tuesday April 8, 2014, in Windsor, England. Guests and dignitaries including Irish...

Pro-Russians call east Ukraine region independent

April 7, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

People gather near a barricade with razor wires at the regional administration building in Donetsk, Ukraine, late Monday, April 7, 2014. Outside the Donetsk building, a barricade of car tires and razor wire was built up to thwart police from retaking it....

India starts voting in world’s largest election

April 7, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

Indian voters wait in queues to cast their votes during the first phase of elections in Dibrugarh, in the northeastern state of Assam, India, Monday, April 7, 2014. Indians began voting Monday in the world’s biggest election, with the opposition heading...

Gunman kills Dutch priest in Syrian city of Homs

April 7, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

In this undated photo released on Monday, April 7, 2014 by the anti-government activist group Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows Dutch Father Francis Van Der Lugt, 75, in Homs,...

‘Promising lead’ emerges in hunt for Flight 370

April 7, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

Malaysians gather during a candlelight vigil for passengers onboard the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Monday, April 7, 2014. An Australian ship detected two distinct, long-lasting sounds underwater that are consistent with...