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Syrian rebels kill 10, capture others in Lebanon

August 4, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

Lebanese army soldiers stand guard as ambulances wait at the entrance of Arsal, a Sunni Muslim town near the Syrian border, in eastern Lebanon, Sunday, Aug 3, 2014. Syrian rebels killed at least 10 Lebanese troops and likely captured over a dozen more in an ongoing raid on a Lebanese border town, the country’s military [&hellip...

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Ukraine’s army on outskirts of rebel stronghold

August 4, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

A pro-Russian rebel takes photos of cars of the convoy of International forensic experts and members of the OSCE mission in Ukraine at the area of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 plane crash near the village of Rossipne, Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine,...

Israel signals scaling down Gaza war operation

August 2, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

An Israeli soldier standing on top of a tank in a staging area near the Israel Gaza border, Saturday, August 2, 2014. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov) JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel signaled Saturday it plans to scale back its military operation in the Gaza war and will...

Sierra Leone cyclist cleared of Ebola at Glasgow

August 1, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this undated file image by the CDC shows an ebola Virus. U.S. health officials on Thursday, July 31, 2014, warned Americans not to travel to the three African countries, hit by an outbreak of Ebola. The travel advisory applies to non-essential...

Abbas seeks broad support for war crimes charges

July 31, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Wednesday, July 16, 2014, file photo, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas listens to Arab League Secretary General Nabil Elaraby, during their meeting at his residence in Cairo, Egypt. Nearly a month into Israel’s fierce assault on...

Default fuels uncertainty, stock drop in Argentina

July 31, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

An office worker looks at a man sleeping inside the basket he uses to collect cardboard for recycling, at the financial district in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday, July 31, 2014. The collapse of talks with U.S. creditors sent Argentina into its second debt...

Gaza truce comes after days of pushing for a deal

July 31, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks during a press conference addressed jointly with Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj in New Delhi, India, Thursday, July 31, 2014. This is Kerry’s first visit to India following the resounding election win of...

Hospital: 33 dead after Guinea concert stampede

July 31, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

People gather for news of friends and family near the scene of a stampede took place Tuesday, during a rap concert, in the city of Conakry , Guinea, Wednesday, July 30, 2014. Hundreds of people leaving a late-night rap concert on a beach in Guinea rushed to...

China: Ex-security czar Zhou under investigation

July 30, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

In this photo taken Friday, March 9, 2012, Zhou Yongkang, then Chinese Communist Party Politburo Standing Committee member in charge of security, attends a plenary session of the National People’s Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing,...

Hamas, Israel trade blame for deaths of 9 children

July 29, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

Palestinian relatives mourn in the morgue of Shifa hospital following an explosion killing 10 people Monday, nine of them children, in an explosion at park at Shati refugee camp, in the northern Gaza Strip, Monday, July 28, 2014. Israeli and Palestinian...