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5 dead, 2 expats, in shooting at restaurant in Mali capital

March 8, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

French military gather evidence at a nightclub, rear, that was attacked by gunmen in Bamako, Mali, Saturday, March 7, 2015. A masked gunman sprayed bullets around a nightclub popular with foreigners in Mali’s capital early Saturday, killing at least five people including a French person and a Belgian national, officials and witnesses said. (AP...

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US envoy to SKorea in stable condition after knife attack

March 5, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

A suspect, bottom, identified by police as a 55-year-old, surnamed Kim, is overwhelmed by participants at a lecture hall in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, March 5, 2015. U.S. Ambassador Mark Lippert was slashed on the face and wrist by a man wielding a blade...

China stocks lead Asia lower after annual growth target cut

March 5, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang delivers the work report during the opening session of the National People’s Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Thursday, March 5, 2015. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan) HONG KONG (AP) — Chinese stocks led Asian...

Asia stocks down after US fall as China growth goal eyed

March 4, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

People walk past the Nasdaq Marketsite in New York’s Times Square on Tuesday, March 3, 2015. The Nasdaq fell below 5,000 a day after passing that milestone for the first time since the dot-com era 15 years ago. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) BEIJING (AP) —...

Asia stocks limp as focus shifts back to China economy

March 3, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – This Oct. 2, 2014 file photo shows the facade of the New York Stock Exchange, in New York. U.S. stocks are opening slightly higher Monday, March 2, 2015, as investors focused on earnings and deal news. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File) TOKYO (AP) —...

Joe Biden in Guatemala to talk Central America funding

March 3, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, center, and his wife Jill Biden walk with Guatemalan Foreign Minister Carlos Raul Morales after their arrival to an air force base in Guatemala City, Monday, March 2, 2015. Biden is starting a two day trip to meet with the...

Google, Facebook update contrasting plans to connect world

March 3, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks during a conference at the Mobile World Congress, the world’s largest mobile phone trade show in Barcelona, Spain, Monday, March 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez) BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Sci-fi solutions or making...

Uganda: Victims back leniency for LRA chief but trial awaits

March 2, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

In this photo taken Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015, a memorial marks the location of a mass burial site of those massacred in 2004 by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), at the Barlonyo displaced persons camp in northern Uganda. Eleven years after the LRA...

Party of Lesotho’s prime minister ahead in election results

March 2, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

A woman carries grain to feed for her animals in a field near Maseru, Lesotho, Sunday March 1, 2015, as the country awaits the results of elections held Saturday. The southern African nation held an early election aimed at overcoming tension among political...

30,000 marchers in Moscow mourn slain Putin foe

March 2, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

People lay flowers during a march next to the place where Boris Nemtsov, a charismatic Russian opposition leader and sharp critic of President Vladimir Putin, was gunned down on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015 near the Kremlin, with St, Basil Cathedral is in the...