• October 31, 2011   BY News Desk  

    A car bomb explosion in Kandahar, Afghanistan, killed five people Monday, among them three employees of the United Nations refugee agency, UNHCR, which is located in a compound near where the explosion took place. The attack was carried out by … Continue reading

  • October 28, 2011   BY News Desk  

    Supporters of Tunisia’s Islamist Ennahda party celebrate in Tunis after results came out Tuesday showing the party had taken the lead. Photo by Fethi Belaid/AFP/Getty Images. This post was updated at 10:55 a.m. ET Tunisia’s moderate Islamist party Ennahda won … Continue reading

  • October 27, 2011   BY News Desk  

    Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou speaks Thursday at a press conference after a eurozone summit at EU headquarters in Brussels. Photo by Georges Gobet/AFP/Getty Images. At an emergency summit in Brussels, European leaders reached a debt crisis deal in which … Continue reading

  • October 26, 2011   BY News Desk  

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks at the Bundestag, the lower house of parliament, in Berlin on Wednesday. Photo by Odd Andersen/AFP/Getty Images. 12:30 p.m. ET | Germany’s parliament has passed Merkel’s measure, boosting a bailout fund for the eurozone as … Continue reading

  • October 25, 2011   BY News Desk  

    A Libyan National Transitional Council (NTC) fighter stands guard on October 25, 2011 outside the door leading into a market freezer in Misrata where Gadhafi’s body had been on display. Photo by Philippe Desmazes/AFP/Getty Images. Libyan officials say the body … Continue reading

  • October 24, 2011   BY News Desk  

    A 16-year-old earthquake survivor is carried by rescue workers from a collapsed building in the Ercis province of Van, in eastern Turkey, on Monday. Photo by Mustafa Ozer/AFP/Getty Images. A 7.2-magnitude earthquake hit eastern Turkey Sunday killing at least 270 … Continue reading

  • October 19, 2011   BY News Desk  

    Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses journalists during a press conference in Ankara on Wednesday, hours after Kurdish rebels killed 24 Turkish soldiers. Photo by Adem Altan/AFP/Getty Images. Updated at 11:20 a.m. ET with statement from President Obama: Turkish … Continue reading

  • October 13, 2011   BY News Desk  

    1:10 p.m. ET | In a joint news conference, President Obama and President Lee also touched on the two nations’ military alliance, emphasizing the need for North Korea to halt its nuclear arms program. President Obama called it a “direct … Continue reading

  • October 12, 2011   BY News Desk  

    1:20 p.m. ET | The United States has imposed sanctions on Mahan Air, an airline it says was used to transport operatives connected to an alleged terror plot against the Saudi ambassador in Washington. On Wednesday Secretary of State Hillary … Continue reading

  • October 11, 2011   BY News Desk  

    1 p.m. ET | Abdulmutallab’s lawyer, Anthony Chambers, opted to delay his opening statement to jurors to a later point in the trial after the prosecutor’s hour-and-a-half long opening statement. According to federal prosecutor Jonathan Tukel, Abdulmutallab believed he would … Continue reading

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