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  • EGYPT: Report claims African refugees face kidnapping, torture in Sinai

     
    More than 200 African asylum seekers and illegal immigrants are being held captive by smugglers along the Sinai border with Israel, a report issued by Physicians for Human Rights Israel claims. In a survey of more 100 Africans between the......
  • European Union strengthens its regulations on animal testing

     
    BRUSSELS — Primates, including mankind's closest relatives -- chimpanzees, gorillas, bonobos and orangutans -- have gained new protection after the European Parliament backed a clampdown on animal testing. "The use of non-human primates should be...
  • IRAN: Court sentences leaders of Bahai faith to 20 years in prison

     
    Seven leaders of the Bahai community in Iran were sentenced to 20 years in prison on charges of spying for foreign nations, cooperation with Israel and undermining Islam, according to Bahai representatives in the United States and France. All those......
  • Biden: U.S., Europe must be 'honest'

     
    by Mark Silva Vice President Joe Biden, addressing the European Parliament today in Brussels, urged lawmakers to embrace a U.S. Treasury plan for tracking the finances of potential terrrorists -- and reiterated the Obama administration's commitment to...
  • 'Obama moment:' Europeans calling

     
    by Andrew Zajac European Parliament President Jerzy Buzek makes an official visit to the United States this week, looking to capitalize on "the 'Obama moment" in meetings with key administration officials, including Vice President Joe Biden and...
  • David Cameron Becomes New British Prime Minister

    David Cameron Becomes New British Prime Minister
    Conservative leader David Cameron became Britain's youngest prime minister in almost 200 years Tuesday after Gordon Brown stepped down and ended 13 years of Labour government. Cameron said he aims to form a full coalition government with the third-...
  • Libyan Plane With 104 On Board Crashes In Tripoli

    Libyan Plane With 104 On Board Crashes In Tripoli
    (AP) -- The Dutch tourism board says 61 of the victims of a plane crash in Libya were from the Netherlands -- more than half of those on board. The Royal Dutch Tourism Board ANWB released the figure on its website. One Dutch child survived Wednesday's...
  • Election blog: Turnout could be as low as 40 percent

    Election blog: Turnout could be as low as 40 percent
    Barring a late surge of voters, election officials are estimating voter turnout in today’s mayoral election could be as low as 40 percent, well off the 50 percent predicted. Polls are set to close at 7 p.m. Langdon Neal, chairman of the Chicago...
  • Strauss-Kahn Sex Charges On Brink Of Collapse: Sources

    Strauss-Kahn Sex Charges On Brink Of Collapse: Sources
    The sexual assault case against former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was close to collapse on Friday, sources close to the case said, in a dramatic turnabout that could upend French politics again. Local, national and international media were...
  • Many top Republican donors on the sidelines in presidential primary race

    Michael Ashner was one of Sen. John McCain's major fundraisers in the 2008 presidential campaign, bringing in $500,000 for the Republican nominee. That makes the Oyster Bay, N.Y., real estate investment executive one of the most sought-after bundlers for...
  • Study abroad shapes lives

    Study abroad shapes lives
    We spoke with students who have studied abroad and asked them about their experiences. Giancarlo Chavez Benedictine University senior, international business and economics What inspired you to study abroad? I made friends with Spanish and French...
  • United States loses prized AAA credit rating from S&P

    United States loses prized AAA credit rating from S&P
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The United States lost its top-tier AAA credit rating from Standard & Poor's on Friday in an unprecedented blow to the world's largest economy in the wake of a political battle that took the country to the brink of default. S&P cut...