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Ottawa Rally Celebrates 40 Million Chinese Quitting the Communist Party
Sunday, July 13, 2008 9:45:00 PM
OTTAWA—As resignations from the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) nears 40 million, supporters in Ottawa held a rally on Parliament Hill on July 12 to celebrate this milestone in the approach to the end o ...   Full Story

Sudan Organizes Rally Against ICC
Sunday, July 13, 2008 9:23:00 PM
KHARTOUM—Thousands of protesters chanting "Down, Down USA!" rallied in Khartoum on Sunday after reports that the International Criminal Court (ICC) may seek the arrest of Sudan's president for all ...   Full Story

Suicide Blast Kills Over 20 Afghans, Many Children
Sunday, July 13, 2008 9:11:00 PM
A suicide bomber in a bazaar killed at least 17 civilians, most of them children, and four police on Sunday in Afghanistan's southern province of Uruzgan, police said.   Full Story

Residents Fret in Shadow of Chile's Llaima Volcano
Sunday, July 13, 2008 8:34:00 PM
Living in the shadow of Chile's sporadically erupting, snow-capped Llaima volcano, one of South America's most active, local residents like Eduardo Mendoza are paying a heavy price.    Full Story

France Launches Mediterranean Union with High Hopes
Sunday, July 13, 2008 8:20:00 PM
France urged a 43-nation Union for the Mediterranean to tackle 21st century challenges from immigration to energy security at a launch on Sunday that sealed a new detente between Syria and Europe.   Full Story

Former White House Press Secretary, Tony Snow Dead at 53
Sunday, July 13, 2008 6:53:00 PM
Former Press Secretary to the White House, Tony Snow, died of cancer at the age of 53.Snow had been ill for several years and was diagnosed with ulcerative cancer in 2005. The disease was in remiss ...   Full Story

Official Says Iran Would Destroy Israel if Attacked
Saturday, July 12, 2008 9:20:00 PM
TEHRAN—Iran would destroy Israel and 32 U.S. military bases in the Middle East if the Islamic Republic was attacked over its disputed nuclear program, a senior Iranian official was quoted as saying on ...   Full Story

Israeli Police Accuse Olmert of Fraud, Widen Probe
Saturday, July 12, 2008 8:30:00 PM
Israeli police accused Prime Minister Ehud Olmert of fraud on Friday and said a probe into alleged bribe-taking had been widened to look at whether he made duplicate claims for travel expenses.   Full Story

South Koreans Vacate Resort After North Shoots Tourist
Saturday, July 12, 2008 8:27:00 PM
SEOUL—Hundreds of South Korean tourists vacated a mountain resort in the North on Saturday, a day after a North Korean soldier shot and killed a 53-year-old woman vacationer who wandered into a mili ...   Full Story

World Bank's Zoellick: Food Prices High Until 2012
Saturday, July 12, 2008 8:20:00 PM
World Bank President Robert Zoellick said on Saturday he expected food prices to remain above 2004 levels until at least 2012 and energy prices would also remain high and volatile.   Full Story

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