World

  • Report: Scientists find new monkey species in Africa

    9/13/12 3:27 PM

    In a report, led by scientist John Hart, the group claims to have discovered a species of monkey they've dubbed Cercopithecus Lomamiensis in the forests of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

     

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  • Protesters storm U.S. Embassy in Yemen

    9/13/12 12:40 PM

    Chanting "death to America," hundreds of protesters angered by an anti-Islam film stormed the U.S. Embassy compound in Yemen's capital and burned the American flag on Thursday, the latest in a series of attacks on American diplomatic missions in the Middle East.

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  • Number of young children dying worldwide down

    9/13/12 7:17 AM

    The number of children under the age of five who die annually fell to less than 7 million in 2011, but around 19,000 boys and girls around the world are still dying every day from largely preventable causes, the U.N. children's agency said in a report released Wednesday night.

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  • Chris Stevens: US envoy to the Arab world

    9/12/12 6:27 PM

    As a rising star in U.S. foreign policy, slain ambassador Chris Stevens cheerily retuned to Libya four months ago, determined to see a democracy rise where Gadhafi's dictatorship for four decades flourished.

     

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  • Yemen says Al-Qaida's al-Shihri killed in airstrike

    9/10/12 11:16 AM

    Yemeni officials say an airstrike has killed al-Qaida's No. 2 leader in Yemen along with five others traveling with him in one car.

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  • More D.C. flights cancelled due to Lufthansa strike

    9/6/12 8:16 AM

    Lufthansa is apologizing to customers ahead of time for the widespread disruption expected Friday during a 24-hour walkout by flight attendants. Lufthansa has canceled about 1,200 flights Friday, two-thirds of its schedule.

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  • Gunman kills 1 at rally for new Quebec premier

    9/5/12 8:46 AM

    A masked gunman opened fire during a midnight victory rally for Quebec's new premier, killing one person and wounding another.

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  • Rev. Sun Myung Moon: Unification Church founder dies at 92

    9/3/12 6:55 PM

    The Rev. Sun Myung Moon, the self-proclaimed messiah who turned his Unification Church into a worldwide religious movement and befriended North Korean leaders as well as U.S. presidents, has died, church officials said Monday. He was 92.

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  • Red Bull heir suspected in deadly hit-and-run

    9/3/12 10:04 AM

    A grandson of the creator of the Red Bull energy drink is suspected of driving the charcoal Ferrari that struck and killed a policeman and then dragged the officer's body down a Bangkok street in an early-morning, hit-and-run accident, police said Monday.

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