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Archived Since:April 19, 2011

Blog Post Archive

Iraq TV Show Makes ‘Terrorists’ Confront Victims

The central message of the show is that the security forces will bring perpetrators to justice

Bail Revoked for Partner of Sydney Gunman Accused of Killing His Ex-Wife

Amirah Droudis is charged with stabbing the ex-wife of Man Haron Monis 18 times and setting her on fire

Saudi Arabia Won’t Cut Oil Production to Boost Prices

Global oil prices are tanking, but OPEC is holding firm on not slashing production to buoy prices

Australian Woman Charged With Murder of 8 Children

(CAIRNS, Australia) — A judge on Monday rejected a plea by lawyers for an Australia woman charged with killing eight children to have the next hearing held in a mental health court. Mersane Warria, charged under her full name of Raina Mersane Ina Thaiday, is facing eight counts of murder in the deaths of seven…

Witness the Aftermath of Police Shooting in Brooklyn

Two New York Police Department officers were shot and killed Saturday afternoon, unprovoked, by a gunman who later killed himself. 

U.S. Transfers 4 Guantanamo Prisoners to Afghanistan

The transfer marks the first repatriation of prisoners to Afghanistan since 2009

Australian Woman Arrested in Deaths of 8 Children

(SYDNEY) — A woman has been arrested for murder in the killings of 8 children in an Australian home. Queensland Police Detective Inspector Bruno Asnicar said Saturday that the 37-year-old woman was currently under guard at a hospital in the northern city of Cairns. She is the mother of seven of the children found dead…

Egyptian Involvement Sparked Libya Oil Port Battle, Expert Says

Islamists suspected Libya's government in Tobruk was receiving reinforcements from Egypt

Ebola-Stricken Families to Receive Cash Payments

In 2015, the three Ebola-affected countries will start offering cash payments for families hit by Ebola, as well as survivors having trouble re-acclimating to society out of stigma for the disease. Every aspect of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone’s societies have taken a hit from Ebola, and the disease has shocked what were once fragile…

Spy’s Parents Search for Son After Cuba-U.S. Deal

Rolando Sarraff Trujillo named as American spy traded for three Cuban agents jailed in the U.S.

Hong Kong Billionaire Convicted of Conspiracy to Bribe Top Official

Thomas Kwok has a net worth of over $10 billion, making him one of Asia's richest people

You Now Can’t Use Umbrellas Around China’s Leader, Even if It Rains

Umbrellas have become a symbol of democracy, creating a farcical dilemma for Communist Party leaders

U.N.: $8.4 Billion Needed for Syria and Neighbors Hosting Refugees

Nations hosting refugees to also benefit from improvements to infrastructure and services

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