Abbas accuses Israel of 'ethnic cleansing'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbasaccused Israel of ethnic cleansing Thursday for building settlements in east Jerusalem. "It is a campaign of ethnic cleansing against the Palestinian people more…

Spain on strike: Protesters clash with police

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ASSOCIATED PRESS) Europe's fragile financial calm was shattered Wednesday as investors worried that violent anti-austerity protests in Greece and Spain's debt troubles showed that the region still cannot more…

Woman confesses to killing 5 newborns

by -NO AUTHOR- -- BERLIN — (AP) A 28-year-old woman in Germany killed her five infants shortly after giving birth to them in secret at home and in the woods, and hid their more…

Obama ducks meeting with Netanyahu

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON TIMES) The State Department confirmed late Wednesday that Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will meet in New York on Thursday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after he delivers a more…

Israel brings Iran fears to U.N.

by -NO AUTHOR- -- NEW YORK (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will make his case against Iran before the United Nations General Assembly on Thursday, arguing that time is quickly running out to stop more…

Uruguay lawmakers vote to legalize abortion

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) Legislators have voted in Uruguay by a razor-thin margin to legalize abortion. In Latin America, where the majority of people are Catholic, no country except Cuba more…

U.S. knew Libya attacks al-Qaida-linked

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Daily Beast) Today on The Daily Beast, Eli Lake reports that sources say intelligence agencies knew within a day that al Qaeda affiliates were behind the attacks in more…

Doomed cruise ship prepares for final voyage

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Der Spiegel) Disposing of the Costa Concordia, which ran aground off the coast of Tuscany in January 2012, will be the most spectacular salvage operation in the history more…