A protester participates in a rally to mark 92 days of the Deepwater ...
Jul 21st, 2010
(AFP) - A protester participates in a rally to mark 92 days of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig spill in the Gulf of Mexico in front of the Capitol in Washington, DC on July 20, 2010. BP said it was gaining confidence in the cap over the ruptured Gulf of Mexico oil well, as plans took shape Wednesday to seal the blown-out well for good.(AFP/Celine Delgrange) -
CAIRO (AP) - Egyptian security forces have fired tear gas at protesters hurling firebombs at them in central Cairo, hours after hundreds of opponents of Egypt's President Mohammed Morsi rallied peacefully in the streets denouncing his rule and demanding early presidential elections. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - A Ukrainian court on Thursday banned what would have been Ukraine's first-ever gay pride demonstration, upholding a suit by city authorities, who argued the rally would disturb annual Kiev Day celebrations and could spark violence. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
BANGKOK (AP) - Asian stock markets staged a mild recovery Friday, a day after being routed by unexpectedly weak Chinese manufacturing and fears the Federal Reserve will start withdrawing its monetary stimulus. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
By Chookyung Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea fired two short-range missiles on Monday, making six launches in three days, and it condemned South Korea for criticizing what it said were its legitimate military drills. South Korea's Defense Ministry said North Korea had fired one missile on Monday morning and a second one in the afternoon. Bot... [Full Article]