FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2011 file photo, hundreds participating ...
Oct 8th, 2011
(AP) - FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2011 file photo, hundreds participating in the Occupy Wall Street Protest continue to camp in lower Manhattan's Zuccotti Park in New York. Demonstrators taking part in the three-week-old protest against Wall Street have created a functioning city within the city, a small, working democracy. There are task forces in charge of food, security, first aid, sanitation, legal help and Internet access. There's even a library. A generator supplies power for laptops and cellphone chargers.(AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File) -
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Afghanistan filed an official protest with Pakistan after its forces allegedly came under fire early Monday along a contested stretch of their border. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's highest appeals court on Wednesday upheld the acquittals of 24 loyalists of Hosni Mubarak who were tried for having organized a medieval-style attack in which the ex-president's supporters riding camels and horses attacked anti-government demonstrators, a pivotal moment in the country's 2011 uprising. (Source: As... [Full Article]
GEZIRAT AL-FADEL, Egypt (AP) - In 1948, Suleiman Mamoudi fled by foot with his parents and other families from their village of Bir el-Sabae in Palestine. The 28-year-old and his family walked west for several hundred miles, crossing the Sinai Peninsula before settling in an area around 90 miles (145 kilometers) north of Cairo. (Source: Associated ... [Full Article]
AMSTERDAM (AP) - Hundreds of bicycles are pedaling triumphantly through the Netherlands' national museum in Amsterdam, signaling the end of more than a decade of efforts by cyclists to ensure a passageway that runs under and through the Rijksmuseum would remain open to bike traffic. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]