Venezuela President Hugo Chavez attends a meeting with Palestinian ...
Oct 12th, 2011
(Reuters) - Venezuela President Hugo Chavez attends a meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (not pictured) at Miraflores Palace in Caracas October 11, 2011. REUTERS/Gil Montano (VENEZUELA - Tags: POLITICS HEADSHOT) -
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - A member of Iran's constitutional watchdog group insists that women cannot be presidential candidates, a report said Thursday, effectively killing the largely symbolic bids by about 30 women seeking to run in the June 14 election. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
BRUSSELS (AP) - Foreign ministers from the 28 NATO countries are meeting in Brussels to discuss the wars in Syria and Afghanistan, and to learn the views of a new member of their club - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
LONDON (AP) - The 87-year-old Queen Elizabeth II will skip the Commonwealth heads of government meeting in Sri Lanka this fall - the first time she's missed the biennial gathering since 1971. (Source: Associated Press)... [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]