Belarussian plainclothes policemen detain an opposition activist ...
Oct 25th, 2011
(Reuters) - Belarussian plainclothes policemen detain an opposition activist during a protest to demand the freeing of political prisoners in Minsk October 25, 2011. REUTERS/Julia Darashkevich (BELARUS - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS) -
ROME (AP) - In the very moments Italy's new coalition government was being sworn in, ending months of political paralysis in a country hoping to revive a bleak economy, a middle-aged unemployed bricklayer opened fire Sunday in the square outside the premier's office, seriously wounding two policemen, authorities said. (Source: Associated ... [Full Article]
TBILISI, Georgia (AP) - Allies of Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili - a former prime minister and a provincial governor - were charged on Tuesday with embezzlement and abuse of office in another sign of an ongoing power struggle between the country's top two officials. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
By Khaled Yacoub Oweis ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Syria's fractious opposition scrambled to agree a new leadership on Friday in a bid to present a coherent front at peace talks which the United States and Russia are convening to seek an end to more than two years of civil war. A major assault by President Bashar al-Assad's forces on a rebel hel... [Full Article]
BEIRUT (AP) - Fierce street fighting in a Syrian town near the Lebanese border has killed at least 28 elite members of Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group, activists said Monday, as Syrian government forces pushed deeper into the strategic, opposition-held town. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]