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Police Crackdown Amid Outrage Over Gang Rape

Posted: 12/24/2012 - Police locked down New Delhi's key government district ahead of Monday's visit by Russian President Vladimir Putin, after two days of pitched street battles following the gang rape of a woman on a bus.

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North Korea Says It Has Arrested American Citizen

Posted: 12/24/2012 - North Korea has arrested a U.S. citizen for committing an unspecified crime against the country, state media reported Friday, 10 days after U.S. officials said an American had been detained by the reclusive nation.

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India police clash with protestors of gang rape

Posted: 12/23/2012 - Police in India's capital used tear gas and water cannons for a second day Sunday in a high-security zone to break up protests by thousands of people demonstrating against the gang rape and beating of a 23-year-old student on a bus.

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Obama Makes It Official, Taps John Kerry for Secretary of State

Posted: 12/21/2012 - Secretary Clinton praises the choice and says Kerry "has proven his mettle" .. Obama says Kerry has 'played a central role' in foreign policy for nearly three decades. His confirmation is considered to be a sure thing among his colleagues.

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Dozens Of Kenyans Killed In Dawn Raid

Posted: 12/21/2012 - Rival tribesmen armed with arrows and machetes clashed at dawn Friday, leaving 32 dead in renewed violence in southeastern Kenya, the Red Cross said.

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Suspects of Benghazi Attack Still On The Loose

Posted: 12/19/2012 - More than three months after the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, not a single person has been charged in connection with the assault.

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Benghazi Probe Finds State Department Failures

Posted: 12/18/2012 - Independent inquiry into the attack on the consulate in Libya cites "management deficiencies" at high levels of the State Department. It concludes "there was no protest prior to the attacks" on September 11th of this year.

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Landmine Kills 10 Girls Collecting Firewood

Posted: 12/18/2012 - Ten girls were killed in eastern Afghanistan on Monday when a landmine exploded as they were out collecting firewood -- the latest casualties in one of the most mined countries in the world.

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Typhoon Bopha Death Toll Tops 1,000 in Philippines

Posted: 12/17/2012 - The chances of finding people alive dim with each passing day, as more than 844 are still missing. among them, hundreds of fishermen. Typhoon Bopha is the deadliest storm to hit the country this year.

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Probe Into Singer Amy Winehouse's Death Will Be Reopened

Posted: 12/17/2012 - A new coroner's inquest will begin on January 8th. The assistant deputy coroner who ruled on the death did not have required legal credentials. The original coroner's report concluded it was a "death by misadventure".. Amy Winehouse was found dead at her north London home July 23rd.

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Panel Says Bangladesh Fire "Sabotage," Owner Should Be Tried

Posted: 12/17/2012 - Panel: Further investigation is needed to pin down who started a clothing factory fire. 112 people, mostly women, died in the fire on the outskirts of Dhaka. The owner of the factory should be prosecuted for the lack of safety measures, the panel also reports.

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Nurse In Royal Hoax Tragedy Buried In India

Updated: 12/17/2012 - Family and friends of the nurse found hanging in her room days after she had been duped by a royal hoax call from Australian DJs gathered in a church in south India for her funeral Monday.

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Outrage Boils Over Release of Canadian Child Killer

Posted: 12/13/2012 - Cardiologist Guy Turcotte confessed, served 46 months. Children's mother, also a doctor, says she wants answers. Jury found Turcotte not responsible because of mental illness. (Photo from Isabelle Gaston.)

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With Rice Out Of the Picture, Kerry Touted as Secretary of State

Posted: 12/13/2012 - Massachusetts Senator and former Presidential Candidate John Kerry looks like the front-runner to replace outgoing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Senate Republicans have been touting Kerry for that Cabinet post this month, citing his long history of overseas experience.

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NATO Says Collapse of Assad Regime is Imminent

Posted: 12/13/2012 - Rights group urges rebels to abide by international accords amid report of "horrible abuses" .. Syria's apparent use of Scud missiles is "reckless," Anders Fogh Rasmussen says Thursday.

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Banda Diva Jenni Rivera's Remains Identified

Posted: 12/13/2012 - Rivera's letter says she does not want to be cremated. The remains of Rivera's publicist and the plane's co-pilot also have been identified. A memorial will likely be held in Mexico, but plans are not yet finalized.

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Rivera's Plane Plunged From 28,000 Feet

Posted: 12/12/2012 - The doomed plane could have plunged at more than 600 mph, the transportation secretary says. Determining what caused the crash in northern Mexico could take up to a year. Still, some of Jenni Rivera's family members believe she could be alive.

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U.S. Calls North Korea Launch "Clear Provocation"

Posted: 12/12/2012 - Leon Panetta cites "threat from North Korea," calls the launch "clear provocation" as the White House warns "there will be consequences" New sanctions are unlikely, says an analyst who served on a U.N. panel. Iran says it is happy for North Korea.

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