In the wake of the school massacre in Newtown, Connecticut, record-setting numbers have signed online petitions urging that the federal government take action to halt gun violence. Shortly after the deadly shooting of 26 children and adults at Sandy Hook
The gunman in the Newtown massacre had an “altercation” with four staff members at Sandy Hook Elementary School the day before he killed 20 children, six adults and himself there, Connecticut and federal officials told NBC News Saturday. Three of the four staff members were killed Friday in one of the worst school shootings in […]
President Hugo Chavez won re-election and a new endorsement of his socialist project Sunday, surviving his closest race yet after a bitter campaign in which the opposition accused him of unfairly using Venezuela’s oil wealth and his near total control of state institutions to his advantage.
Venezuelans packed supermarkets on Friday to stock up on food and other essentials in case of trouble around Sunday’s presidential vote, which was shaping up as the biggest electoral challenge of Hugo Chavez’s 14-year rule.
The ongoing civil war in Syria, a land brimming with history, has led to a dangerous, tragic surge in the looting and smuggling of Syrian antiquities.
Streets of Damascus that were crowded until late at night stand mostly empty after sunset as Syrians stay home, fearing robberies and kidnapping. After a year of chaos, a country that once boasted it was the safest in the Middle East is experiencing a surge in crime.
A military court sentenced the two Syrian nationals, George and Michel Tanlian, to death, the National News Agency reported on Monday.
Beirut neighborhood of Ras al-Nabaa was shocked Sunday evening by the discovery of the bodies of six children and their mother , shot to death by a family member who later on committed suicide.
The people and the municipal authorities of the the town of Chanay ( Mt Lebanon) strongly denounced the murder of their ‘daughter Sana Abi Almona” at her work in the town of Choueifat in broad daylight.
Lebanese Internal security authorities released Sheikh Orfan Maarabouni, who was arrested yesterday in Barelias, Bekaaa region by an Intelligence Bureau patrol, after investigations showed he had nothing to do with the kidnap of the Estonians.