December 5, 2011 RSS feed / World

Alaska gas station fire injures 5

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — A fire that burned a gas station near Denali National Park was apparently started by an explosion inside the convenience store, Alaska state troopers said. Trooper Sgt. More...

Merkel, Sarkozy seek deal to save euro

PARIS (AP) — The leaders of Germany and France will try to agree today on a cohesive plan to help save the euro through stricter oversight of government budgets. More...

U.S. pledges continued support for Afghanistan

BONN, Germany ( AP) — The United States and other nations vowed today to keep supporting Afghanistan after most foreign forces leave the country in 2014, as the nation faces an enduring Taliban-led insurgency and possible financial collapse. More...

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Court: Assange can continue legal fight LONDON (AP) — A British court today gave WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange permission to continue his legal battle to avoid extradition to Sweden over sex crimes allegations. More...