Uruguay's Senate approved the world's first national marketplace for legal marijuana Tuesday, an audacious and risky experiment that puts the government in charge of growing, selling and using a drug that is illegal almost everywhere else.
Michael Warren, Associated Press | posted 37 minutes ago
Many Argentines armed and barricaded themselves in their homes and stores in fear of looting mobs Tuesday as the nation's celebration of 30 years of uninterrupted democracy was marred by police strikes for higher pay.
Maria Danilova, Associated Press | posted 39 minutes ago
Hundreds of police started storming a protest camp in the central square of the Ukrainian capital on Tuesday, clashing with demonstrators as they tried to dismantle barricades.
Luis Manuel Galeano, Associated Press | posted Dec 10th - 4:36pm
Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega moved closer to indefinite re-election Tuesday after his allies in the National Assembly approved constitutional changes that opponents say are designed to keep the Sandinista leader in power for life.
Krista Larson and Jamey Keaten, Associated Press | posted Dec 10th - 3:52pm
More than 500 people have been killed over the past week in sectarian fighting in Central African Republic, aid officials said Tuesday, as France reported that gunmen killed two of its soldiers who were part of the intervention to disarm thousands of rebels accused of attacking civilians.
Julie Pace, Associated Press | posted Dec 10th - 3:52pm
A joint wave from the Air Force One, a shared dinner, and a long flight home. President Barack Obama and former President George W. Bush shared quality time Tuesday as they returned from Nelson Mandela's memorial service in South Africa.
Associated Press | posted Dec 10th - 3:44pm
It wasn't all solemnity at Nelson Mandela's memorial service.
Peter Orsi, Associated Press | posted Dec 10th - 3:39pm
It was the briefest of moments, just seconds, two presidents shaking hands and exchanging pleasantries amid a gaggle of world leaders together to honor the late Nelson Mandela.
Jon Gambrell, Alan Clendenning and Christopher Torchia, Associated Press | posted Dec 10th - 3:28pm
Amid cheers and song for the prisoner who became peacemaker, President Barack Obama energized tens of thousands of spectators and nearly 100 visiting heads of state Tuesday with a plea for the world to emulate Nelson Mandela, "the last great liberator of the 20th century."
Andrea Rodriguez, Associated Press | posted Dec 10th - 3:16pm
Cuban government agents have detained about 20 dissidents arriving for an International Human Rights Day march, halting the demonstration before it started.
Albert Aji and Zeina Karam, Associated Press | posted Dec 10th - 3:07pm
Masked gunmen abducted a leading Syrian human rights lawyer and three other prominent activists in a rebel-held Damascus suburb Tuesday in a new sign that al-Qaida linked militants who have joined the fight against President Bashar Assad are trying to silence rivals in the opposition movement.
Associated Press | posted Dec 10th - 2:25pm
Google is having trouble getting it right in France.
Paul Schemm, Associated Press | posted Dec 10th - 2:14pm
Police clashed with stone-throwing demonstrators in a city of Western Sahara on Tuesday during a protest against a new fishing accord that gives EU boats access to rich coastal waters.
Michael Warren, Associated Press | posted Dec 10th - 2:04pm
Many Argentines armed and barricaded themselves in their homes and stores in fear of looting mobs on Tuesday as the nation's plans to celebrate 30 years of uninterrupted democracy were marred by police strikes for higher pay.
Julie Pace, Associated Press | posted Dec 10th - 2:00pm
President Barack Obama's eulogy was for Nelson Mandela, but it laid out for a global audience the work that Obama himself would like to be remembered for: an unending fight against injustice and inequality. Obama acknowledged he sometimes wonders whether he is doing enough to live up to Mandela's historic legacy.
Baba Ahmed and Rukmini Callimachi, Associated Press | posted Dec 10th - 1:36pm
The editor-in-chief of a popular news portal in Mali said Tuesday he took down an account of an Associated Press article detailing crimes allegedly committed by the military after receiving two threatening phone calls and an email from Mali's government.
Hamza Hendawi and Sarah El Deeb, Associated Press | posted Dec 10th - 1:30pm
The chairman of a panel that wrote Egypt's draft constitution defended the document Tuesday as guaranteeing democracy and freedoms, but he offered cautious criticism of a recent law restricting street protests.
Lori Hinnant, Associated Press | posted Dec 10th - 1:22pm
A disgraced French businessman was convicted of fraud and sentenced to four years in prison on Tuesday for filling tens of thousands of breast implants with industrial grade silicone. But he left the courthouse freely after lodging an appeal, and thousands of women will have to wait longer to discover if they will receive damages.
Nasser Karimi, Associated Press | posted Dec 10th - 12:52pm
The head of Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guards rebuked the country's foreign minister Tuesday over comments he made about the military's ability to withstand a potential American attack.
David McFadden, Associated Press | posted Dec 10th - 4:20pm
A Caribbean commission is expanding the number of former colonial powers it says should provide some form of reparations for the lingering regional impact of the Atlantic slave trade.
Associated Press | posted Dec 10th - 3:34pm
Romania's lower house of Parliament has rejected an amendment to a mining law that would have allowed a Canadian company to go ahead with plans to build Europe's largest open cast gold mine.
Associated Press | posted Dec 10th - 2:45pm
Only 12 of the hundreds of staff members accused of child abuse in Ireland's Christian Brothers order since the mid-1970s have been convicted, the watchdog of the country's Catholic Church said Tuesday.
Associated Press | posted Dec 10th - 2:40pm
The French military says it has killed at least 19 extremists this week in an operation in the northern desert region near Timbuktu, one of the towns that was under al-Qaida control for much of 2012.
The Associated Press | posted Dec 10th - 2:23pm
A United Nations official says plans are being made to restart major offensives in parts of Somalia held by the militant group al-Shabab.
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