By By MARK STEVENSON and OLGA R. RODRIGUEZAssociated Press
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Enrique Pena Nieto took the oath of office as Mexico's new president Saturday vowing to restore peace and security and take on the vested interests that have hindered economic prosperity.
As several hundred
By By The Associated Press
STRIKING OCCURENCE: Singapore responded to its first strike in nearly three decades, by bus drivers, with riot police and official criticism of disgruntled immigrant workers.
FOREIGN INFLUENCE: Singapore relies on hundreds of thousands of immigrants, from countries
By FARIS MOKHTARAssociated Press
SINGAPORE (AP) - Singapore responded to its first strike in nearly three decades with riot police and strident official criticism of the disgruntled Chinese immigrant workers, highlighting strains from an influx of foreign labor.
Many of the 171 striking bus
By AYA BATRAWY and HAMZA HENDAWIAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Prominent Egyptian democracy advocate Mohammed ElBaradei warned Saturday of increasing turmoil that could potentially lead to the military stepping in unless the Islamist president rescinds his new, near absolute powers, as the
By AYA BATRAWY and MAGGIE MICHAELAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Supporters and opponents of President Mohammed Morsi clashed Friday in the worst violence since he took office, while he defended a decision to give himself near-absolute power to root out what he called "weevils eating away at the
By THANYARAT DOKSONE and TODD PITMANAssociated Press
BANGKOK (AP) - Protesters calling for Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to step down rallied in the heart of Bangkok on Saturday, clashing with police in the first major demonstration against the government since it came to power last
By ERIKA KINETZAssociated Press
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) - The soldiers began to shoot students at Rangoon University at 6:30 p.m. Hla Shwe watched, cowering in a nearby building, as his friends died. "I heard the shouting," he recalled. "They shot whoever they saw."
It was July 7, 1962, the day
By AYA BATRAWY and MAMDOUH THABETAssociated Press
ASSIUT, Egypt (AP) - A speeding train that crashed into a bus carrying Egyptian children to their kindergarten on Saturday killed 51 and prompted a wave of anger against a government under mounting pressure to rectify the former regime's
By COSTAS KANTOURISAssociated Press
THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) - Dozens of Greek anti-austerity protesters forced their way into an exhibition site where Greek and German government officials were holding a conference Thursday, with some demonstrators almost breaking into the meeting before