Organizers of a protest march during next month’s NATO summit in Chicago are adding a powerful voice to their ranks. Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr., is backing the walk to McCormick Place, where some 50 heads of state will hold their two-day meeting.
During the 11-month uprising in Syria, the city of Homs has been a focal point for both protesters and government forces. Earlier this month, a UN Security Council resolution that called for President Bashar al-Assad to step aside was rejected by Russia and China.
ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey's Foreign Ministry has issued a statement strongly condemning the continued attacks against civilians in Syria despite an agreement with the Arab League to halt the bloodshed.The Ministry said in a statement emailed early Thursday that President Bashar Assad's regime was turn
NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of police officers in riot gear raided the Occupy Wall Street encampment in New York City in the pre-dawn darkness Tuesday, evicted hundreds of protesters and then demolished the tent city, leaving the future of the demonstration in limbo.Later in the day, a New&nb