<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - World]]> <![CDATA[Iran rejects U.S. request to return spy drone]]> <![CDATA[Mexico fires 3,200 federal police officers]]> <![CDATA[Mystery of the 20 missing men in Mexico]]> <![CDATA[U.S., Mexico pledge to fight drug money, gun trafficking]]> The U.S. government Tuesday pledged greater cooperation with Mexico to go after the bank accounts of narcotics cartels along the border and halt the flow of illegal guns fueling a wave of violence. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, leading a top-level Cabinet delegation, said the two nations were studying new strategies against narcotics, focusing not only on security but also on financial intelligence sharing and social development. "We are looking at everything that can work," Clinton said.]]> <![CDATA[Magnitude 8.9 earthquake rocks Japan]]> The worst earthquake in generations struck off the northeast coast of Japan on Friday, setting off a devastating tsunami that swallowed swaths of coastal territory and fanned out across the Pacific Ocean, threatening everything in its path.]]> <![CDATA[Mudslides slam into Haitian classroom, killing 4 children]]> <![CDATA[S.C. Senator forces U.S. change on Honduras stance on elections]]> <![CDATA[China faces problem familiar to US: Flood of illegal workers]]> <![CDATA[In Mexico, racism is alive and well]]> <![CDATA[Obama wins no concessions from China on key issues]]> <![CDATA[At least 113 dead after quake-triggered tsunami hits Indonesia]]> At least 113 people were killed after a tsunami triggered by a powerful earthquake slammed into villages on Indonesia's Mentawai islands, officials and aid workers said Tuesday.]]> <![CDATA[Mexico's drug wars will be top agenda item when Calderon meets with Obama]]> President Barack Obama shuns talk of a "war on drugs." But when he welcomes Mexican President Felipe Calderon to the White House Wednesday, that nation's bloody fight with drug cartels — and its implications for U.S. security and immigration policy — will be a top agenda item.]]> <![CDATA[Oslo explosion kills at least 2]]> <![CDATA[Moammar Gadhafi's forces bomb Benghazi]]> <![CDATA[In Pakistan, militants begin to establish new strongholds]]> <![CDATA['It's like Gettysburg': Doctors struggle in primitive conditions]]> <![CDATA[3 ‘killing fields’ suspects go on trial in Cambodia]]> <![CDATA[Hostage describes narrow escape from Colombia’s FARC]]> <![CDATA[Britain evacuates its diplomats from Iran; Norway shuts embassy]]> <![CDATA[President of Eritrea dismisses allegations]]> ASMARA, Eritrea — In this lonely corner of the world, the first sign of distress is the luggage. When one of the few international flights that are still operating here touched down one recent afternoon, the returning passengers emerged from baggage claim as if from a big shopping trip. Old metal trolleys squealed under the weight of mundane items: tires, a laptop computer, tubs of detergent and duffel bags crammed so tightly with food that tin cans bulged through the fabric.]]>