<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - World]]> <![CDATA[Impasse over Iraqi election law may slow U.S. withdrawal]]> <![CDATA[Afghans await a sign of American support]]> <![CDATA[Abar bombings raise fears of renewed Iraqi violence]]> <![CDATA[Flooding forces North Korea to evacuate 5,000]]> <![CDATA[Questions raised over Afghan police force]]> <![CDATA[Mexico drug gangs turn weapons on army]]> <![CDATA[Pakistan suffers reverses in offensive against militants]]> <![CDATA[40 Cuban dissidents beaten, detained after visiting political prisoner's tomb, activists say]]> <![CDATA[Gangs hold illegal immigrants captive in Mexico]]> The bedraggled immigrants were picking their way through the boulders and scrub when a group of heavily armed men descended on them just short of the California-Mexico border. They corralled them in a cave and pointed their guns on the 10 men and one woman.]]> <![CDATA[Iran suppresses protests as leader proclaims 'nuclear state']]> <![CDATA[U.S. military officials say Iran could have nuclear weapon in 3-5 years]]> <![CDATA[Hosni Mubarak resigns, military takes control after weeks of upheaval in Egypt]]> Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak resigned Friday and the military took control of the country after weeks of widespread protests and economic turmoil that have shaken this besieged nation and raised calls for democracy across an increasingly restive Middle East.]]> <![CDATA[Despite controversy, CIA funds to Pakistan's intelligence service deemed crucial]]> <![CDATA[International earthquake relief begins arriving in a devastated Haiti]]> PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, and MEXICO CITY — Promised emergency aid from abroad began flowing into Haiti's earthquake-ravaged capital Thursday as residents awoke for a second morning to a battered landscape of toppled buildings and legions of dead and injured, with many people still unaccounted for in the debris.]]> <![CDATA[Tijuana club scene revs up as drug-war fears ease]]> Waiters on restaurant row are welcoming customers they haven't seen since the first days of the drug war. Police no longer patrol neighborhoods in four-vehicle convoys. Kidnappings are down, and late-night crowds are way up at clubs and bars.]]> <![CDATA[Aristide, Haiti's exiled ex-president, offers to return and help rebuild]]> <![CDATA[A desperate plea from a Mexican newspaper]]> <![CDATA[China faces problem familiar to US: Flood of illegal workers]]> <![CDATA[Authorities arrest owner of media outlet critical of Chavez]]> Stepping up what opponents call a smack-down of opposition voices, the Venezuelan attorney general said Thursday that authorities had arrested the owner of Globovision, one of the few remaining media outlets critical of President Hugo Chavez. Guillermo Zuloaga was arrested at an airport in western Venezuela as he was preparing to fly his private airplane to Bonaire, a Caribbean vacation destination, for Easter week. Venezuelan Attorney General Luisa Ortega Diaz said he was detained because he was considered a flight risk.]]> <![CDATA[Afghan President Karzai's half brother assassinated]]> Ahmed Wali Karzai, the younger half brother of President Hamid Karzai and one of the most powerful men in Afghanistan, was assassinated Tuesday at his residence in Kandahar, the family's hometown.]]>