<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - World]]> <![CDATA[Trapped Chilean miners confirmed alive after more than 14 days]]> <![CDATA[Haiti turning garbage into energy]]> <![CDATA[Bahrain sentences 8 activists to life in prison]]> <![CDATA[Land mines take a toll on Colombia's poor]]> Colombia may no longer lead the world in land mine victims, but the explosives placed by antigovernment rebels are still sowing tragedy, especially among the poor peasants and ex-combatants recruited to manually eradicate coca plants.]]> <![CDATA[Death toll in Philippine floods climbs to nearly 1,500]]> <![CDATA[U.S. citizens arrested while helping Haitian orphans, church member says]]> <![CDATA[Afghan government raises its flag in former Taliban stronghold]]> <![CDATA[Muslim villagers clash with Chinese authorities over mosque’s demolition]]> <![CDATA[Libyan rebels refuse to negotiate with Gadhafi]]> <![CDATA[Protests lead Thailand's prime minister to declare state of emergency in Bangkok]]> <![CDATA[Rebel leaders confident they’ll capture Gadhafi, issue ultimatum to his loyalists]]> <![CDATA['Chemical Ali' is executed by Iraqi government]]> <![CDATA[Japan fears a nuclear disaster after reactor breach]]> Dangerous levels of radiation escaped a quake-stricken nuclear power plant after one reactor's steel containment structure was apparently breached by an explosion, and a different reactor building in the same complex caught fire after another explosion, Japan's leaders told a frightened population. Authorities warned that people within 20 miles of the crippled reactors should stay indoors to avoid being sickened by radiation.]]> <![CDATA[Hundreds of thousands join Egypt protests]]> More than 200,000 protesters streamed into Cairo's Tahrir Square on Tuesday for the largest demonstration in a week of unrest against Egypt's embattled government, and international pressure on President Hosni Mubarak intensified.]]> <![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[Deadly attack in Afghanistan was the work of Taliban]]> <![CDATA[Allegations of fraud surround vote-counting process in Iraq]]> As the first, incomplete results from Iraq's weekend election trickled in Thursday, a prominent opposition group supported mostly by Sunnis Muslims made fraud allegations that could taint the legitimacy of the outcome.]]> <![CDATA[Powers of ailing Nigerian president are transferred to his deputy]]> <![CDATA[Death of Colombian governor shows violence in country may again be on the rise]]> <![CDATA[Uprising in Libya against Gadhafi escalates]]>