Updated: June 16, 2011, 3 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time The police in Vancouver did little at first, when drunken and angry sports fans took to making sport of the streets of the city
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Pakistan: Militants Attack Naval Base in Karachi
Libya Rebels Want Arms, Money to Defeat Gaddafi Forces
On Wednesday, when asked why the Libyan rebels were retreating, one of their spokesmen, Colonel Ahmed Bany, said archly, “You are obviously well aware of the difference between a tank and a Kalashnikov.” It could be the difference between victory and defeat. The rebels have repeatedly emphasized their relative hopelessness in squaring off against Muammar Gaddafi’s forces, using only an apparently large supply of light arms, including AK-47s, machine guns and rocket-propelled grenades.
Libya’s Rebels: Allied Air Strikes Key in Fighting Gaddafi
U.N cutting staff in Afghanistan
Analysis: What’s at stake in Afghanistan and Pakistan?
Pirates hijack cargo ship near Seychelles
Jewish group’s visit sparks clashes at Jerusalem holy site
Clashes between Palestinian protesters and Israeli police in east Jerusalem stretched into Sunday evening after a visit by a Jewish group to one of the city’s holiest sites. Street battles began in the Old City on Sunday morning, when Palestinians praying at the site — known to Muslims as Haram al-Sharif, or “Noble Sanctuary,” and to Jews as Temple Mount — began to throw rocks at the visiting Jews, said Israeli police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld.