The march comes amid rising anger over the draft charter and decrees issued by Egypt's Morsi giving himself sweeping powers. Morsi called for a nationwide referendum on the draft constitution on Dec. 15.
Typhoon Bopha is one of the strongest typhoons to hit the Philippines this year. While some 20 major storms normally lash the Philippines annually, the southern provinces being battered by Bopha are unaccustomed to fierce typhoons.
An estimated 270 concrete slabs, each weighing 1.4 metric tons, fell from the roof of the Sasago Tunnel onto moving vehicles below. Inspectors suspect bolts holding the concrete roof panels failed in the tunnel 50 miles west of Tokyo,
The next general election in Italy, in the spring, will determine who will lead the country as it struggles to recover from recession and high unemployment. On Sunday, Italy held a primary runoff for center-left candidates.
A special report by the Associated Press examines China's influence with its trading partners over three decades, and how business, politics, and daily life are changing with China's rise as a global player.
There are questions about whether North Korean scientists have corrected whatever caused the embarrassing crackup of its last rocket shortly after liftoff in April, and whether Pyongyang is willing to risk another failure — along with UN condemnation and more sanctions.
In a vote at the United Nations in New York on Thursday, the body granted Palestine the title of "non-member observer state". Palestinians celebrated the outcome, while the United States and Israel denounced it.