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Peru promises to protect Machu Picchu as it builds airport

Peru promises to protect Machu Picchu as it builds airport

Peru's government promised on Thursday to protect the Machu Picchu sanctuary and other Inca ruins when building a new airport to serve the ancient civilization's capital of Cusco.Machu Picchu and the Inca road system are UNESCO World Heritage sites, and the

Iraq protester gunned down in second night of violence

Iraq protester gunned down in second night of violence

An Iraqi demonstrator was shot dead in the southern city of Basra overnight, a security source and the human rights commission said Thursday, the latest in a string of protester deaths.The anti-government demonstrations rocking the Iraqi capital and the Shiite

Iraq protesters defy new violence as president addresses Davos

Iraq protesters defy new violence as president addresses Davos

Anti-government rallies resurged in Iraq on Wednesday despite renewed violence across the capital and south this week, as protesters ramp up their sit-ins to pressure authorities to implement long-awaited reforms.The youth-dominated movement is desperately try

Haiti pushes foster homes to counter problems in orphanages

Haiti pushes foster homes to counter problems in orphanages

Rose Boncoeur brought two emaciated little girls to live in her modest home in Haiti as part of a reform drive aimed at keeping children out of orphanages."People often asked me if I am crazy," said Boncoeur, whose name means "good heart."The government of