A group of 27 countries on the United Nations Human Rights Council expressed concerns on Friday over the Egyptian government’s wide-scale use of violence against opposition protesters, the first reprimand from the international body since a bloody crackdown on dissent in the country began last year.
South Africa expelled three Rwandan diplomats it linked to a raid on an exiled Rwandan general’s Johannesburg home, and Rwanda has retaliated by asking six South African envoys to leave, officials said Friday.
Pasque flowers blooming on the lower slopes of Ptarmigan Mountain in Silverthorne are often the first sign of spring in the Colorado high country, blooming before the snow melts off the surrounding peaks.
SUMMIT COUNTY — I’ve been slacking off the calendar selection pictures, but I’m still looking for reader help to decide which photos should be be part of the 2012 Summit Voice calendar, Here are the April choices. Please vote for your favorite in the poll at the end of the post, and let us know why you think it should be included as the monthly calendar image in the comment box. All photos taken in Summit County, Colorado by Bob Berwyn.
Even a roadside drainage pond along I-70 can show great beauty after an April snowstorm.
Enjoying some April Pali powder at Arapahoe Basin.
April Silhouette in the Lower Blue Valley north of Silverthorne.
Willow buds on a rainy April morning in Frisco, Colorado. Find the hidden bug.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia—Search and rescue crews across Southeast Asia scrambled to find a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 that disappeared from air traffic control screens over waters between Malaysia and Vietnam early Saturday with 239 people aboard.
The plea agreement that spared inmate Edward Montour from execution began Wednesday night, hours after opening arguments in the death penalty case that spanned more than a decade and cost the state millions of dollars.