News for 2013-07-07

Sunday, July 7, 2013
[field_image_caption-raw] Protesters Face Tear Gas, Water Cannons, and Machete-Wielding Assailants in Taksim Park
Tear gas and water cannons rained down on roughly 3000 protesters Saturday as Turkish police attacked a group of demonstrators assembled in Istanbul's Taksim Square.
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[field_image_caption-raw] "We're Not Leaving": Opposing Factions Face Off in Cairo
Tensions in Egypt continued to escalate Sunday as factions on both sides of the ideological divide gathered in Cairo, both groups digging in their heels to preserve—what they believe to be—the goals of the 2011 revolution.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Deadliest Drone Strike in Nine Months Bucks Recent Trend
A drone strike in the early hours of Wednesday morning was the bloodiest since October 2012, bucking a recent trend for falling numbers of deaths in each attack. Multiple drones attacked a vehicle and building in Miranshah, one of the main towns in North Waziristan, in Pakistan’s tribal northwest.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Oil Train Explosion: Tragic Reminder of High Cost of Fossil Fuel Dependency
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