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Outside Caracas, Chavismo’s unfulfilled promises

April 11, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

In this April 8, 2013 photo, a campaign poster featuring the ruling party presidential candidate, acting President Nicolas Maduro, hangs from a security door at a home in Tacarigua, Venezuela. Outside Venezuela’s capital, power outages, food shortages and unfinished projects abound; important factors heading into Sunday’s election to replace...

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Maine hermit living in wild for 27 years arrested

April 10, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

This April 2013 booking photo released by the Kennebec County Sheriff’s Office in Augusta, Maine, shows Christopher Knight, arrested Thursday, April 4, 2013, while stealing food from a camp in Rome, Maine. Authorities said Knight, known as the North...

US general: Taliban likely to be long-term threat

April 7, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

This image made from AP video shows Afghan National Army soldiers rushing to the scene moments after a car bomb exploded in front the PRT, Provincial Reconstruction Team, in Qalat, Zabul province, southern Afghanistan, Saturday, April 6, 2013. Six American...

US preparing for possible further NKorea actions

April 7, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

A North Korean military guard post is seen near the border village of Panmunjom, which has separated the two Koreas since the Korean War, in Paju, north of Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, April 7, 2013. A top South Korean national security official said Sunday...

Syria oil industry buckling under rebel gains

April 7, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – This Friday, July 29, 2011 file photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows workers pumping oil from the site of a bomb blast that struck a major oil pipeline in the western town of Talkalakh, Syria. Syria’s vital oil industry...

Kerry in Turkey, eyes new bid for talks in Mideast

April 6, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Passengers traveling abroad with Secretary of State John Kerry disembark after a mechanical failure of the plane Saturday, April 6, 2013, at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland. A backup aircraft was brought in to replace the plane. (AP Photo/Paul J. Richards,...

EU: No deal reached at nuclear talks with Iran

April 6, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council, Saeed Jalili grimaces while listening to a question during his news conference after the high-level talks between world powers and Iranian officials in Almaty, Kazakhstan, Saturday, April 6, 2013. Iran...

6 Americans, doctor killed in Afghan attacks

April 6, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

This image made from AP video shows Afghan National Army soldiers rushing to the scene moments after a car bomb exploded in front the PRT, Provincial Reconstruction Team, in Qalat, Zabul province, southern Afghanistan, Saturday, April 6, 2013. Six American...

More SKoreans leave NKorean factory park under ban

April 5, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Chinese tourists take pictures at the Imjingak Pavilion near the border village of Panmunjom, dividing the two Koreas since the Korean War, in Paju, north of Seoul, South Korea, Friday, April 5, 2013. After a series of escalating threats, North Korea has...

Death toll hits 68 in India building collapse

April 5, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

A hospital worker cares for a 10-month-old child injured in a building collapse, at a hospital on the outskirts of Mumba, India, Friday, April 5, 2013. The residential building being constructed illegally on forest land in a suburb of India’s financial...