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Korean War foes gather in NKorea to remember war

July 25, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

In this photo released by China’s Xinhua News Agency, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, meets with visiting Chinese Vice President Li Yuanchao in Pyongyang, North Korea on Thursday, July 25, 2013. Li is in the city for Korean War commemorations following a period of strained relations between the communist neighbors. (AP Photo/Xinhua, Zhang...

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Syrian opposition urges US to provide weapons fast

July 25, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

United States Secretary of State John Kerry speaks in a security council meeting at United Nations Headquarters in New York, Thursday, July 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The leader of Syria’s Western-backed opposition group...

Pope urges Catholic faithful to shun materialism

July 24, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Pope Francis embraces Brazilian Cardinal Raymundo Damasceno after the pontiff received from him the statue of the Virgin of Aparecida from during a Mass inside the Our Lady of Aparecida Basilica in Aparecida, Brazil, Wednesday, July 24, 2013. Francis made an...

Spain passenger train derails, killing at least 40

July 24, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Emergency personnel respond to the scene of a train derailment in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, on Wednesday, July 24, 2013. A train derailed in northwestern Spain on Wednesday night, toppling passenger cars on their sides and leaving at least one torn open...

Pope wants to be with people; clergy want him safe

July 23, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Thousands of young pilgrims gather on Copacabana Beach for a World Youth Day Mass in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, July 23, 2013. As many as 1 million young people from around the world are expected in Rio for the Catholic youth event. Pope Francis arrived...

Betting agencies have big day on royal baby names

July 22, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

A news cameraman reads a newspaper across from St. Mary’s Hospital’s exclusive Lindo Wing in London, Monday, July 22, 2013. Buckingham Palace officials say Prince William’s wife, Kate, has been admitted to the hospital in the early stages of...

Death toll in northwest China quake rises to 89

July 22, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

A woman sits on the remnants of a quake destroyed house in Lalu village of Hetuo township in Minxian in northwest China’s Gansu province Monday July 22, 2013. A strong earthquake that shook an arid, hilly farming area in northwest China sparked...

Ousted Egyptian leader’s family denounces military

July 22, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

An opponent of ousted President Mohammed Morsi burns a poster of the former leader during clashes against Morsi supporters, in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, July 22, 2013. On Monday, clashes broke out between Morsi supporters and opponents near Cairo’s Tahrir...

Japan’s ruling bloc wins upper house elections

July 22, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

A man reads a Chinese newspaper with a front page story reporting that Japanese prime minister’s ruling coalition won in upper house parliamentary elections, in Shanghai, China, Monday, July 22, 2013. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling...

Pope’s Brazil trip spurs security, protest worries

July 22, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Policemen from the Pacifying Police Unit, or ‘UPP’, patrol in the Varginha area of the Manguinhos slum complex where Pope Francis will visit next week during his trip to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, July 21, 2013. In one of the key events of...