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Venezuelans choose between Chavez heir, new path

April 14, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Government supporters chant slogans praising Venezuela’s late President Hugo Chavez at opposition supporters, outside a a polling station that had remained open about 20 minutes past the allotted time, in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, April 14, 2013. Although no was waiting to vote, the polling station remained open past 6:00 p.m., until demands by a...

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Goal of nuclear-free NKorea tests US, China ties

April 13, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, meets with Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi in the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse Saturday, April 13, 2013 in Beijing. The question of how Washington can persuade Beijing to exert real pressure on North Korean leader...

After rape, Indian girl waits 17 years for justice

April 13, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, APRIL 14, 2013 AND THEREAFTER – Rape victim, the “Suryanelli girl,” named for the hillside village in the southern state of Kerala that was once her home, sits on a cot at her house in Kottayam, India on Feb. 24,...

Kerry tamps down anxiety over NKorea missile power

April 12, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, talks with South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se during a joint press conference at Foreign Ministry in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, April 12, 2013. Kerry is making his first-ever visit to Seoul amid strong...

North Korea hints it will soon launch a missile

April 11, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Wednesday, April 10, 2013 photo, North Korean military officers look from a sight-seeing boat sailing on the Yalu River, the China-North Korea border river, near North Korea’s town of Sinuiju, opposite to the Chinese border city of Dandong....

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...

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...