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Pope’s foot-wash a final straw for traditionalists

March 29, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Pope Francis, right, looks up to the Crucifix during the Passion of Christ Mass inside St. Peter’s Basilica, at the Vatican, Friday, March 29, 2013. Pope Francis began the Good Friday service at the Vatican with the Passion of Christ Mass and hours later will go to the ancient Colosseum in Rome for the traditional [&hellip...

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NKorea says it is in a state of war with SKorea

March 29, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

South Korea’s K-1 tanks take part in their military exercise in the border city between two Koreas, Paju, north of Seoul, South Korea, Friday, March 29, 2013. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un warned Friday that his rocket forces were ready “to...

Japan jobless rate up, prices, manufacturing fall

March 28, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Commuters on escalators head to workplaces in Tokyo, Friday, March 29, 2013. Japan’s jobless rate edged higher and industrial production fell slightly in February as consumer prices also fell, underscoring the fragility of the recovery of the...

Pope washes women’s feet in break with church law

March 28, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

In this photo provided by the Vatican newspaper L’Osservatore Romano, Pope Francis, with back to camera at right, washes the foot of an inmate at the juvenile detention center of Casal del Marmo, Rome, Thursday, March 28, 2013. Francis washed the feet...

Cypriots anxious as banks reopen with limits

March 28, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

People conduct their business in a branch of Laiki Bank in the southern port city of Limassol, Cyprus, as others, reflected in the glass watch from outside Thursday, March 28, 2013. Banks in Cyprus reopened to customers for the first time in nearly two weeks...

Stumbles of SKorean leader distract month into job

March 27, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

CORRECTS DATE – South Korean President Park Geun-hye delivers a speech during the third anniversary of the sinking of a South Korean naval war ship “Cheonan,” at the National Cemetery in Daejeon, South Korea, Tuesday, March 26, 2013. An...

C. African Republic president flees to Cameroon

March 25, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan. 7, 2013 file photo, Central African Republic rebel leader Michel Djotodia arrives ahead of planned peace talks with Central African Republic’s government, in Libreville, Gabon. Rebels overthrew Central African Republic’s...

Berezovsky’s billions: How the tycoon lost so much

March 25, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – A Friday, Aug. 31, 2012 photo from files showing Russian tycoon Boris Berezovsky talking to the media after losing his case against Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich as he leaves the High Court in London. United Kingdom police have said that...

Cyprus secures bailout, avoids bankruptcy

March 24, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

A protestor waves a Cyprus flag in front of riot policemen during an anti-bailout rally outside of European Union house in Nicosia, Cyprus, Sunday, March 24, 2013. After failing for a week to find a solution to a crisis that could force their country into...

C. African Republic president overthrown by rebels

March 24, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan. 5, 2013 file photo, government security forces in a pickup truck drive past a demonstration calling for peace as negotiators prepare for talks with rebels from the north, in downtown Bangui, Central African Republic Saturday. On...