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Kebede wins London Marathon amid tight security

April 21, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

CORRECTS KEBEDE’S COUNTRY TO ETHIOPIA Tsegaye Kebede of Ethiopia crosses the line to win the men’s London Marathon in the Mall, in London, Sunday, April 21, 2013. A defiant, festive mood prevailed Sunday as the London Marathon began on a glorious spring day despite concerns raised by the bomb attacks on the Boston Marathon six [&hellip...

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Officials: At least 185 killed in Nigeria attack

April 21, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

In this image shot with a mobile phone, a young girl stands amid the burned ruins of Baga, Nigeria, on Sunday, April 21, 2013. Fighting between Nigeria’s military and Islamic extremists killed at least 185 people in a fishing community in the...

US doubles aid to Syrian rebels, who want more

April 20, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, center, and members of the Friends of Syria group are seen during a meeting in Istanbul, Turkey, Saturday, April 20, 2013. Kerry is expected to announce a significant expansion of non-lethal aid to the Syrian opposition.(AP...

China’s Sichuan hit by earthquake, killing 12

April 19, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

In this photo provided by China’s official Xinhua News Agency, people gather on a street to avoid aftershocks of an earthquake, in Shifang, southwest China’s Sichuan Province, Saturday, April 20, 2013. At least two people were killed Saturday when...

US set to expand nonlethal aid to Syrian rebels

April 19, 2013 • National News, World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this April 18, 2013 file photo, Secretary of State John Kerry listens while testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington. The US is poised to significantly expand its non-lethal military aid to the Syrian opposition as European nations weigh...

South Koreans hope to return to Kaesong factories

April 19, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Visitors look at products made at Kaesong industrial complex in North Korea displayed at a showroom at the unification observation post near the border village of Panmunjom, that has separated the two Koreas since the Korean War, in Paju, north of Seoul,...

Venezuela crackdown deemed worst in years

April 18, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

A “Chavista” demonstrator, and supporter of President-elect Nicolas Maduro, holds a photo of the late President Hugo Chavez during a march in front of the National Electoral Council (CNE) in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, April 17, 2013....

Options narrow for Venezuelan opposition

April 17, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

‘Chavista’ demonstrators, supporters of President-elect Nicolas Maduro, march in front of the National Electoral Council (CNE) in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, April 17, 2013. Opposition candidate Henrique Capriles has presented a series of...

US military defends Guantanamo prison raid

April 16, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

In this image reviewed by the U.S. Military, Navy Capt. Robert Durand stands next to some of the makeshift weapons, including broomsticks and batons made of plastic and steel, that were confiscated from prisoners at the Guantanamo Bay prison following a...

After weeks of NKorean fury, calm on key holiday

April 15, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

A North Korean child covers the eyes of her father as she sits on his shoulders watching mass folk dancing in front of Pyongyang Indoor Stadium in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Monday, April 15, 2013. Oblivious to international tensions over a possible North...