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June 1, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Police officers fire in the air as they clash with protesters at the city’s main Taksim Square in Istanbul, Turkey, Saturday, June 1, 2013. Turkish police retreated from a main Istanbul square Saturday, removing barricades and allowing in thousands of protesters in a move to calm tensions after furious anti-government protests turned the city center...

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NKorean farmers planting rice with profits in mind

May 31, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Thursday, May 23, 2013 photo, a North Korea farmer bank starts a tractor in a field along the highway between Pyongyang and Kaesong. Farmers in North Korea have confirmed that they have begun carrying out new economic policies designed to boost...

OPEC keeps oil output target at 30 million barrels

May 31, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

General view of a meeting of oil ministers of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting countries, OPEC, at their headquarters in Vienna, Austria, Friday, May. 31, 2013. (AP Photo/Hans Punz) VIENNA (AP) — OPEC oil ministers reached quick agreement Friday...

AP PHOTOS: Seoul music rivals soul for some Latins

May 30, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

In this May 11, 2013 photo, a poster of South Korean K-pop singer Woorissica stands against a tree trunk after it was left behind by fans who gathered here in Ramon Castilla park in Lima, Peru. Teenagers throughout Latin America have long looked north for pop...

Buddhist mobs spread fear among Myanmar’s Muslims

May 29, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

A policeman and an army officer guard a burned mosque in Lashio, northern Shan State, Myanmar, Wednesday, May 29, 2013.Hundreds of Buddhist men on motorcycles waved iron rods and bamboo poles and threw rocks in the northeastern Myanmar town on Wednesday, a...

Barbara weakens to tropical storm, kills 2 people

May 29, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

This NOAA satellite image taken Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at 10:45 AM EDT shows a low pressure system over the central United States with widespread showers and thunderstorms from Texas into the Northern Plains. Farther east, a warm front extended into the...

UK police: Man charged in UK soldier’s murder

May 29, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

People look at some of the thousands of floral and other tributes left in honour of murdered 25-year-old British soldier Lee Rigby, at the scene near Woolwich Barracks in London, Wednesday, May 29, 2013. Two men attacked and killed the off-duty soldier in...

Syria diplomacy a priority, despite EU arms vote

May 28, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

This image from amateur video obtained by a group which calls itself Ugarit News, which is consistent with AP reporting, shows a rocket fired by Syrian rebels in Qusair, Syria, Tuesday, May 28, 2013. Europe’s decision to allow member states to arm...

EU leaders sound the alarm on youth unemployment

May 28, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

France’s President Francois Hollande attends the “Europe: next steps” conference at the Institute in Paris, Tuesday, May 28, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Platiau, Pool) PARIS (AP) — European leaders sounded the alarm on youth unemployment...

Suu Kyi slams 2-child limit for Muslims in Myanmar

May 27, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

In this May 13, 2013 photo, internally displaced Rohingya children play in the foreground of makeshift tents at a camp for Rohingya people in Sittwe, northwestern Rakhine State, Myanmar. Authorities in Myanmar’s western Rakhine state have imposed a...