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Queen hosts Irish president on 1st UK state visit

April 8, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, right, poses with President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins, before a state banquet given in honour of the Irish President, at Windsor Castle Tuesday April 8, 2014, in Windsor, England. Guests and dignitaries including Irish Prime Minister, Enda Kenny and Northern Ireland’s Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness...

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Pro-Russians call east Ukraine region independent

April 7, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

People gather near a barricade with razor wires at the regional administration building in Donetsk, Ukraine, late Monday, April 7, 2014. Outside the Donetsk building, a barricade of car tires and razor wire was built up to thwart police from retaking it....

India starts voting in world’s largest election

April 7, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Indian voters wait in queues to cast their votes during the first phase of elections in Dibrugarh, in the northeastern state of Assam, India, Monday, April 7, 2014. Indians began voting Monday in the world’s biggest election, with the opposition heading...

Gunman kills Dutch priest in Syrian city of Homs

April 7, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

In this undated photo released on Monday, April 7, 2014 by the anti-government activist group Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows Dutch Father Francis Van Der Lugt, 75, in Homs,...

‘Promising lead’ emerges in hunt for Flight 370

April 7, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Malaysians gather during a candlelight vigil for passengers onboard the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Monday, April 7, 2014. An Australian ship detected two distinct, long-lasting sounds underwater that are consistent with...

Pro-Russians storm Ukraine government buildings

April 7, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Pro-Russian activists with Russian national flags storm the Ukrainian regional office of the Security Service in Luhansk, Ukraine, Sunday, April 6, 2014. In Luhansk, 30 kilometers (20 miles) west of the Russian border, hundreds of people surrounded the local...

US to deploy 2 more destroyers to Japan by 2017

April 6, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, center, is escorted by his Japanese counterpart Itsunori Onodera, right, as they inspect an honor guard at the Defense Ministry in Tokyo, Sunday, April 6, 2014. Against the backdrop of Russia’s takeover of...

APNewsBreak: Archbishop to sell Atlanta mansion

April 6, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this April 6, 2012, file photo, Rev. Wilton Gregory, the Archbishop of Atlanta holds a cross during the 32nd annual Good Friday Pilgrimage at Hurt Park in Atlanta. Gregory apologized Monday, March 31, 2014, for building a $2.2 million mansion...

At South African mine, it’s a long, long way down

April 4, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

In this photo taken Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, mine workers operate a rock driller at South Deep, 45 km south-west of Johannesburg. Miners work some 2.4 kilometers (1.5 miles) underground in 12-hour shifts, where safety is a constant concern and everyone...

Afghans line up for blocks to vote for new leader

April 4, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

This picture taken Tuesday, April 1, 2014 shows Afghan men collecting flags of Afghan presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani Ahmadza outside a stadium where he arrived for an election campaign rally in Kabul, Afghanistan. Supporters emerged from the campaign...