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Nicolas Maduro sworn in as Venezuelan president

March 8, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Nicolas Maduro raises his fist after he was sworn in as Venezuela’s acting president by the President of the National Assembly, Diosdado Cabello, right, at the National Assembly in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, March 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano) CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Nicolas Maduro was sworn in Friday as Venezuela’s acting president,...

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UN sanctions may play into North Korean propaganda

March 8, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

In this March 7, 2013 photo released by the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) and distributed March 8, 2013 by the Korea News Service, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center, uses binoculars to look at the South’s territory from an observation post at...

Kenya final vote total: Kenyatta has 50.03 pct

March 8, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

One of presidential candidate Raila Odinga’s campaign team makes a phone call after another member of his team made allegations of electoral improprieties at a press conference held by the election commission chairman, at the National Election Center in...

NKorea makes more threats after UN sanctions vote

March 7, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Russia’s UN Ambassador Vitaly Churkin, center, current president for the U.N. Security Council, listens as he confers with China’s UN Ambassador Li Baodong, left, before leading council members on a vote for tough new sanctions against North Korea for...

The wild card in Venezuela: Armed Chavistas

March 7, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Sept. 16, 2010 file photo, a man walks past a mural of Jesus Christ holding a machine gun alongside the words in Spanish “La Piedrita Will Overcome” in the La Piedrita area of the 23 of January neighborhood in Caracas,...

Filipino sultan’s quest sparks crisis in Malaysia

March 6, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Tuesday, March 5, 2013 photo, Filipino Sultan Jamalul Kiram III answers questions inside his cramped bedroom at his home in Maharlika village in Manila, Philippines after undergoing dialysis at a nearby hospital. Unlike many other Muslim royalties...

UN says 21 peacekeepers detained on Golan Heights

March 6, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Russia’s U.N. Ambassador Vitaly Churkin speaks at the stakeout area outside the United Nations Security Council, Wednesday, March 6, 2013. Churkin, the current Security Council president, said talks are under way between U.N. officials from the...

Americans control conclave message just by talking

March 5, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Cardinal Sean Patrick O’Malley, Archbishop of Boston, gestures during a press conference at the Pontifical North American College in Rome, Tuesday, March 5, 2013. The Sistine Chapel closed to visitors on Tuesday and construction work got under way to...

US, China propose tough UN sanctions for NKorea

March 5, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this undated file photo released by the Korean Central News Agency and distributed Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013 in Tokyo by the Korea News Service, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attends a consultative meeting with officials in the fields of state...

China’s new priority: social wellbeing over growth

March 4, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao delivers the work report at the opening session of the annual National People’s Congress in Beijing’s Great Hall of the People, China, Tuesday, March 5, 2013. China’s government promised its people Tuesday...