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6 dead, villages destroyed in Solomons tsunami

February 6, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

In a photo provided by Work Vision, a school is heavily damaged in the area of Lata, Temotu province, Solomon Islands after a powerful earthquake off the Solomon Islands on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013 generated a tsunami of up to 1.5 meters (about 5 feet) that damaged dozens of homes and left at least four [&hellip...

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Acapulco rape case overshadows peak tourist season

February 6, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Navy marines stand at a roadblock due to stepped up security after masked armed men broke into a beach home, raping six Spanish tourists who had rented the house in Acapulco, Mexico, Tuesday Feb. 5, 2013. According to the Mayor of Acapulco, five masked men...

Iranian leader visits Egypt in warming of ties

February 5, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, center, waves to Egyptian worshippers after he visits the shrine of Imam Hussein, the grandson of Islam’s Prophet Mohammad, in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013. Egypt’s most prominent Muslim cleric,...

Her knee shredded, Lindsey Vonn done for season

February 5, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Slovenia’s Tina Maze reacts as she see United States’ Lindsey Vonn crashing during the women’s super-G at the Alpine skiing world championships in Schladming, Austria, Tuesday, Feb.5,2013. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson) SCHLADMING, Austria (AP)...

Experts find remains of England’s King Richard III

February 4, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Undated photo made available by the University of Leicester, England, Monday Feb. 4 2013 of remains found underneath a car park last September at the Grey Friars excavation in Leicester, which have been declared Monday “beyond reasonable doubt” to...

Another 2 bodies found in Mexico oil company blast

February 3, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Mexico’s President Enrique Pena Nieto speaks to media members at the site where an explosion occurred at the state-owned oil company PEMEX office complex in Mexico City, Sunday Feb. 3, 2013. Mexico’s state-owned oil company says rescuers have...

Taliban peace talks flounder as troops draw down

February 3, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

A Monday, Oct. 15, 2012 photo, shows a Taliban fighter from central Afghanistan known to the Associated Press from the time of the Taliban rule in Afghanistan but cannot be identified, is seen during an interview with the Associated Press in Kabul,...

Sihanouk: Cambodia’s last true king

February 2, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Hundreds of Buddhist nuns wait in line at the Royal Palace to pay their respects to the late former Cambodian King Norodom Sihanouk in Phnom Penh, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013. Sihanouk’s body had been lying in state at the Royal Palace after being flown from...

23 killed in Taliban attack on Pakistan army post

February 2, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Pakistan’s army troops gather at the site following a militant attack on an army post in Serai Naurang town, near Lakki Marwat, Pakistan on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013. Militants attacked an army post in northwestern Pakistan with automatic weapons,...

Turkey: US Embassy bomber had terror conviction

February 2, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Emergency personnel are seen in front of a side entrance of the U.S. Embassy in the Turkish capital, Ankara, after a suspected suicide bomber detonated an explosive device, Friday Feb. 1, 2013. The bomb appeared to have exploded inside the security checkpoint...