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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 a powerful earthquake jolted China’s Sichuan province near the same area where a devastating...

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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...

Chad’s leader: Troops to leave Mali guerrilla war

April 15, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE- In this picture taken Wednesday Jan. 30, 2013, a Chadian soldier shops at the market in Gao, Northern Mali. Chadian President Idriss Deby in an interview with French journalists that was posted online Monday April 15, 2013 said his country’s...

Boat filled with protected species hits coral reef

April 15, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

In this April 13, 2013 photo released by the Philippine Coast Guard, members of the Philippine Coast Guard hold a frozen pangolin or scaly anteater on board a Chinese vessel that ran into the Tubbataha coral reef, a UNESCO-designated World Heritage Site, in...

As US talks up diplomacy, NKorea takes hard line

April 14, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks during a “Tomodachi” youth event at U.S. Embassy in Tokyo Sunday, April 14, 2013. “Tomodachi” seeks to inspire and empower the young people of Japan and America, giving them the experiences,...