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European Union slaps more sanctions on North Korea

February 18, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

A North Korean musical performance is held in Pyongyang with the words “Let’s strike the imperialists mercilessly with the same success we had carrying out the 3rd nuclear test” projected on a screen, on Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder) BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union imposed trade and economic sanctions on North...

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Ailing Chavez returns to Venezuela from Cuba

February 18, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Supporters of Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez, one of them holding a sign that reads in Spanish “We are all Chavez,” sit after his return to his country at Bolivar square in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, Feb. 18, 2013. Chavez returned to...

Israeli Ethiopian birth control ignites debate

February 18, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2013 photo, an Ethiopian Israeli, who asked not to be identified, is seen during an interview with The Associated Press in Jerusalem. Accusations that Israel deliberately attempted to curb birth rates among its Ethiopian community...

Girlfriend’s mom: Why did he do this?

February 18, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

In this undated handout publicity photo supplied by Stimulii taken on the island of Jamaica, Reeva Steenkamp poses on set during the shooting of the reality show Tropika Island of Treasure which premieres on state television Saturday, Feb 16, 2013. South...

Ecuador’s Correa breezes to 2nd re-election

February 17, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

A woman holds up an image of Ecuador’s President and candidate for re-election Rafael Correa after presidential elections in Quito, Ecuador, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013. Although official results had still not been released, Correa celebrated his second...

Report: Assange sees legal defense in politics

February 17, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Julian Assange addresses the Oxford Union via video-link from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, Wednesday Jan. 23, 2013. WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange, currently living as a fugitive in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London where he has been granted political...

Westwood champions Assange on London catwalk

February 17, 2013 • Entertainment, World NewsComments (0)

A model wears a design created by Vivienne Westwood during London Fashion Week, at the Saatchi Gallery in West London, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP) LONDON (AP) — Few designers so consistently mix fashion with politics, or manage...

Russian region begins recovery from meteor fall

February 16, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

The building of the city;s city sports arena is damaged in after a meteorite fell near Chelyabinsk, about 1500 kilometers (930 miles) east of Moscow, Russia, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. With a blinding flash and a booming shock wave, a meteor blazed across the...

Weeping Pistorius faces premeditated murder charge

February 15, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

South African athlete Oscar Pistorius at the end of court proceedings, in Pretoria, South Africa, Friday, Feb 15, 2013. Pistorius was formally charged at Pretoria Magistrate’s Court with one count of murder after his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, a model...

Film fans in Asia want light fun, make Oscars wait

February 15, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Feb. 6, 2013 photo, Taiwanese movie goers sit in a nearly empty theater to watch Oscar nominated “Zero Dark Thirty” as the Chinese New Year nears in Taipei, Taiwan. Tens of millions of film fanatics are entering theaters around Asia during...