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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 Korean missile launch, Pyongyang residents spilled into the streets Monday to celebrate [&hellip...

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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,...

Venezuelans choose between Chavez heir, new path

April 14, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Government supporters chant slogans praising Venezuela’s late President Hugo Chavez at opposition supporters, outside a a polling station that had remained open about 20 minutes past the allotted time, in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, April 14, 2013....

Goal of nuclear-free NKorea tests US, China ties

April 13, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, meets with Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi in the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse Saturday, April 13, 2013 in Beijing. The question of how Washington can persuade Beijing to exert real pressure on North Korean leader...

After rape, Indian girl waits 17 years for justice

April 13, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, APRIL 14, 2013 AND THEREAFTER – Rape victim, the “Suryanelli girl,” named for the hillside village in the southern state of Kerala that was once her home, sits on a cot at her house in Kottayam, India on Feb. 24,...

Kerry tamps down anxiety over NKorea missile power

April 12, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, talks with South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se during a joint press conference at Foreign Ministry in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, April 12, 2013. Kerry is making his first-ever visit to Seoul amid strong...

North Korea hints it will soon launch a missile

April 11, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Wednesday, April 10, 2013 photo, North Korean military officers look from a sight-seeing boat sailing on the Yalu River, the China-North Korea border river, near North Korea’s town of Sinuiju, opposite to the Chinese border city of Dandong....

Outside Caracas, Chavismo’s unfulfilled promises

April 11, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

In this April 8, 2013 photo, a campaign poster featuring the ruling party presidential candidate, acting President Nicolas Maduro, hangs from a security door at a home in Tacarigua, Venezuela. Outside Venezuela’s capital, power outages, food shortages...