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UN, experts poised to confirm any NKorean blast

January 29, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

A girl looks at a display on assessment about impact of supposed nuclear attack on Seoul at the Korea War Memorial Museum in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013. North Korea appears all set to detonate an atomic device, but confirming the explosion when it takes place will be virtually impossible for outsiders, specialists [&hellip...

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Philippine dictatorship victims to be compensated

January 28, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Filipino poet Bonifacio Ilagan, one of hundreds of activists imprisoned during the Martial Law period which was declared by the late strongman Ferdinand Marcos, poses by the granite wall which is engraved with the names of Martial Law victims, including his...

No alarm, only 1 exit in Brazil nightclub fire

January 28, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

People march near the Kiss nightclub honoring the victims of early Sunday’s fatal fire inside the club in Santa Maria, Brazil, Monday, Jan. 28, 2013. All the elements were in place for the tragedy at the Kiss nightclub early Sunday. The result was the...

Lawyer fired in 9/11 case at Guantanamo

January 28, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

In this pool photo of a sketch by courtroom artist Janet Hamlin and reviewed by the U.S. Department of Defense, the five Sept. 11 defendants, back row from left, Mustafa Ahmad al-Hawsawi, Ammar al Baluchi, Ramzi Binalshibh, Walid bin Attash and the...

Dutch Queen Beatrix abdicating, son will be king

January 28, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Sept. 20, 2011 file photo, Dutch Queen Beatrix, center, Crown Prince Willem-Alexander, left and Princess Maxima, second left, arrive at the “Hall of Knights” to formally open the new parliamentary year in The Hague,...

Deadly smoke, lone blocked exit: 230 die in Brazil

January 27, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Relatives and friends mourn on the coffin containing the remains of a fire victim at a gymnasium where bodies were brought for identification in Santa Maria city, Rio Grande do Sul state, Brazil, Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013. A fast-moving fire roared through the...

Bangladesh probing if factory’s 1 exit was locked

January 27, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Bangladeshi garment worker Laiju stands inside the damaged Smart Export Garment Ltd. factory where a fire Saturday claimed the lives of seven of her female colleagues in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013. Bangladesh’s government has ordered an...

Fragile economy, other global woes dominated Davos

January 27, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Participants listen a panel session in the Congress Hall the last day of the 43rd Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland, Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013. (AP Photo/Keystone/Laurent Gillieron) DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The fragile...

Hospital: 61 killed in Venezuela prison riot

January 26, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Relatives of inmates react outside the Uribana prison in Barquisimeto, Venezuela, Friday, Jan. 25, 2013. A bloody riot erupted at the Uribana prison in the central Venezuelan city of Barquisimeto Friday when National Guard troops clashed with inmates....

Round 2 for Sloppy Joe’s bar, a Havana original

January 25, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Jose Rafa Malem, 59, walks into Sloppy Joe’s bar, where restoration work of the bar is ongoing, in Havana, Cuba, Friday, Jan. 25, 2013. Rafa’s father was a close friend of longtime bartender of Sloppy Joe’s, Fabio Delgado and would take Rafa...