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SKorea warns it might shoot down NKorean rocket

March 26, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this April 5, 2009 image made from KRT video, a rocket is lifted off from its launch pad in Musudan-ri, North Korea. North Korea may have the bomb, but it hasn’t perfected ways to put one onto missiles to strike far-off adversaries like the United States. That’s why Pyongyang’s announcement that it [&hellip...

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Quake hits central Chile; no reports of deaths

March 26, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

People gather outside a shopping mall after an earthquake was felt in Talca, Chile, Sunday, March 25, 2012. A magnitude-7.2 earthquake has struck just off the coast of central Chile, prompting an emergency evacuation order for people living near the ocean in...

Senegal president concedes defeat to ex-protege

March 26, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Supporters of opposition presidential candidate Macky Sall take the streets to celebrate Sall’s anticipated electoral victory, in the downtown Plateau neighborhood of Dakar, Senegal Sunday, March 25, 2012. President Abdoulaye Wade conceded defeat to his...

Obama confronts nuke threat on N. Korea front line

March 25, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

U.S. President Barack Obama arrives to attend the Nuclear Security Summit at Osan Air Base in Osan, south of Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, March 25, 2012. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man) CAMP BONIFAS, South Korea (AP) — President Barack Obama is making his first visit...

Pope to Mexico's children: Be messengers of peace

March 25, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Pope Benedict XVI waves to faithful from his popemobile as he makes his way to Plaza de la Paz or Peace Plaza in Guanajuato, Mexico, Saturday, March 24, 2012. At the entrance to Guanajuato, Benedict received the keys to the city. The pope reserved his only...

Army sergeant charged in Afghan massacre

March 24, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Sunday, March 11, 2012 file photo, Afghan men are seen in a bus with the body of a person who was allegedly killed by a U.S. service member in Panjwai, Kandahar province south of Kabul, Afghanistan. U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales was...

Pope decries Mexico violence, urges change in Cuba

March 23, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

People look at a banner that reads in Spanish “Itinerary” with an image of Pope Benedict XVI at the site of a campground set aside for pilgrims ahead of the pope’s arrival in Leon, Mexico, Friday March 23, 2012. Pope Benedict XVI will arrive...

EU imposes sanctions on Assad's wife, relatives

March 23, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

French Foreign Minister Alain Juppe, left, talks with EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton, prior to the start of an EU Foreign Ministers council, at the European Council building in Brussels, Friday, March 23, 2012. Officials say that the EU foreign...

Official: No sign French suspect had al-Qaida ties

March 23, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

People gather to pay repsects to the shooting victims of Mohamed Merah in Toulouse, France, Friday March 23, 2012. France’s prime minister fended off suggestions Friday that anti-terrorism authorities fell down on the job in monitoring a radical...

Chinese spies target Taiwan's US-made defenses

March 22, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

In this Oct. 22, 2004 photo, Taiwanese soldiers stand in attention in front of a Patriot missile air defense system near the northern coastal town of Wanli, Taiwan. With the fourth Taiwanese in only 14 months known to have been picked up by authorities on...