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Pope prays for freedom, 'renewal' in Cuba

March 28, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

A group of women dressed in white T-shirts with the message that reads in Spanish; “Bienvenido,” or “Welcome,” wave to the pontiff upon his arrival at the Jose Marti International airport in Havana,Cuba, Tuesday March 27, 2012. (AP Photo/Franklin Reyes) HAVANA (AP) — Pope Benedict XVI prayed for freedom and renewal “for the...

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Chavez criticizes US take on crime in Venezuela

March 28, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

In this photo released by Miraflores Press Office, Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez attends a meeting with his cabinet ministers in Havana , Cuba, Tuesday, March 27, 2012. Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who is in Havana undergoing radiation therapy...

Benedict arrives in Cuba in footsteps of John Paul

March 27, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Pope Benedict XVI waves to faithful from his popemobile as he arrives at Revolution Square to celebrate a Mass in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, Monday, March, 26, 2012. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa) SANTIAGO, Cuba (AP) — Pope Benedict XVI arrived in Cuba on Monday in...

US, China, SKorea urge nations to lock down nukes

March 27, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

President Barack Obama, left, greets Chinese President Hu Jintao at the start of their bilateral meeting in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, March 26, 2012. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The leaders of South Korea, the United...

Obama to Russia: More flexibility after elections

March 27, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

U.S. President Barack Obama, left, gets a reaction from Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, right, after jokingly covering up his microphone as they attend the opening plenary session at the Nuclear Security Summit at the Coex Center, in Seoul, South Korea,...

Papal visit gives Cuba's 2nd city a day in the sun

March 27, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

People walk outside the Virgin of Charity of Cobre Catholic church in El Cobre near Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, Monday March 26, 2012. In 1916, the Vatican officially declared the Virgin of Charity of Cobre the patron of Cuba. Pope Benedict XVI arrives to Cuba on...

SKorea warns it might shoot down NKorean rocket

March 26, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

People take turns being photographed behind the podium of U.S. President Barack Obama after Obama spoke to people at Hankuk University in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, March 26, 2012. Obama discussed his Prague agenda to stop the spread of nuclear weapons and...

Pope to Mexico: Have hope, use faith against evil

March 26, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Prelates take pictures of each other and the crowd of faithful gathered at the Parque del Bicentenario as they wait for the arrival of Pope Benedict XVI for a Mass near Silao, Mexico, Sunday March 25, 2012. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia) SILAO, Mexico (AP) —...

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...

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...