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Obama vigorously defends foreign policy record

April 28, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

U.S. President Barack Obama embraces an unidentified Filipina World War II veteran after he addressed U.S. and Philippine troops at Fort Bonifacio in Manila, the Philippines, Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Obama is wrapping up his four-country eight-day tour of Asia. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) MANILA, Philippines (AP) — President Barack Obama vigorously...

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Stowaway boy’s refugee mom cries for son

April 28, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

In this photo taken Sunday, April 27, 2014, Ubah Mohammed Abdule, 33, left, walks with her daughter Neshad Yusuf Ahmed, 5, right, outside her hut in the Shedder refugee camp near the town of Jigjiga, in far eastern Ethiopia. The Somali mother’s home is a...

Egypt sentences 683 to death in another mass trial

April 28, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this file photo taken Wednesday, March 5, 2014, Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste stands inside the defendants’ cage in a courtroom during a trial on terror charges, along with several other defendants, in Cairo Egypt. Pan-Arab...

US, Philippines sign deal on military accord

April 28, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Protesters burn a mock U.S. flag to protest the visit of U.S. President Barack Obama Sunday, April 27, 2014 at suburban Quezon city, northeast of Manila, Philippines. Obama is to arrive Monday on the last leg of his four nation Asian visit with both...

Bad weather hinders search for ferry dead

April 28, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Yellow ribbons as a sign of hope for the safe return of missing passengers of the sunken ferry Sewol are pinned on caps of police officers at a port in Jindo, South Korea, Sunday, April 27, 2014. South Korea’s President Park Geun-hye accepted her Prime...

Observers held in Ukraine speak under armed guard

April 28, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Masked pro Russian armed men stand at the city hall during negotiations about the release of foreign military observers being held by Ponomarev’s group in Slovyansk, eastern Ukraine, Sunday, April 27, 2014. At least one of the eight European military...

Strike at Chinese shoe factory ends partially

April 26, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this April 24, 2014 file photo, protesters from labor organizations hold banners and placards during a protest to support workers on strike at Yue Yuen Industrial Holdings Ltd. outside a Adidas shop at a shopping mall in Hong Kong. Most of the...

Sanctions loom as observers held in east Ukraine

April 26, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

CORRECTS SPELLING OF UKRAINIAN PRIME MINISTER. Italian Premier Matteo Renzi, right, welcomes Ukraine’s Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk as they meet for talks in Rome’s Palazzo Chigi premier’s office, Saturday, April 26, 2014. (AP...

SKorean PM offers to resign over ferry sinking

April 26, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

A relative of a passenger aboard the sunken Sewol ferry looks toward the sea as she awaits news on her missing loved one at a port in Jindo, South Korea, Saturday, April 26, 2014. All 15 people involved in navigating the South Korean ferry that sank and left...

In Asia, Obama carefully calibrates China message

April 26, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

U.S. President Barack Obama arrives with Malaysian King Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah, left, and Queen Haminah, right, followed by Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, at the King’s Palace or Istana Negara in, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Saturday, April...