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UN targeted: Car bomb blast kills 6 in Somalia

February 14, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

AP10ThingsToSee – A government soldier walks past a destroyed building in Mogadishu, Somalia on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014. Police said the car bomb explosion near the airport has killed at least three people and wounded five. Police Capt. Mohamed Hussein said the blast was detonated by remote control at the busy junction and blamed the [&hellip...

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Rival Koreas end meeting with little progress

February 12, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

A protester shouts slogans during a rally opposing the scheduled visit of Secretary of State John Kerry near the U.S. embassy in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014. Kerry will visit South Korea on Thursday to discuss issues of mutual concerns,...

Time running out on former sex slaves’ quest

February 11, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Feb. 3. 2014, Kim Gun-ja, 89, former comfort woman who was forced to serve for the Japanese troops as a sex slave during World War II, passes by her wedding picture, top center, at the House of Sharing, a nursing home and museum for 10 former sex...

Algeria: Plane crash kills 77 but 1 man survives

February 11, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

An Algerian military transport plane is pictured after it slammed into a mountain in the country’s rugged eastern region, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014. A civil defense official said 102 people on board were killed but one person managed to survive. The U.S.-built...

Iraqi militants accidentally kill 21 of their own

February 10, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014 file photo, Civilians clean up after a parked car bomb went off at a commercial center in Khilani Square in central Baghdad, Iraq. Car bombs are one of the deadliest weapons used by the al-Qaida breakaway group in...

Swiss voters back limit on immigration

February 9, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Feb. 7 2014 file picture women covered in veils pass by an election poster from the nationalist Swiss People’s Party, demanding a stop for immigration to Switzerland and reading: excess harms Switzerland , at the train station in...

Danish zoo kills giraffe to prevent inbreeding

February 9, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Marius, a male giraffe, lies dead before being dissected, after he was put down at Copenhagen Zoo on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014. Copenhagen Zoo turned down offers from other zoos and 500,000 euros ($680,000) from a private individual to save the life of a healthy...

Olympic halfpipe could pave future of snowboarding

February 9, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Danny Davis makes a 37.66 run before dominating the competition and winning gold with a 95.00 his second run during the Men’s Snowboard SuperPipe finals at the 18th edition of the Winter X Games in Aspen, Colo. Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/ The...

Tokyo chief chosen amid divided anti-nuke vote

February 9, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Japan’s former Prime Minister Morihiro Hosokawa’s supporter reacts following Hoshokawa’s defeat in the Tokyo gubernatorial election in Tokyo, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014. Hosokawa was backed by former Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi, who pushed...

Cuba frees jailed Canadian businessman

February 8, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this May 24, 2013 file photo, Canadian businessman Sarkis Yacoubian goes to court for his corruption trial in Havana, Cuba. Yacoubian has returned to Canada after serving 2 1/2 years of a 9-year prison sentence in Cuba for corruption. He is...