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UN nuclear inspectors to press Iran on weapons

February 21, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

In this frame made from TV Herman Nackaerts, of the International Atomic Energy Agency, speaks to reporters at the airport in Vienna, Sunday, Feb. 19 2012. A senior U.N. nuclear official said Sunday he hoped for progress in upcoming talks with Iran about suspected secret work on atomic arms, but his careful choice of words [&hellip...

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Israel top court takes Palestinian detainee appeal

February 21, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

A Palestinian woman participates in a protest in solidarity with Khader Adnan, 33, a senior member of Islamic Jihad jailed in Israel who has been on hunger strike for 65 days, and calling for the release of Palestinian prisoners jailed in Israel, in the West...

Seoul holds military drills despite NKorea threat

February 20, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

South Korean residents gather in an underground shelter on Baengnyeong Island, as South Korea began live-fire military drills from front-line islands near its disputed sea border with North Korea, despite Pyongyang’s threat to attack, Monday, Feb. 20,...

44 killed in Mexico prison riot; guards detained

February 20, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

A child yells out for her father as she pushes on a gate where police stand on the other side after her mother and other adults pushed the gates in an attempt to get past state police at the Apodaca correctional state facility in Apodaca on the outskirts of...

Iran Oil Ministry: Exports cut to Britain, France

February 20, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

In this Sept. 27, 2000 file photo, an Iranian oil worker repairs a pipe at an oil refinery in Tehran. Iran has halted oil shipments to Britain and France, the Oil Ministry said Sunday, in an apparent pre-emptive blow against the European Union after the bloc...

Fire sweeps 3 street markets in Honduras' capital

February 19, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Emergency workers and residents stand at a distance from smoke rising from a blaze at a street market in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Saturday Feb. 18, 2012. The fire burned through several blocks of wooden stalls at the street market and there are no immediate...

Deadly Honduran fire could occur across region

February 18, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Inmate rest in the prison in Comayagua, Honduras, Friday Feb. 17, 2012. Hundreds of prisoners remained in cellblocks unaffected by the fire that tore the overcrowded jail on Feb. 15, burning and suffocating 356 men in their locked cells. (AP Photo)...

2 rappers arrested at Senegal opposition protest

February 17, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

A laborer from a neighboring construction site tries to extinguish street fires set by anti-government protesters during cat and mouse games with police, in central Dakar, Senegal Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012. Police used tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse...

Official: 358 killed in Honduras prison fire

February 16, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Forensic workers carry away the body of an inmate who died in a prison fire in Comayagua, Honduras, 90 miles (140 kilometers) north of the capital, Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Wednesday Feb. 15, 2012. At least 300 inmates were killed and 21 are injured, according...

Birthday turns into memorial for NKorean leader

February 16, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

North Korean children perform in a mass synchronized swimming show in Pyongyang, North Korea Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012 to celebrate the birthday of the late leader Kim Jong Il who would have turned 70 on Feb. 16, 2012. The girls swam to the song “We Are...