07/04/2011 17:43
TOKYO -- Japan was rattled by a strong aftershock and tsunami warning Thursday night nearly a month after a devastating earthquake and tsunami flattened the northeastern coast. Announcers on Japan's public broadcaster NHK told coastal residents to run to higher ground and away from the...


06/04/2011 11:40
WASHINGTON (AP) - Partisan divisions hardened Wednesday around the new House GOP budget, hailed by backers as a sobering correction for the nation's spending binge, and denounced by critics as an attack on health programs for middle-class retirees and the poor. A report from the Congressional...


06/04/2011 11:34
ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast — Heavy arms fire rang out Wednesday near the home of the country's strongman who remained holed up in a subterranean bunker, as forces backing his rival assaulted the residence to try to force him out, diplomats and witnesses said. Forces protecting Laurent Gbagbo appeared to...


06/04/2011 11:24
TOKYO: Workers stopped a highly radioactive leak into the Pacific off Japan’s flooded nuclear complex on Wednesday, but with the plant far from stabilised, engineers prepared an injection of nitrogen to deter any new hydrogen explosions.       Nitrogen can prevent highly combustible...


06/04/2011 11:19
WASHINGTON — individual cheater Moammar Gadhafi has appealed candid to President Barack Obama to prevent what the individual cheater titled “an wrongful war,” and wished Obama beatific phenomenon in his effort for re-election incoming year. In a rambling, three-page honor to Obama obtained weekday...


06/04/2011 10:46
Days after winning millions of hearts with his remark on ending the hatred towards India, Pakistan cricket captain Shahid Afridi disappointed his Indian fans saying that the Indians were not as large hearted as Pakistanis.   Speaking during a talk show on a Pakistani news...

U.N. Confirms 1 Survivor in Congo Crash

05/04/2011 21:33
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The U.N. says it can only confirm just one survivor among 33 people aboard a plane that crashed in Congo. U.N. spokesman Farhan Haq said the plane, which was carrying staff members and peacekeepers, crashed Monday as it was landing in Kinsasha, breaking into pieces and...


05/04/2011 20:28
For weeks, the U.N.'s mission in the Ivory Coast has sat pinned down in its quarters, watching as this West African country lurched toward civil war. An escalating conflict between the rival forces of Laurent Gbagbo and Alassane Ouattara has led to hundreds, probably thousands of deaths and has...


05/04/2011 20:26
  (TOKYO) — Workers at Japan's damaged nuclear plant raced to pump out contaminated water suspected of sending radioactivity levels soaring as officials warned Monday that radiation seeping from the complex was spreading to seawater and soil. The coastal power plant, located 140 miles (220...


05/04/2011 20:21
After Japan suffers a massive, deadly earthquake and tsunami, the country grapples with a growing humanitarian disaster and the potential for a nuclear meltdown  
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