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Argentine Jorge Bergoglio elected Pope Francis
Written by Nicole Winfield, Associated Press 13 March 2013
Pope Francis speaks from the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio who chose the name of Francis, is the 266th pontiff of the Roman ... read more >>
Bodies exhumed in killings tied to Mandela ex-wife
Written by Michelle Faul, Associated Press 12 March 2013
Nomsa Tshabalala, second from left, with relatives surrounding the presumed grave of her son Siboniso Tshabalala, at Avalon Cemetery in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Tuesday, March 12, 2013. Forensic ... read more >>
Recent heat spike unlike anything in 11,000 years
Written by Seth Borenstein, Associated Press 08 March 2013
   (Photo: Associated Press)   WASHINGTON (AP) — A new study looking at 11,000 years of climate temperatures shows the world in the middle of a dramatic U-turn, lurching from near-record cooling ... read more >>
Dennis Rodman worms his way into North Korea
Written by Associated Press 07 March 2013
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and former NBA star Dennis Rodman watch North Korean and U.S. players in an exhibition basketball game at an arena in Pyongyang, North Korea, Thursday, Feb. 28, ... read more >>
More Than $14M of Fake HandbagsSeized by CBP in L.A.
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 March 2013
   Office of Public AffairsU.S. Department of Homeland Security   March 5, 2013Contact: CBP Public Affairs, Jaime Ruiz(562) 980-3110   NEWS RELEASE      More Than $14M ... read more >>
Kenya prepares for watershed elections
Written by Associated Press 28 February 2013
Associated Press/Khalil Senosi, In this Feb. 24, 2013 file photo, Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) Presidential candidate Raila Odinga, right, shakes hands with The National Alliance (TNA) Presidential ... read more >>
Despite peace accord, eastern Congo still on edge
Written by MELANIE GOUBY Associated Press 25 February 2013
Associated Press/ Elias Asmare - Joseph Kabila , President of the Democratic Republic of Congo, waits for the signing of the Congo peace agreement, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013. Despite ... read more >>
Victims of Kenya's last election still in limbo
Written by TOM ODULA Associated Press 25 February 2013
In this photo of Saturday Feb. 9, 2013, a displaced woman works with others to construct a new straw hut at 'Hope' camp for internally-displaced Kenyans from the Kikuyu tribe (Ben Curtis Associated ... read more >>
Minnesota congressman arrives in Mogadishu
Written by ABDI GULED and JASON STRAZIUSO Associated Press 20 February 2013
Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, left, and US Congressman Keith Ellison give a joint press conference at Mogadishu airport, Tuesday Feb. 19, 2013. Ellison said Tuesday that his visit to Mogadishu ... read more >>
NKorean propaganda video shows Obama in flames
Written by Associated Press 20 February 2013
In this Dec. 10, 2010 file photo, President Barack Obama gestures as he speaks to workers about the economy during a visit to Daimler Detroit Diesel in Redford, Mich. A new North Korean video portrays ... read more >>
S.Africa police: Congo rebel 'ringleader' arrested
Written by JON GAMBRELL Associated Press 11 February 2013
Unidentified suspects are led out of court after appearing in Pretoria, South Africa, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013. Nineteen alleged members of a Congolese rebel group including one U.S. citizen sought help ... read more >>
Indonesia readies for $1 trillion trade talks
Written by JOHN HEILPRIN Associated Press 01 February 2013
  United States Trade Representative, Ron Kirk, gestures as he speaks during an interview with The Associated Press at the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland, Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013. ... read more >>
Arabs, Tuaregs in Mali face hostility amid war
Written by KRISTA LARSON | Associated Press 01 February 2013
In this photo taken Saturday Jan. 26, 2013 Bawba Mint Baba Ahmed is photographed in Mopti, Mali. Bawba Mint Baba Ahmed's sewing teacher singled her out in front of the class, telling her: "You look ... read more >>
Kenya elections observers to enhance transparency
Written by By TOM ODULA Associated Press 28 January 2013
In this Thursday, Jan. 3, 2008 file photo, a young girl cries as she is carried by a man and woman fleeing an area of wooden kiosks which was set on fire by supporters of Raila Odinga's party, the ... read more >>
Mali military enters fabled town of Timbuktu
Written by KRISTA LARSON and LORI HINNANT Associated Press 28 January 2013
  Chadian soldiers patrol the streets of Gao, Northern Mali, Monday Jan. 28, 2013. Malian soldiers descended on the city of Timbuktu on Monday after al-Qaida-linked militants fled into the desert having ... read more >>
Angry protests, clashes on Egypt anniversary
Written by HAMZA HENDAWI and LEE KEATH | Associated Press 25 January 2013
Egyptian protesters take cover as they clash with riot police, not seen, near Tahrir Square, Cairo, Egypt, Friday, Jan. 25, 2013. Two years after Egypt's revolution began, the country's schism was ... read more >>
Algeria: 12 hostages have died in the siege
Written by Anis Belghoul and Paul Schemm Associated Press 18 January 2013
This is a April 19, 2005 fiel photo released by Statoil via NTB scanpix, shows the Ain Amenas gas field in Algeria, where Islamist militants raided and took hostages Wednesday Jan. 16, 2013. British ... read more >>
Palestinians: Apartheid state if Netanyahu wins
Written by MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH Associated Press 18 January 2013
In this photograph made on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013, print house employees work on an election campaign billboard of Israeli Prime Minister and Likud Party leader Benjamin Netanyahu, in the central Israeli ... read more >>
Haiti quietly marks quake's 3rd anniversary
Written by TRENTON DANIEL Associated Press 18 January 2013
Relatives of those who died in the 2010 earthquake walk in single file to place a cross on a hilltop to remember those who died in the devastating earthquake, prior to a memorial service at Titanyen, ... read more >>
Ivory Coast returns stampede bodies to families
Written by Associated Press 12 January 2013
A young relative weeps during a memorial service for the 64 people killed in a New Year's stampede, as family members came to claim the bodies of their loved ones at Treichville's University Hospital ... read more >>
France vows help after Mali Islamists take town
Written by BABA AHMED and KRISTA LARSON Associated Press 12 January 2013
In this Aug. 31, 2012 file photo, fighters from Islamist group Ansar Dine stand guard in Timbuktu, Mali, as they prepare to publicly lash a member of the Islamic Police found guilty of adultery. The ... read more >>
Finding the salt of the soil of Benin
Written by Sunday Alamba Associated Press 12 January 2013
Kakpo Augustine, left, and Victorine Accrombessi, right, dig up soil in the village of Djegbadji near Ouidah, Benin, on Friday, Jan. 11, 2013. Artisanal salt farmers in this village in Benin dig off ... read more >>
UN welcomes peace deal in Central African Republic
Written by Associated Press 12 January 2013
President Francois Bozize AP photo The U.N. Security Council is welcoming the cease-fire agreement and peace deal in the Central African Republic that will allow President Francois ... read more >>
Ivory Coast New Year's death toll rises to 64
Written by Associated Press 05 January 2013
Flowers are left by a sign reading "to our victims" in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, Wednesday Jan. 2, 2013. Survivors of a stampede in Ivory Coast that killed 61 people, most of them children and teenagers, ... read more >>
New child soldier fears in C. African Republic
Written by Associated Press 05 January 2013
A youth dances in the rap band entertaining a meeting of the National Youth Council to discuss the current crisis and the message that youth want to send to upcoming peace talks in Libreville, at ... read more >>

 

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