After long period of quiet, Guantanamo grows tense
Written by BEN FOX Associated Press 19 April 2013
In this April 16, 2013 video frame grab reviewed by the U.S. Military, shows some of the makeshift weapons that were confiscated from prisoners at the Guantanamo Bay prison following a Saturday ... read more >>
Cuba gives reporters rare tour of island lockups
Written by Associated Press 11 April 2013
A prisoner looks at members of the press from his cell after the gate was opened by military guards at the Combinado del Este prison during a media tour of the prison in Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, April ... read more >>
China pulls 'Django Unchained' on day of premiere
Written by Didi Tang Associated Press 11 April 2013
FILE - In this undated publicity file photo released by The Weinstein Company, from left, Jamie Foxx and Leonardo DiCaprio star in the film, "Django Unchained," directed by Quentin Tarantino. (AP Photo/The ... read more >>
Uhuru Kenyatta sworn in as president of Kenya
Written by TOM ODULA and JASON STRAZIUSO Associated Press 11 April 2013
President Uhuru Kenyatta, right, receives the sword of the Commander In Chief of the Kenya Armed Forces from outgoing president Mwai Kibaki, second left, at Moi International Sports Complex in Nairobi, ... read more >>
SKorea: North Korea moved missile to east coast
Written by Sam Kim and Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press 04 April 2013
(AP Photo)   SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — After a series of escalating threats, North Korea has moved a missile with "considerable range" to its east coast, South Korea's defense minister said ... read more >>
SAfrica: Mandela responds positively to treatment
Written by CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA Associated Press 29 March 2013
Nelson Mandela was back in the hospital for the third time in four months on March 28, and the 94-year-old former South African president was reported to be responding well to treatment for a chronic ... read more >>
US sends B-2s to South Korea for military drills
Written by By Hyung-Jin Kim and Sam Kim, Associated Press 29 March 2013
U.S. Air Force B-2 stealth bomber, left, flies over near Osan U.S. Air Base in Pyeongtaek, south of Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, March 28, 2013. A day after shutting down a key military hotline, Pyongyang ... read more >>
Nigeria pardons ex-governor who stole millions
Written by Jon Gambrell, Associated Press 19 March 2013
 Bayelsa State Governor Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, centre, stands outside his house guarded by policemen in Yenagoa, Nigeria, in this file photo dated Sunday, Nov. 27, 2005. (AP Photo, File)      LAGOS, ... read more >>
Police strikes in Egypt accelerate, adding turmoil
Written by Maggie Michael, Associated Press 19 March 2013
Egyptians mourn during the funeral for Abd Alhaleem Mohanna, 23, who was killed on March 5, 2013 during clashes with riot police, in Port Said, Egypt, Friday, March 8, 2013. Egypt's police forces have ... read more >>
Half of girls in South Sudan forced to marry
Written by CHARLTON DOKI Associated Press 14 March 2013
In this picture taken Wednesday, July 18, 2012, Zali Idy, 12, poses in her bedroom in the remote village of Hawkantaki, Niger. Zali was married in 2011. One third and more of all girls are married ... read more >>
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 >>