World

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  • November 23, 2010    

    In this image provided by a local resident, smoke rises from South Korea’s Yeonpyeong Island near the border with North Korea on Tuesday. South Korean President Lee Myung-bak has ordered retaliatory strikes if there is “further provocation” from North Korea. … Continue reading

  • November 23, 2010    

    An assault on a church in Baghdad and other targeted attacks on Christian families are driving fear into the hearts of the remaining members of this religious minority in Iraq, and causing many to seek sanctuary in other places. Continue reading

  • November 23, 2010    

    One out of every eight adults living in Mozambique is HIV positive, and most of them are on HIV medications called antiretrovirals. These pills are life-saving for people around the world infected with HIV, but the United States and other … Continue reading

  • November 23, 2010    

    In this image provided by a local resident, smoke rises from South Korea’s Yeonpyeong Island near the border with North Korea on Tuesday. South Korea said two of its marines were killed after North Korea unleashed a barrage of artillery … Continue reading

  • November 22, 2010    

    Many travelers will have their first taste of the TSA’s new stricter security measures this week as the busy holiday travel season begins. With some passengers-rights groups urging people to opt out of security scanners on the day before Thanksgiving … Continue reading

  • November 22, 2010    

    Ireland, the European Union and International Monetary Fund agreed over the weekend to an 80 billion to 90 billion euro ($109 billion to $123 billion) financial bailout plan to help Ireland’s ailing economy and prevent the broader economic crisis from tanking other troubled countries, such as Portugal and Spain. Continue reading

  • November 22, 2010    

    Reporting along the U.S. and Mexico border has become an increasingly dangerous task for journalists who live on both sides of the fence. According to Reporters Without Borders, an international NGO that advocates for press freedom, more journalists have been … Continue reading

  • November 22, 2010    

    U.S. intelligence and new satellite images from North Korea’s Yongbyon nuclear facility appear to show that the country is building a new light-water reactor, raising fears that the plant would be used to boost North Korea’s nuclear weapons capability. U.S. … Continue reading

  • November 20, 2010    

    President Obama at press conference in Portugal (Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images) LISBON, Portugal | White House aides are touting this NATO summit trip as a huge win for President Obama. And so is he. “We’ve just concluded an incredibly productive summit,” … Continue reading

  • November 19, 2010    

    Imagine if the leaders of the Confederacy had appeared on South Carolina Public Television in late 1860 to lay out plans for seceding from the Union and attacking Fort Sumpter. A peaceful version of that scenario may be playing out … Continue reading