The U.S. special envoy for North Korea said Monday that Pyongyang's claim that it has a new uranium enrichment facility is provocative and disappointing but not a crisis or a surprise. Stephen Bosworth's comments, following a meeting with South Ko
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Some 14,000 athletes from 45 countries and territories will compete in 42 sporting disciplines until November 27. Collected here are colorful scenes from Guangzhou, China.
The death toll in Haiti’s cholera epidemic has reached more than 900, as aid groups rushed soap and clean water to a disaster-wracked population to fight the disease. More than 14,600 were hospitalized with cholera-like symptoms. That is up from the
Myanmar's junta on Saturday released opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi from house arrest to the cheers of thousands of her supporters who had gathered outside her compound. Suu Kyi appeared briefly outside her house looking happy and relaxed, pro
The head of Russia's deep cover U.S. spying operations has betrayed the network and defected, a Russian paper said on Thursday, potentially giving the West one of its biggest intelligence coups since the end of the Cold War. The newspaper, Kommers
The health ministry in Port-au-Prince has confirmed that the country's cholera outbreak has reached the Haitian capital. The Pan American Health Organisation (Paho) says it expects tens of thousands more Haitians to catch cholera in the next few
acing a wave of criticism from business leaders, President Hugo Chavez is defending his order for government officials to seize control of residential complexes. Chavez promised Sunday to crack down on construction and real estate companies that h
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A Turkish court has reinstated a 30-month ban on the popular video-sharing YouTube website just days after it was removed, deepening a dispute over online free expression in the European Union candidate country. Access to YouTube, a unit of Google
South Korea's navy fired warning shots to drive away a North Korean fishing boat at a maritime border on Wednesday, the second incident in six days, jangling nerves in Seoul ahead of next week's G20 summit.
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Former guerrilla leader Dilma Rousseff won Brazil's presidential election in resounding fashion on Sunday and promised to stick to policies that have lifted millions from poverty and made Brazil one of the world's hottest economies. The ruling par
North and South Korea exchanged gunfire across their heavily armed land border on Friday, the South's military said, despite an apparent thaw in tensions on the divided peninsula in the past few months. The rare exchange of fire took place 2 weeks be
Indonesia Rescuers searching islands ravaged by a tsunami off western Indonesia raised the death toll to 370 Thursday as more corpses were wrapped in body bags or buried by neighbors. Officials said hundreds of missing people may have been swept out
As the world watches Greece wrestle with its crushing debt and crippled economy, the country is quietly struggling to manage another burgeoning crisis: the dramatic influx of illegal immigrants crossing from Greece into the European Union. Officials
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez ordered the expropriation of US-based glass maker Owens-Illinois Inc.'s unit in the South American country. Chavez announced plans to expropriate the company in a televised speech, saying it operates in western Trujil
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A disease whose progression and symptoms seem straight out of a horror movie but which can be treated has killed at least 20 Ugandans and sickened more than 20,000. Tthe epidemic causes parts of the body to rot. They often enter through the feet. O
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The last of the Chilean miners, the foreman who held them together when they were feared lost, was raised from the depths of the earth Wednesday night -- a joyous ending to a 69-day ordeal that riveted the world. No one has ever been trapped so long
The first of 33 miners trapped underground for more than two months in Chile was rescued early Wednesday. A capsule containing miner Florencio Avalos broke the surface at 12:10 a.m. local time as a crowd cheered. He climbed out of the rescue capsu
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