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Vietnam demands that China move oil rig

April 7, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam demanded Friday that China remove an oil exploration rig from a sea area where the countries are still negotiating a delineation of control and stop complicating the situation with unilateral action. The oil rig was at the center of standoff between the countries in 2014 when China parked it near [&hellip...

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Palestinians seek UN resolution against Israeli settlements

April 7, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Palestinians have given Arab nations a proposed U.N. Security Council resolution condemning Israeli settlements as an obstacle to peace, the Palestinian U.N. Mission said Thursday. The draft resolution was immediately condemned by...

White House makes calls about refugees

November 17, 2015 • Local News, World NewsComments (0)

Photo File; Barack Obama speaks at the G-20 Summit in Antalya, Turkey. | Getty LANSING, Mich. — The White House sought Tuesday to reassure U.S. governors concerned about accepting Syrian refugees following the attacks in Paris, explaining during a...

Japan outraged as video purportedly shows hostage beheaded

February 1, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Junko Ishido, mother of Japanese journalist Kenji Goto, speaks during a press conference at her home in Tokyo, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015 after the release of an online video that purported to show an Islamic State group militant beheading her son. Japan condemned...

Philippine troops pull ‘greatest escape’ in Golan

September 1, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

In this photo released by the Armed Forces of the Philippines Public Affairs Office, Philippine Military Chief Gen. Gregorio Catapang, center, reacts after learning about the safe repositioning of Filipino peacekeepers in Golan Heights as they monitor the...

Brazil: Presidential candidate dies in plane crash

August 14, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Firefighters work at the crash site of a small plane that was carrying Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos and several campaign officials, in Santos, Brazil, Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014. Campos died Wednesday when the small plane that was carrying...

AIDS conference attendees on downed Malaysian jet

July 19, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

This is an undated photo provided by PharmAccess Group, of the head of communications at Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development, Jacqueline van Tongeren. Researchers and activists heading to an AIDS conference in Australia were on the Malaysian...

UN chief: Putin promised no new moves in Ukraine

March 29, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, speaks to the media, Friday, March, 28, 2014 at U.N. Headquarters. The Secretary General said that Russian President Vladimir Putin assured him that he had no intention of making another military move into Ukraine...

Missing passenger jet roils Malaysian politics

March 20, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

A woman pushes her baby cart in front of the messages board for passengers aboard a missing Malaysia Airlines plane at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, Malaysia, Wednesday, March 19, 2014. New radar data from Thailand gave Malaysian investigators...

Afghan attack deadliest of war for foreign workers

January 18, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Afghan civilians watch a damaged vehicle following the Friday’s suicide attack and shooting in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014. A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a Kabul restaurant filled with foreigners and affluent Afghans, while...