Iranian leader: Iran not seeking nuclear weapons

TEHRAN, Iran: Iran’s Supreme Leader said Saturday that his country was not seeking nuclear weapons, but that if Tehranintended to build them, the U.S. couldn’t

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Bangladeshis demand death for war crimes convict

DHAKA, Bangladesh: For many in Bangladesh, the “V” for victory sign was more than they could bear. They had waited more than four decades for justice in the mass killings

Obama treats himself to boys’ weekend in Florida

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. : President Barack Obama was facing the prospect of rattling around the White House without his family during a long weekend, so he arranged a golf

Clash near Syrian airport kills 150

BEIRUT: Intense clashes between the Syrian army and rebel fighters near the country’s second-largest airport killed around 150 people in recent days, anti-regime activists said Friday, pointing to the significance

Havana restores monument to victims of USS Maine

HAVANA: It was a little before 10 p.m. that February night in 1898 when a fiery explosion roiled the normally calm waters of Havana Harbor, blowing out windows in the

Photos of Hugo Chavez shown after 2-month absence

CARACAS, Venezuela: The world got its first glimpse of Hugo Chavez since he underwent a fourth cancer-related surgery in Cuba more than two months ago, with photos released Friday showing the Venezuelan leader smiling alongside

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Meteorite hits central Russia, more than 500 people hurt

CHELYABINSK, Russia (Reuters) – More than 500 people were injured when a meteorite shot across the sky and exploded over central Russia on Friday, sending fireballs crashing to Earth, shattering

NKorea to face sanctions for nuke, but China key

SEOUL, South Korea: For the past decade, the world’s most powerful nations have turned to sanctions in an attempt to punishNorth Korea for a series of rocket launches and nuclear

Afghan army trains women for special forces

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan army is training femalespecial forces to take part in night raids against insurgents, breaking new ground in an ultraconservative society and filling a vacuum

Putin: NGOs mustn’t meddle in Russia’s affairs

MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday warned foreign-funded non-government organizations against meddling in the country’s affairs. Putin also angrily lashed out at recent U.S. criticism of the Russian-led post-Soviet