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UN Chief Fears North Korea On ‘Collision Course’
GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. chief says he fears North Korea is on a collision course with other nations that could lead to war. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says the isolated Asian nation appears to be “on a collision course with the international community” amid rising tension…
Former President Carter To Observe Nepal Elections
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Former United States President Jimmy Carter says his Carter Center will observe the elections for Constituent Assembly in Nepal planned for later this year. Carter who arrived last week in Nepal to meet political leaders said he was asked by the government and political…
U.S. Sends B-2s To South Korea For Military Drills
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — It’s a message to North Korea — and it’s been delivered today by two American stealth bombers. U.S. officials say the bombers took part in joint military drills with South Korea today, dropping munitions on a South Korean island. The show of forc…
Haiti President Seeks UN Funds To Rebuild Country
GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — Haiti’s president is urging the United Nations to divert some of the billions of dollars it spends yearly on peacekeeping efforts to infrastructure projects, job creation and poverty alleviation. Michel Martelly says officials need to think about sustainable d…
Rockets Hit Israel As Obama To Meet Palestinians
  JERUSALEM (AP) — On the second day of a Mideast tour, U.S. President Barack Obama is set to emphasize the importance of reaching an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal, a message underscored when militants in Gaza launched rockets into southern Israel. After visiting Israel’s nationa…
U.S. Officials: North Korea Poses Serious Threat
WASHINGTON (AP) — The director of National Intelligence says an unpredictable North Korea, with its nuclear weapons and missile programs, stands as a serious threat to the United States and East Asia nations. James R. Clapper delivered that sober assessment Tuesday in testimony to the Senate …

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