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Iran unveils uranium sites, renews defiant tone

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — With words of defiance, Iran announced two nuclear-related projects Tuesday that expand capabilities to extract and process uranium — modest advances in Tehran’s atomic efforts but ones symbolic of its refusal to slow nuclear work.

04/09/2013

Penny and Phil Sound Bite

N. Korea vows to cancel Korean War cease-fire

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – North Korea vowed Tuesday to cancel the 1953 cease-fire that ended the Korean War, citing a U.S.-led push for punishing U.N. sanctions over its recent nuclear test and ongoing U.S.-South Korean joint military drills.

03/05/2013

North Korea Propaganda video (YouTube)

NKorean propaganda video shows Obama in flames

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — A new North Korean video portrays President Barack Obama and American troops in flames and says the North conducted its recent nuclear test because of U.S. hostility.

02/20/2013

North Korea rocket launch

Celebration and concern after North Korean launch

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) – North Koreans have been celebrating in the streets today, after the launch of the country’s first satellite in space. But elsewhere around the world, leaders are reacting with concern. The […]

12/12/2012

UN Security Council to meet on Gaza on Wednesday

UNITED NATIONS (AP) – U.N. ambassadors announced the Security Council will hold an open debate on the Gaza crisis Wednesday afternoon if a cease-fire is not called before then. The open debate would break a […]

11/20/2012

UN strongly condemns Syrian shelling of Turkey

The U.N. Security Council has condemned “in the strongest terms” Syria’s shelling of a Turkish town that killed five women and children. A council press statement late Thursday said “this incident highlighted the grave impact […]

10/04/2012

Arab League calls for criminalization of blasphemy

UNITED NATIONS (AP) – The head of the Arab League is calling for the international community to criminalize blasphemy, warning that insults to religion pose a serious threat to global peace and security. Nabil Elaraby’s […]

09/26/2012

Iran takes aim at US and Israel at UN meeting

UNITED NATIONS (AP) – Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is taking aim at the United States and Israel at a high-level U.N. meeting, accusing Washington of shielding what he calls a nuclear-armed “fake regime.” The Iranian […]

09/24/2012

UN backs shaming of those who use child soldiers

UNITED NATIONS (AP) – The U.N. Security Council on Wednesday backed a resolution calling for the naming and shaming of governments and armed groups that recruit, kill or sexually attack children in armed conflicts. The […]

09/19/2012

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