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  • Dennis Rodman's North Korea visit puts spotlight on jailed American

    Basketball Hall of Famer Dennis Rodman arrived in North Korea on Tuesday to visit communist leader Kim Jong Un, spurring hopes that a jailed American tour operator might be freed as a gesture of friendship between the two eccentrics. Rodman, on his...
  • Syria: Where is the outrage?

    More than 1,400 people dead, 400 of them children, from rocket attacks spreading a chemical agent, most likely sarin, on civilians living outside Damascus. Those gruesome deaths ought to be the focus of U.S. and world attention — people suffering,...
  • Dennis Rodman or Kim Jong Un: Who gains from basketball diplomacy?

    Dennis Rodman is heading to North Korea again to see his pal Kim Jong Un, reportedly to talk about starting a basketball league. The fact that it's Rodman and not, say, Magic Johnson or Michael Jordan makes it easy to dismiss the idea. And ordinarily...
  • Senate panel backs U.S. strike on Syria

    WASHINGTON — The Senate took a crucial step Wednesday toward authorizing a punitive strike on Syria but deep reluctance was evident in the House, where lawmakers questioned whether the U.S. was in danger of being drawn into another Middle East war....
  • N. Korea's Kim hosts Dennis Rodman; no word on jailed evangelist

    Former NBA star Dennis Rodman was a dinner guest of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Friday, the reclusive nation's state-run news agency reported. But there was no immediate indication whether the flamboyant sportsman had made a plea for Pyongyang to...
  • State Department warns of travel to Turkey, Lebanon

    On Sept. 6, the State Department issued a warning for southeastern Turkey, recommending that U.S. citizens "defer non-essential travel" to that area. The department allowed non-emergency personnel and families to leave its consulate in Adana. Adana is...
  • Global Voices: Pleas for Korean peace 60 years after fighting ended

    A conference to promote peace between communist and capitalist adversaries might sound like an antiquated notion in the post-Cold War era. But in this 60th anniversary year of the signing of the Korean War armistice, which suspended the fighting but...
  • South Korea intel confirms North Korean nuclear reactor restart

    North Korea has restarted its plutonium reactor in Yongbyon and is producing nuclear energy at the site, South Korea's intelligence agency reported Tuesday. The report to Seoul lawmakers by a National Intelligence Service official confirmed warnings...
  • Mother of Kenneth Bae visits imprisoned son in North Korea

    SEOUL -- The mother of imprisoned American Kenneth Bae said Friday that her son "did not look bad" after she was allowed into North Korea to visit him. Bae’s family had expressed concern about his failing health in recent months.  Over the summer,...
  • Russia's Putin beats Obama for top spot in Forbes' most powerful

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is the most powerful person in the world, outflanking President Obama, whose authority was damaged by the recent government shutdown and budget crisis, Forbes magazine reported Wednesday in its annual rankings of global...
  • Steven Seagal could become face of Russian arms industry

    The future face of Russia’s arms industry could be Steven Seagal -- someone with plenty of applicable experience, on the silver screen, anyway. Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said action movie star Seagal could lead an international...