FILE- This March 14, 2007, file photo provided by the Defense ...
Feb 5th, 2012
(AP) - FILE- This March 14, 2007, file photo provided by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency shows crews loading a bomb, the massive ordnance penetrator, in a test at White Sands Missile Range in southern New Mexico. The conventional 30,000-pound penetrating bomb is designed to defeat deeply buried targets such as bunker and tunnel facilities. For the first time in nearly two decades of escalating tensions over the Iranian nuclear program, it appears that world leaders are genuinely concerned that an Israeli military attack on the Islamic Republic could be imminent, an action that many fear might trigger war, terrorism and global economic havoc. (AP photo/Courtesy of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, File) -
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Afghanistan filed an official protest with Pakistan after its forces allegedly came under fire early Monday along a contested stretch of their border. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
LONDON (Reuters) - British industrial output rose more than expected in March as manufacturing gathered momentum, outweighing a fall in oil and gas production, official data showed on Thursday. Industrial output climbed 0.7 percent on the month in March after a downwardly revised increase of 0.9 percent in February, well above forecasts of a 0.2 pe... [Full Article]
LONDON (Reuters) - Property in London is being snapped more quickly than at any time since October 2007 when the market hit its peak before the financial crisis, according to figures from real estate data firm Hometrack. Homes in London were typically on the market for 4.6 weeks in April - nearly half the period of more than eight weeks seen at the... [Full Article]
GEZIRAT AL-FADEL, Egypt (AP) - In 1948, Suleiman Mamoudi fled by foot with his parents and other families from their village of Bir el-Sabae in Palestine. The 28-year-old and his family walked west for several hundred miles, crossing the Sinai Peninsula before settling in an area around 90 miles (145 kilometers) north of Cairo. (Source: Associated ... [Full Article]
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea has replaced its hard-line defense minister with a little-known army general, according to a state media report Monday, in what outside analysts call an attempt to install a younger figure meant to solidify leader Kim Jong Un's grip on the powerful military. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]