North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (3rd L) visits the truce village ...
Mar 4th, 2012
(Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (3rd L) visits the truce village of Panmunjom in the demilitarised zone separating the two Koreas, south of Pyongyang in this undated picture released by the North's KCNA news agency on March 4, 2012. REUTERS/KCNA (NORTH KOREA - Tags: POLITICS MILITARY) THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS DISTRIBUTED, EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS. NO THIRD PARTY SALES. NOT FOR USE BY REUTERS THIRD PARTY DISTRIBUTORS -
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea on Monday acknowledged the purge of leader Kim Jong Un's influential uncle for alleged corruption, drug use, gambling and a long list of other "anti-state" acts, apparently ending the career of the country's second most powerful official. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Aiming to defuse a political standoff that threatens his leadership, President Viktor Yanukovych called Tuesday for the release of the demonstrators arrested in the massive protests sweeping Kiev and vowed that Ukraine is still interested in integrating with Europe. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
MANILA, Philippines (AP) - Teen heartthrob Justin Bieber visited young victims of Typhoon Haiyan on Tuesday, traveling to the Philippines after launching a worldwide campaign to help those affected by the deadly storm. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
Maoist rebels extended on Sunday for another month a unilateral ceasefire in areas devastated by typhoon Haiyan in the central Philippines, ordering guerrillas to help distribute food, water and other relief supplies in coastal and mountain villages. "The central committee of the Communist Party of the Philippines hereby announces a one-month ... [Full Article]
By Aubrey Belford CABUNGAAN, Philippines (Reuters) - Mobbed by hungry villagers, U.S. military helicopters dropped desperately needed aid into remote areas of the typhoon-ravaged central Philippines, as survivors of the disaster flocked to ruined churches on Sunday to pray for their uncertain future. The Philippines is facing up to an enormous rebu... [Full Article]