• Poll: Record Number of Mexicans Crime Victims in 2013

    While Mexico’s government says the country is getting safer, a record number of Mexicans were victims of crime last year, according to a survey by national statistics institute INEGI published on Tuesday.

    President Enrique Pena Nieto came to power nea…

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  • Deadly Attacks In Donetsk Test Ukraine Peace Deal

    After a series of attacks by pro-Moscow militia, Ukraine’s prime minister has accused Russia of failing to honor the cease-fire agreement signed on September 5. At least nine Ukrainian soldiers have been killed in the last two days. Tentative peace deal appears to be holding despite the violence.

    Putting new equipment to the test – soldiers from Ukraine’s National Guard opened fire on a test model of a new armored vehicle Tuesday, at an army base outside Kyiv. Commanders hope it will give…

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  • Scientists Predict Extreme Weather to Continue Worldwide

    From floods to droughts to powerful storms, more people are impacted by extreme weather as the population increases. In Los Angeles, the Aquarium of the Pacific unveiled a tool to educate the public about extreme weather. Elizabeth Lee has more.

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  • Deadly Attacks In Donetsk Test Ukraine Peace Deal

    After a series of attacks by pro-Moscow militia, Ukraine’s prime minister has accused Russia of failing to honor the cease-fire agreement signed on September 5. At least nine Ukrainian soldiers have been killed in the last two days. As Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA from near the frontline in eastern Ukraine, the tentative peace deal appears to be holding despite the violence.

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  • UN Ebola Mission Kicks Off Amid Questions About Safety

    As the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has worsened over the past months, countries from Cuba to Denmark to Britain have helped fight the disease. Now, it’s the United Nations’ turn.

    Based in Ghana, the United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response, known as UNMEER, is the world body’s effort to take the disease down for good.

    Anthony Banbury, the head of UNMEER, detailed the mission’s goals to reporters in Ghana Tuesday.

    “The U.N. Mission now really has just one job: to…

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  • S. Korean Leader Responds to North’s Attacks on Human Rights Policy

    South Korean President Park Geun-hye has responded to North Korean criticism by saying the North’s human rights record is “the crux” of Seoul’s policy toward the communist country.

    Presiding over a Cabinet meeting held Tuesday at Cheong Wa Dae, South Korea’s presidential office, Park said the North’s human rights situation, along with its nuclear ambition, is integral to her administration’s North Korea policy.

    The president said improving the livelihood of North Korean citizens is…

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  • S. Korean Leader Responds to North’s Attacks on Human Rights Policy

    South Korean President Park Geun-hye has responded to North Korean criticism by saying the North’s human rights record is “the crux” of Seoul’s policy toward the communist country.

    Presiding over a Cabinet meeting held Tuesday at Cheong Wa Dae, South Korea’s presidential office, Park said the North’s human rights situation, along with its nuclear ambition, is integral to her administration’s North Korea policy.

    The president said improving the livelihood of North Korean citizens is…

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  • S. Korean Leader Responds to North’s Attacks on Human Rights Policy

    South Korean President Park Geun-hye has responded to North Korean criticism by saying the North’s human rights record is “the crux” of Seoul’s policy toward the communist country.

    Presiding over a Cabinet meeting held Tuesday at Cheong Wa Dae, South Korea’s presidential office, Park said the North’s human rights situation, along with its nuclear ambition, is integral to her administration’s North Korea policy.

    The president said improving the livelihood of North Korean citizens is…

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  • S. Korean Leader Responds to North’s Attacks on Human Rights Policy

    South Korean President Park Geun-hye has responded to North Korean criticism by saying the North’s human rights record is “the crux” of Seoul’s policy toward the communist country.

    Presiding over a Cabinet meeting held Tuesday at Cheong Wa Dae, South Korea’s presidential office, Park said the North’s human rights situation, along with its nuclear ambition, is integral to her administration’s North Korea policy.

    The president said improving the livelihood of North Korean citizens is…

    continue reading »

     
     
  • S. Korean Leader Responds to North’s Attacks on Human Rights Policy

    South Korean President Park Geun-hye has responded to North Korean criticism by saying the North’s human rights record is “the crux” of Seoul’s policy toward the communist country.

    Presiding over a Cabinet meeting held Tuesday at Cheong Wa Dae, South Korea’s presidential office, Park said the North’s human rights situation, along with its nuclear ambition, is integral to her administration’s North Korea policy.

    The president said improving the livelihood of North Korean citizens is…

    continue reading »