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Clinton: North Korea Should Follow ‘Path of Peace’ Following Kim’s Death

Posted December 20th, 2011 at 6:25 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is urging North Korea’s new leadership to choose what she calls the “path of peace,” following the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il. Clinton on Monday said she hopes North Korea will be committed to “improving relations with its neighbors and respecting the rights of its people.” […]

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Clinton: North Korea Should Follow ‘Path of Peace’ Following Kim’s Death

Posted December 20th, 2011 at 6:10 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is urging North Korea’s new leadership to choose what she calls the “path of peace” following the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il. Clinton said late Monday she hoped North Korea would be committed to “improving relations with its neighbors and respecting the rights of its people.” […]

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Clinton: North Korea Should Follow ‘Path of Peace’ Following Kim’s Death

Posted December 20th, 2011 at 12:15 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is urging North Korea’s new leadership to choose what she calls the “path of peace” following the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il. Clinton said late Monday that she hoped North Korea would be committed to “improving relations with its neighbors and respecting the rights of its […]

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US, Japan Call for Peaceful Transition in North Korea

Posted December 19th, 2011 at 6:45 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said the Pacific powers have been in close consultation following the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il amid concern for the wellbeing of the reclusive nation’s people. Clinton spoke following talks in Washington Monday with Japanese Foreign Minister Koichiro Gemba. She said their two countries share a […]

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US, Japan Call for Peaceful Transition in North Korea

Posted December 19th, 2011 at 4:00 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said the Pacific powers have been in close consultation following the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il amid concern for the wellbeing of the reclusive nation’s people. Clinton spoke following talks in Washington Monday with Japanese Foreign Minister Koichiro Gemba. She said their two countries share a […]

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US, Japan Call for Peaceful Transition in North Korea

Posted December 19th, 2011 at 3:30 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said the Pacific powers have been in close consultation following the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il amid concern for the wellbeing of the reclusive nation’s people. Clinton spoke following talks in Washington Monday with Japanese Foreign Minister Koichiro Gemba. She said their two countries share a […]

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World Leaders Guarded after Death of Kim Jong IL

Posted December 19th, 2011 at 11:50 am (UTC-5)
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The United States and Europe are reacting with caution to the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, with Washington reaffirming its commitment to stability on the Korean peninsula and European leaders voicing guarded hope for change. A White House statement says President Barack Obama spoke by telephone early Monday with South Korean President […]

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Unemployment Rises in Advanced Economies

Posted December 13th, 2011 at 10:55 am (UTC-5)
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Unemployment rates remain stubbornly high in the world’s most advanced economies, causing more headaches for policymakers trying to avoid another global recession. Data released Tuesday by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development shows unemployment across the group’s 34 countries rose slightly to 8.3 percent in October, from 8.2 percent the month before. The OECD […]

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Gap Between Rich and Poor Increases in Most Countries

Posted December 5th, 2011 at 11:30 am (UTC-5)
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The gap between rich and poor has grown in most of the world’s major economies, and now stands at its highest level in 30 years. A report Monday by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, a research and policy group that has 34 member countries, calls for governments to act quickly to address the […]

China Marks World AIDS Day

Posted December 1st, 2011 at 1:20 pm (UTC-5)
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China has marked World AIDS Day by promising to increase funding to HIV prevention services, access to anti-retroviral medications, and policies to curb discrimination against those affected by the virus. During a World AIDS Day event in Beijing Thursday, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao called for the international community to fully meet its commitments to achieve […]

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