Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Two people were killed and more than 100 others were injured this afternoon as two powerful explosions detonated in quick succession near the Boston Marathon finish line in Boston’s Back Bay section, transforming a scene of athletic celebration into bloody chaos.
When the smoke cleared, dozens of victims lay in the street, some unconscious, some grievously injured, including some whose limbs had been torn off by the blast. The dead included an 8-year-old boy, according to two law enforcement sources briefed on the investigation.
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) said Tuesday its strategic rocket and long-range artillery units have been ordered to enter combat posture targeting the United States and South Korea.
The Supreme Command of the Korean People’s Army said that all the field artillery troops, including strategic rocket units and long-range artillery units, were to be put on the highest alert, the official KCNA news agency reported.
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
North Korea is taking every initiative to show the world that it is prepared for war, particularly as South Korea and the United States enters into their Key Resolve military exercise.
The Rodong Shinmun, the voice of the North Korean Communist Party, said in its report that it North Korea will devote its armed forces of 10 million to fight the United States in its own way.
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Colombian rebels from the National Liberation Army said they had freed two Peruvians and three Colombians kidnapped last month from a gold mine in the north of the country.
The ELN, as Colombia’s second biggest guerrilla group is known, did not mention a Canadian seized at the same time.