Michelle Canzoneri

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North Korean wonder drug fights cancer, AIDS, drug addiction, and even makes you attractive

Good news, sufferers of chronic disease! North Korean scientists have made the medical discovery of the millennium: an <i>actual</i> panacea that really does …

Kim Jong-un

Zimbabwe offers new exchange rate: $1 for 35,000,000,000,000,000 old dollars

Central bank discards local currency after years of hyperinflation which at one point reached 500,000,000,000%<p>Zimbabweans will start exchanging “quadrillions” of local dollars for a few US dollars next week as President Robert Mugabe’s government discards its virtually worthless national …

South Africa

Flip Down Memory Lane: The Year in Review

In 2014, we saw countries unite to fight mass disease and terror. Ebola ravaged African countries and spread to the United States. ISIS attacked …

Plus-Size Parking Spaces in China Spark Accusations of Sexism

Extra-wide parking spaces outside a mall in China designed for women have sparked a debate on social media in the country over allegations of …

Plus Size

Kim Jong Un Visits North Korea Children's Hospital

Newly-released pictures show Kim Jong Un visiting children at a hospital and orphanage in the North Korean capital.<p>The images show Kim and his wife Ri Sol Ju being greeted by youngsters at the Taesongsan General Hospital in Pyongyang.<p>The photos were released just days after Kim's government …

North Korea

Dennis Rodman claims Kim Jong-un's uncle was not executed

Former basketball star Dennis Rodman claims North Korean leader Kim Jong-un did not execute his uncle and that he saw him during a recent trip to the Stalinist state<p>Dennis Rodman, the eccentric retired basketball player who has struck up a bizarre friendship with <b>North Korean</b>'s leader Kim Jong-un, …

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Arrivederci Rome: Venice Votes On Independence Referendum

ROME – While the referendum over Crimea’s secession from Ukraine continues to make headlines worldwide, a much lower-profile poll for independence is gaining momentum in Italy: the vote for the breakaway of Venice.<p>Residents of the northern Italian region of Veneto – Venice being its main city – are …

Europe

Venice Organizes Online Vote to Become Independent From Italy

It's not just Crimea: the Italian region of Veneto, which includes the city of Venice, is holding a referendum to secede too.<p>Local activists and …

N. Korea Holds Elections (Sort Of)

Crimean Parliament Votes Unanimously To Become Part Of Russia

According to RIA news agency, the text of the law said that the Ukrainian peninsula agreed "to enter into the Russian Federation with the rights of a subject of the Russian Federation."<p>Russia's lower hour of legislature is now considering annexation of Crimea.<p>There will be a regionwide referendum …

Russia

The Aftermath of a Train Station Terror Attack in China

Invisible Standoff Continues as Russia Bloodlessly Extends Control in Crimea

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>While many of us in the U.S. spent last night watching a star-studded selfie break Twitter, Russia …

Crimea Standoff: Russian Gunmen Surround Ukraine Military Base

SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine - Russian troops surrounded a military base in Ukraine's Crimea region Sunday in a tense standoff as the security crisis in the region deepened.<p>Armed men arrived at the base in Perevalne and demanded the Ukrainian soldiers inside lay down their weapons.<p>The Ukrainian forces …

Russia

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Kim Jong Un's Wife Ri Sol Ju Rumoured To Be Pregnant With Second Child (PICTURE)

In the absence of any formal announcements, and with unofficial North Korean mouthpiece Dennis Rodman currently indisposed, the reappearance of a …

Ugandan paper accused of witch-hunt as it publishes list of '200 top homosexuals'

Outing of some Ugandans follows signing of harsh anti-gay bill by President Yoweri Museveni<p>A national newspaper in Uganda on Tuesday published a list of more than 60 people it said were homosexuals, raising fears of a witch-hunt the day after the country’s president signed into law a draconian new …

Zimbabwe's Mugabe Celebrates 90th Birthday With $1M Party

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe told crowds celebrating his 90th birthday on Sunday that he was "made to feel as youthful and energetic as a boy of nine."<p>Lauded as a liberation hero by some and condemned by others as a human rights abuser, Mugabe has spent more than a third of his life as leader …

South Africa

Missing Ukrainian President Is Now Wanted for Mass Murder

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Ukraine's interim government has issued an arrest warrant for ousted president Viktor Yanukovych, …

Associated Press News

Ukraine as it happened: Yanukovych ousted, Tymoshenko freed

The Ukrainian parliament ousted this Saturday president Yanukovych after more than three months of violent protests that killed 82 people in several cities of the country. Ukrainian lawmakers also voted to free his arch-rival, jailed former prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko, greeted by thousands of …

Obama: No 'Cold War chessboard'

President Barack Obama doesn’t see disagreements with Russia over conflicts in Syria and Ukraine as a revival of competition on “some Cold War chessboard,” he said Wednesday, but will keep pushing Russian President Vladimir Putin to side with the will of the people in both nations.<p>“I don’t think …

Korean reunions resume after Pyongyang accord

Agreement between North and South allows group of elderly South Koreans to cross border to meet long-lost siblings and relatives<p>A group of 82 elderly South Koreans gathered at a coastal resort before crossing into North Korea for the first reunion in more than three years for the peninsula's …

At least 25 killed in Ukraine as president alleges coup attempt

KIEV, Ukraine -- As the death toll in Kiev's violent political<p>confrontationrose dramatically to at least 25 Wednesday, embattled Ukrainian President Victor Yanukovich laid blame for the violence on protest leaders and threatened a tough response.<p>Pointing to continued clashes in Kiev's Independence …

Huge Anti-American Crowds Mark Iran Revolution

TEHRAN -- Anti-American and anti-Israel sentiment ran high on the streets of Tehran on Tuesday as hundreds of thousands celebrated the 35th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution.<p>Chants of “Death to Israel” and “Down with the U.S.” reverberated and groups of young people approached NBC News’ crew to …

South Asia