March 6, 2013 RSS feed / World

U.N.: Syrian refugee figure tops 1 million

BEIRUT (AP) — The number of Syrians who have fled their war-ravaged country and are seeking assistance has now topped the 1 million mark, the U.N. More...

N-plant progressing in fuel removal plans

OKUMA, Japan (AP) — The operator of Japan’s tsunamihit nuclear plant says work is progressing on plans to remove fuel rods from a cooling pool at the center of international concerns. More...

U.S. accuses Iran of nuke ‘deception’

VIENNA (AP) — A senior U.S. envoy says Iran is committed to “deception, defiance and delay” in how it deals with international concerns about its nuclear program. More...

EU panel fines Microsoft $733M

AMSTERDAM (AP) — The European Union Commission has fined Microsoft $733 million for breaking the terms of an earlier agreement to offer users a choice of internet browser. More...