VIDEO: 'Great Irish welcome' dampened by weather
Performers make their way down O'Connell Street Dublin during the St Patrick's Day Parade. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times. Rosemary Mac Cabe. Topics: News · Michael D Higgins · Ireland; More Topics. Sun, Mar 17, 2013, 16:47 ...
Dublin a sea of green for St Patrick's DayAFP
St Patrick's Day parade: Thousands line Birmingham's streetsBBC News
The Irish-American population is seven times larger than IrelandWashington Post (blog)
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Paedophilia is an illness, says top Catholic Cardinal
Paedophilia is an illness, says top Catholic Cardinal London: The Vatican was embroiled in fresh controversy today as one of its top cardinals described paedophilia as a psychological "illness" rather than a "criminal condition". Wilfrid Fox Napier, the Catholic ...
South Africa Cardinal Says Pedophilia Not A CrimeCHANNELS
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Turkish Police Find Suspect In SI Mother's Killing
Police in Turkey say they've found their suspect in the murder of Sarai Sierra, the Staten Island woman who was killed while on vacation. The man is identified only as "Ziya T". Turkish officials say he was found near the border with Syria. News reports out of ...
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Don't claim Irish ancestry because it's St Patrick's Day, just enjoy it!
On March 17 the world turns Irish. No matter how loose one's connection may be, indeed even if there just isn't one at all, it remains the day of days for many to enjoy copious amounts of Guinness and wear a big green hat. Irish or not, there shouldn't be ...
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3 officials with Zimbabwe PM's office arrested
Harare, Zimbabwe (CNN) -- Three officials with the office of Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai were arrested Sunday, authorities in Zimbabwe said. The arrests came a day after Zimbabweans cast ballots for a key referendum on a new constitution that limits ...
Zimbabwe Police Arrest PM's Officials, Top LawyerABC News
Zimbabwe police arrest three of PM's aidesAFP
Zimbabwe police raid Tsvangirai's office, arrest fiveThe Standard Digital News
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China's new president promises 'great renaissance'
BEIJING — In his first speech as China's new president, Xi Jinping promised Sunday to pursue a “great renaissance of the Chinese nation” and to deliver a more equitable society and a more effective, less corrupt government. But at a rare news conference ...
China's new leader rejects "hedonism and extravagance"CBS News
Chinese Leader Seeks Cleaner, More Efficient GovernmentVoice of America
Xi Jinping and Li Keqiang push for a 'better' ChinaThe Australian
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Pakistan government makes history but record checked
Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has said the practice of replacing an elected government by military might in the country has ended. In his farewell address to the nation, hours before the dissolution of the lower house National ...
No more toppling of elected govt, says PM in farewell addressThe News International
Pakistan government is first to complete full termDeutsche Welle
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New Zealand pledges continuing support for Myanmar's reforms
Prime Minister John Key said New Zealand would continue assistance to Myanmar's reform, Radio New Zealand reported. John Key made the pledge following his meeting with Myanmar President Thein Sein in Auckland on Friday. "New Zealand will ...
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Nigeria says working to rescue 8 foreign hostages
ABUJA, March 17 — The Nigerian federal government has said it is doing everything possible to ensure that the eight foreign hostages held by the militant group in the Northern part of the country are released without any harm. Minister of Foreign Affairs ...
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Pope Francis goes on a walkabout
Around 1,000 people thronged a narrow passageway outside the Church of Sant'Anna, his local parish church just inside the Vatican gates, as he arrived for mass. In dramatic contrast with the reserved style of his predecessors, he walked along a hastily ...
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Thousands expected for St Patrick's Day parade in Dublin
SBagpipe players march in the St Patrick's Day parade in New York. Photograph: Nicole Bengiveno/The New York Times. HMPADDYSDAY-XW4_CROP_1 WEB_WEB. Workers dye the Chicago River green to kick off the city's St. Patrick's day celebrations.
The 'Brummie St Patrick' leads Birmingham paradeBBC News
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Everyone's Irish during St. Patrick's Day ParadeNew York Daily News
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Fifth French soldier killed in Mali fighting
Paris. A French corporal was killed during fighting in northern Mali, bringing to five the number of French deaths since the January 11 intervention to oust armed Islamist groups, President Francois Hollande's office said Sunday, AFP reported. The statement ...
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Pentagon to Add Missile Interceptors to Deter North Korea
North Korea said it will never negotiate away its nuclear weapons in the face of hostility, after the U.S. disclosed plans to bolster missile defenses against a potential attack by the totalitarian regime. “The U.S. is seriously mistaken if it thinks that the DPRK had ...
North Korea: Nuclear program not a bargaining chipCNN International
US Cancels Part of Missile Defense That Russia OpposedNew York Times
US to reinforce missile defences to counter North Korea 'provocations'The Guardian
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Qaeda front group claims Iraq ministry attack: SITE
Al-Qaeda's front group in Iraq has claimed a brazen coordinated attack involving a series of bombings and the storming of a ministry complex in central Baghdad, a monitoring service said on Sunday. The Islamic State of Iraq claimed to have killed up to 60 ...
Al-Qaida affiliate claims Iraq ministry assaultWLOS
112000 civilians dead in a decade in Iraq: reportFocus News
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In shadow of China, Uighurs released from Guantanamo languish on Pacific island
In this photo taken on Feb. 9, 2013, former Guantanamo prisoner Ahmat Abdulahad sits outside a fellow refugee's small apartment in Koror, Palau. Released from Guantanamo Bay military prison by the U.S. in 2009, Abdulahad and several other Uighur men ...
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Under Xi, China seeks to cool island row with Japan
By David Lague. HONG KONG | Sun Mar 17, 2013 1:40am EDT. HONG KONG (Reuters) - In a break from months of saber rattling, China under new President Xi Jinping appears to be moderating its approach to a potentially explosive territorial dispute with ...
Chinese President Xi Jinping calls for renaissanceBBC News
China wraps up session to install new leadershipUSA TODAY
China leaders pledge clean government, less wasteDaily Astorian
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New China FM 'unlikely' to soften stance in Japan row
TOKYO — China's appointment of a former ambassador to Japan as its foreign minister is unlikely to soften Beijing's position over islands at the centre of a dispute with Tokyo, Japanese media said on Sunday. Wang Yi's new job was approved on Saturday by ...
China appoints new ministers; Yang Jiechi is new State CouncillorHindustan Times
China approves Japan expert as new foreign ministerGlobalPost
China names North Korea, Japan expert as foreign ministerEconomic Times
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New York dog accidentally flown to Ireland instead of Arizona
Related topics. Flying With Pets · United Airlines · Elisa Black-Taylor. Advertisement. According to ABC World News, a New York English Springer named Hendrix took an accidental plane trip from New Jersey to Ireland on March 14. Hendrix is the six-year-old ...
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Pope Francis, the Buenos Aires pontiff
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BUENOS AIRES — A block away from Pope Francis' childhood home, a modest neighborhood church is wedged between a bakery and a bank of middle-class town houses. Inside is a small sign festooned in pastel construction paper — like the kind that ...
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Death toll from fireworks explosion in Mexico rises to 16
(CNN) -- Two more people succumbed to injuries suffered when a truck carrying fireworks to a religious procession exploded in Mexico, raising the overall death toll to 16, a state agency reported, according to the government news agency. The incident ...
Mexico deadly fireworks explosion in Tlaxcala stateBBC News
13 Dead, Dozens Hurt in Mexico Fireworks ExplosionABC News
UPDATE 1-Fireworks blast kills at least 13 Catholic pilgrims in MexicoReuters
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