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Obama wins re-election, no big change in U.S. policy in sight

Obama wins re-election, no big change in U.S. policy in sight

By Lee Chi-dong WASHINGTON (7-Nov-2012/PNA/Yonhap) – U.S. President Barack Obama secured re-election Tuesday by carrying almost all of the major battleground states, including Ohio, Wisconsin and Colorado. Obama has secured…

U.S. experts say race close, Obama has edge

U.S. experts say race close, Obama has edge

WASHINGTON (4-Nov-2012/PNA/Xinhua) – With U.S. presidential election only three days away, the race to the White House remains static with poll results being essentially the same for the past weeks.…

Newsweek magazine to end print edition, go all-digital

Newsweek magazine to end print edition, go all-digital

WASHINGTON (19-Oct-2012/PNA/Xinhua) – Newsweek, the New York-based and internationally distributed news magazine, announced on Thursday it would end its print publication and transition to an all-digital format in early 2013.…

TB remains major infectious killer, says WHO

TB remains major infectious killer, says WHO

GENEVA (19-Oct-2012/PNA/Xinhua) – Tuberculosis (TB) care and control in the past 17 years have saved some 20 million lives, but the global fight against TB remains fragile as it is…

U.S. presidential race remains neck and neck after Obama wins 2nd debate

U.S. presidential race remains neck and neck after Obama wins 2nd debate

By Matthew Rusling WASHINGTON (19-Oct-2012/PNA/Xinhua) – While U.S. President Barack Obama came back strong in Tuesday night’s second presidential debate with Republican challenger Mitt Romney, the race to the White…

U.S. stocks open lower on earnings fears

U.S. stocks open lower on earnings fears

NEW YORK, Oct. 11 (PNA/Xinhua) – U.S. stocks opened lower Wednesday as investors held pessimistic expectations of the third-quarter earnings season and concerns over Europe remained. Alcoa Inc., the largest…

Apple unveils iPhone 5: World’s thinnest smartphone

Apple unveils iPhone 5: World’s thinnest smartphone

  SAN FRANCISCO (13-Sept-2012/PNA/Xinhua) – Apple on Wednesday unveiled iPhone 5, its latest generation of smartphone that features bigger display and support for faster LTE wireless network, at a media…

Arab League urges end to Syria violence

Arab League urges end to Syria violence

MOSCOW (9 Jan. 2011) – Arab League ministers meeting in Cairo on Sunday demanded that the Syrian government and armed groups immediately halt all violence. The ministers also said observers…

Pope condemns commercialization of Christmas

Pope condemns commercialization of Christmas

MOSCOW (PNA/RIA Novosti-25 Dec. 2011) – Pope Benedict XVI has condemned the commercialization of Christmas as he held Mass at St. Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican. “Today Christmas has become…

Thousands of Americans cancel accounts in protest against banks

Thousands of Americans cancel accounts in protest against banks

By Katherine Harbin CHICAGO  (PNA/Xinhua, 06 Nov. 2011) –  Thousands of Americans pledged to switch their money from bank accounts to credit unions for Saturday’s Bank Transfer Day, a protest…