Feb 10, 2013 — Zhuang Zedong's gift to an American table tennis player paved the way for President Nixon's groundbreaking visit to China. Zhuang was 73.
Feb 3, 2013 — The comments by Iran's foreign minister at a security conference in Germany come a day after Vice President Joe Biden said the U.S. was willing to hold direct talks with the Islamic republic over its nuclear program. But Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi said Washington must show "fair and real" intentions to resolve the issue.
Jan 27, 2013 — The French-led intervention against Islamist rebels is gaining strength. African military chiefs say a minimum of 5,000 regional troops are needed to join the intervention against the rebels.
Jan 23, 2013 — The threat follows the U.N. Security Council's condemnation Tuesday of North Korea's rocket launch in December. A U.S. official in Seoul said any such step by Pyongyang would be a "mistake."