Who'd take over after al-Assad?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

For 12 bloody, horrific months, Syrian dissidents and world leaders have dreamt of one outcome for the Syrian crisis: the ouster of President Bashar al-Assad. But who would take over remains a mystery.
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How nations risk nuclear terrorism

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

World leaders are meeting in Seoul this week to discuss how to deal with the threat of nuclear terrorism.
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From North Korea to the U.S.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

During a sleepless night, Song Ee Han agonized over a decision: Was she willing to leave her youngest child behind while she and her daughters escaped North Korea?
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Arab League summit hopes to showcase 'the new Iraq'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iraq is placing big stakes on the success of this week\'s Arab League summit in Baghdad.
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Ontario legalizes brothels

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Ontario\'s top court has legalized brothels, saying Canadian prostitution laws unfairly discriminate against prostitutes and their ability to work in safe environments.
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Suu Kyi falls ill, suspends campaign

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has suspended campaigning for Myanmar\'s upcoming by-elections after falling ill, her party said Sunday.
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Drone war in sharp decline

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Peter Bergen and Jennifer Rowland says the past year has seen the number of CIA drone strikes in Pakistan plummet
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Pakistan lawmakers debate drones

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Pakistan\'s parliament reconvenes Monday to debate a committee\'s recommendation that the United States stop drone strikes inside its territory and apologize unconditionally for airstrikes last year that killed two dozen soldiers.
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Obama calls for 'balanced approach' to U.S.-Pakistan relations

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

President Barack Obama expressed hope Tuesday that the United States and Pakistan can arrive at a \"balanced approach\" to relations as he met with Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani for the first time since a string of damaging episodes last year.
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Official: N. Korea positioning rocket

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Hours after the U.S. warned that North Korea would achieve nothing with threats or provocations, Pyongyang moved a long-range rocket to a launch pad Monday, a South Korean official said.
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Gunman's brother charged

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The brother of a gunman killed in a siege in southwestern France is outraged to have been charged in connection with an alleged shooting spree by Mohammed Merah, his lawyer said Monday.
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North Korea refuses to halt satellite launch plan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

North Korea said Tuesday that it would not abandon its plan to carry out a satellite launch next month despite recent warnings from President Barack Obama over the move.
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Annan's 6-point proposal to end Syria conflict

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

The six points of U.N. envoy Kofi Annan's peace plan for Syria, which were accepted Tuesday by the Syrian government.    - Syria commits to work with Annan "in an in..
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Justices take up heart of health care overhaul law

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court is taking up the key question in the challenge to President Barack Obama's historic health care overhaul: Can the government force people to car..
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1 person found dead in Colorado wildfire

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

CONIFER, Colo. (AP) - Investigators were trying to determine what killed a person whose body was found amid a Colorado wildfire that destroyed at least five homes in the mountains ..
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French killer may have sent Al-Jazeera footage

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

PARIS (AP) - Al-Jazeera has received video footage that appears to show the deadly attacks on soldiers and a Jewish school in southwestern France, including the cries of the victim..
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Coastal cleanup effort collects 9M tons of garbage

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Volunteers around the world collected nearly 9 million pounds of cigarettes, bottles and other trash during a coastal cleanup campaign last year, according to ..
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DSK gets preliminary charges in prostitution probe

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LILLE, France (AP) - A lawyer for Dominique Strauss-Kahn says the former IMF chief has been handed preliminary charges alleging he was involved in a French prostitution ring. ..
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Chief: No conclusions in Iraqi-American death case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) - Police in San Diego County say they are investigating the beating death of a 32-year-old Iraqi-American woman as a possible hate crime but are also looking ..
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Grammy winner's haven for kids

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

One member of the Grammy award-winning group Ladysmith Black Mambazo garners praise for more than just his rhythm.
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