Officials lower death toll from Honduran prison fire

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Fire officials on Sunday lowered the number of people they say were killed when a fire ripped through a prison in central Honduras last week to 358.
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Murdoch to launch Sun on Sunday next week

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Sunday edition of Britain's best-selling newspaper will launch next week, The Sun announced Sunday, two days after media magnate Rupert Murdoch said those plans were in the works.
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Iran suspends oil exports to Britain and France

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iran's oil ministry announced Sunday that it had stopped crude exports to British and French companies.
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Jewish groups decry 'anti-Semitic' Venezuelan article

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two Jewish organizations are calling on Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez to stop what they say are anti-Semitic attacks by his government's media.
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Homs a 'bleeding wound'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

After 16 straight days of bombardment, food, medicine, water, electricity are dwindling in Homs, and Bashar al-Assad\'s forces show no sign of letting up.
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Protesters and police clash as Senegal election nears

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Clashes erupted between police and protesters in Senegal Sunday, a week before the country's presidential elections.
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Manhunt launched in dramatic Greek museum robbery

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A manhunt was under way Saturday in Greece for two suspects who tied up a guard, stormed the Archeological Museum of Olympia, smashed glass casings and stole dozens of small statues, state media reported.
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Iranian warships sail into the Mediterranean

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two Iranian warships sailed through Egypt's Suez Canal into the Mediterranean Sea, Iran's semi-official Mehr news agency reported Saturday, amid heightened tensions in the region.
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Whitney Houston's voice soars at NJ hometown funeral

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

NEKESA MUMBI MOODY/AP Music Writer NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - The best voices of a generation all paid tribute to her. But in the end, the most powerful voice at Whitney Houston's funeral..
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First exiles to leave Iraq's Camp Ashraf slam new site

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

About 400 members of an exiled Iranian opposition group who are the first to leave a long-term camp in Iraq under a U.N. plan criticized their treatment and the conditions at the new temporary site Saturday.
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Cleric: Karzai sought help to mediate Afghan Taliban talks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Afghan President Hamid Karzai asked a Taliban-linked cleric based in Pakistan Saturday to help mediate talks with the Afghan Taliban, the cleric told CNN.
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Officials: Dutch prince severely injured in Austrian avalanche

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By: WINK Administrator

A member of the Dutch royal family was severely injured in an avalanche at an Austrian ski resort Friday, local authorities told CNN.
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2 killed as Syrians protest near palace

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Resolute despite the government\'s bloody crackdown, activists staged a massive protest and joint funeral Saturday not far from President Bashar al-Assad\'s palace.
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Egypt sets trial date for accused foreign NGO workers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The trial of 43 people accused in a case involving foreign funding will take place in a criminal court on February 26, Egyptian state news agency MENA said Saturday.
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Nepalese woman accused of witchcraft and burned alive

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A 40-year-old mother of two was burned alive in central Nepal after she was accused of being a witch, police said Saturday.
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Kenyan chief foils robbery via Twitter

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Kenyan chief in a town far from the bustling capital foiled a predawn robbery recently using Twitter, highlighting the far-reaching effects of social media in areas that don't have access to the Internet.
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NATO chopper crashes in Afghanistan: local official

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A NATO helicopter crashed Saturday in eastern Afghanistan, but there was no immediate information on casualties, local police said.
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Police, protesters clash as Senegal vote nears

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Senegalese police clashed Friday night with protesters, firing tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse them from downtown Dakar, where protests have been banned. The unrest was part of the opposition against the candidacy of President Abdoulaye Wade ahead of February 26 elections.
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Terror suspect arrested near Capitol in FBI sting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Police say a 29-year-old Moroccan man planning to detonate what he thought were explosives has been arrested in an FBI sting operation near the U.S. Capitol. ..
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Libya 1 year later: 'No guns' signs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

In Tripoli, "no guns" signs outnumber ones that say, "no smoking."
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