Narco wars in Central America

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Mexico's not the only country south of the U.S. border with a growing drug problem: the narco wars in Central America have triggered staggering homicide rates and concerns about how to establish peace there.
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Central America's bloody drug problem

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Mexico's not the only country south of the U.S. border with a growing drug problem: the narco wars in Central America have triggered staggering homicide rates and concerns about how to establish peace there.
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Suicide bomber kills 7 near Afghan airport

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A suicide bomber in a car blew himself up in front of an airport in southern Afghanistan on Thursday, killing at least seven civilians, police said.
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Time almost up for the leap second?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Thursday could be a key moment in the future of time keeping as the word decides on whether to keep the addition of leap seconds.
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Opposition: Syrian troops forced out of mountain town

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Syrian activists say opposition forces have wrested control of the town of Zabadani from government troops, but the authorities' tanks remain perched on its outskirts.
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Musharraf reassessing Pakistan return

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf is reassessing a planned return home after the government warned he will be detained as soon as he sets foot in the nation, his political party said Thursday.
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Hungarian listed among ship dead

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Hungarian was among at least 11 people who died after the cruise ship Costa Concordia ran aground and rolled on its side last week off a Tuscan island, officials said.
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Tiny island bears witness to tragedy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

For days, the giant carcass of the Costa Concordia has lain stricken off the rocky shore of the island of Giglio, rescue vessels bobbing in the chilly seas around it.
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Growing web of pressure in Iran

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iran is facing an extensive and growing international campaign aimed at destabilizing its regime.
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Pakistan to Musharraf: Come home, face arrest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Pakistan reiterated Wednesday that it will arrest former President Pervez Musharraf should he return home after three years of self-imposed exile.
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Europe plans new Syria sanctions

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The European Union is planning further sanctions against Syria, spokesman Michael Mann said Wednesday, as Syria continued its crackdown on anti-government protesters.
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What I saw inside a drug cartel

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Drug cartels, whether in Colombia or Mexico, cannot function without massive assistance from compromised officials at all levels. Corruption is the oxygen that keeps organized crime alive.
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What I saw inside Cali drug cartel

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Drug cartels, whether in Colombia or Mexico, cannot function without massive assistance from compromised officials at all levels. Corruption is the oxygen that keeps organized crime alive.
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Taliban leader has lost control of insurgents, after bombing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - After a deadly bombing attack at a bazaar in Afghanistan today, the top commander of international troops there says insurgents have "declared outright wa..
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Chinese premier stresses need to keep Hormuz open

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DOHA, Qatar (AP) - China's premier, touring the oil-rich Gulf, on Wednesday stressed the importance of keeping the Strait of Hormuz open after threats by Iran to shut the strategic..
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Crucial debt talks resume in Athens

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATHENS, Greece (AP) - The Greek government resumed stalled talks with its private creditors in Athens on Wednesday in the hope of sealing a €100 billion ($128 bil..
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List of missing Italy cruise ship passengers, crew

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

A list of those missing and confirmed dead in the grounding of the cruise ship Costa Concordia off Italy. The death was confirmed by Hungarian authorities. Italian officials releas..
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NASA spaceport breaks ground for shuttle display

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - NASA's retired space shuttle Atlantis is a step closer to completing its final journey.    The Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex broke..
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Obama to visit 5 states following State of Union

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama plans to travel to five states following next week's State of the Union address, courting voters who will be critical to his re-election ca..
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Official: White House to nix US-Canada pipeline

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - A senior Obama administration official says the White House will reject a Canadian company's plan to build an oil pipeline from Canada to Texas.    ..
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