Amid violence, Iraqi lawmakers gather

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By: WINK Administrator

The crisis-plagued Iraqi Parliament reconvenes Tuesday just over a week after a key Shiite bloc criticized the government and called for early elections.
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Taliban, allies form council to coordinate efforts against NATO

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By: WINK Administrator

Pakistani Taliban factions and their allies have set up a council of elders in hopes of coordinating efforts against NATO troops in Afghanistan, a spokesman said Monday.
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Iran fires missiles in Strait of Hormuz

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By: WINK Administrator

Iran test-fired two missiles Monday, the final day of its naval exercises in the Strait of Hormuz, state-run media reported.
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South Sudan gains control of town under attack, official says

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By: WINK Administrator

South Sudan's government has gained control of a remote town that had been under attack by fighters from a rival tribe, the nation's information minister said Monday.
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Killing continues in Syria, Arab League says

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By: WINK Administrator

Syrian tanks have withdrawn from residential areas in cities, but snipers remain a threat and killings are still occurring, the head of the Arab League said Monday.
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Venezuela says it will pay ExxonMobil $255 million over nationalization

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By: WINK Administrator

Venezuela said Monday that it would pay ExxonMobil $255 million after an international arbitration ruling over the South American country's 2007 nationalization of a joint project.
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Mexican police tortured 5 suspects, human rights commission says

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By: WINK Administrator

Mexican federal police in Ciudad Juarez tortured five people to force confessions that they killed an officer and participated in a car bomb attack, the nation's human rights commission alleged.
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Rose parade includes pageantry and protest

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By: Lois Thome

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - Thousands of protesters have begun a demonstration on the heels of the annual Rose Parade. The 2012 Tournament of Roses went off without a hitch Monday morn..
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Hosni Mubarak trial set to begin in Egypt

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By: WINK Administrator

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, accused of ordering protesters killed, could face a verdict before the end of the month, a lawyer involved in the trial said Monday.
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Body found in Mount Rainier park believed to be gunman

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By: Lois Thome

MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK, Wash. (AP) - Authorities say the body of an Iraq war veteran suspected in the slaying of a Mount Rainier National Park ranger was believed to have been..
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Former rebel, now mayor, vows to ban weapons in Bogota

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By: WINK Administrator

A former leftist guerrilla has started his term as the mayor of Colombia's capital with a pledge to ban carrying weapons on the city's streets.
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Man detained in dozens of arson fires

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By: Lois Thome

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles Police Charlie Beck says he is confident authorities have their man after a person of interest was detained in connection with dozens of arson fires...
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South Korea ready for 'new era' of relations with North, president says

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By: WINK Administrator

The South Korean president, Lee Myung-bak, offered Monday to cooperate with North Korea to begin a "new era" of relations between the two countries, a day after Pyongyang had said it would defend its new leader, Kim Jong Un, to the death.
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India's president express condolences for cyclone victims

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By: WINK Administrator

India's president expressed her condolences Sunday for those killed by a devastating cyclone that has forced thousands to seek refuge in emergency shelters.
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Magnitude 6.8 quake hits Japan

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A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 6.8 struck off the coast of Japan on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
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Report: Iran builds, tests first nuclear rod

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Iran succeeded in building and testing the country's first nuclear fuel rod, the semiofficial news agency FARS said Sunday.
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Withdraw Syria observers, adviser says

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By: WINK Administrator

The head of an advisory board to the Arab League called Sunday for the withdrawal of observers from Syria, claiming the mission has allowed Syrian officials to continue a brutal crackdown on protesters.
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Arab League adviser calls on Syria observers to withdraw

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The head of an advisory board to the Arab League called Sunday for the withdrawal of observers from Syria, claiming the mission has allowed Syrian officials to continue a brutal crackdown on protesters.
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Egypt's generals move up next round of elections

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By: WINK Administrator

Egypt's ruling military council has moved up the scheduled elections for the upper house of parliament by nearly three weeks, with voting now scheduled to start in late January, the state news agency MENA reported Sunday.
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Israeli, Palestinian officials to meet in Jordan

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By: WINK Administrator

Israeli and Palestinian representatives will meet in Amman, Jordan, on Tuesday in an effort to relaunch negotiations between the two sides after more than a year of deadlock, Jordanian state media reported Sunday.
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