Fighters attack South Sudan town despite U.N. peacekeepers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Thousands of fighters attacked the remote town of Pibor in South Sudan, even as the United Nations deployed peacekeeping troops to the area amid reports of an imminent attack, a military official said Sunday.
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Officials: Doomsday cult member surrenders to police in Japan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A former member of a Japanese doomsday cult wanted for the murder of a notary official surrendered after nearly 17 years on the run, authorities said Sunday.
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Arrest made in Chile wildfire

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Chilean authorities on Saturday arrested a 23-year-old man accused of sparking a wildfire that has consumed more than 27,000 acres of a national park, officials said.
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Syrian opposition groups plan for post-Assad era

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two major Syrian opposition groups forged a deal that charts a course for democracy if and when President Bashar al-Assad's regime crumbles.
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Iran expects more nuclear talks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Another round of talks between Iran and world powers is expected to be held soon, Iran\'s ambassador to Germany said.
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Somali, Ethiopian forces take control of trade town

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Backed by Ethiopian forces, Somali troops have wrested control of a key trading town after fierce fighting with Islamic militants, officials with Somalia's transitional government and witnesses said Saturday.
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New Year's celebrations sweep across globe

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

After a year marked by a wave of popular uprisings, deadly natural disasters and continued economic uncertainty, millions around the world are set to ring in 2012 with a party.
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'Iraq Day' marks deadline for U.S. withdrawal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Television stations in Baghdad are calling it "Iraq Day," the Saturday deadline for American troops to completely withdraw from the country under a U.S.-Iraqi security pact.
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4 killed in Pakistan blasts

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By: WINK Administrator

Two blasts in Pakistan's tribal region killed at least four people Saturday, officials said.
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Report: Chinese man dies of bird flu

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A 39-year-old man in southern China died Saturday from what appears to be a contagious strain of avian flu, state media reported Saturday.
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India death toll climbs in wake of Cyclone Thane

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The death toll from a storm that has pummeled India's southeastern coastline rose Saturday to 27, with thousands forced to seek refuge in emergency shelters, officials in the worst affected area said.
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South Sudan town to get U.N. protection

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United Nations is deploying peacekeeping troops to the remote town of Pibor in South Sudan, saying it faces an imminent attack by thousands of fighters engaged in ethnic clashes in the war-torn region.
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People worldwide to ring in 2012

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

After a year marked by a wave of popular uprisings, deadly natural disasters and continued economic uncertainty, millions around the world are set to ring in 2012 with a party.
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Anti-government protesters rally in Syria

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Large-scale anti-government protests and more violence unfolded across Syria, as tens of thousands of demonstrators converged on public squares to protest President Bashar al-Assad\'s regime.
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Kim Jong Un named 'supreme commander'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

North Korea said Friday that it remained steadfast in its refusal to engage with the current South Korean government, dismissing the prospect of a shift in relations with Seoul after a dynastic succession in Pyongyang.
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'Synthetic' marijuana is problem for US military

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAN DIEGO (AP) - U.S. troops are increasingly using an easy-to-get herbal mix called "Spice," which mimics a marijuana high, is hard to detect and can bring on hallucinations that ..
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GOP's Bachmann limps to Iowa caucus finish line

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) - Encountering small crowds and fresh viability questions, Republican Michele Bachmann slogged into the final weekend of Iowa caucus campaigning Friday lookin..
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Puerto Rico FBI agent drowns in attempted rescue

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - An FBI agent who tried to rescue a swimmer in distress has drowned at a beach in northeast Puerto Rico, authorities said Friday.    Dani..
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Muslim, Christians clash in southern Egypt

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAIRO (AP) - Around 200 Coptic Christians and Muslims clashed in a southern Egyptian province after a drawing depicting the Prophet Muhammad was posted on a local Christian student..
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North Korea names Kim Jong Un Supreme Commander

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - North Korea said Saturday that it has officially named Kim Jong Un as Supreme Commander, giving formal approval to his control of the country's 1.2 mi..
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