Attacker targets Iraqi interior ministry

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By: WINK Administrator

A suicide car bomber struck a security checkpoint at the main entrance to Iraq's interior ministry compound in central Baghdad Monday, killing at least two people and wounding six others, police said.
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Nigeria churches bombed on Christmas

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By: WINK Administrator

Bomb blasts struck two churches in Nigeria on Sunday as worshippers were attending Christmas Day services, stirring memories of strikes against Nigerian churches during last year's Christmas season.
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Revolutionary blogger freed in Egypt

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By: WINK Administrator

An Egyptian judge ordered the release Sunday of a prominent revolutionary blogger, pending further investigation.
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Suicide bomber targets Afghan funeral procession

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By: WINK Administrator

A suicide bomber targeted a funeral procession Sunday in the northeastern Afghan city of Taloqan, killing about 20 people, police said.
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China marriage database raises concerns

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By: WINK Administrator

China is launching a national online marriage database to fight bigamy, a move that has raised concerns among millions of Chinese about protection of privacy.
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First lady asked Santa to help get Obama to Hawaii

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By: WINK Administrator

HONOLULU (AP) - Michelle Obama was looking for help from more than just House Republicans so her husband could make it to Hawaii in time for Christmas. "We were all praying an..
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U.S. wife 'heartbroken' over Cuba decision

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By: WINK Administrator

The wife of an U.S. subcontractor jailed in Cuba said Saturday she is devastated that Cuba is not including her husband among the nearly 3,000 prisoners being released on humanitarian grounds.
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10,000 doctors strike for better pay in India

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By: WINK Administrator

At Zenana hospital in the western Indian city of Jaipur, Nasroon Bano died after giving birth. Her family blamed it on the absence of doctors.
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Dozens killed in Nigeria fighting

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By: WINK Administrator

Dozens of people have been killed during two days of clashes between Islamist militants and Nigerian security forces in a northeastern town, an army commander said.
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Prince Philip in 'good spirits' after surgery

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By: WINK Administrator

The office of the British prime minister on Saturday wished 90-year-old Prince Philip, who underwent surgery, a speedy recovery.
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'War zone' emerges during Yemen protest

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By: WINK Administrator

Security forces in Yemen's capital assaulted thousands of marchers with gunfire, water cannons, and tear gas Saturday, eyewitnesses and activists said.
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Thousands take to Moscow streets, calling for fair elections

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By: WINK Administrator

Thousands of people took to the streets Saturday in Moscow, braving bitterly cold weather to demand for fair elections after what they claim were rigged results earlier this month that returned Vladimir Putin's party to power.
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Taliban claim suicide bombing that killed 6 in Pakistan

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By: WINK Administrator

The Taliban are claiming responsibility for a suicide car bombing Saturday that struck a military housing area in northwest Pakistan, a spokesman for the group said.
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Cuba to release 2,900 prisoners

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By: WINK Administrator

Cuba will pardon more than 2,900 prisoners, the government said Friday in an official statement published on the state-run website Cubadebate.
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Peace Corps scales back in Central America amid violence

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By: WINK Administrator

The Peace Corps is slashing operations in Honduras and scaling back in El Salvador and Guatemala, citing security concerns in a region beset by violence linked to the lucrative drug trade.
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Car bombs mark escalation in Syria

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

For all the horrors in Syria this year, Friday\'s attacks were the first known suicide bombs since the start of the uprising, the first such high-visibility act of terror.
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Britain's Prince Philip taken to a hospital

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By: WINK Administrator

Britain's Prince Philip was taken to a hospital on Friday for "precautionary tests" after complaining of chest pains, a Buckingham Palace spokeswoman said.
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In family horror, some Canadians see culture clash

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By: Chel Bell

TORONTO (AP) - On a summer morning in 2009, in canal locks east of Toronto, police made a grisly discovery: In a submerged Nissan car were the bodies of three teenage sisters and a..
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Santa shows up in many forms around the globe

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By: Chel Bell

Apparently, people aren't the only ones donning Santa duds. Elephants dressed as Santa spread Christmas cheer to children in a town in Thailand. Although this is an annual event at..
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Crowds mass in Cairo's Tahrir Square in protest of army

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By: WINK Administrator

Thousands gathered in the Egyptian capital on Friday in a mass demonstration against the country's armed forces and its heavy-handed treatment of protesters, which has since drawn international condemnation.
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