Group: Guard led to aid workers' kidnapping in Somalia

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A crooked Somali cop may have been the one who made the kidnapping of two foreign aid workers in October possible, the safety adviser for their employer told CNN.
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Rockets fired at Pakistani military school

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Nine rockets were fired at the Pakistan Military Academy Kakul Friday about 500 meters from the infamous compound of Osama Bin Laden in Abbottabad, Syed Imtiaz, Hussain Shah a senior police official said.
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Aborigine protesters burn Australian flag

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A group of indigenous Australian protesters made headlines for a second day in a row Friday after they gathered outside the Australian Parliament and set fire to the country's flag.
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U.N. Security Council to hold Syria talks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The U.N. Security Council will hold closed-door talks Friday afternoon on the situation in Syria, the British and French delegations reported on their respective Twitter feeds.
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Head of Papua New Guinea military freed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The head of the Papua New Guinea military has been freed from detention by rebel soldiers, the Australian government said Thursday, as an attempted mutiny appeared to unravel.
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Freed aid workers at U.S. base in Italy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Former hostages Jessica Buchanan and Poul Thisted arrived at a U.S. base in Sicily on Thursday, a day after being rescued during a U.S. military raid in Somalia.
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Death toll rises in Rio building collapse

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Brazilian rescue workers dug through rubble in search of survivors Thursday morning, hours after three buildings collapsed in the historic center of Rio de Janeiro, Mayor Eduardo Paes told reporters.
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Romney failed to disclose income from Swiss bank

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Mitt and Ann Romney failed to list investment income from a Swiss bank account on financial disclosure forms filed last year. And other income is missing ..
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In campaign, Romney rarely notes Mexican heritage

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLONIA JUAREZ, Mexico (AP) - Mitt Romney leaves out one tiny detail as he campaigns to win Florida's Hispanic vote: his Mexican heritage.    The Republican presiden..
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Bill Gates donates $750M to fight diseases

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will inject $750 million into the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates announced Thursday at the World Economic Forum.
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Mob threatens Australian prime minister

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Australian officials were escorted out of a Canberra restaurant Thursday after an angry mob of protesters surrounded the building during a luncheon ceremony, police said.
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Tough challenges in Libya in building new nation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Clashes between rival militias. Allegations of detainee torture. Assaults on the headquarters of the National Transitional Council, which governs Libya.
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Oral cancer virus affects 7 percent of Americans

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHICAGO (AP) - About 16 million Americans have oral HPV, a sexually transmitted virus more commonly linked with cervical cancer that also can cause mouth cancer, according to the f..
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Breast implant maker's founder arrested

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The founder of a French company that makes breast implants linked to a health scare was arrested Thursday, the French national police said.
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Tainted heart medicine suspected in Pakistan deaths

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 100 people died after taking what officials suspect may have been tainted heart medicine in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore, the health ministry said Thursday.
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Tensions flare over Falkland Islands

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

It's been nearly 30 years since British and Argentinian troops fought over the Falkland Islands, but politicians from both countries are ratcheting up their rhetoric over the British-controlled territory.
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More than 100 arrested in Mexican Mafia busts

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Authorities arrested more than 100 members and associates of the street gang the Mexican Mafia in southern California as part of investigation into a wide range of offenses such as racketeering, kidnapping, attempted murder and drug trafficking, federal officials said.
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Building in Brazil partially collapses after blast

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An 18-story building partially collapsed after an explosion in the historic center of Rio de Janeiro Wednesday night, state media reported.
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Merkel: Greece remains on knife-edge

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is expected Wednesday to give a stark warning to economic policymakers that Greece may yet face meltdown amid a crisis that has brought the European single currency to the brink of collapse.
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SEALs parachute, rescue aid workers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

U.S. special forces swooped into Somalia in a pair of helicopters under the cover of darkness Wednesday to rescue two kidnapped aid workers -- an American and a Dane -- in a daring raid that also killed several gunmen , an American official said Wednesday.
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