Taliban claims to leak security details of crucial Afghan meeting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Taliban-affiliated website published on Sunday what it claimed was a leaked document containing confidential government security plans for a vital meeting of tribal elders in Kabul next week, one that is set to discuss Afghanistan's long-term relationship with the United States and possible peace talks with the insurgency.
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Regime backers rally after Arab League suspends Syria

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

State media showed throngs of demonstrators rallying in support of Syria's president Sunday, a day after the Arab League's decision to suspend the country's membership
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Protesters take to the streets of Spain

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Several thousand demonstrators took to the streets of the Spanish capital Sunday, protesting unemployment a week before voters elect a new government.
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Death toll jumps from Turkey quake

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The death toll from Wednesday's 5.6-magnitude earthquake in eastern Turkey has risen to 40, the government said Sunday.
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Behind Arab League's Syria move

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

I strolled through the halls of the Arab League's headquarters in Cairo the other day, perusing all the family photos of Arab leaders at various summit meetings over the years.
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Niger's leader: Gadhafi's son 'welcome'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Niger's president is standing by his country's decision to offer amnesty to one of the late Moammar Gadhafi's sons, saying he is entitled to stay in his nation like other "Libyan refugees."
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Pacquiao beats Marquez by decision

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Manny Pacquiao defended his WBO welterweight title at the sold-out MGM Garden Arena in Las Vegas, defeating Juan Manuel Marquez by majority decision.
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U.S. Republican candidates tackle foreign policy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Republican candidates for president outlined their foreign policy and national security visions in a debate Saturday, tackling issues that have largely taken a backseat in a presidential race that has been shaped by the troubled economy.
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New Greek PM urged to pass bailout

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A day after being sworn in as Greece's new prime minister, Lucas Papademos talked Saturday with the leaders of France and Germany about efforts to address his nation's continuing economic woes -- including negative ramifications if certain moves aren't made soon.
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Shells of buildings seen at Japan plant

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Journalists got their first ground-level glance Saturday around Japan's stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear facility -- eying shells of reactor buildings, tons of contaminated water and workers scurrying still to mitigate damage from a crisis that began eight months ago.
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GOP hopefuls debate foreign policy in SC

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) - Unsparing in their criticism of President Barack Obama, Republican presidential hopefuls disagreed in campaign debate Saturday night about the correct cour..
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End of an era: Italy's Berlusconi resigns

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

ROME (AP) - A chorus of Handel's "Alleluia" rang out Saturday as Silvio Berlusconi resigned as Italian premier, ending a tumultuous 17-year political era and setting in motion a tr..
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NYC marks 10th anniversary of Flight 587 crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW YORK (AP) - New York City is marking the 10th anniversary of the crash of American Airlines Flight 587.    Hundreds of people gathered at a seaside memorial Satu..
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Arab League suspension spurs anger

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Arab League announced Saturday that it is suspending Syria's membership after its failure to stop the violence against its people.
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Brazilian military to raid Rio slums

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A special military task force is scheduled to occupy three of Rio de Janeiro's most notorious slums on Sunday in an effort to gain control of the communities from drug gangs.
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Dumpings at Swiss mosque site sparks outrage

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Muslims in Switzerland are responding with shock and outrage after a pig carcass and severed swine heads were discovered buried at the site of a proposed mosque.
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Penn State loses in first game after Paterno's exit

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Capping the worst week in school history, No. 12 Penn State couldn't overcome a 17-point deficit and was stopped short on a 4th-and-1 late in a 17-14 loss..
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Bahrain arrests suspects in alleged terror plot

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Bahraini authorities discovered "a terror cell" and have arrested five people for allegedly planning attacks against government and diplomatic buildings as well as unidentified individuals, officials said Saturday.
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Berlusconi to resign amid economic turmoil in Italy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ROME (AP) - Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi prepared to resign Saturday after parliament's lower chamber passed European-demanded reforms, ending a 17-year political era and sett..
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Makeshift shelters in wet Bangkok

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

In a beehive of once-empty cement forms, a neighborhood in Bangkok's northern reaches has risen from the waters that have inundated much of the rest of the metropolitan area.
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