Is Taliban leader Mullah Omar dead?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Mullah Omar, the top leader of the Afghan Taliban, has disappeared in the past five days, said Lutfullah Mashal, a spokesman for Afghanistan\'s National Directorate of Security. Mashal said he \"hopes\" Omar is dead but cannot confirm it.
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Exclusive: E-mail reveals sadness of ex-IMF head

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, who resigned last week as head of the International Monetary Fund in the face of sexual assault charges, told the fund\'s staff of his \"profound sadness and frustration in having to leave under these circumstances\" in an e-mail obtained by CNN.
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President Obama issues statement on tornadoes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

  DUBLIN  -  Michelle and I send our deepest condolences to the families of all those who  lost their lives in the tornadoes and severe weather that struck Jopl..
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First death sentence in Egypt revolution killings

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A criminal court in Cairo sentenced to death a police officer for killing protesters, the first such penalty to be handed down following the revolution that ousted former president Hosni Mubarak, Egyptian state TV reported Monday.
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Gun battle rages on at Pakistan naval base

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Pakistani Taliban has claimed responsibility for a deadly weekend attack on a naval base in Karachi.
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Western, Arab diplomats rescued from Yemen embassy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Persian Gulf states have suspended efforts to ease embattled Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh from office after the president once again balked at signing a deal with opposition leaders, the group announced early Monday.
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British back Lagarde to head IMF after Strauss-Kahn

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United Kingdom will back French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde to become head of the International Monetary Fund, British Chancellor George Osborne said, following the resignation of Dominique Strauss-Kahn, who faces sexual assault charges in the United States.
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Sudan's military takes control of oil-rich region

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Sudan\'s military has taken control of the disputed oil-rich region of Abyei, the country\'s foreign ministry said Sunday.
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Elections in Spain under way after massive protests

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Spaniards voted in local and regional elections Sunday after a campaign overshadowed by thousands of protesters who have decried the nation\'s deep economic crisis and set up tent camps in main squares in Madrid and other cities for the past week.
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US gas prices down 9 cents over past 2 weeks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) - The average U.S. price of a gallon of gasoline has dropped about 9 cents over the past two weeks. The Lundberg Survey of fuel prices puts the average ..
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Bombings rock Baghdad, killing 18

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Seventeen bombs exploded Sunday within hours of one another in Baghdad, killing at least 19 people and wounding more than 80, Iraqi authorities said.
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Standoff with suicide bombers in Afghanistan ends with 10 killed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Suicide bombers wearing Afghan police uniforms stormed a traffic police station Sunday in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least three officers, authorities said.
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Britain ends military mission in Iraq

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Britain was withdrawing its troops Sunday from Iraq, ending a role that began with the 2003 U.S.-led invasion to topple Saddam Hussein, British defense officials said.
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Landslides bury Malaysian orphanage, killing at least 16

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Rescue workers were looking for at least a dozen children reported missing following two landslides that buried a Malaysian orphanage, killing at least 16 people and injuring nine others, the nation\'s official news agency reported Sunday.
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Ouattara inaugurated Ivory Coast leader

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Inaugurated Saturday as president of troubled Ivory Coast, Alassane Ouattara calls for a moment of silence to remember compatriots killed in the bloodshed that followed November\'s disputed election.
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Spanish youths continue protest despite ban

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Thousands of Spaniards protested on Saturday in defiance of a court-approved ban on demonstrations the day before Sunday\'s local and municipal elections.
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New alleged al Qaeda tape slams NATO

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A jihadist website on Saturday posted an audio message purportedly from key al Qaeda figure Ayman al-Zawahiri.
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Saudi female driver alleges detention

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A 32-year-old Saudi Arabian who has crusaded for women to drive in her country said she was stopped for driving a car -- even though there is no law against it.
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Palestinians call for Arab League meeting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Palestinian leaders are requesting a special meeting of the Arab League in the wake of U.S. President Barack Obama\'s speech this week calling for an approximate return to the borders that existed before the 1967 Middle East War.
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It's not the end of the world

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

UNDATED (AP) - It would appear the end of the world is not so near. This was the day on which one Christian group predicted that Jesus Christ would return to earth to gather t..
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