Japan update: Reactor-by-reactor

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Since March 11, the six reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant have been in various states of disrepair after being battered by an earthquake and subsequent tsunami. Here\'s where things stand.
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African Union envoy rejected in Ivory Coast political standoff

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The internationally recognized president of Ivory Coast said he rejects the latest African Union envoy selected to help resolve the nation\'s tense political standoff.
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Afghan police say Taliban kidnap 50

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Suspected Taliban fighters kidnapped 50 people -- including police officers -- in northeastern Afghanistan Sunday, police said.
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Radiation traces from Japan found in China

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Traces of radioactive iodine were detected Saturday in China\'s Heilongjiang province, a Chinese government agency told state-run media.
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Woman says Libyan forces raped her

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Libyan security forces dragged a woman away after she burst into a Tripoli hotel to tell journalists that Moammar Gadhafi\'s forces had raped her. FULL STORY REBELS ADVANCE
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Rival Mideast rallies held at White House

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Groups cheering for or against the ongoing unrest in four Middle Eastern countries took to the streets outside the White House on Saturday. The demonstrations were organized by separate groups but took place concurrently, with each group taking up space on the street and peacefully speaking out about events in Libya, Bahrain, Syria and Yemen.
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Demonstrators swarm central London to protest spending cuts

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Scattered violence broke out Saturday as tens of thousands of demonstrators marched through central London to protest proposed austerity measures and public sector spending cuts.
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Carter coming back to Cuba, raising expectations

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

When Jimmy Carter arrived on his last visit to Cuba in 2002, Fidel Castro himself was on the tarmac to greet the former U.S. president.
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Yemen president says he is 'ready to step down'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh told an Arab television network that he is \"ready to step down with respect and dignity, even within a two hours notice.\"
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Syrian protesters wounded by gunfire

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A day after violent protests erupted in the restive city of Daraa, where dozens of people were killed, hundreds of Syrians demonstrated peacefully without security forces present, a witness said Saturday.
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Colombian military kills 15 rebels, president says

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Colombian armed forces have killed 15 guerrillas in the western province of Cauca, President Juan Manuel Santos said Saturday.
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Obama: Gbagbo should cede power in Ivory Coast

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

President Barack Obama urged the disputed leader of Ivory Coast to step down to prevent more violence as the nation grapples with postelection clashes that have left hundreds dead.
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NATO says civilians accidentally killed in Afghanistan airstrike

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Civilians were accidentally killed during a NATO airstrike in Afghanistan, the organization\'s International Security Assistance Force said in a statement Saturday.
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Syria makes promises as unrest spreads

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 15 people were killed as thousands took to the streets in or made their way to the restive Syrian city of Daraa, where deadly clashes erupted over the last week between protesters and security forces.
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U.S. commander claims successes in Libya

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Warplanes roared through the skies over the Libya capital, Tripoli, early Friday, dropping bombs on the outskirts of the city where military bases are located.
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U.S. Navy thwarts pirate attack off Oman, officials say

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An attempted pirate attack was disrupted by U.S. Navy forces supporting Operation Enduring Freedom, officials said Friday.
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Libyans flee fighting, end up in desert

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Outside the Libyan city of Ajdabiya, tents have sprouted in the rolling desert, where the sands blow and farmers grow figs and grapes.
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Nearly 1 million flee Ivory Coast capital, U.N. says

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Escalating violence and fears of war have forced nearly 1 million residents to flee Abidjan, the commercial capital of Ivory Coast, the U.N. refugee agency said Friday, with scores more uprooted across the country.
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US urging Syria to stop attacks on protesters

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON- The White House is urging Syria's government to cease attacks on protesters and pursue political dialogue as violence escalates in several Syrian cities. Obama spokesma..
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Protests in Jordan turn violent

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Several demonstrators calling for reform in Jordan were injured in Amman on Friday when government supporters hit them with rocks and sticks, protest organizers said.
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