UK diplomats meet with Libyan opposition

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The deadly battles in Libya forged ahead Sunday as pro-government forces shelled a medical clinic in the city of Misrata, killing one person and wounding 15 others, a hospital source said.
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'Crash tax' and other fees target out-of-towners

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Cash-strapped local governments are increasingly looking to out-of-towners to help pay the bills for police and fire services. A number of towns have sta..
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Yemeni security forces attack protesters, injure hundreds

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Yemeni security forces attacked protesters at a square in Taiz on Sunday, injuring more than 300 people, including 20 who were in serious condition from beatings or tear gas, according to information from a field hospital.
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Workers struggle to plug leak at Japan nuclear plant

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Highly radioactive water continued leaking Sunday from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power facility into the Pacific Ocean, following a failed attempt to plug a cracked concrete shaft, a utility company official said.
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Libyan opposition says NATO strike killed rebel fighters

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Notions of a cease-fire in Libya quickly faded Saturday as a battle raged for control of the oil town of al-Brega, where rebel fighters claimed they had lost fighters and vehicles to NATO airstrikes.
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Red Cross: 800 killed in Ivory Coast town

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

In an especially grisly chapter of Ivory Coast\'s four-month conflict, hundreds of people have been killed in the western cocoa-producing town of Duekoue.
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Protests over Quran burning spread in Afghanistan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A provincial spokesman in Afghanistan said more than 100 people were demonstrating against the burning of a Quran by an American pastor in Florida.
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Academics to dissect Bob Dylan at NY conference

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

NEW YORK (AP) - More than three decades have passed since Bob Dylan brought the plight of boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter into the public consciousness: "Criminals in their coats an..
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Libyan rebels say airstrike killed 13 of their own

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) - A NATO airstrike intended to thwart Moammar Gadhafi's forces killed 13 rebel fighters in eastern Libya instead, the opposition said Saturday, but they descri..
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Entrenched Ivory Coast leader calls for resistance

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) - With most of the country now controlled by his opponent, and with both his home and the presidential palace surrounded, Ivory Coast's strongman Laurent ..
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A day after protests, Syria makes arrests

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The anti-regime demonstrations pulsating across Syria have resulted in a security hunt for armed snipers and a wave of arrests Saturday.
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Anger over Quran burning spreads in Afghanistan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Anger over the burning of the Muslim holy book at a Florida church fueled a second day of deadly violence half a world away in Afghanistan, where demonstr..
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NATO base in Afghanistan repels suicide attack

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least two attackers died Saturday during an attempt on Camp Phoenix, a NATO base in Afghanistan.
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Attacks leave six dead in Iraq

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Six Iraqi security forces were killed and eight others were wounded in two separate attacks on police and army on Saturday morning, police and health officials tell CNN.
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Suicide bombers attack NATO base in Afghanistan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least two attackers died Saturday during an attempt on Camp Phoenix, a NATO base in Afghanistan.
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Camera to seek source of radiation leak into water in Japan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

As Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan readied for a visit Saturday to the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, efforts continued to unravel the mystery as to how large amounts of radioactive material got into groundwater and seawater nearby and how to stop it.
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Deadly protests ripple across Syria, witnesses say

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Protests snowballed across Syria on Friday, with security forces firing at demonstrators outside the capital and using tear gas to disperse crowds in other cities, witnesses said.
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In Yemen, rival demonstrations draw thousands

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Rival demonstrations staged by pro- and anti-government protesters in Yemen\'s capital have drawn tens of thousands of people Friday, witnesses said.
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UN condemns deadly attack on Afghan office

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. Security Council is condemning "in the strongest terms" the deadly attack on a U.N. compound in northern Afghanistan following a protest against the ..
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Libya official dismisses cease-fire offer

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Battles raged in Libya on Friday as mixed messages of peace put forth from several corners brought no guarantees of an end to the conflict.
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