Kenyan leaders summonsed over post-election violence

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Six Kenyan political leaders -- three each from opposite sides of ethnic violence that followed the country\'s disputed 2007 election -- were issued summonses Tuesday to appear before the International Criminal Court as part of an investigation into alleged crimes against humanity.
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7.2 magnitude quake spurs tsunami advisory in Japan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A tsunami advisory has been issued in Japan after a 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Japan\'s main island of Honshu, the Japan Meteorological Agency said Wednesday.
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Yemen protesters tear-gassed, witnesses say

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Guards fired tear gas and warning shots to quell Yemeni prisoners who rose up chanting anti-government slogans, according to one of the prisoners who obtained access to a phone during the riot and spoke with CNN Tuesday.
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Violence against sub-Saharan Africans reported in Libya

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United Nations refugee agency reported disturbing accounts of violence and persecution of sub-Saharan Africans within Libya Tuesday, urging a recognition of their particular vulnerability in the midst of civil war.
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US gives 8 more airports approval for Cuba flights

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON- Eight new airports have been given permission to schedule charter flights to and from Cuba. Customs and Border Protection officials say charter flights to Cuba can now ..
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Protests in Iran broken up, opposition site says

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Security forces in Iran\'s capital used tear gas to disperse protesters near Revolution Square Tuesday, according to the website of opposition leader Mir Hossein Moussavi.
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At least 65 killed in Southern Sudan clashes, army says

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

More than 65 people have been killed in two days of clashes between rebel groups and soldiers in Southern Sudan\'s Upper Nile state, an army spokesman said.
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Out of spotlight, GOP hopefuls prepping for 2012

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON- Newt Gingrich is the Republican taking some of the most public first steps for a presidential bid, but he's hardly the only one in motion. Far from the media spotlight,..
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Spain: body of missing US exchange student found

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

MADRID- The body of a U.S. exchange student missing since late last month was found Tuesday in a river in Madrid, a police official said. The National Police official said the caus..
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Suspect dies in standoff with St Louis police

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

ST. LOUIS- Two federal marshals and a police officer were wounded Tuesday in a gunfight with a suspect who died following a standoff at a St. Louis home, authorities said. One mars..
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Group urges Saudi Arabia to allow protests

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Amnesty International is urging Saudi Arabia to stop the \"outrageous restriction\" of peaceful protests, a call that comes after a crackdown last week on protesters in the country\'s Shiite region.
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Police find body of U.S. student missing in Spain

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A team of California-based investigators is due to arrive in Madrid on Tuesday to search for a San Diego State University student who went missing after a night out with friends.
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Documents detail Van der Sloot defense strategy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The lawyer for Joran Van der Sloot, the Dutch national accused of killing a 21-year-old woman in Lima, Peru, last year, said Monday he has asked the court to charge his client with the lesser offense of manslaughter.
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Obama resumes Guantanamo tribunals

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

President Barack Obama said Monday that the United States will resume using military commissions to prosecute alleged terrorists held at the Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, detention facility.
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Ivory Coast president nationalizes coffee, cocoa

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo, who is fighting to keep a political title the United Nations says isn\'t his, on Monday nationalized the nation\'s two main cash crops, coffee and cocoa, according to state-run television.
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Gadhafi launches airstrikes on rebels

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

As deadly clashes in Libya continue with no clear end in sight, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed a new special envoy to Libya to discuss the crisis with officials in Tripoli, the United Nations said in a statement Monday.
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NATO starts 24/7 surveillance of Libya

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NATO has launched around-the-clock surveillance flights of Libya as it considers various options for dealing with escalating violence in the war-torn country, America\'s ambassador to the organization told reporters Monday.
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Britain and France drafting no-fly resolution

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

UNITED NATIONS - Britain and France are drafting a U.N. resolution that would establish a no-fly zone over Libya. A British diplomat at the U.N. stressed Monday that the resolution..
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Mesa, Ariz., woman's purse stolen as she prayed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

MESA, Ariz.- Police in the Phoenix suburb of Mesa say a woman was praying when a man snatched her purse and ran away. Authorities said Monday that 51-year-old Suzanne Siadat was kn..
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Obama restarts Guantanamo trials

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama approved Monday the resumption of military trials for detainees at the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, ending a two-year ban. It was the la..
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