CNN cameraman faces gun

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

CNN photojournalist Khalil Abdallah was having breakfast Saturday in a Tripoli hotel which houses foreign press, when a woman burst into the restaurant, screaming that she had been raped and beaten for days by Moammar Gadhafi\'s brigades.
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NATO approves expanded role in Libya

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

As NATO prepares to take over responsibility for the no-fly zone in Libya, the 28-member alliance on Sunday was also debating a separate plan to expand military actions in the country at war.
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2 Reuters journalists reported missing in Syria

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two Reuters television journalists have been missing in Syria since Saturday night, when they were supposed to return to Lebanon, the news agency said Sunday.
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Gates: Gadhafi placing bodies at sites of coalition attacks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi is placing bodies of people his regime has killed at the sites of some missile strikes by the U.S.-led coalition, according to intelligence reports cited by U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates.
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Official: Syria lifting emergency law

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was expected to address his embattled nation Sunday amid reports of protesters being shot to death in recent days as they called for government reforms.
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Yemen battles al Qaeda as president clings to power

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Fighting between Yemeni security forces and members of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula have left people on both sides dead over the past two days, Yemeni security forces said.
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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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