Rights group presses for Duvalier trial in Haiti

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Haiti has an opportunity to address the worst crimes of its past in prosecuting former dictator Jean-Claude \"Baby Doc\" Duvalier, a leading human rights monitoring agency says.
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Protesters hit Syrian streets as report describes torture

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Thousands of demonstrators in Syrian cities hit the streets after Friday prayers in another week of anti-government rallies, angry but largely peaceful outpourings of protest against the Bashar al-Assad regime.
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100s of rockets found in Ivory Coast palace

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast - While normal life is slowly returning to Ivory Coast's main city after two weeks of urban warfare, discoveries of massive weapons caches stockpiled by ousted..
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Why Nigeria's elections matter

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Nigeria goes to the polls on Saturday to elect a new president. But can Africa\'s most populous nation and the continent\'s major oil producer stage a free and fair vote to bring the changes it needs to strengthen stability both at home and across the region?.
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Study: Half of supermarket meat may have staph bug

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

ATLANTA - A new report estimates that half the meat and poultry sold in the supermarket may be tainted with the staph germ. That estimate is based on 136 samples of beef, chicken, ..
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Are drug cartels considered terrorists?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Should Mexican drug cartels be considered terrorist organizations? They murder, plot, kidnap, and dismember bodies. They\'re also responsible for shootouts, explosions, fires and other atrocities.
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House prepares to vote on $6T spending cut plan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON- A bold but politically risky plan to cut trillions of dollars from the federal budget steamed toward a party-line House vote Friday, as insurgent Republicans rallied be..
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Georgia governor says he'll sign immigration bill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

ATLANTA- Gov. Nathan Deal says he'll sign a tough immigration measure passed by the Georgia Legislature that includes elements similar to a contentious law enacted in Arizona last ..
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Japan nuclear plant told to pay evacuees

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The owners of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi power plant must start paying 1 million yen ($12,000) to households displaced or forced indoors by the nuclear accident there, Japan\'s government ordered Friday.
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U.S.: Iran helping Syria quell protests

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The U.S. State Department accuses Iran of helping the Syrian government\'s efforts to suppress protests that have taken place there in recent weeks.
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Cuba's new revolution: Shrink state's economic role

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

With a few taps of the hammer and some expertly placed glue, Elio Mendoza can extend the life of even the most well-worn shoes.
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Bomber attacks mosque in police station

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A suicide bomber attack at a mosque in Indonesia killed one person and injured several others during Friday prayers, police said.
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Spanish police: Record haul of explosives

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Spanish police said they seized 750 kilograms (1,650 pounds) of bomb-making materials from suspected hideouts of the Basque separatist group ETA on Thursday, bringing the total to 1,600 kilos (3,530 pounds) of explosives and components seized this week, the largest haul ever against ETA in Spain.
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Journalists in Turkey decry crackdown on colleagues

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Hundreds of Turkish journalists and activists staged an angry march in Istanbul in support of jailed reporters, snatched by police during the ongoing and controversial probe of an alleged plot to overthrow the government.
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Italian activist kidnapped in Gaza found dead

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Italian humanitarian activist and blogger Vittorio Arrigoni has been kidnapped in Gaza, the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement issued Thursday.
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Japan ministry orders nuke plant compensation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

TOKYO (AP) - Japan's Trade Ministry says it has ordered the operator of the tsunami-damaged nuclear power plant embroiled in the country's worst-ever atomic crisis to pay about $12..
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Ugandan opposition leader hurt in protest march

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The leader of Uganda\'s main opposition party was taken to a hospital in Kampala on Thursday after being shot in the hand, apparently by a rubber bullet allegedly fired by a member of the military police during a protest march.
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Libyans report fierce fighting in besieged Misrata

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Moammar Gadhafi\'s forces continued fierce shelling in the western Libyan city of Misrata Thursday destroying a cement factory and cargo containers, a resident there said.
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Western leaders: Gadhafi must go

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

In a joint opinion piece to be published Friday, the leaders of the U.S., Britain and France call it \"unthinkable\" that Moammar Gadhafi can play a part in Libya\'s future government.
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Iran helping Syria quell protests, U.S. says

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The U.S. State Department accuses Iran of helping the Syrian government\'s efforts to suppress protests that have taken place there in recent weeks.
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