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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Gates apologizes for latest civilian deaths in Afghanistan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates arrived in Kabul on Monday morning on an unannounced trip to Afghanistan -- his 13th as defense secretary.
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Obama: Military action against Libya possible

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON- President Barack Obama warned Libya's leaders that the U.S. and its NATO allies are still considering military options in response to what he called "unacceptable" viol..
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Tunisia dissolves its 'political police'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Tunisia\'s Interior Ministry announced Monday that it is dissolving its \"political police\" and the entire State Security Division, which was widely unpopular under the former regime, according to the country\'s news agency, Tunis Afrique Presse.
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Official: Dozens killed in Southern Sudan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

More than 40 people have been killed in clashes between soldiers and a rebel militia in Southern Sudan, an official there said Monday, disputing rebel claims they have killed many more government troops.
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Chirac goes on trial in France

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Former French President Jacques Chirac goes on trial Monday for embezzling money from the city of Paris when he was mayor, along with nine other people.
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Seoul will again try to send back North Koreans

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

South Korea will attempt a second time to send a group of North Koreans back to the communist North on Monday, according to the Red Cross.
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'Slumdog' child star loses home in Mumbai fire

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

\"Slumdog Millionaire\" child star Rubina Ali says her home was gutted by a fire that tore through her Mumbai slum.
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Bahrainis protest at palace while cabinet meets

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A large number of people protested outside the palace where Bahrain\'s cabinet was meeting Sunday, the first time a protest had been allowed at the site.
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Chinese official: Protests will 'never happen' in Beijing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Beijing official blamed attempts to spark protests in China on people \"harboring illusions,\" saying citizens will not take to the streets because they want stability.
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Opposition beats back Gadhafi forces in Misrata

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Standing outside a courthouse Sunday that the Libyan opposition is using for a base of operations in the eastern Libyan town of Misrata, a witness described a field of jubilation against a backdrop of blood stains and rocket fragments.
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