Colombian military kills 15 rebels, president says

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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

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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

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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

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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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U.S. commander claims successes in Libya

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By: WINK Administrator

Warplanes roared through the skies over the Libya capital, Tripoli, early Friday, dropping bombs on the outskirts of the city where military bases are located.
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U.S. Navy thwarts pirate attack off Oman, officials say

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By: WINK Administrator

An attempted pirate attack was disrupted by U.S. Navy forces supporting Operation Enduring Freedom, officials said Friday.
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Libyans flee fighting, end up in desert

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By: WINK Administrator

Outside the Libyan city of Ajdabiya, tents have sprouted in the rolling desert, where the sands blow and farmers grow figs and grapes.
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Nearly 1 million flee Ivory Coast capital, U.N. says

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By: WINK Administrator

Escalating violence and fears of war have forced nearly 1 million residents to flee Abidjan, the commercial capital of Ivory Coast, the U.N. refugee agency said Friday, with scores more uprooted across the country.
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US urging Syria to stop attacks on protesters

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By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON- The White House is urging Syria's government to cease attacks on protesters and pursue political dialogue as violence escalates in several Syrian cities. Obama spokesma..
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Protests in Jordan turn violent

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By: WINK Administrator

Several demonstrators calling for reform in Jordan were injured in Amman on Friday when government supporters hit them with rocks and sticks, protest organizers said.
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Reactor core might be leaking in Japan

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By: WINK Administrator

Three men working inside a nuclear reactor stepped into water this week that had 10,000 times the amount of radiation typical for that locale, a Japanese official said Friday. FULL STORY | EVACUATIONS ENCOURAGED
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NATO deal on Libya doesn't mean quick exit for US

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By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON - NATO's limited role in command of the no-fly zone over Libya doesn't allow the U.S. to make a quick exit from the costly military operation as the Obama administration..
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Report: Dozens killed in Myanmar earthquake

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By: WINK Administrator

The death toll from a powerful earthquake that hit Myanmar has gone up to 75, state media reported Friday.
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Gates meets with Israeli, Palestinian prime ministers

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, with U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates by his side, said Friday that Israel is ready to act \"with great force and great determination\" against terror attacks.
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Plant workers' radiation exposure high

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By: WINK Administrator

Three Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant workers were exposed to water with 10,000 times the amount of radiation typical for the location, an official in Japan said. SALT BUILDUP A CONCERN | DEATHS TOP 10,000 |
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NATO to enforce Libyan no-fly zone

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By: WINK Administrator

NATO agrees to take command of enforcing a no-fly zone over Libya and considers taking control of the full U.N.-backed mission, its Secretary-General tells CNN. GET UP TO SPEED | RISING OBAMA CRITICISM |
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In turbulent Syrian town, discontent rages

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By: WINK Administrator

Tensions boiled in a volatile Syrian community Thursday as thousands of people turned up for the funerals of people killed in unrest, including a soldier who was reportedly shot because he refused to fire on demonstrators.
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Quake hits Myanmar near China, Thai borders

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By: WINK Administrator

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.0 struck Myanmar Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
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Egypt's revolutionaries say abusive treatment persists

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By: WINK Administrator

\"Where is the revolution going, the revolution that began in Tahrir Square?\" asked a short brunette holding a microphone. \"What happened to the revolution we created?\"
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Jerusalem bomb, shelling 'unrelated'

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By: WINK Administrator

The person killed in the bombing on Wednesday in Jerusalem is a British national, the British Foreign Office said Thursday.
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