Activists disappointed by Saudi king's reforms

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By: WINK Administrator

Saudi reform activists responded with disappointment Friday after the king promised a major package of reforms meant to quell growing dissatisfaction in his country.
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State of emergency declared in Yemen

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

One person was killed and dozens more were injured Friday in clashes between tens of thousands of anti-government protesters and security forces outside Sanaa University in Sanaa, the Yemeni capital, witnesses said.
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From rooftops, snipers kill 46 Yemeni protesters

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

SANAA, Yemen - As snipers hidden on rooftops fired methodically on Yemeni protesters Friday, police sealed off a key escape route with a wall of burning tires, turning the largest ..
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Obama to Gadhafi: Stop or face military action

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON- President Barack Obama demanded Friday that Moammar Gadhafi halt all military attacks against civilians and said that if the Libyan leader did not stand down the United..
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Report: Missing journalists found, will be released

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Four New York Times journalists missing in Libya have been captured by pro-government forces but will be released, the newspaper reported Friday.
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Aristide makes his way back to Haiti

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Snubbing the United States, former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide made his way back home to Port-au-Prince Friday, two days ahead of a critical election.
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Latest in Japan's nuclear crisis

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TOKYO- Japanese authorities have raised the rating of the nuclear crisis to a Level 5 from a Level 4 on a seven-point international scale. That puts it on par with the 1979 Three M..
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With aid slow to come Japanese fend for themselves

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

KARAKUWA, Japan- There may be no water, no power and no cell phone reception in this tsunami-struck town, but in the school that serves as a shelter, there are sizzling pans of fat..
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Yemeni president declares state of emergency

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

SANAA, Yemen- Yemen's president has declared a nationwide state of emergency as the government intensifies a crackdown on protesters demanding his ouster. President Ali Abdullah Sa..
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Clinton: World has no choice but to threaten Libya

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON- Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says Moammar Gadhafi has left the world no choice but to threaten military action against him. Clinton, giving the first U.S. ..
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Pakistan condemns suspected drone strike

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Pakistani officials Friday condemned a recent suspected U.S. drone strike that killed up to 30 people in the country\'s remote tribal area.
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Japan holds line in nuclear plant crisis

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Efforts to cool one of the reactors at a quake-damaged Japanese nuclear power plant have been \"somewhat effective\" with the use of helicopters, fire trucks and police water cannon, its owner said.
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Three militants killed in Yemen

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Suspected al Qaeda operatives attacked soldiers at a security checkpoint in the eastern Yemeni province of Marib on Thursday, leaving three militants and three soldiers dead, according to the Interior Ministry.
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No-fly zone over Libya approved

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Libyan rebels in Benghazi celebrated with fireworks and gunfire after the U.N. Security Council voted to impose a no-fly zone and permit \"all necessary measures\" to protect civilians. WHAT RESOLUTION AUTHORIZES |
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Iraqis protest against crackdown on Shiites in Bahrain

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Hundreds of angry Iraqis demonstrated in the holy Shiite city of Karbala on Thursday, protesting the use of foreign troops in the crackdown against anti-government protests in Bahrain.
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Togolese security forces clash with opposition militants

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Togolese security forces fired rubber bullets and canisters of tear gas in Lome Thursday to prevent opposition militants from holding street demonstrations against the government\'s attempt to regulate public protests.
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Yale killing suspect pleads guilty to murder

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - A former animal research technician pleaded guilty Thursday to killing a Yale University graduate student days before her 2009 wedding, and prosecutors reve..
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Pro-democracy activists allege torture by Egyptian soldiers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

­ A patchwork of blood red scabs and purple bruises cover Ramy Essam\'s back, from his neck down to his thighs. His scars are evidence, he said, that violent groups linked to ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak\'s regime are trying to subvert the revolution.
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Rights group: Bahrain used 'excessive force' on protesters

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Amnesty International on Thursday accused Bahrain of using shotguns, tear gas and rubber bullets to subdue protesters, joining a growing chorus of concerns over the crackdown.
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Lawyer: Aristide could be back in Haiti before Sunday elections

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

After seven years in exile, former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide is expected to board a plane in South Africa within the next 48 hours to return home ahead of Sunday\'s highly anticipated election, his U.S. lawyer said Thursday.
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