New Zealand quake death toll climbs to 147

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Searches continued Friday for the hundreds who are still missing after a 6.3-magnitude earthquake that demolished parts of Christchurch.
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Source: Americans detained pirate negotiators

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Before two pirate leaders departed the yacht where they held four Americans earlier this month, a maritime source says they left instructions: kill the hostages if we do not come back from negotiations.
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Organizers call for 2nd round of protests across China

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Nearly a week after calls for widespread pro-democracy protests fell flat in China, organizers are making another attempt at rallying support for the so-called \"jasmine\" demonstrations Sunday.
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Shuttle Discovery docks to space station for 13th and final time

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Some 220 miles above the Earth\'s surface, the shuttle Discovery docked Saturday afternoon with the International Space Station for the last time.
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U.N. passes Libya sanctions vote

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United Nations Security Council unanimously approves a draft resolution to impose sanctions against Libya amid Moammar Gadhafi\'s escalating crackdown on anti-government protesters. OPPOSITION PICKS LEADER | FULL STORY
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Three killed in demonstrations in Tunisia

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Protests in Tunisia turned violent and deadly Saturday, just over six weeks after a popular uprising forced the president out of office, and lit a spark of desire for democratic reform in parts of Africa and the Middle East.
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Bahrain king reshuffles cabinet

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Bahrain\'s king reshuffled his cabinet Saturday as protesters continued to call for reforms and a key opposition leader returned to the country.
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Bahrain king reshuffles cabinet as opposition leader returns

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Bahrain\'s king reshuffled his cabinet Saturday as protesters continued to call for reforms and a key opposition leader returned to the country.
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Ireland's ruling party suffers worst defeat ever in vote

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The main opposition party in Ireland, Fine Gael, is claiming victory in the country\'s first general election since it accepted a multibillion-dollar financial bailout last year.
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Despite Giffords' absence, office busier than ever

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - With Rep. Gabrielle Giffords recuperating in a Houston hospital, not voting in Congress or making appearances, you might think that her Tucson office would be ..
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Warren Buffett remains optimistic about US future

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Billionaire Warren Buffett wants Americans to be optimistic about the country's future but wary about borrowing money and the games public companies play with pr..
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Bahrain opposition leader returns home

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The leader of Bahrain\'s largest opposition party said Saturday he has arrived back in Bahrain days after the country\'s king closed the case against him.
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Police: 10 killed in unrest across Iraq

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Mourners in the Iraqi city of Basra held a funeral procession Saturday for a protester killed the day before -- one of at least 10 people police said were killed in confrontations between security forces and demonstrators throughout the country.
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Bahrain ousts ministers as Shiite figure returns

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) - Bahrain's king ousted four cabinet members Saturday as a prominent opposition leader returned from exile and urged the country's rulers to back up reform pro..
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UK military planes rescue 150 from Libyan desert

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

LONDON (AP) - British military planes entered Libyan air space in a daring rescue of more than 150 civilians from desert locations, officials said Saturday. The C-130 Hercules plan..
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Activists demand change in peaceful Jordan protest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A heavy police presence in downtown Amman Friday ensured that this week\'s demonstration did not result in a repeat of clashes between pro-government and anti-government demonstrators.
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New Zealand quake death toll climbs to 145

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Searches continued Friday for the hundreds who are still missing after a 6.3-magnitude earthquake that demolished parts of Christchurch.
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U.N. chief urges end to Libya violence

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

As clashes in the Libyan capital continued Friday between government security forces and anti-regime protesters, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told reporters: \"The violence must stop.\" U.S. IMPOSES SANCTIONS | FULL STORY
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Violence escalates in Ivory Coast

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Hundreds of people fled a pro-Alassane Ouattara neighborhood in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, where forces loyal to incumbent President Laurent Gbabgbo have been fighting an armed Ouattara supporters for the past week.
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U.N. group has new concerns about Iran's nuclear program

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Additional information received recently by a United Nations watchdog group raises new concerns about the intent of Iran\'s nuclear program.
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