Editor detained in Myanmar, friend says

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By: WINK Administrator

The Australian editor of a Myanmar newspaper was arrested last week from his home in Yangon, a friend of the editor said Monday.
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Indonesian cleric indicted on terror charges

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By: WINK Administrator

A radical Indonesian cleric was indicted Monday on seven terrorism charges in the South Jakarta District Court.
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Rallies across Italy protest Berlusconi's sex scandal

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By: WINK Administrator

Hundreds of Italians took to the streets in some 200 cities across the country Sunday in protest of Prime Minister\'s Silvio Berlusconi\'s alleged behavior toward women.
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Japan's economy slips to third largest in world

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By: WINK Administrator

Japan has slipped to the world\'s third largest economy, falling behind the blistering speed of China\'s manufacturing growth, according to Japanese figures released Monday.
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Egypt's military dissolves parliament

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By: WINK Administrator

Egypt\'s military dissolved parliament and will run the country for six months or until elections are held, it said in a statement Sunday, two days after President Hosni Mubarak resigned. POLICE, BANKERS STRIKE | FULL STORY
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Yemen protesters: 'First Mubarak, now Ali'

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By: WINK Administrator

Hundreds of anti-government protesters marched toward a presidential palace in Yemen on Sunday, calling for regime change in the Middle Eastern country.
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Obama readies budget; Boehner urges immediate cuts

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama sends his 2012 budget proposal to Congress tomorrow, and a summary obtained by The Associated Press indicates the administration will propo..
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Boehner: US handled Egypt crisis as best it could

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - House Speaker John Boehner says he thinks the Obama administration has handled "a very difficult situation" in Egypt about as well as possible.The Ohio Republican..
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Egypt's military rulers dissolve parliament

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's military leaders have met two key demands of protesters: dissolving parliament and suspending the constitution. They say the steps are temporary and they will ..
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Officials: 105 dead in Southern Sudan clashes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

More than 100 people were killed and scores of others injured in clashes between the Southern Sudan government and forces loyal to a militia leader last week, a Southern Sudan official said.
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Iraqi lawmakers approve new ministers

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By: WINK Administrator

Amid public outrage over government corruption, unemployment and a lack of basic services, Iraq\'s parliament approved the appointments of eight new ministers to the Cabinet on Sunday -- but key security posts remain empty.
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Israel: Relations with Egypt not at risk

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By: WINK Administrator

Israel\'s defense minister said Sunday he is not concerned the relationship between his nation and Egypt will fray with the departure of longtime Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, but cautioned against rushing into elections.
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Stampede at Nigerian campaign event kills 11

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By: WINK Administrator

Eleven people were killed and 29 injured during a stampede at an election rally for Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan, officials said.
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Egyptians returning to new normal

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By: WINK Administrator

Egyptians on Saturday cleared debris that from Tahrir Square, a sign that Cairo and the rest of the country were ready to rebuild and get back to work while the country formulates a plan for governance.
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Cuba frees 2 political prisoners against their wishes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two prominent Cuban dissidents who had refused to leave prison were released against their wishes on Saturday as the Cuban government continues to free opposition activists arrested during a notorious crackdown in 2003.
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Marines define future role amid budget cuts

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAMP PENDLETON (AP) - A faster, high-tech seafaring tank for U.S. Marines has hit setbacks and cost overruns during the past two decades, and now it is one of the pricier items on ..
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400 arrested in Algeria at rally demanding reforms

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) - Algerian protesters are vowing to continue demonstrations until the government falls.      Thousands defied a ban on protests today..
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Obama welcomes commitments from Egypt's army

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is welcoming the Egyptian military's commitment to a democratic civilian transition and to the country's international obligations, most no..
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Celebrations continue in Cairo square as military takes charge

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAIRO (AP) - As Egyptians continue to celebrate the resignation of their longtime president, protesters are debating whether to end the demonstrations that drove him from office.A ..
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Iran hinders web searches leading up to planned rally, sources say

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iranian authorities have blocked the word \"Bahman\" -- the 11th month of the Persian calendar -- from Internet searches within the country, according to an opposition website.
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