13 killed in Pakistan suicide bombing

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least nine people were killed Tuesday in suicide bombing in the Pakistani city of Lahore, an explosion that occurred in front of a market and near a procession of Shiite mourners, a hospital official told CNN.
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Documents: Palestinians agreed to 'symbolic' return of refugees

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Palestinian leaders privately agreed to accept a very limited return of the 6 million Palestinian refugees and their descendants to previous homes in what is now Israel, leaked documents showed Tuesday.
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Bus explodes in Manila financial district; 2 killed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A bomb exploded on a passenger bus Tuesday in Manila\'s financial district, killing two people and injuring 15 others, a Philippines police official said.
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Chilean president rebuked over landing

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Congressman Gabriel Ascencio said Monday he will formally ask for investigation into the unexpected landing of President Sebastian Pinera\'s helicopter in the middle of a town road nearly 270 kilometers (168 miles) south of Santiago.
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Hezbollah weighs in as Lebanon moves toward choosing PM

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Lebanon\'s president is expected to continue talks with parliament Monday over who should be the country\'s next prime minister -- a key step in reassembling the country\'s government after its collapse two weeks ago.
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Yemeni activist refuses to leave jail until 21 protesters are freed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Authorities in Yemen ordered the release Monday of a human rights activist whose arrest over the weekend sparked an international outcry and domestic protests, but she refused to leave jail until 21 other detainees are released.
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Mexican police: Gunmen open fire at soccer game, 7 dead

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A group of heavily armed gunmen opened fire at a soccer match between two local teams in western Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, killing seven people and wounding two others, according to a municipal police spokesman.
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Family of deposed Tunisian president reportedly flees to Canada

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Family members of the deposed Tunisian President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali are reportedly in Canada, a development now being denounced by some in the Tunisian community there.
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Suspect pleads not guilty in deadly Ariz. shooting

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - The man accused of carrying out the mass shooting in Tucson pleaded not guilty Monday to charges he tried to kill Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and two of her aides...
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House GOP leader says no federal bailout of states

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - A top House Republican says the federal government will not bail out fiscally ailing states. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Virginia also says he opposes a ..
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Irish leaders to thrash out election date

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Irish politicians are due to meet Monday afternoon in a bid to thrash out an early date for the country\'s general election.
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J.C. Penney closing some stores

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

NEW YORK(AP) - Retailer J.C. Penney plans to close some stores, outlets and call centers, and finish closing its catalog business.It will also add two shareholders, including activ..
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Judge mulls temporary crypt for Venezuela ex-pres

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

MIAMI (AP) - A judge said Monday he may order former Venezuelan President Carlos Andres Perez's body moved to an above-ground crypt to allow more time to settle the feud between hi..
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Suspect in Pakistan governor's death lauded

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Mumtaz Qadri spends most of his time reciting the Quran and has no regret over the death of a leading Pakistani politician, his lawyer says. Meanwhile, inmates are offering him their clothes, blankets and meals, he adds.
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Medvedev calls Moscow airport bombing a 'terror' attack; at least 31 killed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

MOSCOW (AP) - Russia's president says a deadly bombing at Moscow's busiest airport today looks like "a terror attack." The explosion tore through the international arrivals hall at..
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Holocaust museum launches Iranian-language YouTube channel

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Yad Vashem, Israel\'s official Holocaust memorial, museum and research facility, has launched a YouTube channel in Farsi, the primary language of Iran. This is being added to the already existing channels in English, Hebrew, Arabic, Russian and Spanish.
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6.1 magnitude quake hits Tajikistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A 6.1-magnitude earthquake hit Tajikistan Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
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Death toll from flooding in Brazil surpasses 800

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Devastating floods in Brazil\'s Rio de Janeiro state have killed more than 800 people, according to new government figures.
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Australia: Flooding cost to be 'enormous'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Flooding in Australia has affected more than 3 million people, making it one of the costliest disasters in the nation, the federal treasurer said Sunday.
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Report: Israel rejected Palestinian offer

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Palestinian negotiators agreed to give up large swaths of East Jerusalem to Israel during negotiations dating back to 2008, an offer the Israel side flatly rejected, the Al-Jazeera network said.
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