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

Updated 4 yearss ago   
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

Updated 4 yearss ago   
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

Updated 4 yearss ago   
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

Updated 4 yearss ago   
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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U.S. seeks diplomatic clarity in Egypt and region

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Obama administration launched into diplomatic outreach throughout the Middle East Saturday, even as it tries to determine the composition of the Egyptian military council and the exact lines of authority in the future Egyptian government.
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5 killed in clashes in Afghanistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Five people were killed and at least 24 civilians were injured when armed attackers entered a hotel and targeted a police headquarters in southern Afghanistan Saturday, a spokesman for the governor of Kandahar province said.
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Chief Palestinian negotiator steps down

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erakat has stepped down from his post, a move that follows the leaking of controversial documents that shed light on peace talks with the Israelis, Palestinian officials told CNN on Saturday.
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Men with knives attack Yemeni protesters

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Hundreds of Yemeni anti-government protesters took to the streets of the capital to support the ouster of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, witnesses said.
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Protesters, police clash in Algiers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Security forces clashed with anti-government protesters in the Algerian capital of Algiers on Saturday. Some protesters were detained, according to the Algerian league for human rights.
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Mass grave found in northern Iraq

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Security forces in northern Iraq found a mass grave containing scores of people killed during the height of sectarian violence last decade, police told CNN on Saturday.
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