Yemen to 'bring fight to al Qaeda'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Yemen is embarking on a major initiative in its war on terror and plans to build four new branches for the country\'s elite counterterrorism units next year, a spokesman for the country\'s American embassy said on Saturday.
Read More

Taliban dispute U.N. report on Afghan casualties

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Taliban movement is disputing a U.N. report that asserts the number of civilians slain by insurgents has risen but those killed by the coalition has dropped.
Read More

Turkey minister: Israel should apologize for flotilla attack

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Turkey\'s foreign minister continued Saturday to press for an apology from Israel over its forces killing nine Turkish activists, a day before the boat that set off the row between the two countries is scheduled to arrive in Istanbul.
Read More

Rights groups plead for clemency ahead of execution in Iran

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Human rights organizations appealed to Iranian authorities Saturday to call off the next day\'s scheduled execution of a Kurdish-Iranian law student charged with moharebeh -- which translates to \"enmity against God\" -- and other security-related crimes.
Read More

Death toll rises from Nigeria attacks

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Christmas Eve attacks in the volatile Nigerian city of Jos have claimed at least 31 lives, a bloody aftermath in a region long torn by Christian and Muslim hostility.
Read More

Thousands flee Ivory Coast instability

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

About 14,000 Ivory Coast residents escaping their country\'s political instability and violence have fled to eastern Liberia, the United Nations refugee agency says. DISPUTED PRESIDENT WON\'T STEP DOWN | FULL STORY
Read More

Dutch detain 12 Somalis on terror suspicions

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

AMSTERDAM (AP) - Dutch police have arrested 12 Somali men in the key port city of Rotterdam on suspicion of preparing a terrorist attack, the public prosecutor said Saturday. The m..
Read More

Female bomber kills 45 at food center in Pakistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

KHAR, Pakistan (AP) - A burqa-clad female suicide bomber in Pakistan lobbed hand grenades, then detonated her explosive belt among a crowd at an aid center Saturday, killing at lea..
Read More

Pope urges courage for Catholics in China, Iraq

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

VATICAN CITY (AP) - Iraqi Christians celebrated a somber Christmas in a Baghdad cathedral stained with dried blood, while Pope Benedict XVI exhorted Chinese Catholics to stay loyal..
Read More

West African leaders threaten force in Ivory Coast

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) - The man who refuses to leave Ivory Coast's presidency faced new threats to his grasp on power Saturday after regional leaders threatened to remove him b..
Read More

Dutch arrest 12 on suspicion of terrorism

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Dutch authorities have arrested 12 men of Somali origin they believe were about to carry out a terrorist attack, authorities said Saturday.
Read More

A quiet and private Christmas morning for Obamas

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

HONOLULU (AP) - President Barack Obama spent a quiet Christmas morning with his family Saturday, a rare bit of privacy for one of the world's most scrutinized men. The Obamas are r..
Read More

Storm heads to Capital after South gets wintry mix

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - With a rare white Christmas in parts of the Southeast and snow predicted for the nation's Capital, airlines canceled hundreds of flights and urged travelers..
Read More

Conditions improve at European airports

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Flight delays were easing at airports across Europe today after air traffic was snarled by bad weather and a shortage of de-icing fluid.
Read More

Christmas celebrated around the world

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Christians all over the world are celebrating Christmas.
Read More

40 militants killed by security forces in Pakistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Security forces killed 40 militants who were among a group that attacked checkpoints in northwest Pakistan, leaving 11 soldiers dead, authorities said Saturday.
Read More

Official: Dozens killed in Pakistan blast

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A blast at a food distribution point in Pakistan killed 31 people and injured 62 others on Saturday, a senior government official said.
Read More

Christians around the world celebrate Christmas

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Christians all over the world are celebrating Christmas.
Read More

Deadly Christmas Eve bombings in Nigeria

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Five blasts went off in the Nigerian city of Jos Friday night as residents were clebrating Christmas Eve, leaving dead and injured, a regional government official said.
Read More

Earthquake shakes Puerto Rico

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A magnitude 5.1 earthquake hit Puerto Rico on Friday, rattling residents but causing no immediate reports of damage.
Read More

Log In
Already a member?
Register
Sign up to contribute your own photos, videos and articles or comment on articles
First name is required and must be letters only.
Last name is required and must letters only.
An email address is required.
A password is required.
A password confirmation is required.
×