Thousands flee Ivory Coast instability

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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
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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..
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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..
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Pope urges courage for Catholics in China, Iraq

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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..
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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..
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Dutch arrest 12 on suspicion of terrorism

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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.
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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..
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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..
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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.
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Christmas celebrated around the world

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By: WINK Administrator

Christians all over the world are celebrating Christmas.
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40 militants killed by security forces in Pakistan

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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.
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Official: Dozens killed in Pakistan blast

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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.
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Christians around the world celebrate Christmas

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By: WINK Administrator

Christians all over the world are celebrating Christmas.
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Deadly Christmas Eve bombings in Nigeria

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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.
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Earthquake shakes Puerto Rico

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By: WINK Administrator

A magnitude 5.1 earthquake hit Puerto Rico on Friday, rattling residents but causing no immediate reports of damage.
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Leonardo takes over as Inter boss

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By: WINK Administrator

Inter Milan have named Leonardo as their new coach in succession to the sacked Rafael Benitez.
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Snow and ice snag travel at Europe's airports

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Part Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris was evacuated Friday due to the accumulation of snow on the roof and hundreds of flights were canceled because of a shortage of de-icing fluid, authorities said, as blustery winter weather snarled travel across Europe.
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West African leaders threaten Ivory Coast with force

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

West African leaders were huddling in Nigeria on Friday over how best to defuse an escalating crisis in Ivory Coast, where President Laurent Gbagbo refuses to concede power.
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South Africa asked to join emerging powers bloc

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By: WINK Administrator

Established already as a key player in Africa, South Africa boosted its image Friday after it was formally invited to join a federation of soaring global economies.
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France to help build Russian warships

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Top officials in Moscow have accepted a French offer to help supply the Russian Navy with two new amphibious assault warships, according to a statement released Friday by the office of French President Nicolas Sarkozy.
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