Colombia: Top rebel leader may be dead

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A top leader of a leftist guerrilla group in Colombia may have been killed during a bombing of a rebel camp, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said Saturday.
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Accused drug kingpin to be extradited to U.S.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Alleged U.S.-born cartel boss Edgar Valdez Villarreal -- alias \"La Barbie\" -- will be extradited to the United States from Mexico, a spokesman for the Attorney General\'s Office in Mexico City said Saturday.
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Peru: Yale agrees to return artifacts

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Peru\'s president says Yale University has agreed to return artifacts to the South American country -- a move that could end a lengthy dispute over relics excavated nearly a century ago.
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Coroner: 2 Ohio women, boy stabbed and dismembered

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio (AP) - A coroner says two Ohio women and an 11-year-old boy were stabbed to death before they were dismembered.      Knox County Coroner..
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Obama says understands ire over airport screenings

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LISBON, Portugal (AP) - President Barack Obama says he understands the frustrations of U.S. airline passengers who are subject to intrusive security screenings.He says he's asked s..
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Pope: Condoms can be justified in some cases

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Benedict XVI says in a new book that the use of condoms can be justified in some cases, such as for male prostitutes seeking to prevent the spread of HIV.T..
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Obama: US role in Afghanistan unclear past 2014

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LISBON, Portugal (AP) - President Barack Obama says he's confident the U.S. will be able to go ahead with its troop pullout plan from Afghanistan beginning in July 2011, but it's "..
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Airport official arrested over 'test device'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The head of safety at a Namibian airport has been arrested on suspicion of placing a piece of luggage containing a \"test device\" among the baggage of an Air Berlin flight, the German Interior Ministry said Saturday.
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NATO, Afghans agree to long-term ties

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NATO and the Afghan government on Saturday forged a \"long-term\" partnership -- an agreement that will leave international forces in the war-torn country for many years after a planned military transition in 2014.
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Clashes rock Egypt ahead of elections

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Streets in major Egyptian cities appeared calm Saturday, a day after clashes erupted between security forces and opposition supporters, state media and eyewitnesses said.
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Rescue on hold for trapped NZ coal miners

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Twenty-five to 30 people were unaccounted for after an underground explosion rocked a coal mine on New Zealand\'s west coast on Friday, a CNN affiliate said.
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Nigeria: Heroin was shipped from Iran

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Nigerian authorities said Friday they had seized 130 kilograms (286 pounds) of high-grade heroin in a shipment that originated in Iran.
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NATO agrees on missile defense

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Calling it a significant step forward, President Obama announced that NATO will develop a missile defense system to safeguard most of Europe and the United States. FULL STORY | NATO\'S THREATS FROM WITHIN
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Cholera spreads to Haiti's largest prison

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The deadly cholera epidemic that has claimed more than 1,100 lives in Haiti has now spread to yet another vulnerable community: the largest prison in the country.
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Plea yields tents for Kenyan refugees

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An emergency plea from a humanitarian group working in the largest developing refugee camp in the world, in Dadaab, Kenya, has yielded a donation of enough tents to finally provide shelter to at least 700 families living in \"unacceptable\" conditions outside the camp compound, Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders) said this week.
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Nations meet to try to save tigers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

In 2010, the Year of the Tiger, about 3,600 of the majestic predators remain in the wild, their existence threatened by habitat-loss and poaching.
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U.S. says it would put commitments to Israel in writing

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Obama administration is prepared to put into writing some of the commitments that Secretary of State Hillary Clinton orally gave to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu regarding peace negotiations between Israel and the Palestinian Authority, a State Department official said Friday.
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Suspicious bag was a 'test device'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A suspicious piece of luggage that was about to be loaded onto a flight in Namibia was a \"test device\" from a U.S. company that tests alarm and security systems, Germany\'s Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere said in a news conference Friday in Hamburg, Germany.
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Obama announces new defense system for Europe

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LISBON, Portugal (AP) - President Barack Obama announced Friday that NATO has agreed to his plans for a new, expanded missile defense system for Europe that would cover all NATO me..
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Obama meets with European leaders

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LISBON, Portugal (AP) - Back on the world stage for crucial talks, President Barack Obama on Friday quickly encountered European leaders willing to question a president weakened at..
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