Refugees implicate Kyrgyz security forces in ethnic violence

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Refugees fleeing Kyrgyzstan\'s spasms of violence are accusing the central Asian nation\'s security forces of carrying out some of the deadly attacks.
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U.N.: Security remains unstable as Afghanistan works for reform

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Security in war-torn Afghanistan has not improved in recent months and violence threatens any strides toward stability, a United Nations report said.
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Broken radio system imperils flights at Manila airport

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A broken radio navigation system at a Manila airport will affect the landing and departure of 136 planes if it\'s not repaired by sunset, aviation officials in the Philippines said Saturday.
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Taliban commander killed in Afghan raid

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Afghan and international troops killed a Taliban commander believed to be involved in a bombing attack that killed two Americans, NATO\'s International Security Assistance Force said on Saturday.
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Supporters rally for Suu Kyi's release

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Demonstrators around the world plan to show their support for Aung San Suu Kyi at rallies celebrating the pro-democracy leader\'s 65th birthday Saturday, while international leaders renewed calls for her release.
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Kyrgyz leader: Death toll much higher

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The acting president of Kyrgyzstan said the real death toll in her country\'s ethnic violence may be 10 times the official count of 191, according to the Russian news website Kommersant. FULL STORY l 300,000 displaced
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Venezuela asks Interpol to arrest critical TV station owner

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Venezuela has asked Interpol to arrest the owner of the only TV station still openly critical of leftist President Hugo Chavez, the government announced Friday.
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Clinton announces funding for Palestinian refugees

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced the United States will give $60 million to the U.N. Relief and Works Agency for help to Palestinian refugees on Friday, a move designed to improve the lives of 4.7 million people.
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Portuguese writer Jose Saramago, winner of 1998 Nobel, dies

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Jose Saramago, the outspoken Portuguese author who won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1998, died Friday at his home on the Spanish island of Lanzarote, his foundation said.
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Car bomb near Baghdad kills 5, injures 52

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least five people were killed and 52 others were wounded in a car bombing north of Baghdad on Friday afternoon, police told CNN.
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Two American troops killed in Afghan insurgent attack

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By: WINK Administrator

Two coalition service members died in an insurgent attack in southern Afghanistan on Friday, NATO\'s International Security Assistance Force said.
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South Africa's booming art market

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By: WINK Administrator

In recent years, African artists have seen their work increase in value as they attract global investors.
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Poles set to vote for new president

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Poles are set to vote Sunday for a new president, following the death of President Lech Kaczinski in a plane crash in April. Kaczinski\'s twin brother and the acting president are on the ballot.
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Two Food Recalls

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

 WASHINGTON (AP) - ConAgra Foods is recalling all MarieCallender's brand cheesy chicken and rice frozen meals after theyhave been possibly linked to a salmonella outbreak in 1..
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Utah firing squad executes convicted killer

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

  DRAPER, Utah (AP) - Utah prison officials say a firing squad hasexecuted convicted killer Ronnie Lee Gardner.      The 49-year-old Gardner was shot ..
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Times Square suspect Shahzad indicted

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A U.S. grand jury indicted Faisal Shahzad in the Times Square bombing attempt on 10 counts, some of which carry a mandatory life sentence.
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Shahzad indicted on 10 counts

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A U.S. grand jury indicted suspect Faisal Shahzad in the Times Square bombing attempt in New York on 10 counts, some of which carry a mandatory life sentence.
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Holloway father urged to delay search

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Aruban authorities are urging Natalee Holloway\'s father, Dave Holloway, to delay volunteer search efforts in her disappearance until police get better information on the case from Peruvian investigators who have spoken to Joran van der Sloot, prosecutor Peter Blanken said.
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Somali pirates get 5 years in prison

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Five Somali men were convicted in the Netherlands of plotting a hijack at sea and sentenced to five years in prison, CNN affiliate RTL reported Thursday.
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U.S. autos surpass imports in quality

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. automakers have surpassed imported brands for the first time on a survey of the quality of new cars.J.D. Power and Associates says that owners of domestic ca..
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