Search efforts halted at Colombia mine, governor says

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A coal mine explosion early Thursday in northwest Colombia has trapped at least 70 miners and killed at least five workers, a local official told CNN en Espa????????ol.
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U.S. officials see alleged bin Laden hunter

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Pakistani officials will allow the U.S. Embassy on Thursday to have access to an American arrested while on a mission to hunt down Osama bin Laden.
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Victims recount horrors of ethnic violence in Kyrgyzstan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Laying on his hospital bed in Andijan, in eastern Uzbekistan, 65 year old Khikmatullo Urunbayev, an ethnic Uzbek grandfather from Osh, in southern Kyrgyzstan, had tears in his eyes as he lifted his arm for us to see.
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Mothers to Iran: Try hikers or free them

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The mothers of U.S. hikers detained in Iran urged the government to either prosecute or free the three held since last year after reportedly crossing the border into the country while hiking in Iraq.
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Six wounded in Afghan suicide bombing

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A suicide car bomb targeting a police headquarters injured three officers and three civilians in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday, authorities said.
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Turkish troops cross into Iraq, pull back

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Hundreds of Turkish soldiers have completed their withdrawal from Iraqi territory, a day after the Turkish military announced it sent troops into Iraq in \"hot pursuit\" of Kurdish rebels, Turkish government officials said on Thursday.
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U.S. Army charges 3 in Afghan killings

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Three additional U.S. soldiers based in Washington state are facing charges in the deaths of three Afghan civilians between January and May and have been placed in pre-trial confinement, the Army announced Wednesday.
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Iran says it's working on new reactor

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iran is starting design work on a new nuclear reactor, the head of the country\'s Atomic Energy Organization said Wednesday, according to Iranian media. FULL STORY | U.S. ADDS TO SANCTIONS
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Mexican state shutting schools over street violence

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Elementary and middle school classes in the Mexican state of Nayarit will end Friday, three weeks early, due to concerns over safety, the governor announced.
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Aid flows in for those fleeing Kyrgyzstan violence

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The first United Nations\' aid plane arrived Wednesday in Uzbekistan to help the thousands of people who have fled ethnic clashes in neighboring Kyrgyzstan, officials with a U.N. Refugee agency said.
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Blair: Israel could ease Gaza blockade in days

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A deal to ease the Israeli blockade of Gaza could be in place \"pretty quickly,\" Middle East envoy Tony Blair told CNN Wednesday.
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President's remarks on meeting with BP executives.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

Presidents remarks following meeting with BP executives at The White House. "I just concluded a constructive meeting with BP’s chairman, Carl-Henric Svanberg. I raised two is..
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Pakistani doc: Bin Laden hunter has psych problems

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Pakistani doctor has determined that the Colorado man arrested in Pakistan while hunting for Osama bin Laden has psychological problems and has been undergoing dialysis every 20 days, said a senior Pakistani intelligence official Wednesday.
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Home construction sinks, building permits down

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - Home construction plunged last month to thelowest level since December as builders scaled back without afederal tax credit to lure buyers. Building permits also f..
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Accused Sudanese rebels surrender to court

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two suspected rebel leaders accused of having committed war crimes in Sudan\'s Darfur region surrendered to the International Criminal Court on Wednesday, the court announced.
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Kurds urged to ban female circumcision

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A human rights group issued a new report detailing the widespread practice of female circumcisions in Iraqi Kurdistan, calling on Kurdish authorities to outlaw it.
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Man tries self amputation to escape home furnace

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Jonathan Metz had his left arm stuck in his furnace boiler for about 12 hours when he asked himself "what would MacGyver do?" and concluded that amputating t..
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Self proclaimed Bin Laden hunter in Pakistani custody

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

ISLAMABAD (AP) - An American construction worker detained in Pakistan on what authorities said was an armed solo mission to kill Osama bin Laden has been examined by a doctor, Paki..
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7.0 earthquake kills 3 in Indonesia

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

      JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - A series of powerful earthquakesrattled Indonesia on Wednesday, killing at least three people,triggering landslides and dem..
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Russian rocket launch taking Americans to space station

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) - A Russian rocket carrying a three-person U.S.-Russian crew to the international space station has blasted off successfully from Kazakhstan. The Soyuz TM..
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