Bomb kills 13 at Pakistani bus station

A bomb exploded at a bus station in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar on Thursday killing at least 13 people and wounding dozens, police and emergency service officials said. “The bomb was planted in a car at the station, and around 40 kilograms of explosives were used,” police official Shafqat Malik told reporters. There have More...

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By admin On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012
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U.S., French journalists killed in Syria

American correspondent Marie Colvin and French photographer Remi Ochlik were killed in the besieged Syrian city of Homs on Wednesday when rockets fired by government forces hit the house they were staying in, opposition More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012
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Syrian troops kill 27 in village raids

Syrian troops and militia loyal to President Bashar al-Assad captured and then shot dead 27 young men in northern villages and two foreign journalists were killed in shelling of the besieged city of Homs, activists More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012
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Two wounded as riot, fire hits jail on Indonesia’s Bali

Indonesian police stormed a prison on the resort island of Bali on Wednesday to regain control after inmates burned offices and seized weapons in a riot during which two prisoners were shot and wounded, officials More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 21st, 2012
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Did Hitler Have a Secret Son?

Until his death in 1985, Jean-Marie Loret believed that he was the only son of Adolf Hitler. There is now renewed attention to evidence from France and Germany that apparently lends some credence to his claim. Loret More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 21st, 2012
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Yemenis vote for post-Saleh era amid violence

Yemen sealed President Ali Abdullah Saleh’s exit from power on Tuesday by electing his deputy to shepherd the country away from the brink of civil war. Vice President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, the sole, consensus More...

By admin On Monday, February 20th, 2012
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UN inspectors arrive in Iran for nuclear talks

A team of U.N. inspectors arrived in Tehran on Monday for talks on Iran’s disputed nuclear program, a day after the Islamic Republic ordered a halt to its oil sales to British and French companies in apparent More...

By admin On Monday, February 20th, 2012
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Death toll in Honduran prison fire rises to 359

A doctor in Honduras says another victim of the worst prison fire in a century has died, bringing the death toll to 359. Dr. Juan Carlos Funez says 30-year-old Wilson Garcia has died of kidney failure as a result More...

By admin On Monday, February 20th, 2012
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Cold winter kills at least 40 in Afghanistan

More than 40 people, most of them children, have frozen to death in what has been Afghanistan’s coldest winter in years, an Afghan health official said Monday. The government has recorded 41 deaths from freezing More...

By admin On Sunday, February 19th, 2012
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Riot police guard Greek assembly as protesters gather

Riot police shielded Greece’s national parliament Sunday as demonstrators gathered to protest against austerity measures on the eve of talks in Brussels on a 130-billion-euro ($171 billion) bailout needed More...