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Miss Algeria contest resumes after 10 years

ALGIERS (AFP) – After an absence of 10 years, the Miss Algeria beauty contest is to resume on Friday in the western city of Oran, organisers said.

Soldier wounded in Afghanistan

A SPECIAL forces soldier has been wounded during a mission in Afghanistan, the Australian Defence Force says.

Sharad Pawar slapper may now target Kapil Sibal, IB issues alert

IB has issued a general alert that Harvinder Singh, who had slapped Sukhram and Sharad Pawar within a span of 5 days in Nov 2011, might slap Sibal at a public function.

Import duty on certain food items increased in Sri Lanka

Jun 20, Colombo: Sri Lanka government announced today that the import taxes on a number of food items have been increased with effect from June 21.

Reza Aslan blames Spencer and Geller for rise in "anti-Muslim sentiment," says radical Christians far greater threat than jihadis

Selling the Big Lie to unwitting students Islamic supremacist Boy Reza Aslan preaches hate in Love Auditorium at Colgate University, blaming none other than Robert Spencer and Pamela Geller for the rise in “anti-Muslim sentiment” in the U.S. since 9/11. His claims are worth examining, …

Gunmen in Afghan police uniforms kill NATO soldier

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Gunmen in Afghan police uniforms opened fire on NATO troops on Monday in southern Afghanistan, killing an Albanian soldier, officials said. …

Gunmen in Afghan police uniforms kill NATO soldier (AP)

AP – Gunmen in Afghan police uniforms opened fire on NATO troops on Monday in southern Afghanistan, killing an Albanian soldier, officials said.

Partido mexicano denuncia por corrupción a hermana de presidente

MEXICO (AP) — La hermana del presidente de México Felipe Calderón estaba el lunes en el centro de atención después de divulgarse una grabación de audio en la que parece incurrir en supuestos actos de corrupción electoral. Medios locales transmitieron la…

Zimbabwe’s president says mediator can be fired (AP)

AP – Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe said Monday that he reserves the right to disregard efforts by South African President Jacob Zuma to mediate disputes in the nation’s troubled coalition government.

Soldier lawsuit: Iraq War ended before deployment

An insurance company that denied benefits to a military veteran faces a federal lawsuit that argues its reasoning was groundless because the U.S. wasn’t at war with Iraq in 2008.Jerico McCoy, 29, said …

Report: Website Helped UK Terrorists Communicate

Report: British website publishes letters from jailed Islamist terror leaders

Sunday's top headlines: Snowy owl posing for the camera in Muskegon County, Owasippe land sale opposition

Sunday’s top headlines from The Muskegon Chronicle:Erin Stubblefield | Muskegon ChronicleA snowy owl sits perched on a concrete ledge at the Muskegon County wastewater site in Egelston Township on Friday.Melching Inc. asks to store construction materials on Sappi

Redefining Thailand security threats

The three bombs that rocked Bangkok on Valentine’s Day by suspected Iranian operatives were a wake-up call for the Thai authorities to define anew their national security strategy, which has ignored

Sudan: Opposition Leader Says Security Agents Bugged Office

[Sudan Tribune] Khartoum – Sudan’s Islamist opposition leader Hassan Al-Turabi has accused the National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) of installing secret listening devices at his party’s headquarters, criticizing such precedent as dangerous and warning of brewing discontent within the country’s army.

South Sudan: The Devils in Khartoum Vowed to Use Plan B Against Nation, What Does That Mean?

[Citizen] The statement that they will use Plan B against South Sudan was uttered in Khartoum by more than two senior officials of the terrorist gang who are ruling in Sudan.

Peru says Shining Path rebel leader found dead

LIMA (Reuters) – The most important leader of Peru’s leftist Shining Path insurgency has been found dead by security forces after being shot in a remote jungle rife with drug trafficking, President Ollanta Humala said on Sunday in his first major victory against what remains of

Thomas Storrs, Who Set Stage for Bank of America in ’80s Deals, Dies at 93

Thomas Storrs, whose determination to expand North Carolina National Bank beyond state borders laid the foundation for today’s Bank of America Corp. (BAC) , has died. He was 93.

China paper accuses West of stirring Syria unrest

Western support for Syrian rebels could trigger civil war in the violence-hit nation, an influential Chinese newspaper said, as it defended Beijing’s decision to veto a UN resolution.

Japan to cut civil servant's pay by 7.8 percent

Tokyo, Feb 19 (IANS) The salaries of Japanese government employees will be cut by 7.8 percent for two years from the 2012 fiscal year, a media report said Sunday.

Honduras Prison Fire That Killed 350 Is Blamed on Crackdown Against Gangs

Honduras’s crackdown on violent gangs has led to a surge of inmates in poorly controlled and dilapidated jails, a policy that may have caused the world’s

Video: CBS This Morning headlines: Mid-air collision in California

“CBS This Morning” takes a look at some of the day’s headlines from around the globe.

US backs new IMF loan to Greece

US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner has thrown Washington’s support behind the new austerity measures agreed by Greece and said the US backed the idea of a new IMF loan for Athens.

Canada’s British Columbia to Beat Deficit Targets, Finance Minister Says

British Columbia’s budget deficit will narrow faster than forecast as the Canadian province returns to surplus in the next two years, Finance Minister Kevin Falcon said.

Turkish criminal gangs are ruling over the streets in the UK

Turkish criminal gangs are ruling over the streets in the UK, controlling much of the drug market in Germany, as well as providing political influence in the Netherlands. Turkish mafia

Showdown in Syria

The architects of the Libyan disaster in France, the UK, the United States and Qatar have decided that Syria is the next step in replacing dictators with Muslim Brotherhood allied “democratic” …

UN warns of unequal exposure to environmental health risks within …

14 2012 – One out of every five Europeans dies from environmentally-related diseases, the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) warned today, noting that poorer citizens are more exposed to such risks than their …

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

Hong Kong stocks rally after Chinese bank-reserve easing; Hang Seng Index up 1.1%

Although Vice President Xi Jinping gave little new away on his visit to Washington last week, it may not be too early to prepare for an equity rally in anticipation of the new

Hong Kong traffic protests over China drivers continues

Hong Kong: Traffic on the streets of Hong Kong have slowed over the past few weekends, fueled by anger over a scheme to allow private vehicles to travel between Hong Kong and neighbouring Guangdong, …

Hong Kong Is Most Costly City to Rent High-End Property

Increasing numbers of foreigners calling Hong Kong home are lifting rental prices in the city’s already expensive real estate market, pushing the city to become the most

Tang Should Quit Hong Kong Leader Bid Over Scandal, Poll Shows

Feb. 20 (Bloomberg) — More than half of Hong Kong people say Henry Tang, the front-runner to be the city’s next leader, should end his election campaign because of a scandal over an illegal …

Katzenberg takes DreamWorks to China

Jeffrey Katzenberg’s DreamWorks Animation is moving into China with…

Lin shines as Knicks rebound to beat Mavs

The New York Knicks rebounded from their first loss of Jeremy Lin’s magical run to defeat the defending NBA champion Dallas Mavericks 104-97 on Sunday. Just two days after committing a season-high nine turnovers in a loss to New Orleans, …

NKorea to hold special party conference in April (AP)

AP – North Korea’s ruling Workers’ Party has announced it will convene a special conference in mid-April.

Bomb near car explodes in Nigeria, wounding 5 (AP)

AP – A bomb planted by an abandoned car exploded outside a church in the middle of a worship service Sunday near Nigeria’s capital, wounding five people amid a continuing wave of violence by a radical Islamist sect, authorities and witnesses

In 40 years, US could face water crisis

Global warming and climate change are likely to unfold a water crisis in the United States within the next 40 years, says a new report.

Libyan families move into remains of Gaddafi fortress

TRIPOLI (Reuters) – It used to be the impenetrable fortress of Muammar Gaddafi’s regime. Only workers or members of the toppled Libyan leader’s inner circle could see inside. Now, six …

Lin-sanity: New York Knicks' Jeremy Lin was hiding in plain sight

JEREMY LIN — Knicks sensation Jeremy Lin was an unrecruited, undrafted, unimposing former Ivy League point guard who once served as editor of his high school newspaper.

'Lin-tense' war of words between Taiwan, China

New NBA sensation Jeremy Lin has sparked a war of words between Taiwan and China as the rivals seek to lay claim to being the New York Knicks player’s true ancestral homeland.

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