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New Zealand authorities shut down ‘Occupy’ camps

By Mon, Jan 23, 2012 1:30AM UTC

AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) — Authorities have effectively shut down the Occupy movement in New Zealand’s largest city after more than 100 days of protest. Auckland Council officers and police Monday confiscated cars, tents and camping gear from more than 50 protesters at four sites in Auckland. The raid came

US official: Taliban should say they want peace

By Sun, Jan 22, 2012 10:10PM UTC

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A top American diplomat visiting Afghanistan says the United States wants the Taliban to issue statements disassociating themselves from international terrorism and saying they want to join a peace process to end the 10-year war. Marc Grossman, the special U.S. envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan, spoke

Sri Lanka donates eyes to the world

By Sun, Jan 22, 2012 1:45PM UTC

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — At 10:25 a.m., a dark brown eye was removed from a man whose lids had closed for the last time. Five hours later, the orb was staring up at the ceiling from a stainless steel tray in an operating room with two blind patients –

In bin Laden town, father mourns another militant

By Sun, Jan 22, 2012 6:45AM UTC

ABBOTTABAD, Pakistan (AP) — On Jan. 14 at 8:12 p.m., Khushal Khan’s wife got a call on her cell phone. “Your son has been martyred,” the voice said at the other end of the line. The man then hung up. The end for Khan’s youngest son, Aslam Awan, came when

14 Indonesian, Korean crew rescued in Philippines

By Sun, Jan 22, 2012 5:45AM UTC

MANILA, Philippines (AP) – A cargo ship loaded with iron ore has listed off the eastern coast of the Philippines, and passing boats rescued the 14-member crew. Philippine coast guard operations officer Mark Angue says the Panamanian-registered M/V Sun Spirit began to list Saturday off Catanduanes province and sent a

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