Category: General News

Yemeni troops on streets as two party members quit (Reuters)

Reuters – Two prominent members of Yemen’s ruling party resigned on Saturday in protest against the killing of dozens of anti-government protesters, while troops enforced a state of emergency in the capital. Yahoo! News: World News

French military jet opens fire in Libya – BBC News

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Report: Valerie Plame Wilson To Author Suspense Books

The New York Times reports that the former CIA operative has a book deal with Penguin Group USA for a series of international suspense novels. The newspaper says she will team up with mystery writer Sarah Lovett on the books, which will feature a fictional operative. » E-Mail This     » Add to NPR Topics: News

Japanese media pull story of “miracle” tsunami survivor (Reuters)

Reuters – It seemed too good to be true. A young man pulled alive from the rubble on Saturday eight days after Japan’s devastating earthquake and tsunami. Yahoo! News: World News

Police Storm Protest Camp In Yemen

Saturday’s raid was the latest attempt by security forces to put down growing unrest. On Friday, security forces in the Yemeni capital Sanaa killed at least 46 and injured hundreds in the harshest crackdown yet by President Ali Abdullah Saleh against more than one month of protests against his 32-year rule. » E-Mail This     » Add to NPR Topics: News

Japan sees some stabilization in nuclear crisis (Reuters)

Reuters – One of six tsunami-crippled nuclear reactors appeared to stabilize on Saturday as Japan raced to restore power to the stricken power plant to cool it and prevent a greater catastrophe. Yahoo! News: World News