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Sunday, February 27, 2011

6.0-magnitude quake strikes Chile - CNN.com

6.0-magnitude quake strikes Chile - CNN.com
CNN - The quake, which struck at a depth of 10 miles (16 kilometers), occurred on the one-year anniversary of an 8.8-magnitude temblor that killed 521 people and left thousands homeless in the South American nation.

Read full story at CNN: http://www.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/americas/02/27/chile.quake/

BBC News - Calls for protests in China met with brutality

BBC News - Calls for protests in China met with brutality

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

New Zealand city in ruins after quake kills 65 - CNN.com

New Zealand city in ruins after quake kills 65 - CNN.com
CNN - One of New Zealand's largest cities lay in ruins Tuesday night after a powerful earthquake killed at least 65 people, toppled buildings and left scores trapped beneath chunks of concrete.

'This is just heartbreaking,' New Zealand Prime Minister John Key said during a trip to survey the damage. 'This may be New Zealand's darkest day.'

The 6.3-magnitude quake struck Christchurch during the lunchtime rush. Frantic rescuers scrambled to reach those trapped beneath the rubble hours after the earthquake struck. Dazed, bleeding residents wandered through streets strewn with debris and piles of concrete.

Read full story at CNN: http://www.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/asiapcf/02/22/new.zealand.earthquake/

Friday, February 11, 2011

Egypt's Mubarak steps down, vice president says - CNN.com

Egypt's Mubarak steps down, vice president says - CNN.com
CNN - President Hosni Mubarak has decided to stand down as president of Egypt, Vice President Omar Suleiman announced on state television Friday.

Suleiman said the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces will "run the affairs of the country."

Tens of thousands of anti-government protesters exploded in cheers on the streets of Cairo after the announcement.

President Hosni Mubarak steps down

BBC News - Egypt unrest

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Google: Sting proves Bing copied search results - CNN.com

Google: Sting proves Bing copied search results - CNN.co
CNN - Microsoft's search engine Bing is copying results from Google, the dominant search engine on the internet, has claimed.

Read full story at CNN: http://www.cnn.com/2011/TECH/web/02/02/google.bing.sting/

BBC News - Sudan: Demonstrators detained in Khartoum

BBC News - Sudan: Demonstrators detained in Khartoum
BBC News - At least 15 protesters have been detained overnight in Sudan's capital, activists say, as demonstrations over high prices spread to other towns.

More than 100 people have so far been taken into custody since protests began on Sunday

Read full story at BBC News: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-12343307

BBC News - Yemen President Ali Abdullah Saleh 'to quit in 2013'

BBC News - Yemen President Ali Abdullah Saleh 'to quit in 2013'
BBC News - Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh says he will not seek to extend his presidency when his current term expires in 2013, according to reports.

Read full story at BBC News: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-12343166

Pro-Mubarak and Anti-Mubarak demonstrators clash in Egypt

Egypt crisis: Crews use tools to break up pavement, carry rocks to others – This Just In - CNN.com Blogs
Anderson Cooper and his CNN production crew have been attacked by pro-Mubarak demonstrators.