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Powerful temblor jolts New Zealand
WELLINGTON, New Zealand — A powerful earthquake struck New Zealand's already-bruised city of Christchurch today, collapsing buildings, burying vehicles under debris and sending rescuers scrambling to help trapped people amid reports of multiple deaths.
Libya: Protesters, security clash in capital
Protesters and security forces battled in the center of Tripoli as anti-government unrest spread to the Libyan capital and Moammar Gadhafi's son went on state television to proclaim that his father remained in charge with the army's backing and would "fight until the last man, the last woman, the last bullet."
Libya launches harshest crackdown yet on protesters
CAIRO — Security forces loyal to Libya's Moammar Gadhafi unleashed heavy gunfire yesterday on thousands marching in a rebellious eastern city, cutting down mourners trying to bury victims in a bloody cycle of violence that has killed more than 200 people in the fiercest crackdown on the uprisings in the Arab world.
Bahrain orders military off streets of capital
Bahrain on Saturday ordered its military off the square in the capital that was the heart of an uprising against the Gulf nation's rulers, a key demand by the opposition for starting a dialogue in the political crisis.
Déjà vu: Russia, US at odds over missile defense
Talks between the U.S. and Russia over a new anti-ballistic missile system for Europe are stuck on a key point, with Moscow demanding to jointly run the system and the U.S. refusing to yield.
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- Bahrain protesters take control of main square
- Unrest, protests grow after Egypt's uprising
- Police disperse Iranian protesters with tear gas
- Uncertain future for US policy as Egypt shifts
- Democracy protests bring down Egypt's Mubarak
- Mubarak resigns, hands power to military
- Egypt's military supports Mubarak; protesters mass
- Egypt FM warns of coup if protests persist
- Egyptian opposition defiant over VP's warning
- US seeks more inclusive Egypt talks
- Final tally: 98 pct in S.Sudan vote for separation
- Egyptian government makes new promises of reform
- Mideast unrest complicates US fight against terror
- Egypt's regime makes new concessions to opposition
- Nuclear arms treaty being finalized in Munich
- Egyptian turmoil helping to lift oil, food prices
- Tens of thousands march against Yemen president
- Massive cyclone bears down on NE Australian coast
- Egyptian army sides with Mubarak; tensions rise
- Jubilant crowds flood Cairo, escalating protests
- Powerful temblor jolts New Zealand