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Russia says Lula has poor chance of success in Iran
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Russia says Lula has poor chance of success in Iran

Moscow--Kremlin chief Dmitry Medvedev has said the Brazilian president was unlikely to succeed in his last ditch attempt to prevent…
EBRD: Euro Zone crisis to hit emerging Europe
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EBRD: Euro Zone crisis to hit emerging Europe

Zagreb--The euro zone deficit crisis will prompt fiscal cuts that will hit demand for exports from central and Eastern Europe…
Russia to sell Syria warplanes, air defense systems
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Russia to sell Syria warplanes, air defense systems

Moscow--Russia has signed deals with Syria under which it will sell it warplanes, anti-tank weapons and air defense systems, Itar-Tass…
Investigators in Libya to scour site of crashed plane
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Investigators in Libya to scour site of crashed plane

Tripoli--Aviation experts arrived in Tripoli on Thursday to scour the scattered remains of an Airbus jet that crashed in the…
Red shirt military adviser wounded in Thai capital
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Red shirt military adviser wounded in Thai capital

Bangkok--The chief military adviser of Thailand's anti-government protesters was injured in the head, after an explosion and bursts of automatic…
Kuwait mulling minimum wage law for maids
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Kuwait mulling minimum wage law for maids

Kuwait--Lucy Cometa, a Filipina maid in Kuwait, hasn't had a single day off work as a domestic helper for four…
Russia warns US against unilateral Iran sanctions
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Russia warns US against unilateral Iran sanctions

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov warned the United States and other Western nations on Thursday against imposing unilateral sanctions on…
Netanyahu turns to Bible in tussle over Jerusalem
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Netanyahu turns to Bible in tussle over Jerusalem

Jerusalem--Beset by questions about the future of Jerusalem in talks with the Palestinians, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reached for…
UK markets buoyed by new government, await fiscal detail
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UK markets buoyed by new government, await fiscal detail

London--Britain's financial markets welcomed Britain's new Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government on Wednesday but enthusiasm was contained as investors…
Peacekeepers warn of Darfur rebel, Sudan army build-up
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Peacekeepers warn of Darfur rebel, Sudan army build-up

Khartoum--Peacekeepers have warned of a build-up of Sudanese army and rebel troops near a strategic town in Dafur, where the…
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