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Allawi wins plurality in Iraqi parliament
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Allawi wins plurality in Iraqi parliament

Baghdad--Iraq election winner Iyad Allawi said on Saturday he was open to alliances with any faction and wanted quickly to…
British rail workers union calls for national strike
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British rail workers union calls for national strike

London--British rail workers' unions on Thursday called for national strikes from 6-9 April, just after the Easter holidays, in bad…
Russia, China press Iran on nuclear program
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Russia, China press Iran on nuclear program

Moscow--A senior Russian diplomat said on Wednesday that Russia and China had pressed Iran to accept a United Nations offer…
Israeli settlements buried two-state solution, says expert
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Israeli settlements buried two-state solution, says expert

Jerusalem--A dovish Israeli expert who predicted Israel's settlement campaign would perpetuate its control of the occupied West Bank said pursuing…
Skype questions Egypt ban on mobile internet calls
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Skype questions Egypt ban on mobile internet calls

Internet telephony firm Skype has questioned Egypt's move to ban international calls made through mobile internet connections and said markets…
Sky TV: Britain to expel Israeli diplomat
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Sky TV: Britain to expel Israeli diplomat

London--Britain will expel an Israeli diplomat over the use of forged British passports in an assassination in Dubai, Sky News…
Iraq’s divided vote may deepen Kirkuk dispute
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Iraq’s divided vote may deepen Kirkuk dispute

Kirkuk--A dispute between Kurds and Arabs over Iraq's oil producing city of Kirkuk may deepen after a strong election challenge…
Netanyahu in US: Jerusalem not a settlement
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Netanyahu in US: Jerusalem not a settlement

Washington--Declaring "Jerusalem is not a settlement," Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu struck a defiant note on Monday after new US…
Pakistan’s Zardari likely to lead after constitutional reforms
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Pakistan’s Zardari likely to lead after constitutional reforms

Islamabad--Pakistan's parliament is expected to pass a set of constitutional reforms this month that would strip President Asif Ali Zardari…
Clinton to AIPAC: Settlement activity undermines peace process
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Clinton to AIPAC: Settlement activity undermines peace process

Washington--US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Monday that indirect talks between Israel and the Palestinians should be serious…
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