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Maliki warns Iraq’s neighbors against meddling

Maliki warns Iraq’s neighbors against meddling

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki, battling for another term in office, lashed out at Iraq's neighbors Monday for meddling in…
Obama seeks nuclear safeguards, presses defiant Iran

Obama seeks nuclear safeguards, presses defiant Iran

Washington--President Barack Obama called for a concerted global effort to step up safeguards on loose nuclear materials on Tuesday, warning…
PA: Israeli West Bank ID policy is ‘ethnic cleansing’

PA: Israeli West Bank ID policy is ‘ethnic cleansing’

The Palestinian Authority on Tuesday protested against Israeli military orders that could see tens of thousands of Palestinians deported from…
Pakistan strike kills 71 civilians

Pakistan strike kills 71 civilians

Peshawar, Pakistan--Up to 71 civilians were killed in a weekend strike by Pakistani jets near the Afghan border, survivors and…
Afghan fury after US troops kill four civilians

Afghan fury after US troops kill four civilians

Kandahar, Afghanistan--Four civilians were killed when US soldiers fired on a bus in Afghanistan on Monday, sparking furious protests and…
Pressure mounts on Thai PM after deadly clashes

Pressure mounts on Thai PM after deadly clashes

Bangkok--Thai "red shirt" protesters threatened on Tuesday to march on an army barracks where Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva has been…
Sudan voting extended after delays, errors

Sudan voting extended after delays, errors

Sudan on Monday extended voting in its first open elections in 24 years because of delays in delivering ballots, but…
Obama, world leaders work to stop nuclear spread

Obama, world leaders work to stop nuclear spread

Washington--President Barack Obama and presidents, prime ministers and other top officials from 47 countries start work Monday on a battle…
British campaigners threaten pope with arrest

British campaigners threaten pope with arrest

London--British author and atheist campaigner Richard Dawkins will try to have Pope Benedict arrested to face questions over the Catholic…
Pakistan’s Fashion Week: Louder than bombs

Pakistan’s Fashion Week: Louder than bombs

Karachi, Pakistan--The day began with a handful of explosions--four to be exact. Three bomb blasts targeted the US Consulate in…
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