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Iraq Bomb Blast Kills Dozens At Sunni Mosque

Posted: 05/17/2013 - A bomb killed 28 people at a Sunni mosque in central Iraq, hitting worshippers as they were emerging from Friday prayers, security officials said.

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3 U.N. Peacekeepers Kidnapped Between Israel-Syria

Posted: 05/16/2013 - Armed men broke into a U.N. outpost in a buffer zone separating Israel and Syria and abducted three U.N military observers, the U.N. peacekeeping chief said Thursday.

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Chinese Police Crack Down On Anti-Refinery Protests

Posted: 05/16/2013 - Demonstrators braved a heavy police presence and the threat of arrest by massing Thursday in the streets of Kunming, China, to protest the planned construction of a chemical plant, they said.

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Tribal Fighters Clash With Iraqi Army Amid Rising Tensions

Posted: 05/16/2013 - Iraqi security forces raided a farm belonging to a prominent Sunni tribal leader Thursday, he and two other tribal leaders said, prompting fears that sectarian tensions could escalate in Iraq's restive al-Anbar province.

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2 Bodies Found After Indonesia Mine Collapse

Posted: 05/15/2013 - Two bodies were found Tuesday at the scene of a tunnel collapse at an underground mine training facility in Indonesia, the mining company said.

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Car Bombs In Baghdad; 9 Dead, Many Hurt

Posted: 05/15/2013 - At least nine people were killed and 80 others wounded when a string of car bombs exploded in Shiite neighborhoods across the Iraqi capital of Baghdad on Wednesday, police said.

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Japanese Politician Calls Wartime Sex Slaves 'Necessary'

Posted: 05/15/2013 - Japanese officials have distanced themselves from comments made by a prominent nationalist politician that suggested women forced to become prostitutes to entertain Japanese troops during World War II were "necessary."

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CIA Agent Arrested In Russia

Posted: 05/14/2013 - Russia's security services claimed Tuesday to have arrested a CIA agent in a blond wig posing as an employee of the U.S. Embassy in Moscow while he was allegedly trying to recruit a Russian secret service agent to work for the U.S.

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Arrests in Killing of Malcolm X's Grandson

Posted: 05/13/2013 - Two bartenders at a bar where Malcolm Shabazz had been drinking are arrested. Prosecutors say a fight ensued over an unpaid bar bill, and Shabazz was beaten. Police are looking at other potential suspects in the case.

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Somali President Defies Al-Shabaab By Venturing Into Mogadishu

Posted: 05/13/2013 - On his second day in office, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud was targeted by the al-Qaeda linked militant group al-Shabaab, and even on this day, as we drive through town, we pass the still-smoking wreckage of the Somali Minister of Interior's convoy. A car filled with explosives drove into his flag car, detonating on impact.

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Syrian Rebels Release Kidnapped U.N. Peacekeepers

Posted: 05/13/2013 - Syrian rebels on Sunday released four Filipino U.N. peacekeepers they abducted last week in a dramatic incident that prompted warnings from the Philippines that the nation might pull out its contingent from the Golan Heights.

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Grandson of Malcolm X Killed in Mexico

Posted: 05/11/2013 - Malcolm Shabazz appeared to have been beaten, but had no wounds from other weapons after he was attacked on Thursday.

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Journalists' Sons Slain In Mexico

Posted: 05/10/2013 - Brothers Alfredo David Paramo, 20, and Alejandro Paramo, 21, were found dead early Saturday morning in the capital of the border state of Chihuahua. Authorities found 9mm bullet shell casings at the scene, the state-run Notimex news agency reported

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Old Poisoning case Grips Chinese Netizens Worldwide

Posted: 05/09/2013 - A cold case involving the poisoning of a college sophomore in Beijing almost two decades ago has captured the imagination of Chinese communities around the world, landing a petition on the White House website and igniting an emotional debate on the pursuit of justice in China.

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35 Dead In India Bus Crash, Police Say

Posted: 05/09/2013 - At least 35 passengers were killed and 22 others were injured Wednesday when a bus plunged into a river in a mountainous area of northern India, police said.

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Obama Admin. Reiterates Need For Assad To Go

Posted: 05/09/2013 - The White House said Wednesday that Syria's future cannot include President Bashar Assad, attempting to clarify the U.S. position a day after Secretary of State John Kerry said the U.S. and Russia would convene a conference soon to seek peace talks between the Syrian government and the opposition.

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