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Right-Wing Activists Attack India TV Station

Posted: 11/20/2009 - A band of right-wing activists ransacked an Indian television station in the country's financial hub of Mumbai in an assault their party said was an act of retaliation against the channel's "bias" against their veteran leader.

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10 Killed In Afghan Suicide Bombing

Posted: 11/19/2009 - Ten civilians were killed and 13 were wounded when a suicide attacker targeted a police vehicle, a spokesman for the Afghan Interior of Ministry said Thursday.

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Belgian PM Is First 'President Of Europe'

Posted: 11/19/2009 - European Union leaders named Belgian Prime Minister Herman Van Rompuy as the first "president of Europe" Thursday, edging out former British Prime Minister Tony Blair for a still-vaguely defined job.

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Afghanistan's Karzai Sworn In To 2nd Term

Posted: 11/19/2009 - Amid intense international pressure for reform, Afghan President Hamid Karzai vowed to tackle corruption and drug-trafficking in a speech delivered at his inaugural ceremony Thursday.

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Obama Wraps Up 4-Nation Tour Of Asia

Posted: 11/19/2009 - President Obama wrapped up an eight-day tour of Asia on Thursday, holding talks with South Korean President Lee Myung-bak and speaking to American troops at Osan Air Base.

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Obama: Guantanamo Closing Date Uncertain

Posted: 11/18/2009 - Weighing or delaying a closure of Gitmo by January, is frustrating critics already upset with the decision to send 9/11 defendants to New York for their trial.

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Obama Sending Envoy To North Korea On Nuclear Issue

Posted: 11/18/2009 - U.S. President Barack Obama said Thursday that he will send envoy Stephen Bosworth to North Korea next month for bilateral talks on dismantling Pyongyang's nuclear program.

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Kenya Orphanage Takes In Elephant Babies

Posted: 11/18/2009 - Sala is one of scores of animals orphaned by drought, poaching and shrinking habitats, which have decimated wildlife across Kenya. The baby elephant was found wandering, alone and confused, after her mother died of starvation, her caretaker said

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Iran Rejects Key Part Of Nuclear Deal

Posted: 11/18/2009 - Iran will not send its partially enriched uranium abroad to be turned into material for medical research, its foreign minister said Wednesday, rejecting a key plank of a deal designed to ease international fears that Tehran aims to build nuclear weapons.

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Australia Issues 'Catastrophic' Fire Warning

Posted: 11/18/2009 - Authorities are asking residents in some some parts of south Australia to evacuate their homes as an impending heat wave prompted the nation to issue its first "catastrophic" brush fire warning.

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U.N. chief: Hunger kills 17,000 kids daily

Posted: 11/18/2009 - Somewhere in the world, a child dies of hunger every five seconds -- even though the planet has more than enough food for all. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon laid out this sobering statistic as he kicked off a three-day summit on world food security Monday in Rome.

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Pirates Hijack Tanker Off Somali Coast

Posted: 11/18/2009 - Pirates off Somalia's coast have hijacked a chemical tanker with a North Korean crew, European naval forces reported.

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Germany Extends Afghanistan Mission

Updated: 11/18/2009 - The German Cabinet has decided to extend the country's mission in Afghanistan but won't approve more troops.

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U.S. Ship Fends Off Second Pirate Attack

Updated: 11/18/2009 - The U.S.-flagged cargo ship Maersk Alabama, which played a central role in a bloody hijacking drama last spring, was attacked again Wednesday.

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Americans See China As Economic Threat

Updated: 11/18/2009 - Americans are split over whether China represents a military threat to the United States -- but there is no doubt in the public's mind that the country poses an economic threat, according to a new national poll.

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Unearthing Mysteries Of Argentina's 'Dirty War'

Updated: 11/18/2009 - Laura Feldman was kidnapped by the Argentine military on February 18, 1978. The 18-year-old was never seen by her family again, a victim of the ruthless regime that ruled Argentina from 1976 to 1983. For 31 years, her sister Ana searched for answers -- and her remains.

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Are Chinese Exports Good For America?

Updated: 11/18/2009 - As President Obama completes his trip to China, it's a natural time to ask if trade with the greatest source of U.S. imports are a good thing or bad thing for the still battered U.S. economy

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