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G-8 Leaders Push for Huge Emission Cuts

Posted: 07/08/2009 - World leaders are promising to slash global greenhouse gas emissions, after meeting in the heart of the city ravaged by an earthquake that killed more than 300 people.

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Obama Plans Nuclear Summit

Posted: 07/08/2009 - L’AQUILA, Italy (CNN) — President Barack Obama revealed to G-8 colleagues at a dinner Wednesday that he’s planning a nuclear security summit in Washington for next March, according to senior administration officials.

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G-8 Leaders Meet On Economy, Climate

Posted: 07/08/2009 - World leaders agreed that the global economy is too unstable to begin rolling back massive fiscal stimulus plans in the near future, according to a draft of the Group of Eight statement on the world economy obtained by The Associated Press.

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Iran President Declares New Era For Country

Posted: 07/07/2009 - Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Tuesday sought to put the turmoil over the disputed presidential elections behind him and declared on national television that the contests were clean, fair and marked the start of a new era.

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Analysis: Obama Appeals To Skeptical Russians

Posted: 07/07/2009 - After reaching out to the Islamic world in speeches in Turkey and Egypt, President Barack Obama sought once more to speak directly to the hearts and minds of another audience that has been hostile to the United States: the Russian public.

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Pope Proposes New Financial Order Guided By Ethics

Posted: 07/07/2009 - Pope Benedict XVI called Tuesday for a new world financial order guided by ethics and the search for the common good, denouncing the profit-at-all-cost mentality blamed for bringing about the global financial meltdown.

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Zelaya Supporters Escalate Their Fight In Honduras

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Posted: 07/06/2009 - Supporters of ousted President Manuel Zelaya vowed Monday to widen protests and block trade nationwide as the deposed leader headed to Washington for a meeting with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

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China Arrests 1,434 After Deadly Xinjiang Riots

Posted: 07/06/2009 - Police have arrested 1,434 suspects in connection with the worst ethnic violence in decades in China's western Xinjiang region, which killed at least 156 people, state media reported Tuesday.

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156 Dead in China Riots

Posted: 07/06/2009 - Reports say more than 800 are injured, with police detaining nearly 1,500 suspects in riots at Urumqi.

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Obama, Medvedev Agree To Deal To Cut Nuke Weapons

Posted: 07/06/2009 - Presidents Barack Obama and Dmitry Medvedev confidently committed to a year-end deal to slash nuclear stockpiles by about a third on Monday, but the U.S. leader failed to crack stubborn Kremlin objections to America's missile defense plans - a major stumbling block to such an agreement.

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Riots, Street Battles Kill At Least 156 In China

Posted: 07/06/2009 - Riots and street battles killed at least 156 people in China's western Xinjiang province, state media said Tuesday, and injured 828 others in the deadliest ethnic unrest to hit the region in decades. Officials said the death toll was expected to rise.

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Obama, Medvedev Agree To Pursue Nuclear Reduction

Posted: 07/06/2009 - President Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev signed a preliminary agreement Monday to reduce the world's two largest nuclear stockpiles by as much as a third, down to the lowest levels of any U.S.-Russia accord, and counter what Obama called "a sense of drift" in the countries' relations.

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Ethnic Riots Spread In China's West; 140 Killed

Updated: 07/06/2009 - Riots and street battles killed at least 140 people in China's western Xinjiang province and injured 828 others in the deadliest ethnic unrest to hit the region in decades. Officials said Monday the death toll was expected to rise.

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Ethnic Riots Spread In China's West; 140 Killed

Updated: 07/06/2009 - Riots and street battles killed at least 140 people in China's western Xinjiang province and injured 828 others in the deadliest ethnic unrest to hit the region in decades. Officials said Monday the death toll was expected to rise.

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Lean Times At Pamplona For Running Of Bulls

Updated: 07/06/2009 - Daredevils sprinting with one-ton fighting bulls swallow an exhilarating cocktail of adrenalin and fear. Now, a new brand of jitters has set in at one of the world's great fiestas as businesses ponder the partypooping impact of economic woe.

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Iran's Top Leader Warns West Over Alleged Meddling

Updated: 07/06/2009 - Iran's supreme leader warned Western governments on Monday of a "negative impact" on relations over what he called their meddling in Iran's post-election riots, state television reported.

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Honduras Slides Toward Greater Instability

Updated: 07/06/2009 - Honduras' interim government closed its main airport to all flights on Monday after blocking the runway to prevent the return of ousted President Manuel Zelaya. Clashes with his supporters caused the first death in a week of protests.

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2 More US Troops Killed In Southern Afghanistan

Updated: 07/06/2009 - A U.S. military spokesman says 2 more U.S. troops have been killed in a blast in southern Afghanistan, bringing to six the number of Americans killed Monday.

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Obama Opens Summit With Medvedev In Moscow

Updated: 07/06/2009 - President Barack Obama opened his first Moscow summit with confidence on Monday, predicting "extraordinary progress" out of meetings set to test his diplomatic skills on important priorities such as nuclear arsenal reductions and the fight in Afghanistan.

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Personal Details of New UK Spy Chief on Facebook

Updated: 07/05/2009 - Personal details and photographs of the incoming head of Britain's international spy agency have been posted on Facebook, British Foreign Secretary David Miliband acknowledged Sunday.

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Iran's Election Authority: Partial Recount Shows Election Valid

Updated: 07/05/2009 - Saying it had completed an investigation into alleged voter irregularities, Iran's election authority on Monday stood by its findings that gave hardline President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad an overwhelming victory and sparked more than two weeks of chaos in the streets.

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Air France Plane Did Not Break Up In Flight - Report

Updated: 07/05/2009 - The Air France plane that crashed a month ago off the coast of Brazil "did not break up or become destroyed in flight," but bellyflopped intact into the Atlantic Ocean, the French air investigation agency announced Thursday.

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Six Killed In London High-Rise Fire

Updated: 07/05/2009 - Six people were killed, including three children, when a fire broke out in a high-rise apartment building in south London on Friday afternoon, officials said.

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