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Zimbabwe Vows to Pull Troops Out of Diamond Fields

Updated: 07/05/2009 - Zimbabwe has promised to withdraw its soldiers from diamond fields in the east, an official newspaper reported Sunday - a week after a rights group alleged the military was committing killings and abuses in the area.

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UN Official to Accompany Honduran President Home

Updated: 07/05/2009 - Exiled Honduran President Manuel Zelaya has announced his imminent departure for home to reclaim his post even though the interim government of Honduras is vowing to prevent his plane from landing.

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Drug War, Economy Weigh On Mexico Midterm Election

Updated: 07/05/2009 - Drug violence, an economic downturn and recent cases of political malfeasance weigh heavily on Mexico's midterm congressional elections Sunday, a vote that could decide the future of President Felipe Calderon's anti-crime and economic policies.

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Somali Fighting Kills At Least 12 In Mogadishu

Updated: 07/05/2009 - Heavy shelling between Somali rebels and government forces near the presidential palace killed at least 12 people on Sunday, witnesses said, and the prime minister looked for help from more African Union peacekeepers.

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Exiled Honduran Leader Vows Return for Showdown

Updated: 07/05/2009 - Honduras braced for confrontation Sunday as ousted President Manuel Zelaya insisted he was coming home to reclaim his post, urging his supporters to mass at the airport for a showdown with the interim government in power since the army sent him into exile a week ago.

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US Military Deaths in Iraq War At 4,322

Updated: 07/05/2009 - As of Saturday, July 4, 2009, at least 4,322 members of the U.S. military had died in the Iraq war since it began in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count.

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French: Sub Hears Signal From Yemenia Black Boxes

Updated: 07/05/2009 - A submarine scouring the Indian Ocean on Sunday picked up the signal beacons of the two black boxes of a Yemenia Airways flight that crashed off the Comoros Islands, the French aviation agency said.

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GM Europe: Talks On Selling Opel Near Completion

Updated: 07/04/2009 - Negotiations for the sale of General Motors Corp.'s unit Adam Opel GmbH to Canadian autoparts maker Magna are progressing well and should soon be complete, the head of GM Europe said in remarks released Saturday.

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Iranian Hardliner Calls Opposition Leader US Agent

Updated: 07/04/2009 - A top aide to Iran's all-powerful leader has accused the country's main opposition leader of being an American agent who should be tried for treason, increasing the pressure on reformists disputing the outcome of last month's presidential election.

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Potter Actor Gets Swine Flu In Britain: Publicist

Updated: 07/04/2009 - Actor Rupert Grint, who plays Ron Weasley in the Harry Potter films, has contracted swine flu, his publicist said Saturday, three days before the latest Potter blockbuster premieres in London.

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North Korea Fires Missiles In 4th Of July Salvo

Updated: 07/04/2009 - North Korea launched seven ballistic missiles Saturday into waters off its east coast in a show of military firepower that defied U.N. resolutions and drew global expressions of condemnation and concern.

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Honduras Rejects OAS Appeal To Restore President

Updated: 07/03/2009 - The head of the Organization of American States -- Jose Miguel Insulza -- who traveled to the Honduran capital, says he found no willingness to put President Manuel Zelaya back in office.

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Officials: 17 Die In US Missile Strike In Pakistan

Updated: 07/03/2009 - U.S. missiles struck a training facility operated by Pakistani Taliban leader Baitullah Mehsud and a militant communication center Friday, killing 17 people and wounding 27 others, intelligence officials said.

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Bomb Targeting Police Kills 2 In Pakistan

Updated: 07/02/2009 - Bombs targeting police and employees of a Pakistani nuclear facility killed two people and wounded scores more Thursday - the latest attacks to hit Pakistan as it battles Taliban insurgents near the border with Afghanistan.

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French: Air France Plane Hit the Sea Belly First

Updated: 07/02/2009 - Air France Flight 447 slammed into the Atlantic Ocean, intact and belly first, at such a high speed that the 228 people aboard probably had no time to even inflate their life jackets, French investigators said Thursday in their first report into the June 1 accident.

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North Korea Fires Missiles; Launch Toward US Feared

Updated: 07/02/2009 - North Korea fired a barrage of short-range missiles off its east coast Thursday, a possible prelude to the launch of a long-range missile toward Hawaii over the July Fourth holiday.

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Marines Suffer First Casualties in Afghan Campaign

Updated: 07/02/2009 - U.S. Marines suffered their first casualties of a massive new military campaign Thursday as they engaged in sporadic gunbattles along 55 miles of Taliban-controlled heartland in southern Afghanistan.

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Court Decriminalizes Gay Sex In Indian Capital

Updated: 07/02/2009 - New Delhi's gay community celebrated a landmark court ruling Thursday that decriminalizes homosexuality - a decision that could end widespread police harassment and be a harbinger for gradual acceptance for homosexuals across this deeply conservative country.

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French: Air France Plane Hit The Sea Belly First

Updated: 07/02/2009 - Air France Flight 447 slammed into the Atlantic Ocean, intact and belly first, at such a high speed that the 228 people aboard probably had no time to even inflate their life jackets, French investigators said Thursday in their first report into the June 1 accident.

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