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Iranian Police Use Force To Break Up Protest

Updated: 06/22/2009 - Riot police attacked hundreds of demonstrators with tear gas and fired live bullets in the air to disperse a rally in central Tehran Monday, carrying out a threat by the country's most powerful security force to crush any further opposition protests over the disputed presidential election.

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Official: N. Korean Ship Carries Weapons To Myanmar

Updated: 06/22/2009 - A North Korean-flagged ship under close watch in Asian waters is believed to be heading toward Myanmar carrying small arms cargo banned under a new U.N. resolution, a South Korean intelligence official said Monday.

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Mousavi Defiantly Calls For Continued Protests

Updated: 06/22/2009 - Iranian opposition leader Mir Hossein Mousavi and a popular reformist former president are boldly defying the country's supreme leader by supporting continued protests of a disputed presidential election, but it was unclear Monday whether protesters would dare to continue massive demonstrations after a bloody crackdown.

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Republicans Demand Stronger Iran Response

Updated: 06/21/2009 - Republicans intensified their criticism of President Barack Obama's handling of his first major test of international leadership, saying Sunday that he has been too cautious in response to Iran's postelection upheaval.

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Drug Cartels In Mexico Killing Street Dealers

Updated: 06/21/2009 - Drug dealer Hector Rodriguez Estrada had a feeling he was next. His boss was beaten to death and dumped in an empty lot, his teeth and fingers missing. Then one of Rodriguez's underlings turned up in a soccer field, his head next to his body.

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Pagans, Partygoers Greet Solstice At Stonehenge

Updated: 06/21/2009 - Pagans and partygoers drummed, danced or gyrated in hula hoops to stay awake through the night, as more than 35,000 people greeted the summer solstice Sunday at the ancient stone circle of Stonehenge.

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Struggle Among Iran's Clerics Bursts Into The Open

Updated: 06/21/2009 - A backstage struggle among Iran's ruling clerics burst into the open Sunday when the government said it had arrested the daughter and other relatives of an ayatollah who is one of the country's most powerful men.

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Truck Bomb Kills At Least 55 In Iraq

Updated: 06/20/2009 - Nearly 200 are wounded in the northern Iraqi blast; Prime Minister declares the upcoming U.S. withdrawal of troops from its cities "a great victory."

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Defiant Tehran Protesters Battle Police

Updated: 06/20/2009 - Thousands of protesters defied Iran's highest authority Saturday and marched on waiting security forces that fought back with baton charges, tear gas and water cannons as the crisis over disputed elections lurched into volatile new ground.

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Obama On Iran: "The World Is Watching"

Updated: 06/20/2009 - Responding to reports of continued violence in Tehran, following a warning by Iran's Supreme Leader that further election protests may lead to "bloodshed and chaos," President Barack Obama said today, "The Iranian government must understand that the world is watching.

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UN: World Hunger Reaches 1 Billion Mark

Updated: 06/19/2009 - The global financial meltdown has pushed the ranks of the world's hungry to a record 1 billion, a grim milestone that poses a threat to peace and security, U.N. food officials said Friday.

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Iran's Leader: End Protests Or Risk 'Bloodshed'

Updated: 06/19/2009 - Iran's supreme leader sought Friday to end the deepening crisis over disputed elections with one decisive speech - declaring the vote will almost certainly stand and sternly warning opposition leaders to end street protests or be held responsible for any "bloodshed and chaos" to come.

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UN: World Hunger Reaches 1 Billion Mark

Updated: 06/19/2009 - The global financial meltdown has pushed the ranks of the world's hungry to a record 1 billion, a grim milestone that poses a threat to peace and security, U.N. food officials said Friday.

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Iran's Top Leader Warns Of Protest Crackdown

Updated: 06/19/2009 - Iran's supreme leader sternly warned of a crackdown if protesters continue days of massive street rallies, escalating the government's showdown with demonstrators demanding a new presidential election.

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Supreme Leader: Iran Vote Was "Definitive Victory"

Updated: 06/19/2009 - Iran's supreme leader said Friday that there was "definitive victory" and no rigging in disputed presidential elections, offering no concession to protesters demanding the vote be canceled and held again.

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Hundreds Of Thousands Stage Somber Rally In Iran

Updated: 06/18/2009 - Hundreds of thousands of protesters dressed in black and green flooded the streets of Tehran on Thursday in a somber, candlelit show of defiance and mourning for those killed in clashes after Iran's disputed presidential election.

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North Korea May Fire A Missile Toward Hawaii

Updated: 06/18/2009 - North Korea may fire a long-range ballistic missile toward Hawaii in early July, a Japanese news report said Thursday, as Russia and China urged the regime to return to international disarmament talks on its rogue nuclear program.

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World Markets Weighed Down By Recovery Concerns

Updated: 06/18/2009 - European stock markets were steady Thursday after sizable falls in Asia earlier as investors continued to worry that a global economic recovery later this year - the main driver behind the rally since March - could be choked off at birth by rising interest rates and oil prices.

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World Markets Weighed Down By Recovery Concerns

Updated: 06/17/2009 - World stock markets were mostly lower Wednesday ahead of an expected flat opening on Wall Street as investors remained cautious about whether the current pace of economic recovery, particularly in the U.S., justifies the rally seen in stocks since March.

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Iranian Opposition Head Calls For Rally Thursday

Updated: 06/17/2009 - Iranian opposition leader Mir Hossein Mousavi issued a direct challenge to the country's supreme leader and cleric-led system Wednesday, calling for a mass rally to protest disputed election results and violence against his followers.

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Lee And Obama To Discuss North Korean Threats

Updated: 06/16/2009 - As North Korea threatens nuclear war, President Barack Obama and South Korean President Lee Myung-bak will be eager to show the North the unity of their alliance and a determination not to back down.

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