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Where China Meets India in a High-Altitude Desert, Push Comes to Shove

0 Visits: 719 | Friday May 03, 2013 - 04:44:58
NEW DELHI – The disputed border region between India and China attracts troops from both countries, but two weeks ago the Chinese sent an unusual number of military patrols into the mountains of Ladakh, a remote high-altitude desert at the northern tip of India.

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Afghan Government Faces Cash Crunch

0 Visits: 1637 | Friday May 03, 2013 - 04:43:11
KABUL, Afghanistan – The Afghan government is supposed to cover less than half its own bills this year, yet achieving even that modest goal is proving an unexpected challenge, Afghan and Western officials said.

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Some Retailers Rethink Role in Bangladesh

0 Visits: 727 | Friday May 03, 2013 - 04:41:34
Ever since a building with garment factories collapsed in Bangladesh last week, killing more than 400 people, Western apparel companies with ties to the country have scrambled to address public concerns about working conditions there.

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Video of Killing Crystallizes Bolivian Anger Over Crime

0 Visits: 724 | Friday May 03, 2013 - 04:40:03
SANTA CRUZ, Bolivia – The shocking video, taken from a security camera, showed the killer in a backward baseball cap and dark glasses, stalking his terrified prey in broad daylight on a city street. His victim seemed to plead for his life and tried to stumble away before the killer, gripping the pistol…

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Political Scuffle in Athens Bruises Young Bystander

0 Visits: 728 | Friday May 03, 2013 - 04:38:19
ATHENS – The neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party, which has 18 seats in the Greek Parliament, has been widely criticized for attacking immigrants. But now its members seem to have a new target: politicians.

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Israeli Premier Backs Referendum on Any Peace Deal

0 Visits: 1095 | Friday May 03, 2013 - 04:36:27
JERUSALEM – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel said on Thursday that any peace agreement with the Palestinians should be put to a referendum, a move that some Israelis view as a potential obstacle to a deal even as Secretary of State John Kerry works intently to renew long-stalled Israeli-Palestinian…

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Syrian Forces Strike Rebels in Wide-Ranging Assaults

0 Visits: 714 | Friday May 03, 2013 - 04:34:56
BEIRUT, Lebanon – Syrian forces carried out what antigovernment activists described as furious assaults against a range of insurgent enclaves on Thursday, seeking to snap a stalemate in the central city of Homs, attacking rebels ensconced in a seaport near Russia's naval station and apparently destroying…

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UN Chief Condemns Latest Attack On Somali Legal System

0 Visits: 700 | Thursday May 02, 2013 - 20:03:48
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned the killing of Somalia's Deputy State Attorney, Ahmed Malim Sheikh Nur, expressing deep concern that the recent attacks in Mogadishu seem to be targeting the country's justice sector.

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Kenya: Garissa Governor Nathif picks professionals to run county

0 Visits: 851 | Thursday May 02, 2013 - 16:44:07
Garissa Governor Nathif Jama Adam has unveiled a 10-member county cabinet which he promises will usher in development in North Eastern region.

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