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5 reasons for Spain's colossal economic troubles

Posted: 07/24/2012 - Repeated efforts since 2009 by successive governments to fix the country's problems have only managed to undermine confidence in the fourth-largest economy among the 17 nations that use the euro.

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India frets over delayed monsoon damaging crops

Posted: 07/24/2012 - Cracked earth. Failing harvests. Drying streams and sinking hopes. Indians have grown increasingly desperate waiting for the long-delayed deluge of this year's monsoon.

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Syria says will use chemical weapons if attacked

Posted: 07/23/2012 - The Syrian regime threatened Monday to use its chemical and biological weapons in case of a foreign attack, in its first ever acknowledgement that it possesses weapons of mass destruction.

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Iraq attacks kill 106 in deadliest day in 2 years

Posted: 07/23/2012 - The coordinated attacks in 15 cities sent a chilling warning that al-Qaida is slowly resurging in the security vacuum created by a weak government in Baghdad and the departure of the U.S. military.

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Minister: Bulgaria bomb won't stop Israeli travel

Posted: 07/23/2012 - The suicide bombing that killed six people, five of them Israelis, in a Bulgarian seaside resort will not stop Israelis from traveling wherever they wish, a government minister from the Jewish state said.

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Egypt allowing Palestinians freer entry

Posted: 07/23/2012 - Egypt is allowing freer entry for Palestinians into the country in an unprecedented move that eases long-imposed travel restrictions, particularly on Gazans, Egyptian and Palestinian officials said Monday.

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King: Jordan tightens border with Syria

Posted: 07/23/2012 - Jordan's king has announced that security along the country's northern frontier has been tightened, but Syrian refugees fleeing violence will still be allowed to enter, officials said Monday.

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London Olympics mascots: menacing or magic?

Posted: 07/23/2012 - The official mascots of London's Olympic and Paralympic Games have been called strange and frightening, but organizers are hoping to tack on a more positive title: merchandising magic.

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82 killed in Iraq's deadliest day this year

Updated: 07/23/2012 - An onslaught of bombings and shootings killed 82 people across Iraq on Monday, officials said, in the nation's deadliest day so far this year.

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Syrian troops seize Damascus neighborhood

Posted: 07/20/2012 - Syrian troops and tanks on Friday drove rebels from a Damascus neighborhood where some of the heaviest of this week's fighting in the capital left cars gutted and fighters' bodies in the streets.

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Russian envoy to France: Assad ready to step down

Posted: 07/20/2012 - Russia's ambassador to France said Friday that he believes Syria's president is ready to step down "in a civilized way." But the Syrian government immediately denied it.

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Burials held for slain Israelis of Bulgaria attack

Posted: 07/20/2012 - Israeli and American officials have blamed the Iran-backed Lebanese militant group Hezbollah for the bombing, and authorities in several other countries were trying to confirm the identity of the suicide bomber.

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Eurozone OKs terms of bailout for Spanish banks

Posted: 07/20/2012 - Finance ministers from the 17 countries that use the euro unanimously approved Friday the terms for a bailout loan for Spanish banks of up to €100 billion ($122.9 billion).

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Ai loses tax challenge, says truth 'not respected'

Posted: 07/20/2012 - Artist Ai Weiwei believes a tax evasion case was meant to intimidate him, but losing his challenge to the $2.4 million fine Friday did not silence his criticism of China's government.

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Olympic buzz takes off: London welcomes the flame

Posted: 07/20/2012 - Royal Marine Martyn Williams is poised to rappel from a helicopter carrying the Olympic torch on Friday night, dropping down within the stone walls of the Tower of London.

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Anti-Putin feminist punks on trial in Moscow

Posted: 07/20/2012 - The trial of feminist punk rockers who chanted a "punk prayer" against President Vladimir Putin from a pulpit inside Russia's largest cathedral started in Moscow on Friday

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