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North Korea speculation rampant in Seoul

Posted: 07/20/2012 - Almost as soon as North Korea announced this week that its army chief had been dismissed due to "illness," the aggressive South Korean media went into hyperdrive.

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Muslim cleric shot dead in Russia's Tatarstan

Posted: 07/19/2012 - Valiulla Yakupov, the deputy to the Muslim province's chief mufti, was gunned down Thursday as he left his house in Tatarstan's regional capital of Kazan, Russia's Investigative Committee said.

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Syrian regime forces strike back after bombing

Posted: 07/19/2012 - Syrian forces struck back against rebels Thursday with attack helicopters and shelling in Damascus, one day after an audacious rebel attack in the capital killed three leaders of the regime

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Bulgaria says Israelis killed by suicide attacker

Posted: 07/19/2012 - A lanky, long-haired man wearing a baseball cap and plaid shorts with a fake Michigan driver's license carried out a deadly suicide attack on a bus full of Israeli vacationers, Bulgarian officials said Thursday.

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Famine anniversary: Somalis dying on food walks

Posted: 07/19/2012 - The long, dusty walks from hungry homes to far-away refugee camps are again claiming lives in Somalia one year after an estimated 100,000 people died in the country's worst famine in generations.

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London's Olympic summer has a Shakespearean flavor

Posted: 07/19/2012 - Anyone who doubts that accolade for the playwright dead almost 400 years might want to go to the new "Shakespeare: Staging the World" exhibition at the British Museum.

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China's online population rises to 538 million

Posted: 07/19/2012 - China's population of Internet users, already the world's biggest, has risen to 538 million, driven by rapid growth in wireless Web surfing, an industry group said Thursday.

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Myanmar TV broadcasts independence hero ceremony

Posted: 07/19/2012 - Myanmar state television broadcast a memorial ceremony for opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's revered independence hero father for the first time in decades Thursday

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Lebanon indicts dozens from 2007 clashes

Posted: 07/19/2012 - Lebanese judicial officials say an investigative judge has indicted 88 people allegedly involved in 2007 fighting against the army in a Palestinian refugee camp in northern Lebanon

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Syria uprising puts Hezbollah on defensive

Posted: 07/19/2012 - The growing popularity among some Sunnis of the previously little known local cleric is a sign of how vulnerable Hezbollah has become as it faces the possibility of the downfall of its crucial ally, President Bashar Assad

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Thousands crowd funeral for Bollywood romance icon

Posted: 07/19/2012 - Bollywood stars and film fans have paid their last respects to one of India's first superstars, Rajesh Khanna, as his body was cremated in a Hindu ceremony in Mumbai.

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Rebel bombing strikes at heart of Syrian regime

Posted: 07/18/2012 - Rebels penetrated the heart of Syria's power elite Wednesday, detonating a bomb inside a high-level crisis meeting in Damascus that killed three leaders of the regime

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6 die in Bulgaria as bus carrying Israelis bombed

Posted: 07/18/2012 - The explosion took place in the Black Sea city of Burgas, some 400 kilometers (250 miles) east of the capital, Sofia. TV images showed smoke billowing from the scene

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Divided South Africa honors Mandela's birthday

Posted: 07/18/2012 - A nation divided between black and white, rich and poor, came together Wednesday to honor Nelson Mandela, the deeply loved statesman who helped bring freedom to South Africa.

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Path for Iran nuclear talks choked by tensions

Posted: 07/18/2012 - In the span of just a few hours, announcements bouncing between Tehran and Washington showed the direction of their showdown: New issues are piling up even as Western envoys try to find a path to move nuclear talks forward.

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Yemen president warns Iran to stop meddling

Posted: 07/18/2012 - Yemen's president on Wednesday called on Iran to stop spying in his country, warning that the Shiite-led nation would "pay the price" if it continues meddling.

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US-born kids of migrants lose rights in Mexico

Posted: 07/18/2012 - Because of the byzantine rules of Mexican and U.S. bureaucracies, tens of thousands of those children without Mexican citizenship now find themselves without access to basic services in Mexico.

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Libya's independents might emerge as third power

Posted: 07/18/2012 - Both a coalition led by the secular former Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril and a rival bloc of Islamists led by the Muslim Brotherhood are trying to woo them.

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Police: Eva Rausing's body was badly decomposed

Posted: 07/18/2012 - Hans Kristian Rausing, gaunt and frail, was granted bail after making his first court appearance on a charge of preventing the lawful burial of the body of his wife.

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Protesters try to storm Syria embassy in Egypt

Posted: 07/18/2012 - Egyptian security forces have fired tear gas to push back several hundred protesters trying to storm the Syrian Embassy in Cairo and raise the green-striped flag of Syria's rebels.

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New inquiry into death of UN's Dag Hammarskjold

Posted: 07/18/2012 - A group of international jurists has been commissioned to reinvestigate the 1961 death of U.N. Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold, one of the Cold War's most enduring mysteries.

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Syrian defense minister killed in suicide blast

Updated: 07/18/2012 - A suicide bomber struck the National Security building in the Syrian capital Wednesday, killing the defense minister and in a brazen attack on the seat of government power, state-run TV said.

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