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Iceland's wild scenery, tax breaks lure Hollywood

Posted: 09/27/2013 - It has doubled as an alien planet, a Himalayan peak and even the snow-filled fantasy world of the Game of Thrones. Still recovering from financial collapse, Iceland can perhaps be forgiven for seeking alternate identities.

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Spacecraft delivers 3 to orbiting space station

Posted: 09/26/2013 - A Soyuz capsule carrying three astronauts successfully docked with the International Space Station early Thursday, bringing the size of the crew at the orbiting outpost to six.

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World powers set to test Iran on nuclear dispute

Posted: 09/26/2013 - The meeting on the sidelines of the annual United Nations General Assembly is aimed at paving the way for the first round of substantive negotiations on the nuclear issue since April, probably next month.

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Assad says he doesn't rule out US attack

Posted: 09/26/2013 - Assad also said in an interview broadcast by Venezuela's state-run Telesur network that his government has confessions from rebels that they brought chemical weapons into the civil war-wracked nation.

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Militant group attacks Kenyan border town

Posted: 09/26/2013 - "Make your choice today and withdraw all your forces,..." Godane said. "Otherwise be prepared for an abundance of blood that will be spilt in your country, economic downfall and displacement."

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Shabab: 137 killed in Kenya mall attack

Posted: 09/25/2013 - The militant group behind the takeover of a Nairobi mall claimed Wednesday that Kenyan government assault team carried out "a demolition" of the building, burying 137 hostages in rubble.

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Iran's president tones down anti-Israel rhetoric

Posted: 09/25/2013 - Iranian President Hasan Rouhani also took repeated digs at America and the West on Tuesday, much like those that were staples of his predecessor's annual messages to the United Nations General Assembly.

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Syrian rebel groups slam Western-backed opposition

Posted: 09/25/2013 - In a joint statement, 13 rebel groups led by the al-Qaida-linked Nusra Front slammed the Turkey-based Syrian National Coalition, saying it no longer represents their interests.

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Pakistan militant Sunni group targets minorities

Posted: 09/25/2013 - The brutal assault, which killed 85 worshippers during Sunday services, was the first time that a militant group has taken direct aim at Pakistan's tiny Christian community.

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Kenyan President: Terrorists defeated

Updated: 09/24/2013 - An official tells The Associated Press that Nairobi's city morgue is preparing for the arrival of a large number of bodies of people killed in the Westgate Mall terrorist attack in Kenya.

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Easing sanctions no easy goal for Iran's president

Posted: 09/24/2013 - The two sides of Iran under sanctions have come into sharper relief as the economic pain digs deeper — and the country's new president seeks ways to roll back the restrictions.

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Look back at Ahmadinejad's memorable UN speeches

Posted: 09/24/2013 - He railed against Israel, condemned "rapacious capitalism" and predicted the collapse of the "American empire." He defended Holocaust revisionists and denied that Iran had any homosexuals.

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Euthanasia cases up 13 percent in Netherlands

Posted: 09/24/2013 - The commission that vets cases of euthanasia in the Netherlands says cases rose by 13 percent in the Netherlands in 2012 from 2011, the sixth consecutive year of increases.

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Aid group: Syrian children at risk of malnutrition

Posted: 09/24/2013 - As Syria's civil war rages into its third year, millions of children in the country are at risk of malnutrition and face severe food shortages, an international aid organization has warned.

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Pakistani Christians protest deadly church bombing

Posted: 09/23/2013 - Angry Pakistani Christians on Monday denounced the deadliest attack ever in this country against members of their faith as the death toll from the church bombings climbed overnight to 81.

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New Iranian leader poses challenge for Israel

Posted: 09/23/2013 - Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu provided the U.N. with a memorable moment last year when he displayed a cartoon bomb illustrating what he said was Iran's march toward the development of a nuclear weapon.

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After victory, Merkel to form new government

Posted: 09/23/2013 - Chancellor Angela Merkel won a stunning victory in Germany's elections, but she still faces the delicate work of forming a coalition government.

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Pakistan: Suicide attack at Christian church kills 75

Updated: 09/22/2013 - Authorities in Pakistan say 75 people were killed when a pair of suicide bombers detonated their explosives outside a historic church after services Sunday morning. More than 100 others were wounded.

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Assad denies his forces conducted chemical attack

Posted: 09/19/2013 - Syrian President Bashar Assad said a United Nations report finding "clear and convincing evidence" sarin nerve gas was used in Syria painted an "unrealistic" account.

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Iran's Rouhani: People should be 'completely free'

Posted: 09/19/2013 - Iranian President Hasan Rouhani says his people should be free to think, speak and seek information on the Internet, subject to "the protection of our national identity."

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