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AP Analysis: Egypt enters uncharted territory

Posted: 08/16/2013 - With astonishing speed, Egypt has moved from a nation in crisis to a nation in real danger of slipping into a prolonged bout of violence or even civil war.

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Other crises overshadow growing violence in Iraq

Posted: 08/16/2013 - Security crises in Egypt, Syria and other countries are overshadowing rising death tolls and new fears of civil war in Iraq, once the top U.S. priority in the Mideast.

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3 bodies found on Indian sub; 15 more likely dead

Posted: 08/16/2013 - Indian navy divers on Friday recovered three severely burned bodies of sailors who had been trapped inside a submarine damaged by twin explosions, a navy spokesman said.

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Ecuador's president abandons no-drilling plan

Posted: 08/16/2013 - President Rafael Correa said Thursday that he has abandoned a unique and ambitious plan to persuade rich countries to pay Ecuador not to drill for oil in a pristine Amazon rainforest preserve.

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Death toll in Egypt violence rises to 421

Posted: 08/15/2013 - An Egyptian Health Ministry spokesman has further raised the death toll from the previous day's clashes between police and supporters of the country's ousted president to 421.

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Cairo's Islamist camps overrun amid crackdown

Posted: 08/15/2013 - Crushed, dazed and chanting "Down, down with military rule!" hundreds of supporters of Egypt's ousted president streamed out of a protest camp that had come to symbolize the resistance of Arab Spring Islamists.

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Paraguay's new president was targeted by the DEA

Posted: 08/15/2013 - The man taking over as Paraguay's new president Thursday has built a family fortune in one of the most unequal places in South America, dominating industries from banking to tobacco to soft drinks to soccer.

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Officials: Car bombs kill 31 in Iraqi capital

Posted: 08/15/2013 - A wave of car bombs in the Iraqi capital on Thursday killed 31 people and wounded dozens, the latest attacks in a months-long surge in violence.

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278 dead across Egypt

Posted: 08/14/2013 - Riot police backed by armored vehicles, bulldozers and helicopters Wednesday swept away two encampments of supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi.

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Egypt: 149 killed in clashes across nation

Updated: 08/14/2013 - At least three members of the security forces were confirmed to have died in the morning's crackdown in Cairo, while the Health Ministry said nine protesters were killed and over 80 were injured.

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Eurozone's longest-ever recession comes to an end

Posted: 08/14/2013 - Eurostat, the European Union's statistics office, said the 17 European Union countries that use the euro saw their collective economic output grow by 0.3 percent in the April to June period from the previous quarter.

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Fatal explosion 2nd for Indian sub in 3 years

Posted: 08/14/2013 - The Indian navy submarine crippled by an explosion and fire that killed at least some of the 18 sailors aboard Wednesday had been damaged in another deadly blast in 2010.

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Israelis, Palestinians set for talks on home turf

Posted: 08/14/2013 - Both sides have low expectations as they head into the U.S.-sponsored negotiations in Jerusalem, the third attempt since 2000 to agree on the terms of a Palestinian state alongside Israel.

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Agents: 44 gunned down in Nigeria mosque

Posted: 08/13/2013 - Suspected Islamic militants wearing army fatigues gunned down 44 people praying at a mosque in northeast Nigeria, while another 12 civilians died in an apparently simultaneous attack.

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Slain rebels flown to Peru capital for DNA tests

Posted: 08/13/2013 - The bodies of two men slain by security forces were flown to Lima on Monday for DNA tests that authorities believed would show they were two of the Shining Path rebels' four leaders

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Dominican traffic death rate among world's highest

Posted: 08/13/2013 - High school student Adonis Tineo lay motionless in an overflowing emergency room on a recent afternoon after slamming his motorcycle into a truck laden with rice as he tried to pass a minivan.

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Egypt police expected to besiege Morsi sit-ins

Posted: 08/12/2013 - Supporters of Egypt's ousted president have dug in at their two Cairo sit-ins after security officials said police would besiege the entrenched protest camps within 24 hours

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Israel lists names of 26 Palestinians to be freed

Posted: 08/12/2013 - Israel on Monday published the names of 26 Palestinian prisoners who are to be released this week as part of a U.S.-brokered deal that led to a resumption of Mideast negotiations.

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Argentine government loses ground in primary vote

Posted: 08/12/2013 - Cristina Fernandez failed the first electoral test of her second term on Sunday as ruling party candidates trailed opponents across Argentina's most populous provinces

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Hungarian charged with Nazi-era war crimes dies

Posted: 08/12/2013 - Laszlo Csatary, a former police officer indicted in June by Hungarian authorities for abusing Jews and contributing to their deportation to Nazi death camps during World War II, has died. He was 98.

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