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Fuel Truck Explosion Kills 3 in Afghanistan

Posted October 26th, 2011 at 1:00 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan officials say a bomb targeting a fuel truck has exploded north of the capital, Kabul, killing at least three people. The officials said the blast happened Wednesday in Parwan province as a crowd of people gathered around the truck. The explosion wounded about 50 people. Earlier Tuesday, the Afghan government urged 600 religious scholars […]

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Arab League Urges Talks Between Syrian Government, Opposition

Posted October 26th, 2011 at 12:40 am (UTC-5)
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An Arab League committee is meeting with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Wednesday to discuss the possibility of starting dialogue between the Syrian government and opposition leaders. The meeting in Damascus comes about a week-and-a-half after the 22-nation Arab League held an emergency meeting in Cairo to discuss Syria’s unrest. Foreign ministers agreed to try […]

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