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Iran Rejects Findings in Nuclear Report

Posted November 9th, 2011 at 1:50 am (UTC-5)
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Iran has dismissed a report that raises concerns about its nuclear program as nothing new. The findings are from the International Atomic Energy Agency , which says it has “credible” information that Tehran has engaged in activities aimed toward developing nuclear weapons — a charge Iran has long denied. In a report released Tuesday, the […]

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Rights Groups Urge South Sudan to Release Journalists

Posted November 9th, 2011 at 1:40 am (UTC-5)
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Several international human rights groups are calling for the government of South Sudan to release two journalists detained after the publication of an article criticizing South Sudanese President Salva Kiir. Peter Ngor Arol Garang and Dengdit Ayok were arrested earlier this month and are believed to be held without charge by Sudan’s National Security Services. […]

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Debate Over Greek Interim Government Enters 3rd Day

Posted November 9th, 2011 at 1:10 am (UTC-5)
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Greek party leaders halted debate on the formation of a new coalition government early Wednesday without reaching consensus, but were set to resume talks later in the day. Outgoing Prime Minister George Papandreou and main opposition leader Antonis Samaras have been locked in talks since Monday on who will lead a power-sharing government until early […]

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