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Mass Protests in Homs as Monitors Arrive

Posted December 28th, 2011 at 1:10 am (UTC-5)
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Syrian security forces fired tear gas to disperse tens of thousands of protesters who rallied in Homs Tuesday, as Arab League observers visited the city. The London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said about 70,000 anti-government protesters marched toward the city center when security forces confronted them. Demonstrators chanted calls to execute President Bashar al-Assad. […]

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Roadside Bomb Kills 3 NATO Soldiers in Afghanistan

Posted December 28th, 2011 at 1:05 am (UTC-5)
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A roadside bomb has killed three NATO soldiers in eastern Afghanistan. NATO said the troops were killed Tuesday. The coalition did not provide any other details or the soldiers’ nationalities. The independent website iCasualties.org, which monitors the number of coalition deaths, says 539 international troops have died so far this year in Afghanistan. The figure […]

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