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Britain’s Prince Harry Finishes Top in Class of Combat Helicopter Pilots

Posted February 9th, 2012 at 12:45 am (UTC-5)
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Britain’s Prince Harry has qualified to fly Apache attack helicopters in combat, finishing training as the best co-pilot gunner in his group. British Defense Ministry officials said Wednesday, Prince Harry, who is known in the military as Captain Wales, was recognized as the top co-pilot gunner by members of his training group. Prince Harry, the […]

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UN Condemns Tuareg Violence; New Town Under Rebel Control

Posted February 9th, 2012 at 12:05 am (UTC-5)
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Tuareg rebels in northern Mali have seized a strategic border town, as the United Nations urges an end to the fighting. Rebel fighters said Wednesday they seized the town of Tinzawaten, and government forces confirmed they made a “strategic” retreat. The government troops withdrew across the border into Algeria. United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said […]

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