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Yemen Votes for Saleh’s Replacement

Posted February 21st, 2012 at 12:20 am (UTC-5)
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Yemeni voters are going to the polls to elect a successor to President Ali Abdullah Saleh after a year-long uprising that forced him from power. Tuesday’s vote is the culmination of a deal — backed by the United States and brokered by Yemen’s Gulf neighbors — to replace Mr. Saleh with Vice President Abed Rabbo […]

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North Korean Envoy in Beijing for US Nuclear Talks

Posted February 21st, 2012 at 12:05 am (UTC-5)
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North Korea’s top envoy to the six-nation negotiations on its nuclear program has arrived in Beijing, where he will hold talks this week with his American counterpart. First Vice-Foreign Minister Kim Kye Gwan arrived in Beijing Tuesday, two days before his scheduled meeting with U.S. envoy Glen Davies. The meeting will be the third between […]

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