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UN Security Council Ready to Condemn Pyongyang Launch Bid

Posted April 16th, 2012 at 12:25 am (UTC-5)
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U.N. diplomats say they expect to announce a Security Council statement Monday denouncing North Korea’s attempt to launch a long-range rocket last week. Unidentified diplomats are quoted saying council members have agreed on a statement after three days of talks behind closed doors. They say the statement will be released Monday morning unless objections are […]

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Fighting Ends in Afghan Capital

Posted April 16th, 2012 at 12:05 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan officials say all fighting with insurgents across the capital has now ended. That announcement Monday came hours after residents of Kabul awoke to a second day of intense gunfire and loud explosions. Afghan officials said at dawn that security personnel were exchanging fire with militants holed up in a building in Kabul’s central diplomatic […]

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