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Drone Strike Kills 10 Suspected Militants in NW Pakistan

Posted May 24th, 2012 at 1:00 am (UTC-5)
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Pakistani intelligence officials say a U.S. drone strike has killed 10 suspected militants in Pakistan’s northwestern tribal area near the Afghan border. The officials said the unmanned aircraft fired two missiles Thursday into a compound east of Miran Shah. The attack comes a day after officials said a drone strike killed four militants in the […]

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Voting Resumes in Egypt’s Historic Presidential Election

Posted May 24th, 2012 at 12:10 am (UTC-5)
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Voting resumes in Egypt on Thursday in a historic presidential election that broadly pits Islamist candidates against secularists rooted in former President Hosni Mubarak’s old guard. The government has declared Thursday a holiday to encourage a high turnout. Election monitors said Wednesday’s polling was mostly peaceful as millions of Egyptians lined up to cast ballots […]

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