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5 Aid Workers Freed in Afghanistan

Posted June 2nd, 2012 at 1:45 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in northeastern Afghanistan say five aid workers, including two foreign women, who were kidnapped last month, have been freed. Authorities say five kidnappers were killed during the operation by Afghan forces to free the hostages in Badakhshan.

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US Publishes Satellite Images of Syria

Posted June 2nd, 2012 at 1:15 am (UTC-5)
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A U.S. government website has published what it says is photographic evidence of mass graves and attacks on civilian areas by Syrian government forces. A website operated by the State Department — — published the satellite images Friday. More than 100 people, nearly half of them children, were killed in a massacre in Houla […]

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