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Blast Kills 6 in Pakistan

Posted June 16th, 2012 at 3:55 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in northwest Pakistan say a bomb blast has killed at least six people and wounded 15 in the tribal region along the Afghan border. Authorities say the bomb exploded Saturday near a bus stand at a bazaar in Landi Kotal in the Khyber tribal district. No one has claimed responsibility for the attack, but […]

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France Extradites Accused Credit Card Swindler to US

Posted June 16th, 2012 at 1:25 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Justice Department says an alleged international credit card trafficker has been deported from France to the United States to face criminal charges. Assistant Attorney General Lanny Breuer said in a statement Friday that 27-year-old Vladislav Anatolievich Horohorin, also known as “BadB” of Moscow, is suspected of being one of the most prolific sellers […]

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Egypt Chooses A New President

Posted June 16th, 2012 at 1:20 am (UTC-5)
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Egypt begins a two-day runoff presidential vote Saturday pitting former prime minister Ahmed Shafiq against Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohamed Morsi. The balloting comes amid political turmoil, following a Supreme Constitutional Court ruling early in the week overturning a law passed by the Islamist-led parliament that barred senior officials from ousted president Hosni Mubarak’s government – […]

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