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Afghan Policewoman Kills Foreign Adviser

Posted December 24th, 2012 at 2:30 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan and NATO officials say an Afghan policewoman has killed a foreign adviser in the capital. Authorities say the police officer killed the adviser Monday in Kabul’s police headquarters. Officials say the shooting is an apparent “insider attack” in which Afghan forces turn their weapons on a member of the Western coalition with whom they […]

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India’s Prime Minister Appeals for Calm

Posted December 24th, 2012 at 1:00 am (UTC-5)
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India’s prime minister called for calm and vowed to protect women Monday as he sought to tamp down growing public outrage over the gang rape and beating of a 23-year-old female student in New Delhi, India’s capital. Manmohan Singh, in a televised address, assured the nation that justice would be “delivered in this case” and […]

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