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Israel Indicts Former Foreign Minister

Posted December 30th, 2012 at 4:40 am (UTC-5)
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Israeli justice officials say former foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman has been formally indicted on charges of fraud and breach of trust. The Justice Ministry filed the indictment against Lieberman in a Jerusalem court Sunday. Justice officials say Lieberman was indicted on charges relating to the promotion of an Israeli diplomat who had illegally given Lieberman […]

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19 Killed in Pakistan Blast

Posted December 30th, 2012 at 4:30 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in southwestern Pakistan say a bomb blast has hit a convoy of three buses, killing at least 19 Shi’ite Muslim pilgrims. Authorities say 25 other people were wounded Sunday – some seriously – in the remotely-triggered explosion in Baluchistan province’s Mastung district. One bus was destroyed and another badly damaged. Officials say the bus […]

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17 Killed in Pakistan Blast

Posted December 30th, 2012 at 2:00 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in southwestern Pakistan say a bomb blast has hit a convoy of buses, killing at least 17 Shi’ite Muslim pilgrims. Authorities say at least 20 other people were wounded Sunday in the remotely-triggered explosion in Baluchistan province’s Mastung district. One bus was destroyed and another badly damaged. Officials say the bus passengers were on […]

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Indian Rape Victim is Cremated

Posted December 30th, 2012 at 12:00 am (UTC-5)
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The body of the woman whose gang rape has triggered an outpouring of grief and anger across India has been cremated in a private ceremony. The young woman’s body was flown home from Singapore after her death Saturday. Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Sonia Gandhi, head of the ruling Congress party, were at the […]

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