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Barack Obama’s Half-Brother Pitches Book in Shanghai

Posted August 18th, 2011 at 12:20 am (UTC-5)
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The half-brother of U.S. President Barack Obama is promoting a semi-autobiographical novel at a book fair in the Chinese financial hub of Shanghai this week. Mark Ndesandjo’s novel, “Nairobi to Shenzhen,” is the tale of a man born in Kenya to an abusive father, written in diary form. Ndesandjo is a resident of the southern […]

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Half-Brother of Afghan President Karzai Assassinated

Posted July 12th, 2011 at 6:35 am (UTC-5)
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The half brother of Afghan President Hamid Karzai has been shot dead at his home in southern Kandahar province. President Karzai told reporters in Kabul the assassination of his younger brother, Ahmad Wali Karzai, represents the suffering of all Afghan people. Afghan officials say Wali Karzai was killed on Tuesday, likely by one of his […]

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Half-Brother of Afghan President Karzai Assassinated

Posted July 12th, 2011 at 6:05 am (UTC-5)
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The half brother of Afghan President Hamid Karzai has been shot dead at his home in southern Kandahar province. President Karzai told reporters in Kabul the assassination of his younger brother, Ahmad Wali Karzai, represents the suffering of all Afghan people. Afghan officials say Wali Karzai was killed on Tuesday, likely by one of his […]

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Half-Brother of Afghan President Karzai Assassinated

Posted July 12th, 2011 at 5:25 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan officials say the half-brother of President Hamid Karzai has been assassinated in southern Kandahar province. A spokesman for the provincial governor said that Ahmad Wali Karzai was killed while inside his home on Tuesday. An Afghan Interior Ministry official told Reuters that Wali Karzai was likely killed by one of his bodyguards. President Karzai […]

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Afghan Official: Brother of President Karzai Assassinated

Posted July 12th, 2011 at 3:55 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan officials say that the younger brother of President Hamid Karzai has been assassinated in southern Kandahar province. A spokesman for the provincial governor says that Ahmad Wali Karzai was killed while inside his home on Tuesday. Wali Karzai served as the head of the provincial council.

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