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Pope Warns ‘Shadow Has Fallen Over Our Time’

Posted December 16th, 2011 at 2:45 pm (UTC-5)
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The pope has an urgent warning as much of the world prepares to mark the New Year 2012. In a message released for the Catholic Church’s World Day of Peace on January 1, Pope Benedict warns, “It seems as if a shadow has fallen over our time.” And he cites a “rising sense of frustration,” […]

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Al-Qaida Leader Urges Algerian Overthrow, Islamic Libya

Posted October 12th, 2011 at 7:20 am (UTC-5)
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Al-Qaida’s leader has called for Algerians to follow the example of others in the Middle East and overthrow their government, and urged Libyans to establish an Islamic state. In a video message posted on Islamist websites Wednesday, Ayman al-Zawahiri told Algerians to look at Tunisia and Libya, where popular uprisings this year toppled longtime leaders. […]

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