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China Unveils New Leaders, With Xi at Head

Posted November 15th, 2012 at 1:35 am (UTC-5)
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Xi Jinping has been named the new leader of China, taking over as general secretary of the country’s ruling Communist Party and chair of its powerful military commission. Vice President Xi, who was long expected to take control of the party from outgoing President Hu Jintao, was at the head of a leadership lineup of […]

China Unveils New Leaders, With Xi at Head

Posted November 15th, 2012 at 1:20 am (UTC-5)
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TITLE: Secuity Council Brings up Gaza HEAD: UN Security Council Holds Emergency Meeting on Gaza Violence DATE: 11/14/2012 PUBLISHED AT: Thursday, November 15, 2012 12:17:55 AM BYLINE: Margaret Besheer DATELINE: United Nations NUMBER: 3609558 TYPE: CR The United Nations Security Council held an emergency meeting, late Wednesday, on the situation in the Gaza Strip, where […]

Transition to Afghan Security Forces Begins

Posted July 17th, 2011 at 11:15 am (UTC-5)
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NATO has handed over control for security in Afghanistan’s central Bamiyan province to Afghan security forces. Bamiyan is the first of seven areas to accept responsibility for its own affairs in the initial phase of the transfer. A ceremony was held Sunday in Bamiyan to mark the handover from New Zealand troops to Afghan forces. […]

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Transition to Afghan Security Forces Begins

Posted July 17th, 2011 at 7:40 am (UTC-5)
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NATO has handed over control for security in Afghanistan’s central Bamiyan province to Afghan security forces. Bamiyan is the first of seven areas to accept responsibility for its own affairs in the initial phase of the transfer. A ceremony was held Sunday in Bamiyan to mark the transition. Bamiyan province has seen little fighting since […]

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