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CAR Rivals Agree to Form Unity Government

Posted January 11th, 2013 at 7:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Rebels and the government in the Central African Republic have agreed to form a unity government, with President Francois Bozize remaining in power. Margaret Vogt, the United Nations’ representative in the CAR, outlined the agreement Friday after the sides reached their agreement in Gabon’s capital, Libreville. The deal calls for Mr. Bozize to stay until […]

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Pakistani Shi’ites Protest Lack of Security

Posted January 11th, 2013 at 12:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Officials in Pakistan’s Baluchistan province Friday declared a three-day mourning period for victims of three deadly bombings in the provincial capital, while Shi’ites, the apparent target of two of the blasts, refused to bury their dead to protest the Muslim minority group’s lack of security. Police say a suicide bombing Thursday targeted a billiards hall […]

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Obama, Karzai Meet at White House

Posted January 11th, 2013 at 10:50 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan President Hamid Karzai has arrived at the White House to meet with President Barack Obama for talks on the future role of the United States in Afghanistan. One of the main issues they are expected to discuss is the number of American soldiers who remain in Afghanistan after 2014. International troops are expected to […]

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France’s Kurdish Community Mourn Slaying of Three Women

Posted January 11th, 2013 at 10:40 am (UTC-5)
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Hundreds of Kurds have gathered outside a Kurdish information center in Paris to mourn the loss of three women slain execution-style. French police discovered the bodies of the women inside the center on Thursday. One of the victims has been identified as Sakine Cansiz, a founding member of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party, or PKK. All […]

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3 Days of Mourning in Pakistan’s Quetta

Posted January 11th, 2013 at 7:35 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in Pakistan’s Baluchistan province Friday declared a three-day mourning period, following deadly bomb blasts in the province capital. Authorities said security forces have been deployed around Quetta where political and religious groups say they will hold protests against the bombings. The victims’ funerals are set to begin Friday. Police say two suicide bomb blasts […]

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Deadly Bomb Blasts Kill More Than 110 in Pakistan

Posted January 10th, 2013 at 8:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Four separate bombings killed more than 110 people and wounded nearly 250 across Pakistan Thursday, including 92 deaths in Quetta. Police in the capital of Baluchistan province say a suicide bomber blew himself up inside a crowded billiard hall, followed by a second bomber there minutes later. The twin blasts killed 81 people, including police […]

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Deadly Bomb Blasts Kill More Than 110 in Pakistan

Posted January 10th, 2013 at 7:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Four separate bombings killed more than 110 people and wounded nearly 250 across Pakistan Thursday, including 92 deaths in Quetta. Police in the capital of Baluchistan province say a suicide bomber blew himself up inside a crowded billiard hall, followed by a second bomber there minutes later. The twin blasts killed 81 people, including police […]

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Deadly Bomb Blasts Kill More Than 110 in Pakistan

Posted January 10th, 2013 at 5:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Four separate bombings killed more than 110 people and wounded nearly 250 across Pakistan Thursday, including 92 deaths in Quetta. Police in the capital of Baluchistan province say a suicide bomber blew himself up inside a crowded billiard hall, followed by a second bomber there minutes later. The twin blasts killed 81 people, including police […]

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Deadly Bomb Blasts Rock Pakistan

Posted January 10th, 2013 at 3:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Four separate bombings killed more than 110 people across Pakistan Thursday, including 92 deaths in Quetta. Police in the capital of Baluchistan province say a suicide bomber blew himself up inside a crowded billiard hall, followed by a second bomber there minutes later. The twin blasts killed 81 people, including police and rescue workers. More […]

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Deadly Bomb Blasts Rock Pakistan

Posted January 10th, 2013 at 2:40 pm (UTC-5)
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At least 56 people have been killed in a twin bombing in Quetta, just hours after a bombing at the southwestern Pakistani city’s market killed 11. Pakistani police said a suicide bomber detonated his explosives Thursday in a crowded billiard hall in Quetta, the capital of Baluchistan province. About 10 minutes later, a second bomb […]

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