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14 Bodies Recovered In Bangladesh Ferry Mishap

Posted: 02/09/2013 - Rescuers have recovered a dozen more bodies after a ferry reportedly carrying up to 100 passengers capsized on a river in central Bangladesh, raising the death toll to 14.

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Guatemala Declares National Coffee Emergency

Posted: 02/08/2013 - Guatemala's president has declared a national emergency over the spread of coffee rust, a fungus that is affecting 70 percent of the country's crop.

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Report: French May Start Leaving Mali in March

Posted: 02/05/2013 - The potential pending withdrawal, floated by Laurent Fabius in a newspaper interview published Tuesday night, came as forces from France and Chad secured a key bastion in northern Mali, the city of Kidal.

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Pakistani Girl Shot by Taliban Appears on Video

Posted: 02/04/2013 - In her first video statement since she was nearly killed, a Pakistani schoolgirl shot by the Taliban remained defiant in arguing for girls' education, saying Monday she would keep up the same campaign that led to her attack.

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Syrian Media: Former Lawmaker Killed Near Aleppo

Posted: 02/03/2013 - Syria's official news agency says a former member of parliament and three members of his family have been killed in a rebel-held area the near the northern city of Aleppo.

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Syrian Rebels Capture Key Area Near Aleppo Airport

Posted: 02/02/2013 - Activists say Syrian rebels fighting President Bashar Assad's troops have made advances in the country's north after capturing a strategic neighborhood near Aleppo's airport.

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Israeli Forces Dismantle Palestinian Encampment

Posted: 02/02/2013 - Israeli troops are firing tear gas and stun grenades to disperse Palestinian activists who have pitched a camp in the West Bank to protest Israeli restrictions on building in the territory.

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UN Nixes Reports of Blast at Iran Nuclear Facility

Posted: 01/29/2013 - International Atomic Energy Agency spokeswoman Gill Tudor told The Associated Press on Tuesday that Iran's denial of "an incident" at the Fordo uranium enrichment plant is "consistent with our observations."

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Syrian Troops Fight Rebels In Damascus Suburb

Posted: 01/26/2013 - Syria's state-run news agency says troops have raided an opposition stronghold near Damascus, killing an unspecified number of rebels and uncovering tunnels used by them to move about and smuggle weapons.

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Factory Fire Kills 6 In Bangladesh

Posted: 01/26/2013 - Police say a fire in a garment factory has killed six female workers and injured another five in the Bangladesh capital, just months after more than 100 died in another factory fire.

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North Korea May Be Preparing Nuke Test

Posted: 01/25/2013 - A U.S. research institute says recent satellite photos show North Korea could be almost ready to carry out its threat to conduct a nuclear test.

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Al-Qaida's No. Two in Yemen Dead, Report Says

Posted: 01/24/2013 - Saeed al-Shihri, a Saudi national who fought in Afghanistan and spent six years in the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, was wounded in a missile attack in the southern city of Saada on Nov. 28, according to SABA news agency.

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