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US Ambassador Faults China On Rights

Posted: 12/14/2011 - China's deteriorating human rights record is a growing concern for the United States, even as overall ties between the countries become more entwined, U.S. Ambassador Gary Locke said Wednesday.

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Police Find Body At Liege Attacker's Home

Posted: 12/14/2011 - The body of a woman has been found in the garage of a grenade-lobbing gunman, bringing to four the number of people killed in an attack in the city of Liege, officials said Wednesday.

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NJ Nets Owner Wants To Buy Russia Media Holding

Posted: 12/14/2011 - The billionaire owner of the New Jersey Nets running for the Russian presidency against Vladimir Putin is expected to make a formal offer to buy leading media holding on Wednesday, his representative said.

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Dutch Senate Debates Ritual Slaughter Ban

Posted: 12/13/2011 - Political support for a ban on the ritual slaughter of animals without stunning them first, as required by centuries-old Jewish and Muslim dietary traditions, has weakened as the Dutch senate debates the legislation.

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Associate: Pakistan President Had 'Mini-Stroke'

Posted: 12/13/2011 - Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari suffered a "mini-stroke" that led to his ongoing hospitalization in Dubai, a close associate of the leader said Tuesday.

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Assembly Set To Elect Tunisian Interim President

Posted: 12/12/2011 - Tunisia's new constitutional assembly appeared set Monday to elect a veteran human rights activist to serve as the country's interim president, the fledgling democracy's latest step toward establishing a government whose most pressing challenge may be resuscitating the economy.

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New Israeli Ambassador Arrives In Egypt

Posted: 12/12/2011 - Airport officials say Israel's new ambassador to Egypt has arrived in Cairo, three months after rioters ransacked the Israeli Embassy here.

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Italy Sells Bonds As Workers Strike Over Austerity

Posted: 12/12/2011 - Italy's borrowing costs eased in a bond auction Monday, but worries about the country's ability to manage its debt and enforce spending cuts persisted as unions called a strike against the new government's austerity measures.

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'Fake Sheik' Appears At UK Phone Hacking Inquiry

Posted: 12/12/2011 - A former undercover reporter for the now-defunct News of the World tabloid has told Britain's media ethics inquiry that he only duped celebrities to expose criminality, immorality or hypocrisy.

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London 2012 Chief Says He Supports Dow Sponsorship

Posted: 12/11/2011 - The chairman of London's 2012 Olympic organizing committee said Sunday that he is comfortable with having Dow Chemical participate as a sponsor of the games despite criticism over its links to a gas leak in India that killed thousands.

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Pope: Christmas Will Be Tough This Year

Posted: 12/11/2011 - Pope Benedict XVI says he knows Christmas this year will be difficult, in an acknowledgement of the economic crisis gripping much of the West. But he is urging the faithful to remember there's more to the holiday than gift-buying.

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Multiple Blasts Kill 1, Wound 11 In Nigeria

Posted: 12/11/2011 - Three bomb attacks blamed on a feared radical sect killed one person and wounded 11 others in a volatile central Nigerian city, an official said Sunday.

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Noriega Flown Home To Be Punished Once Again

Posted: 12/11/2011 - Former military strongman Manuel Antonio Noriega was flown home to Panama on Sunday to be punished once again for crimes he committed during a career that saw him transformed from a close Cold War ally of Washington to the vilified target of a U.S. invasion.

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Palestinians Dismayed By Gingrich Remarks

Posted: 12/10/2011 - Palestinian officials are reacting with dismay to Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich's statement that they are an "invented" people.

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Pakistan Taliban Commander Confirms Peace Talks

Posted: 12/10/2011 - The Pakistani Taliban is in peace talks with the Pakistani government, a senior commander in the militant group said Saturday. He said negotiations were "progressing well" and could soon end in a formal agreement.

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3 Women Accept Nobel Peace Prize

Posted: 12/10/2011 - Three women who fought injustice, dictatorship and sexual violence in Liberia and Yemen received the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize at a ceremony in the Norwegian capital on Saturday.

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Conference In Overtime On Future Of Climate Talks

Posted: 12/10/2011 - Some ministers and top climate negotiators left Durban without an agreement Saturday, with time running out and the prospect of an inconclusive end jeopardizing new momentum in the fight against global warming.

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EU Commissioner Calls For New Tools For Bloggers

Posted: 12/09/2011 - The European Union should help teach bloggers living under oppressive regimes how to communicate freely and avoid detection, and develop technology to help them, the bloc's digital affairs commissioner said Friday.

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Letter Bomb Explodes At Italy Tax Office

Posted: 12/09/2011 - A letter bomb exploded Friday at an office of Italy's tax collection agency, slightly wounding the organization's director. Police were probing possible links to an Italian anarchist group that claimed credit for a thwarted attack against the chief executive of Deutsche Bank this week and warned there would be two more "explosions."

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