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Afghanistan: Runoff Necessary, Says Election Commission

AP | HEIDI VOGT | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL — Facing Taliban threats and approaching winter snows, Afghan election officials must now scramble to organize a runoff presidential elect...

Pro-Afghan War Officials Play Up Taliban-al Qaida Ties: Analysis

Inter Press Service | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Gareth Porter WASHINGTON, Oct 13 (IPS) - U.S. national security officials, concerned that President Barack Obama might be abandoning the strateg...

Eid al-Fitr Celebrations Around The World (SLIDESHOW)

Huffington Post | Ami Cholia | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

After fasting for the past month for Ramadan, Muslims across the world can finally indulge in a feast to celebrate Eid. Biryani, sweets, and lamb keba...

Caterpillar Plant: French Workers Detain Bosses

AP | THIERRY BOINET | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

GRENOBLE, France — Angry French workers facing layoffs at a Caterpillar factory held four of their bosses Tuesday at the U.S. manufacturer's pla...

NKorea Accuses Obama Administration Of Meddling

AP | KWANG-TAE KIM | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea took its first swipe at President Barack Obama on Wednesday, accusing his administration of meddling, though th...

Israeli Arms Dealer Pitches Sale To India With Bollywood-Style Video

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

While some people are losing sleep over the possibility, however remote, that armed conflict in Pakistan could lead to Islamic militants gaining contr...