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285 Arrested as US Winds Down Offensive
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Five US Soldiers Killed in Northern Iraq on Sunday
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Battle for Baghdad's Streets Rages On
Iraqi Politics
Iraqi Speaker: Stability Hinges on Giving Rebels Political Role
Shi'ite Cleric to Lead Panel Drafting Iraqi Constitution
Iraqi Cleric Hints He'll Trade in Guns for Politics
The New Iraq
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In Baghdad, University Students and Professors Feel the Heat
Global Iraq Fallout
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Three Romanian Hostages Return Home From Iraq
Karzai Defends US to Muslim Countries
Karzai Defends Poppy Farm Destruction Efforts
US Coalition, Afghans Kill 12 Insurgents
Afghans Left Out of Their Own Rebuilding
Afghanistan: Violence Surges
Female TV Host's Killing Sends Chill Through Kabul
'Friendly Fire' Canadian Victims Honored
Pakistan Invites Separatist Leaders From Indian Kashmir
Indo-Pak Peace Talks Seek Way Off Siachen Glacier
One Hurt in Another Delhi Blast as Security Tightened
Secret North Korean Footage Suggests Nascent Dissent
US Signals Impatience on North Korea Nuclear Talks
South Korea Urges North to Respond to US
North Korea Nuke Test Would Pose Challenges
Russian Official: Prevent North Korean Test
Japan Fumes as China Cancels Official Meeting
China Says Upset by Japanese War Shrine Comments
Japan Closer to Getting UN Seat
US House Panel Moves to Thwart Arms Sales to China
China Hires Net Squad to Sway Opinion
Mongolia Elects New Communist President
Mongolia's New President Vows Cooperation
Maoists Bomb Top Army Man's House in Nepal
US, Indonesia Meet for Key Talks This Week
Russia & Her Neighbors
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Putin: Military Presence in Georgia Not Important for Russia
Georgia, Russia Resume Talks on Closing Russian Bases
Japan's Claim to Islands Groundless, Russia Says
Azerbaijan Alarmed by Russian Plans to Rebase Tanks
Chess Champion Moves to Check Putin's Power
Yukos Verdict Goes Into Day Seven
1,500 Russians Demand Media Freedom
Russia to Spend More on Space Program
Putin Awards George Bush Sr. WWII Victory Medal
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Europe Creates Rapid Reaction Force
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Ethiopia Poll Results Trickle In
Ethiopia Opposition Party Threatens Parliament Boycott
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Zimbabwe Communities Report Widespread Crop Failures
EU, NATO Vow to Coordinate Support for Darfur Force
Africa Union Wants Gear for Use in Darfur
Belgium Calls for Calm in Congo, Polls to Go Ahead
In Congo, Lives Too Wretched to Merit Aid
EU to Send Military Experts to Congo
Former Militants Reborn in Bogotá
EU Official Kidnapped in Colombia Found Safe in Venezuela
Brazil Wary on Nuclear Cooperation With Venezuela
Castro Foes Outline Reform Vision
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Questions Remain About Uzbek Death Toll
EU Threatens Action Unless Uzbeks Allow Inquiry
Scores of Uzbeks Expelled From Kyrgyzstan
Uzbekistan: Rights Defender in Andijan Arrested
Uzbek Witness Tells of Brutality on Both Sides
Koran Controversy
Karzai Denies Article Prompted Riots
Bush Administration Accused of Hypocrisy Over Newsweek, Koran Allegations
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Judge Rules on GI's Murder Trial Testimony
An Iraqi Police Officer's Death, a Soldier's Varying Accounts
Guardsman Says Iraqi Shooting Self-Defense
Court-Martial to Begin for Navy Seal
US Soldier to Face Trial in Iraqi's Death
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US Military Going for Bigger Bases Abroad
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Iran Sends AIPAC Delegates Into Interactive Dystopia
Pro-Israel Lobby Claims to Weather Espionage Allegations, Gain Support
The War at Home
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Ex-FBI Whistleblower Mulls Congress Bid
Democrats May Extend Iraq War Memo Probe to London
Iranian 'Terror Cult' Supporters Gather in California
Students Protest Outside Military Recruiting Stations
Peace Protesters Rally at Vandenberg AFB
'Homeland Security'
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Hearing Will Determine if Real ID Act Violates Habeas Corpus
F-16s Intercept Cessna in Restricted Airspace
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Homeland Security Weighs Plane Shootdowns
Watch Where You Point That Camera
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War on Terror
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US Judge Refuses to Move Professor's Terror Trial
Germany Arrests Suspected al-Qaeda Link
Militant: Bin Laden, Zarqawi Plan Islamic Caliphate State
UN Verifies Syrian Military Left Lebanon
Full Syrian Withdrawal Questioned
US House Wants Pro-Syrian Officials Out of Lebanon
Iranian Ban on Two Reformist Candidates Is Reversed
Europe Must Remain Firm in Iranian Talks, US Insists
Iran Nukes Replace Old Military
Changing the Islamic Republic's Nuclear Interests
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Israel Picks Soldiers for Gaza Withdrawal
Sharon: Israel May Leave Gaza-Egypt Border
Palestinians Present Israel With Troop Plan During Pullout
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Bush to Press Abbas to Crack Down on Terror
What Abbas Wants From US
Palestinian Police Shoot to Protect Abbas
Sharon Sets Israeli Terms Before Abbas Visits US
American Think-Tank Looks Ahead to Palestine, 2015
Peace Dividends for Palestinian Investors
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