US Troops in Iraq Find Little Leeway    Marines Face Stiff Taliban Resistance    Under Fire, Ahmadinejad's New VP Resigns    Conflicting Priorities Endanger High-Tech Army Program    Netanyahu's Talk of Peace Finds Few True Believers    Ex-President in Iran Seeks Referendum    Pentagon Seeks Prison Overhaul in Afghanistan    Honduras Interim Leader Rejects Mediator's Plan    Iraq: Nineveh Kurds Threaten Secession    CIA Contractors Threatened to Quit Over Waterboarding    Gates: US Must Prove Afghanistan 'Winnable' in a Year    Israel Rejects US Call, Will Expand East Jerusalem Settlement    Palestinian Authority Lifts Ban on al-Jazeera, but Will Pursue Legal Action Over 'Incitement'    Clinton Warns of Terrorist Syndicate, Urges Pakistan Action    German Soldiers Kill Two Civilians in Afghanistan    Israeli Military Pamphlet: Pope Seeking to Wipe Out Jews    Xinjiang Riots Pre-Planned at 50 Places: State Media    The Right to a Guilty Verdict    Is Food Aid for Africa Working?    Celebrating Cronkite While Ignoring What He Did    President Has One Job – and It's Not to Keep Us Safe    How Many More Will Die in Vain Before We Withdraw From Afghanistan?    Sudan Tells Chad Ready for Peace or War After Raid    Kurdish Rebels Kill Four Iran Policemen: Report    South Korea Reaffirms It Seeks No Atomic Weapons    Kazakh Uighurs Hold Mass Protest    US Offensive Reflects Uneasy Run-Up to Afghan Vote    Two Police, 35 Militants Killed in Afghan Unrest    Time to Talk to Taliban: Musharraf    Israel Says Foreign Jihadists Are in Gaza    Soldier Held in Afghanistan Is 23-Year-Old Idahoan    NATO Helicopter Crash Kills 16 in Afghanistan    
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  Palestinian Authority Lifts Ban on al-Jazeera
  Palestinians Fear Israeli-US Understanding Over Settlements
NATO Helicopter Crash Kills 16 in Afghanistan
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  Afghan Dead as Canadian Troops Fire Upon Vehicle
  British Soldier Among 31 Killed in Afghan Violence
  Karzai Says to Bring Taliban to the Table
  UK Labor Party at War Over Afghanistan
2 Million Visit Shrine as Iraqi Forces Pass Test
  PKK Rebels Back Re-Election of Kurd Chief Barzani
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Honduras Interim Leader Nixes Mediator's Plan
US May Create Terror Interrogation Unit
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