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Afghans Continue Protests Over US Quran Burning
Voice of America
Afghans protested for a fourth day against last month's burning of a Quran in the United States. Authorities says hundreds of stone-throwing demonstrators scuffled with police in Mehterlam, the provincial capital of the eastern Laghman province. ...
Pastor Terry Jones Receives Death Threats After Koran BurningABC News
Violence Continues in Afghanistan Amid Koran BurningMyFox Phoenix
Senators Want to Punish Koran BurningFox News
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Japan's nuclear workers try to trace leak, dump radioactive water
Los Angeles Times
Milky bath salts are added to the water, which continues to flow despite efforts to plug the leak. Concern grows about the amount of tainted water being dumped. A handout image released Sunday by Japan's Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency shows a ...
Japan's nuclear crisis casts doubt over carbon goalsReuters
Japan nuclear plant to release radioactive water into seaThe Guardian
Desperate Search for Japan Radiation LeakTIME
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Globe and Mail
OSCE raps Kazakh election, presses for reforms
ASTANA, April 4 (Reuters) - Kazakhstan's presidential election revealed the same shortcomings as past polls, Europe's main monitoring body said on Monday, urging Astana to introduce democratic reforms before future parliamentary elections. ...
Kazakhstan's president earns crushing election winKIMT
International monitors slam Kazakhstan's election won by incumbent with 95 per ...The Canadian Press
Nazarbayev Wins Landslide Victory in KazakhstanNew York Times
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Newsmaker: Yemen survivor Saleh juggles forces to keep power
SANAA (Reuters) - Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh has had to be a tough survivor to last 32 years as leader of an unruly and poor country that has endured civil war, uprisings and militant campaigns on his watch. He once described running the ...
17 dead in Yemen, Saleh loses US favourAFP
Sources: 12 dead, 500 injured as Yemen protests continueCNN International
Anti-government protesters clash with police in YemenTelegraph.co.uk
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France says finds bodies in Atlantic crash wreckage
Relatives and friends of passengers of the Air France Flight 447 which crashed into the Atlantic on June 1 leave a memorial ceremony in Rio de Janeiro November 7, 2009. PARIS (Reuters) - Parts of the wreckage of an Air France plane found in the ...
Air France crash: bodies found in newly discovered wreckageTelegraph.co.uk
Bodies found 2 years after French air crash, minister saysCNN International
Investigators to Show Photos of Found Air France JetWall Street Journal
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Chinese Activist Ai Weiwei Remains in Detention
Wall Street Journal
BEIJING—Chinese authorities held Ai Weiwei, one of China's most famous artists, for a second day Monday, raising fears among his supporters that he could be charged with subversion or held indefinitely in extra-judicial custody as dozens ...
Artist's Detention Considered Warning to Pro-Democracy DissidentsVoice of America
PROFILE: Ai Weiwei: Artist, architect, satirist, activistMonsters and Critics.com
Ai WeiWei, artist and activist: a profileTelegraph.co.uk
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France continues troop build-up in Ivory Coast
Monsters and Critics.com
Paris - France is continuing its troop build-up in Ivory Coast, adding another 150 soldiers to its peacekeeping operation to boost its number to 1650, the French military said Monday. The extra company of peacekeepers was dispatched Monday from a ...
Ivory Coast eyewitness: Panic in AbidjanBBC News
Fighting spreads in Ivory Coast showdownNational Post
Ouattara forces prepare Abidjan assaultReuters Africa
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Kansas City Star
Goldstone's mea culpa has come too late
The damage Judge Richard Goldstone has caused Israel on the world stage cannot be exaggerated, argues Michael Weiss. By Michael Weiss 12:41PM BST 04 Apr 2011 As about-faces go, Judge Richard Goldstone's recantation of the ferociously anti-Israel UN ...
Judge Goldstone defends role, but feels distressedHa'aretz
Israel Grapples With Retraction on UN ReportNew York Times
'Goldstone retraction reduces chance of similar probe'Jerusalem Post
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The Guardian (blog)
Gaddafi envoy in Europe 'seeking solution'
Libya's acting foreign minister on mission to Greece and Turkey in apparent initiative aimed at ending fighting. Abdel Ati al-Obeidi, Libya's acting foreign minister, has told the Greek prime minister in Athens that embattled Libyan leader Muammar ...
* Libyan envoy in Europe with message from GaddafiReuters
Gaddafi official 'leaves Libya'BBC News
Saif Gaddafi offers to lead 'transition to democracy'Telegraph.co.uk
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Nigeria Delays Elections by a Week After Parliamentary Vote Ends in Chaos
Nigeria's electoral commission is scrambling to prepare for rescheduled parliamentary elections on April 9 after two delays cast doubt on its ability to organize the vote in Africa's top oil producer ...
Commonwealth Observer Group bemoans elections' postponementVanguard
Nigeria election postponed againBBC News
Nigeria Electoral Body Apologizes Following Vote PostponementVoice of America
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Globe and Mail
Pakistanis protest against Davis' release
Times of India
ISLAMABAD: Street protests erupted in Pakistan for a second day on Thursday against the release of American Raymond Davis, whose arrest after he shot dead two Pakistani men in January triggered a major diplomatic row between the two countries. ...
CIA faces reduced role in Pakistan after murder rowReuters
Records: 'Blood money' paid to kinCNN International
US didn't pay blood money to secure Davis' release, says ClintonThe Hindu
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US missiles 'kill 30 militants'
The Press Association
More than 30 suspected militants have been killed in a missile strike by a US drone in a Pakistan region bordering Afghanistan. Pakistani intelligence officials said the strikes took place in the North Waziristan tribal region - the main sanctuary for ...
80 people reportedly killed in US drone strike in PakistanXinhua
Suspected US drone strike in Pakistan, 38 killedReuters Africa
US Missile Strike Kills 24 Militants in Pakistan's WaziristanBusinessWeek
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Gadhafi Forces Bomb Rebels' Capital
Wall Street Journal
Col. Gadhafi's forces celebrate at the gates of Ajdabiya, as government jets hit the city Wednesday. Libyan men look at a reconnaissance plane circling above the eastern town of Ajdabiya on March 15. TOBRUQ, Libya—Col. ...
Libya's Gaddafi says set to take Misrata, BenghaziReuters
Muammar Gaddafi slaughter looms in Libya as UN fiddlesThe Australian
Rebels' Dream Of 'Free Libya' DimsNPR
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IAEA chief leaves for Japan, seeks Fukushima visit
Monsters and Critics.com
Vienna - International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) experts want to visit the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant, IAEA Director General Yukiyo Amano said Thursday as he was leaving for Japan. Amano, who is Japanese, was travelling with six of the agency ...
Japanese power companies hid nuclear safety problems: WikiLeaksToronto Star
Cables voiced concern about IAEA's Japanese safety chief in 2009Reuters
IAEA head aims to visit Japan's crippled atom plantYnetnews
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Tokyo will endure as a financial hub
People prepare to check in to a special charter flight at Narita airport, east of Tokyo March 17, 2011. -- The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own -- By John Foley LONDON (Reuters Breakingviews) - Japan's ...
Hong Kong residents urged to leave Japan or move south of TokyoMonsters and Critics.com
Firms move employees out of Japan as crisis continuesSydney Morning Herald
Foreign bankers flee Tokyo as quake fallout mountsReuters
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Opposition Leaders Arrested in Bahrain as Crackdown Grows
New York Times
MANAMA, Bahrain — A day after hundreds of Bahraini troops forcefully cleared out a central square of reform-seeking protesters, the authorities arrested major opposition figures early Thursday, the next stage of a crackdown that has ...
Iraq Shi'ites rally against Saudi troops in BahrainReuters
Bahrain authorities detain six opposition leadersChristian Science Monitor
Bahrain arrests opposition leaders as crackdown intensifiesWashington Post
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Fox News (blog)
Japan begins water drop on stricken reactor
Attempts to cool down a stricken reactor at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan have suffered a further setback with radiation levels rising rather than falling after attempts to douse it with high-pressure hoses. Six fire engines and a police ...
Japan Turns to Desperate Measures to Cool Nuclear ReactorsVoice of America
Conflicting Information Drives Fear in Japan Reactor DisasterBloomberg
Japan nuke plant operator begins operation to connect powerReuters
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Japan radiation fears spark panic salt buying in China
Los Angeles Times
A clamor for iodine salt leads to long lines and mob scenes at stores across China after rumors spread of a radioactive cloud from Japan's quake-damaged nuclear plant. The hordes are under the false impression that consuming the seasoning would protect ...
Chinese agency says unable to reach 126 trainees in JapanXinhua
China asks Japan for timely, precise nuclear infoCasper Star-Tribune Online
China urges Japan to provide timely information on nuclear plant radiation leaksThe Canadian Press
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China, Germany pause nuclear plans amid Japan's crisis
Japan's nuclear crisis is causing an increasing number of other countries, including China, France and Germany, to reconsider their use of nuclear power. German Chancellor Angela Merkel called Thursday for a "measured exit" ...
Merkel calls time on nuclear ageBBC News
Merkel Signals Faster Exit From Nuclear PowerWall Street Journal
Merkel aims to speed Germany's nuclear energy exitReuters
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Paedophile ring busted and children rescued
Sydney Morning Herald
More than 180 arrested in an international police operation against the largest online paedophile network ever busted. FOUR Australians are alleged to be some of the most senior members of the world's largest ever online paedophile ring, ...
Massive paedophile ring uncoveredBBC News
Global Pedophile Ring Busted, Police SayWall Street Journal
Global paedophile network smashedThe Guardian
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Around the Country
- Southwest to Cancel Flights as Jets Checked for Cracks - BusinessWeek
- Schumer: Dems slicing budget with scalpel, Tea Party using meat ax - CNN (blog)
- Duke lacrosse accuser arrested in boyfriend's stabbing - CNN International
- House GOP: $4 trillion in cuts - CNN
- Bachmann bids for 'bama eyes - Seattle Post Intelligencer
Around the Planet
- Afghans Continue Protests Over US Quran Burning - Voice of America
- Japan's nuclear workers try to trace leak, dump radioactive water - Los Angeles Times
- OSCE raps Kazakh election, presses for reforms - Reuters
- Newsmaker: Yemen survivor Saleh juggles forces to keep power - Reuters
- France says finds bodies in Atlantic crash wreckage - Reuters