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A Time for Renewal in Japan
China Courts Nepal with an Eye to India and Tibet
Don Cheadle’s poker playing has benefits
Senior rebels disarm in Nigeria’s oil-rich Delta
Two senior rebel leaders in Nigeria’s oil-rich Delta region accepted a government offer of amnesty to militants who disarm. (CNN) — Whenever President Obama has traveled overseas and offered pointed and direct assessments of the United States, some of them critical, Republicans have ripped him for criticizing America, saying a president should always defend the United States.
Report: Both Georgia, Russia to Blame for 2008 War
After last year’s war between Russia and Georgia, which left at least 250 people dead and parts of Georgia in ruin, both countries were eager to point the finger of blame at one another for starting the conflict. On Wednesday, an independent investigating team issued a highly anticipated report saying that neither country can escape fault.
Hiker’s family finds hope in Ahmadinejad remarks
Family members of one of the three hikers detained in Iran are heartened and hopeful over Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s willingness to ask jurists to handle the case in a timely manner and weigh “maximum leniency” for their release. “We are encouraged by the recent statements of the president that he wants to deal with this matter expeditiously,” said Alex Fattal, brother of hiker Josh Fattal
Suspected U.S. drone kills four in Pakistan
Suspected militants destroy bridge in Pakistan
State Dept.: Policy against new Israeli settlements stands
The State Department is sticking with a strict no-new-settlements policy toward Israel, its spokesman said Thursday, but he held out the possibility that Israelis and Palestinians might eventually take a different path. “The position that the secretary has stated remains our position,” spokesman P.J. Crowley said at his daily briefing