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Algeria Protests Far-Right French Poster

Algeria has formally complained to France about a French far-right party’s use of an Algerian flag in a campaign poster that reads “No to Islamism,” the foreign minister said Monday.

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Corpse Found in Cyprus Could Be Country’s Ex-Leader

Cyprus police say a body found at a Nicosia cemetery could be the stolen corpse of former president Tassos Papadopoulos.

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Haitian Court Frees U.S. Missionary

Two U.S. missionaries are spending another weekend in a Haitian jail.

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South Korea, U.S. Start Drills Despite N. Korea’s Threat

About 18,000 American soldiers and an undisclosed number of South Korean troops are taking part in 11 days of drills across South Korea, according to U.S. and South Korean militaries.

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200+ Reportedly Dead in Christian-Muslim Violence in Nigeria

More than 200 bodies lay in the streets of a central Nigerian town after a renewed spate of Christian-Muslim violence, witnesses said Sunday, just months after religious violence tore through a nearby city and left hundreds dead.

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Iran’s Ahmadinejad: Sept. 11 Attacks a ‘Big Lie’

Iran’s hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Saturday called the official version of the Sept. 11 attacks a “big lie” used by the U.S. as an excuse for the war on terror, state media reported.

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‘Jihadis’ Have Hamas Running Scared in Gaza Strip

The commander of Hamas’ armed wing recently penned an urgent letter to Hamas leadership in Damascus lamenting what he called Hamas’ “deteriorating” authority in the Gaza Strip.

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‘Jihadis’ Have Hamas Running Scared in Gaza Strip

S. Korean Internet Addicts Reportedly Let Baby Starve

A South Korean couple addicted to an Internet game about raising a virtual child were arrested for neglecting their real 3-month-old daughter and letting her starve to death, news reports said.

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British PM Visits Troops in Afghanistan After Iraq Inquiry

Gordon Brown visited troops in Afghanistan on Saturday just hours after former senior military figures accused him of being “disingenuous” in the evidence he gave to the Iraq Inquiry.

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British PM Visits Troops in Afghanistan After Iraq Inquiry

New Afghan Chief in Marjah Has Criminal Record

The man chosen to be the fresh face of good Afghan governance in a town just seized from the Taliban has a violent criminal record in Germany, but Western officials said Saturday they are not pushing to oust him.

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Doctors Warn of Health Threat From Chile Wreckage

Huge piles of wreckage and tons of rotting fish and other debris blanketing the ground are turning the coastal towns shattered by Chile’s earthquake and tsunami into nests of infection, doctors warned.

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