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Pakistan Church Bombing: Death Toll Rises To 81

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistan police official says the death toll from a church bombing has risen to 81 as angry Christians protested the deadliest attack ever in Pakistan…

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Egypt set for rewrite of Morsi constitution

Egypt is likely to completely rewrite the constitution adopted under Mohamed Morsi, a spokesman for the committee amending it said on Sunday, in a further push to reverse changes introduced under the deposed president. The 50-member committee, which includes two Islamists but no representative of Morsi’s Muslim Brotherhood, was appointed by the interim government installed after the army overthrew…

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New Clashes Erupt Before Guinea Vote

CONAKRY, Guinea — Security forces in Guinea’s capital used tear gas to break up clashes that erupted Sunday between supporters of the opposition and ruling parties campaigning for long-delayed and hotly-contested legislative elections, resulting in multiple injuries, witnesses said. Connect With Us on Twitter Follow @nytimesworld for international breaking news and headlines. Twitter List: Reporters and Editors The clashes come ...

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With Official’s Conviction, China Calls Attention to Graft Crackdown

HONG KONG — With one of China’s most divisive politicians, Bo Xilai, banished to life in prison on Sunday, the Communist Party stepped up its efforts to convince a scandal-weary public that the spectacle of his trial proved that national leaders were serious about rooting out official corruption. Related Chinese Official at Center of Scandal Is Found Guilty and Given ...

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Sudan’s Bashir, wanted by the ICC, says he will travel to U.N.

Reuters September 22, 2013 – 22:24 By Ulf Laessing and Khalid Abdelaziz KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir, wanted by the International Criminal Court on genocide charges, said on Sunday he planned to attend this week’s U.N. General Assembly and had already booked a hotel in New York. Washington has led calls for Bashir to face international justice ...

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Colorado’s massive pet rescue initiative helps survivors evacuate flood areas

As Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans in 2005, thousands of pets were forced to be left behind, but Colorado’s massive pet rescue in Boulder taught emergency personnel that keeping humans and their four-legged friends together have made the tremendous endeavor easier. The…

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Mali needs sustained support — Prez Mahama

Share Twitter Ghana News Share View Comments President Mahama was welcomed at the airport by the new Malian leader, Ibrahim Keita.The President, Mr John Dramani Mahama, last Thursday joined other heads of state in Bamako, Mali for the investiture of the Malian President, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita. Addressing Ghanaian journalists after the investiture, President Mahama stressed that…

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UNV, UNAMA and astronomers in Afghanistan hold “star party” for International Day of Peace (UN – United Nations)

(Source: UN – United Nations) UNV, UNAMA and astronomers in Afghanistan hold “star party” for International Day of Peace Poster to announce that UN Volunteers, UNAMA and astronomers in Kabul, Afghanistan, held a three-day Star Peace party (21-23 Sept 2013) on UN compound rooftop for International Day of Peace 2013. (UNV Afghanistan, 2013)The Afghanistan Astronomy Association joined with UNV and ...

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16 killed in Afghan attacks

Tweet Kabul, Sep 22 (IANS) At least 16 people have been killed in violence in Afghanistan, authorities said Sunday. Early Sunday morning, four pro-government militiamen and three Taliban militants were killed in clashes…

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Teen victims of Colo. flood remembered at service

Wesley Quinlan liked to make short films and recently was accepted into the Colorado Film School after having ambitions since childhood to become a director. His girlfriend, Wiyanna Nelson, often wrote poetry, including one about her resolve to remain positive through life’s challenges. The pair were creative, free spirits and fearless, friends and family said. And they were remembered Saturday ...

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