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Pakistan Aids Insurgency in Afghanistan, Reports Assert

The Conflict in Afghanistan 1979 The Soviet Union invades Afghanistan. Mujahedeen — Islamic fighters — from across the globe, including Osama bin Laden, come to fight Soviet forces. 1989 Last Soviet troops leave Afghanistan. 1996 The Taliban take control of Afghanistan,...

Tehran 'willing' to revive atomic talks with EU after Ramadan

  Turkey's Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Sunday that Tehran was ready to resume talks with the European Union over its nuclear programme once the holy month of Ramadan has ended in early September. By News Wires (text)  REUTERS - Iran has expressed willingness to have...

Hezbollah Looks for a Shield From Indictments’ Sting

Bryan Denton for The New York Times The tomb of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri in Beirut on Saturday. Hezbollah members may be indicted in the 2005 killing. By ROBERT F. WORTH Published: July 24, 2010 WASHINGTON — For more than five years, much of Lebanese politics has seemed to...

Studies Offer 2 Paths to Cut H.I.V. Rate for African Women

Joao Silva for The New York Times Women who participated in a two-and-a-half-year study of a vaginal microbicidal gel containing an antiretroviral medication widely used to treat AIDS listened as test results were announced in South Africa. By CELIA W. DUGGER Published: July 19, 2010 ...

Sadr Emerges to Call for New Government for Iraq

Youssef Badawi/European Pressphoto Agency Former Iyad Allawi, left, met with Moktada al-Sadr in Damascus, Syria, on Monday. By STEVEN LEE MYERS Published: July 19, 2010 BAGHDAD — Moktada al-Sadr, the anti-American cleric-in-exile with a sizable bloc of followers in Iraq’s new...

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Abbas says Israel must accept foreign border force

By MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH The Associated Press Saturday, July 17, 2010; 2:19 PM   RAMALLAH, West Bank -- Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said he'll resume direct peace talks if Israel accepts its 1967 frontier as a baseline for the borders of a Palestinian state and agrees to the...

A Defector Goes Home, but to What End?

Newsha Tavakolian/Polaris, for The New York Times BACK Shahram Amiri, who said the C.I.A. kidnapped him, returned Thursday. By DAVID E. SANGER Published: July 16, 2010 WASHINGTON — When Shahram Amiri, the Iranian scientist, took his C.I.A. handlers by surprise last week by ...

BP Faces Scrutiny in Lockerbie Case

By JOHN F. BURNS Published: July 15, 2010 LONDON — The oil giant BP faced a new furor on Thursday as it confirmed that it had lobbied the British government to conclude a prisoner-transfer agreement that the Libyan government wanted to secure the release of the only person ever convicted...
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