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[17 Jul 2016 | Comments Off on Syrian Troops Besiege Rebel-Held Parts of Aleppo | ]

Syrian government forces closed the only road leading into and out of rebel-held parts of the northern city of Aleppo, besieging hundreds of thousands of people and raising fears of a humanitarian crisis.

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[16 Jun 2012 | Comments Off on World Braces for Euro Test | ]

Europe, facing a momentous Greek election after a week of mounting financial stresses, is preparing for what some financial analysts are calling its “Lehman moment”: the prospect that Greece could leave the euro currency union.

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[16 Jun 2012 | Comments Off on How Politics Quashed a Revolution | ]

Egypt’s Arab Spring revolution has stalled in a quagmire of divide-and-conquer politics, leaving the country’s revolutionaries splintered and disillusioned.

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[16 Jun 2012 | Comments Off on Iraq Bombings Kill at Least 25 | ]

Car bombs targeting religious processions in Iraq’s capital killed at least 25 people on Saturday, the last day of a Shiite pilgrimage already hit three times in some of the deadliest violence since U.S. troops withdrew.

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[16 Jun 2012 | Comments Off on U.N. Suspends Activities in Syria | ]

U.N. observers suspended activities in Syria because of escalating violence, the strongest sign yet that an international peace plan is disintegrating.

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[16 Jun 2012 | Comments Off on Saudi Crown Prince Nayef Dead | ]

Crown Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz al Saud, heir to the Saudi throne, has died outside the kingdom, state television said Saturday. He was about 79 years old.

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[16 Jun 2012 | Comments Off on China Sends First Woman Into Space | ]

China launched its most ambitious space mission yet on Saturday, carrying its first female astronaut and two male colleagues in an attempt to dock with an orbiting module and work on board for more than a week.

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[16 Jun 2012 | Comments Off on Iraq Car Bomb Kills 10 | ]

Iraqi police say a car bomb has hit a major Shiite pilgrimage, killing 10 people on the last day of the commemorations for a revered imam.

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[16 Jun 2012 | Comments Off on Iraq Car Bomb Kills 10 | ]

Iraqi police say a car bomb has hit a major Shiite pilgrimage, killing 10 people on the last day of the commemorations for a revered imam.

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[16 Jun 2012 | Comments Off on Western Allies Seek New Path on Syria | ]

Activists say Syrian government troops have shelled suburbs of the capital Damascus, killing at least 12 people after the head of the United Nations mission in Syria said a surge in attacks by both sides in the conflict was impeding the work of its monitors there.