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...the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to PLO leader Yasser Arafat, Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and Israeli Foreign Minister Shimon Peres. Kidnapped Israeli soldier Nachshon Waxman was killed when Israeli commandos raided the West Bank hideout...
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...prison; Timothy Rigas, 17.) A Swedish appeals court threw out a life prison sentence for the convicted killer of Foreign Minister Anna Lindh, ruling that Mijailo Mijailovic (mee-EYE'-loh mee-EYE'-luh-vich) should receive treatment...
US: Russia has fired rockets into Ukraine

...against Russia, ever more relying on open lies."Secretary of State John Kerry spoke by phone Sunday with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, urging him to stop the flow of heavy weapons and rocket and artillery fire from Russia into Ukraine...
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Five US troops killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan

...counterterrorism force will still go after high-value Jihadists still in the country.The main opposition candidate, former foreign minister Abdullah Abdullah, has little love for the Taliban and is unlikely to stand in the way of such operations. The...
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Rwandan leader accused in South Africa killing of ex-spy chief in South Africa, which has one of the world's highest murder rates.Kagame's spokesman and Rwanda's foreign minister could not be reached by telephone and did not respond to emailed requests for comment.Kagame and his associates...
Russian buildup seen as fighting rages in Ukraine

...outline details of the plan Friday.The new Russian military deployments come at a delicate time.Next week, the foreign ministers and leaders of the European Union are scheduled to meet and could consider tougher economic sanctions against Russia...
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South Sudan peace talks to open in Ethiopia

...fatalities is believed to be higher as a result of the new fighting around the country, including in Bor.South Sudan Foreign Minister Barnaba Marial Benjamin labeled Bor a war zone.Government troops pulled out of parts of Bor because they were concerned...
Palestinian ambassador in Prague killed in blast

...seriously injured and rushed to a hospital where he died, according to police spokeswoman Andrea Zoulova.Palestinian Foreign Minister Riad Malki said no foul play was suspected, noting that the safe had been left untouched for more than 20 years...
China says it monitored 2 US B-52 bombers in its airspace

...are unhelpful in light of current regional tensions, and will not contribute to regional stability," Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said in a statement.Beijing's move fits a pattern of putting teeth behind its territorial claims...
Nuclear plan 'backed' by 6 world powers

...European Union spokesman Michael Mann said the talks were "making progress."Before the morning round, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with top EU diplomat Catherine Ashton, who is convening the meeting. Asked afterward about...


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