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  • ** FILE ** Former Taliban members who have turned in their weapons stand during a ceremony with the Afghan government in Herat, Afghanistan, on Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013. About 35 former Taliban from Herat province handed over their weapons as part of a peace-reconciliation program. (AP Photo/Hoshang Hoshimi)

    NATO kills insurgent behind U.S. soldier's death

    An Afghan soldier-turned-insurgent who was feted by the Taliban for killing an American soldier during an insider attack in eastern Afghanistan last year has been killed in a raid, the U.S.-led international coalition said on Monday.


  • Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad speaks at a high level meeting at United Nations headquarters on Sept. 24, 2012. Ahmadinejad has dismissed threats of military action against Iran's nuclear program, asserting that its enrichment project is for peaceful purposes and disputing that the country is worried about Israel. (Associated Press)

    Iranian President Ahmadinejad dismisses threats on nuke program

    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Monday dismissed threats of military action against Iran's nuclear program, asserting that his country's project to enrich uranium is only for peaceful purposes and disputing that the country worries at all about an Israeli attack to destroy Iran's nuclear capacity.


  • An Egyptian married couple are surrounded by anti-Mubarak protesters in Tahrir Square in Cairo on Feb. 8. Many Egyptians say that financial freedom that allows them to marry is a component of the new democratic country they hope will emerge with President Hosni Mubarak's ouster. (Associated Press)

    Desire to wed drove some Cairo protesters

    An underlying drive of youthful protesters who have clamored for political reform in Egypt — and in other Arab states — is a desire to change a society that expects a man to have money before he marries.


  • ASSOCIATED PRESS Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, President of Iran, addresses the 65th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Thursday, Sept. 23, 2010.

    U.S. walks out during Ahmadinejad's speech

    The U.S. delegation has walked out of the U.N. speech of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad after he said some in the world have speculated that Americans were actually behind the Sept. 11 terror attacks, staged in an attempt to assure Israel's survival.


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