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The Syrian army shelled residential areas in the country's third-largest city Wednesday, killing at least one person in a sharp escalation in the government's attempts to crush a popular revolt against President Bashar Assad's autocratic rule, according to activists and witnesses.
Riot police made heavy use of tear gas and stun grenades to disperse youths throwing stones and petrol bombs at a large march through central Athens Wednesday to protest the Greek government's harsh austerity measures.
The Syrian army shelled residential areas and unleashed security forces Wednesday in an intensified push to crush the uprising against authoritarian President Bashar Assad, killing an 8-year-old boy and at least 17 others, a human rights group said.
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki said Wednesday he might ask thousands of U.S. troops to remain in the country next year, provided a solid majority of the main political parties back the request at a meeting this month.
Less than two weeks after U.S. special operations commandos killed Osama bin Laden, a resolution viewed as an expansion of the legal basis for the global war on terror is moving through Congress.
Lawmakers of both parties pushed Wednesday for more information on why Congress was left out of the loop as the Obama administration weighed military action in Libya earlier this year.
A European Parliament official warned Tuesday that members of the Iranian opposition living in Iraq remain in danger, and he will propose that they all be relocated to other countries.
In life, Osama bin Laden was burned into the Muslim consciousness in countless ways: the lion of holy warriors, the untouchable nemesis of the West, the evil zealot who soiled their faith with blood and intolerance.
As U.S. forces routed the Taliban in Afghanistan in October 2001, a Pakistani two-star general with the Inter-Services Intelligence agency (ISI) toured the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) to warn tribal leaders, "We are next."