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  • World Briefs: Taliban video shows 17 beheaded soldiers

    The Taliban released a video Wednesday that they say shows the heads of 17 Pakistani soldiers captured in a cross-border raid from Afghanistan this week and beheaded.


  • **FILE** A Yemeni man walks June 14, 2012, past cars destroyed during fighting with al Qaeda militants in Zinjibar, Yemen. (Associated Press)

    Yemen says al Qaeda land mines killed 73 this week

    Land mines planted by al Qaeda militants before they fled key southern Yemen strongholds have killed 73 civilians over the past week, Yemeni officials said Tuesday.


  • Egypt court says military can't arrest civilians

    An Egyptian court suspended on Tuesday a government decision allowing military police and intelligence agents to arrest civilians, a setback for the country's military rulers after the decree drew an outcry from opponents who accused them of trying to impose martial law.


  • Pedestrians on Sunday, April 29, 2012, pass gated residential flats in Bow in east London, where the Defense Ministry has warned residents that surface-to-air missiles could be stationed on the rooftop during the London Olympics. (AP Photo/Sang Tan)

    Britain's MI5 chief talks threats before Olympics

    Britain has seen a credible terrorist attack plot about once a year since the Sept. 11 attacks — a worrying pattern as security officials brace for an array of threats ahead of next month's Summer Olympics, the head of the country's domestic spy agency says.


  • Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses the lawmakers of his Justice and Development Party at the parliament in Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday, June 26, 2012. "Any Syrian military element that approaches Turkish border will be regarded as threat " Erdogan said four days after a Turkish warplane was shot down by Syria. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)

    Turkey warns Syria away from its border

    Turkey warned Syria on Tuesday to keep its forces away from the countries' troubled border or risk an armed response — a furious reply to the downing of a Turkish military plane last week by the Damascus regime.


  • Briefly: Presidential loser leaves Egypt amid investigation

    Ahmed Shafiq, Hosni Mubarak's last prime minister and loser of the presidential runoff, left Egypt Tuesday with most of his family for the United Arab Emirates hours after the prosecutor general opened an investigation into allegations he wasted public funds during his eight-year term as a civil aviation minister in the ousted regime.


  • This image made from amateur video released by the Shaam News Network and accessed on Sunday, June 24, 2012, purports to show Syrian military tanks in Hama, Syria. (AP Photo/Shaam News Network via AP Video)

    Activists: Syrian rebels clash with elite troops

    Syria's elite Republican Guard forces clashed with rebels just outside Damascus Tuesday in some of the most intense fighting involving the special forces guarding the capital since an uprising against President Bashar Assad's regime began last year, activists said.


  • Anti-Assad forces proliferate in Syria

    Rebel commander Ahmed Eissa al-Sheikh keeps a paper on his desk bearing the names of the dead from his brigade. The first 16 are neatly typed below a Koranic verse extolling martyrdom.


  • Kamal el-Ganzouri (left), Egypt's caretaker prime minister, shakes hands with Egyptian President-elect Mohammed Morsi in Cairo on Monday, June 25, 2012. (AP Photo/Middle East News Agency)

    Egyptian court says military cannot arrest civilians

    An Egyptian court on Tuesday suspended a government decision allowing military police and intelligence to arrest civilians, a setback for the country's military rulers after the decree drew an outcry from opponents who accused them of trying to impose martial law.


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