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Police, politicians and community leaders called for calm Wednesday to avert a breakdown in relations between black and South Asian communities, after three South Asian men were killed by suspected looters, as riots continue to spread throughout Britain.
The streets of Hama, in central Syria, were deserted on Wednesday, and the city, which has come to symbolize defiance against the regime, appeared to be under full government control after last week's brutal crackdown on protesters.
The top NATO commander in Afghanistan said Wednesday that the doomed Navy SEALs mission that claimed 30 American lives was intended to stop fleeing Taliban fighters and not necessarily a rescue mission as first reported.
South Korean marines returned fire Wednesday after North Korea launched artillery shells into waters near the disputed maritime line that separates the two rivals, South Korean defense officials said.
A French-Vietnamese math professor was sentenced Wednesday to three years in a Vietnamese prison for belonging to a banned pro-democracy group and publishing an anti-Communist blog, his lawyer said.
Southern Africa is facing an "erosion of democracy" caused in part by a failure of regional leaders to live up to their own agreements on the rule of law, civil society groups warned Wednesday.
International forces killed the Taliban insurgents responsible for shooting down a U.S. helicopter and killing 38 U.S. and Afghan forces over the weekend, but they still are seeking the top insurgent leader they were going after in Saturday's mission, the top American commander in Afghanistan said Wednesday.
American-fired missiles killed 20 Islamist militants in northwest Pakistan on Wednesday, most of them members of a powerful insurgent network fighting the U.S. presence in Afghanistan, Pakistani intelligence officials said.
Maj. Hamza Al-Mustapha served as the right-hand man of Nigeria's final military dictator, suppressing dissent through fear and once boasting of even having a "license to kill."