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Sania Mirza Loses in French Final

India’s Sania Mirza was within a whisker of winning her second Grand Slam title, but at the end of the day, it was “So close, yet so far away,”

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June 9, 2011

Yemen Celebrates as Saleh Flees for Treatment, But Will He Be Back?

Yemen erupted in celebration today over the news that long-time dictator Ali Abdullah Saleh had fled to Saudi Arabia for medical treatment. Saleh’s compound was attacked on Friday, and despite claims he only sustained “minor” injuries he needed surgery.

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June 9, 2011

At Least 23 Golan Protesters Killed, 350 Wounded as Israeli Troops Opens Fire

Israeli soldiers attacked protesters along the Syrian border with the occupied Golan Heights today, killing at least 23 protesters and wounding some 350 others. The protesters were marching to commemorate the 44th anniversary of the 1967 invasion of Golan.

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June 9, 2011

Workers and Women Fight for Their Share of Egypt’s Revolution

Some 100,000 protesters gathered in Tahrir Square on May 27 to demand civilian, not military, rule.

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June 9, 2011

Islamic Trusts Could Revive Gulf Property Market

DUBAI, June 2 (Reuters) – Jordanian Ashraf Hamdan began investing in Dubai’s real estate market in 2006, with a few modest rental investment forays before turning his sights on flashier projects as a wave of luxury developments hit the market.

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June 9, 2011

More Bucks, Less Bang:

In many ways, the cold war was perfect for DoD managers of major weapons systems: they could project that their new technically laden weapon could do all types of terrifying things, but they were reasonably sure that they would not be used in a major war.

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June 9, 2011

More Bucks, Less Bang: The Ineffective Weapons Disease Infects Another Generation of Weapons

In many ways, the cold war was perfect for DoD managers of major weapons systems: they could project that their new technically laden weapon could do all types of terrifying things, but they were reasonably sure that they would not be used in a major war.

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June 9, 2011

Mohammad Abdus Salam

Mohammad Abdus Salam was the first Pakistani to win the Nobel laureate in Physics for his work in Electro-Weak Theory.

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June 9, 2011

INTERVIEW-Brotherhood Says Won’t Force Islamic Law on Egypt

CAIRO, May 29 (Reuters) – The Muslim Brotherhood wants a diverse parliament after elections in September and is not seeking to impose Islamic law on Egypt, the head of the group’s newly formed political party said in an interview.

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June 9, 2011

Dehydration

Dehydration occurs because there is too much water lost, not enough water taken in, or most often a combination of the two.

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June 9, 2011

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