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New Muslim Mayor Inherits Possibility of Uniting Rotterdam

In Rotterdam, where cultural and social divides are apparent, the burden of bridging them now belongs to Morocco-born Ahmed Aboutaleb. How he fares could matter beyond his city’s borders.

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October 8, 2009

MPs Resign Over Waziristan Offensive Plan

“We are the elected representatives of this area, and unfortunately we are not being consulted on such a serious issue,” an angry Munir told IOL

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October 8, 2009

The Future of Israel?

A Q-and-A with Dutch novelist and filmmaker Leon de Winter.

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October 8, 2009

Indonesia Quake Survivor Says Saved by a Coffee

PADANG, Indonesia (Reuters) – An Indonesian earthquake survivor described Wednesday how buying a coffee during a hotel training course he was attending almost certainly saved his life.

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October 8, 2009

ElBaradei Says Nuclear Israel Number One Threat to Mideast: Report

TEHRAN, Oct. 4 (Xinhua) — Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Mohamed ElBaradei said Sunday that “Israel is number one threat to Middle East” with its nuclear arms, the official IRNA news agency reported.

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October 8, 2009

ACLU: FBI `Manipulating’ Debate on Patriot Act Reform

The FBI is abusing the powers given to it under the Patriot Act in a way that is stifling the current debate about reforming that law, says the American Civil Liberties Union.

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October 8, 2009

The Story of Oybek Jabbarov, An Innocent Man Freed From Guantánamo

Oybek Jabbarov’s letter from Guantánamo, October 8, 2008

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October 8, 2009

NATO Seeks Russian Help in Afghanistan

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – NATO urged Russia on Wednesday to expand its role in Afghanistan, including by equipping and training Afghan security forces fighting the Taliban.

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October 8, 2009

Recycle

Recycling involves processing used materials into new products to prevent waste…

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October 8, 2009

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