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  • Bomb kills 14 at pet market in Baghdad 03/25/14
         BAGHDAD - A bomb struck a popular pet market in central Baghdad on Friday, killing at least 14 civilians and wounding nearly two dozen, police said. The blast oc...
  • Rockets hit British in southern Iraq 03/25/14
         BAGHDAD - Violence returned Thursday to the southern city of Basra, where militants pummeled Britain's airport base with 20 rockets and British gunners answered ...
  • US military deaths in Iraq at 3,942 03/25/14
         As of Thursday, Jan. 31, 2008, at least 3,942 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associate...
  • UK probes claims of Iraq detainee deaths 03/25/14
         LONDON - Britain's military is investigating allegations that 22 detainees died in its custody and nine others were tortured after a battle in Iraq, officials sa...
  • Olmert won't resign over war report 03/25/14
         JERUSALEM - Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert signaled Thursday that he has no intention of stepping down after an inquiry held his government and the military ...
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  • Puerto Rico home of deadly syndrome 03/25/14
         AGUADILLA, Puerto Rico - Mayra Nieve is used to being ostracized and called names as an albino in this Caribbean community. What she fears is not being able to b...
  • Police: New evidence in Holloway case 03/25/14
         ORANJESTAD, Aruba - Aruban prosecutors said Thursday that authorities are investigating new information in the Natalee Holloway case provided by a Dutch crime re...
  • Mexico seeks US probe of border tear gas 03/25/14
         MEXICO CITY - Mexico has formally requested the United States investigate recent incidents in which Border Patrol officers fired tear gas onto the Mexican side o...
  • Mexico to focus on crimes against women 03/25/14
         MEXICO CITY - Mexico has created a new federal position to prosecute violence against women and human exploitation, as rights groups urge the government to do mo...
  • Argentine activists take torture center 03/25/14
         BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Argentina's Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo, who launched a human rights crusade in the late 70s against a bloody dictatorship, took contr...
Asia
  • US, SKorea to hold joint military drill 03/25/14
         SEOUL, South Korea - South Korea and the United States will hold a joint military exercise next month to prepare for Seoul's plans to retake wartime command of i...
  • Japan stocks fall on subprime losses 03/25/14
         TOKYO - Japanese shares fell Friday after Japanese banks reported larger-than-expected losses due to the subprime mortgage crisis. A slump in China's Shanghai St...
  • China snow leaves millions in cold and dark 03/25/14
         GUANGZHOU, China (Reuters) - Millions of Chinese faced a humanitarian crisis on Friday, as petrol and food reserves dwindled and yet more bad weather was forecas...
  • Nissan quarterly profit soars on year 03/25/14
         TOKYO - Nissan reported a 26.6 percent jump in October-December profit Friday and kept its full year forecasts despite looming worries about a U.S. slowdown and ...
  • Top al-Qaida figure killed in Pakistan 03/25/14
         ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - A missile from a U.S. Predator drone struck a suspected terrorist safehouse in Pakistan and killed a top al-Qaida commander believed respon...
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