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Afghan police: 15 killed in suicide bombing
Web-posted 2/22/2010
A police official says a suicide bomber has killed 15 people in eastern Afghanistan, including a key tribal leader.

Iran: work on 2 new enrichment sites to begin soon
Web-posted 2/22/2010
Iran said Monday it plans to build two new uranium enrichment facilities deep inside mountains to protect them from attack, a new challenge to Western powers trying to curb Tehran's nuclear program for fear it is aimed at making weapons.

Blast kills 8 in Pakistan's Swat Valley
Web-posted 2/22/2010
A blast apparently aimed at Pakistani security forces ripped through a busy market in the northwestern Swat Valley on Monday, killing at least eight people and wounding dozens of others, officials and witnesses said.

4 missing after Madeira flash floods killed 42
Web-posted 2/22/2010
Emergency crews used sniffer dogs Monday to search through huge piles of debris for at least four people still missing in Madeira after flash floods and rockslides killed 42 people on the Portuguese vacation island.

In ancient wall, scholar sees proof for Bible
Web-posted 2/22/2010
An Israeli archaeologist says newly excavated ancient fortifications in Jerusalem date back 3,000 years to the time of the Bible's King Solomon.

UN warns about tech waste in developing world
Web-posted 2/22/2010
Sales of household electrical gadgets will boom across the developing world in the next decade, wreaking environmental havoc if there are no new strategies to deal with the discarded TVs, cell phones and computers, a U.N. report said Monday.

Police say family of 8 killed in Iraq
Web-posted 2/22/2010
Police say a terror group has killed eight members of a family in a village outside Baghdad, shooting some and beheading others.

Pentagon paints grim picture of Taiwan air defense
Web-posted 2/22/2010
The Pentagon has painted a grim picture of Taiwan's air defense capabilities, saying that many of the island's 400 combat aircraft would not be available to help withstand an attack from rival China.

Afghanistan battle shows war rarely fought to plan
Web-posted 2/22/2010
The intelligence said a Taliban commander planned to dispatch a suicide bomber against an American patrol base. But where? Would more than one attacker strike? What day and time? On foot, or in a vehicle that would pack more explosives?

Ivory Coast opposition shuns new unity government
Web-posted 2/22/2010
Two Ivory Coast opposition leaders say they will not join a new proposed governing coalition, deepening the crisis sparked by President Laurent Gbagbo's dissolution of the government earlier this month.



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