US, Pakistan negotiate CIA, special forces numbers - AP

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Pakistan’s ISI (CIA equivalent) makes manifest its frustrations with the US as they attempt to impose limits and more clarity on the CIA within Pakistani borders

Egypt’s Mubarak detained for investigation - AP

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Egypt’s prosecutor general announced Wednesday the 15-day detention of former President Hosni Mubarak

Divorces rise as taboo falls in urbanizing India - AP

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Just a decade ago, divorce was a dirty word in socially conservative India

Japanese prime minister urges calm after raised nuclear threat level - AP

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Japan’s prime minister is urging the public not to panic after the government boosted the severity level of the crisis at a tsunami-damaged nuclear plant to the highest rating

Ivory Coast standoff ends with strongman's capture - AP

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French, UN, and Ivorian troops finally ended the struggle in the Ivory Coast by capturing ex-president Laurent Gbagbo

New Israeli system alters war against Gaza rockets - AP

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A new Israeli-made missile defense system has gotten off to an encouraging start

Cold War neutrals now taking sides, timidly - AP

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For Europe’s once-staunchly neutral countries, much has changed in the two decades since the Cold War ended

UK royal bride's virginity no longer an issue - AP

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At the time of Diana’s engagement, the royal family and its advisers expected that she be a virgin

Terror suspects held for weeks in secret - AP

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President Barack Obama has criticized the old network of secret CIA prisons

Gates: Some US troops may stay if Iraq wants - AP

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The Obama administration would keep U.S. troops in Iraq beyond the agreed final withdrawal date of Dec. 31, 2011

Why Congress shouldn't slash foreign aid

Opinion | Jim Kolbe & Connie Morella

Slashing foreign aid will hurt U.S. foreign policy, not tame the deficit.

Berlusconi sex trial adjourned shortly after start - AP

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Premier Silvio Berlusconi’s trial began and closed rapidly while Berlusconi attended to business elsewhere

Gates to discuss Arab upheaval with Saudi king - AP

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Defense Secretary Robert Gates arrived in the Saudi capital Wednesday for talks with King Abdullah on coping with the political upheaval sweeping the Arab world

Libyan rebel leader says NATO isn't doing enough - AP

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If NATO wanted to lift Gadhafi’s weeks-long siege in the western city of Misrata, it could have done it weeks ago, says rebel military leader

US to withdraw strike jets from Libya mission - AP

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Britain, France and other NATO allies will now provide the fighter and attack jets to conduct intercept and ground attack missions

Ivory Coast fighters prepare to oust leader - AP

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Fighters loyal to the internationally recognized president prepared for a battle to oust the incumbent leader

Protests over Quran burning move east - AP

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Violent reactions in Afghanistan over a Florida pastor’s burning of the Quran continue and spread to the Afghan east

Israel asks for Goldstone Report to be repealed - AP

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Israeli Prime minister Netanyahu begins a campaign to have the report, alleging Israeli war crimes in the Gaza strip, be rescinded

1,000 civilians massacred in Ivory Coast town - AP

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Hundreds of U.N. peacekeepers are based in the western Ivory Coast town, according to the International Federation of the Red Cross

Yemenis hold largest protest yet against leader - AP

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Hundreds of thousands of Yemenis packed a square in the capital