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Reconnaissance of shops in Jameela Market, Sadr City district of Baghdad on  June 18, 2008.
Sadrists accuse Iraqi gov't of targeting movement
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BAGHDAD - Followers of Muqtada al-Sadr accused the government Saturday of targeting their political movement as security forces arrested 20 policemen linked to the anti-American cleric. The arrests occurred on the third day of a security operation in Amarah, a southern Shiite city and purportedly a hub for smuggling weapons to Iraqi Shiite...

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The huge challenges of dwindling resources and climate change can only be met by a global New...
Spending less on the Olympics would not just benefit taxpayers, it would restore the original...
Framing the Iraq debate in terms of 'victory' and 'defeat' is a way of avoiding hard questions...
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: The worst Midwest flooding in 15 years eased on Saturday after the swollen Mississippi River crested in St. Louis, but the toll was still rising as billions of dollars in damage to crops, communities and infrastructure were assessed. Emergency...
photo: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers / Mark Kane
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Mesopotamia has proved treacherous for many western politicians, but few have as much right to be frustrated as John McCain. McCain has supported ousting Saddam Hussein since the first Gulf war; he strongly supported the 2003 Iraq war and lent...
photo: AP / LM Otero
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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- All U.S. beef exported to South Korea will come from cattle less than 30 months old, officials said Saturday, in a deal made to placate South Korean protesters worried about mad cow disease....
photo: AP Photo / Lee Jin-man
Agriculture   Disease   Photos   Protest   South Korea
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(CNN) -- The Olympic torch made its controversial passage through the Tibetan capital, Lhasa, Saturday with most local residents kept away. But political rhetoric was present, according to a journalist who was there....
photo: AP Photo / Kyodo News, Takanori Sekine
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A supporter of President Robert Mugabe holding Zimbabwean flags attends a rally in White City Studium in Bulawayo. Mugabe dismissed opposition claims of violence in state media, remaining defiant in the face of Western criticism ahead of next week's...
photo: AP Photo / Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi
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COTABATO CITY, Philippines -- At least 17 people died and several others were reported missing as typhoon “Frank” (international codename: Fengshen) brought floods and landslides to Cotabato City, Maguindanao, Shariff Kabunsuan, Sultan Kudarat, North...
photo: WN / Janice Sabnal
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