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Iraqi expats weren’t voting just in Sydney and London and Los Angeles, but also in Syria. Think about that. If you’re an Iraqi in Syria, you can vote for the political party of your choice. If you’re a Syrian in Syria, you have no choice at all. Which of those arrangements is the one with […]

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U.N. chief prosecutor Carla del Ponte on Tuesday threatened to expose those she feels have obstructed the arrest of the two top war crimes fugitives of the Bosnia conflict, unless they are seized this year. In an enigmatic sentence that appeared to hint heavily at NATO powers, she said: «If it’s not done this year […]

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The Dutch government is looking for 10,000 people to take part in a mock terror attack on Ajax Amsterdam’s soccer stadium, the Interior Ministry said on Tuesday. The idea for a simulated attack, codenamed «Bonfire» and planned for April 6, came after the Madrid train bombings last March which killed 191 people and wounded 1,900. […]

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1.2: Rundt meg surrer håndballkamp. Sport og underholdning utgjør nå en så stor del av sendeflaten at det ikke blir mye tid igjen til politikk og litteratur. Allan Little intervjuet genereal Phillip Morillon i Hardtalk ikveld. Morillon var øverstkommanderende for UNPROFOR, FN-styrken i Bosnia, i 1993. Han ble berømt da han brøt serbernes blokade av […]

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The U.S. occupation authority in Iraq was unable to keep track of nearly $9 billion it transferred to government ministries, which lacked financial controls, security, communications and adequate staff, an inspector general has found. The U.S. officials relied on Iraqi audit agencies to account for the funds but those offices were not even functioning when […]

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Sudan’s foreign minister said Monday a U.N. report concluded that no genocide was committed in his country’s Darfur region, where tens of thousands of civilians have died in a nearly two-year crisis. At U.N. headquarters in New York, diplomats confirmed that the report did not find that Sudan had committed genocide, but they said it […]

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Switzerland has agreed to extradite to Spain the suspected leader of a Muslim cell that planned a bomb attack in central Madrid, the Justice Ministry said on Friday. But Mohammed Achraf, who Spain says was the brains behind an intended attack on Spain’s High Court, site of the investigation into the March 11 train bombings […]

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The producers of «Submission», a film about Islam by the murdered Dutch movie director Theo van Gogh, have cancelled plans to show the film at this week’s Rotterdam film festival due to security fears, organisers said on Monday.(afp)

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30.1: Selv Odd Karsten Tveit har fått med seg at araberne ser at det er i okkuperte land det holdes frie valg, mens det i deres egne ikke skjer noe. I studio sitter Christian Borch og ikke skjønner noe. Der er det kun dystopien som rår. Kontrasten er stor til innslaget med irakere som køer […]

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I Irak är väljarna levande måltavlor. Om människor trots den uppenbara risken att bli sliten i stycken av en bilbomb väljer att rösta är det en kraftfull signal mot terrorister och Saddamtrogna. Att rösta är en röst mot våldet. Aftonbladet

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