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Family of dead Pakistani student pardons killers

Family of dead Pakistani student pardons killers

Sep 10, KARACHI, Pakistan — The family of a Pakistani student whose death sparked outrage against the abuse of power by the wealthy has decided to pardon the men convicted in his killing, their lawyer said Monday. The family filed an affidavit with the court several days ago pardoning the men accused of killing their […]

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Putin demands proof as Obama gains support for Syria

Putin demands proof as Obama gains support for Syria

Sep 04, – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday demanded “convincing” proof that ally Syria used chemical weapons, even as he softened his tone towards the West ahead of this week’s G20 summit. Putin’s comments came as US lawmakers began rallying behind President Barack Obama’s plan to launch military strikes against Syria over a suspected […]

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United Nations: 7 million Syrians displaced by civil war

United Nations: 7 million Syrians displaced by civil war

Sep 02, Damascus, Syria — The head of the U.N. refugee agency in Syria says 7 million Syrians, or almost one-third of the population, have been displaced by the country’s civil war. Tarik Kurdi told The Associated Press on Monday that 5 million of the displaced are still in Syria while about 2 million have […]

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