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India fears more militants as US quits Afghanistan

India fears more militants as US quits Afghanistan

Nov 09, – India is bracing for more militancy in the battle-scarred region of Kashmir, believing that fighters now focused on resisting U.S.-led troops in Afghanistan will shift toward the Himalayan flashpoint with Pakistan. Some say increased violence recently along India’s heavily militarized border with Pakistan proves that shift is already underway. As a result, […]

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Obama says Americans ‘completely fed up’ with Washington

Obama says Americans ‘completely fed up’ with Washington

Oct 17, – President Barack Obama stressed that he is willing to work with lawmakers wherever they can agree, but the tone he struck amounted to a rebuke of Republicans, whom Americans largely blame for pushing the United States to the brink of an economic calamity. Obama scolded congressional Republicans on Thursday hours after a […]

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A deadly clash between Philippines troops and Abu Sayyaf militants kills 11

A deadly clash between Philippines troops and Abu Sayyaf militants kills 11

May 25, AP – Seven Filipino marines and at least four members of the Abu Sayyaf militant group were killed in the hour-long gun battle Saturday in the town of Patikul in Sulu province, 1,000 kilometers south of the capital, Manila, the nation’s military reported. At least 11 people have been killed in the Philippines […]

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US tax agency under fire: Obama condemns IRS tax agency for targeting tea party and other conservative groups

US tax agency under fire: Obama condemns IRS tax agency for targeting tea party and other conservative groups

May 15, AP – Obama moved quickly Tuesday to respond to a report by a US government watchdog that found the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) singled out grass roots political groups, including conservative organizations opposed to the president. President Barack Obama has called the practices of tax workers who unfairly targeted conservative political groups “intolerable.” […]

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