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[11 Mar 2010 | No Comment | ]
New Chile President Sworn In Amid Aftershocks

Buildings swayed as seven aftershocks, the strongest of which at 6.9 magnitude, struck one after the other while President Sebastian Pinera was being inaugurated.

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[10 Mar 2010 | 2 Comments | ]
Carlos Slim Replaces Bill Gates as World’s Richest Man

Mexican telecom tycoon Carlos Slim’s wealth increased to $ 53.5 billion in 2009, up by an amazing $ 18.5 billion from a year ago.

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[10 Mar 2010 | 2 Comments | ]
Bali Bomber Killed in Shootout

Dulmatin was the primary suspect in several bombings on Bali Island in 2002. The bombings killed 202 mostly foreign tourists.

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[9 Mar 2010 | No Comment | ]
Britain Wants to Microchip Dogs

Home Office Secretary Alan Johnson said fitting microchips in dogs would make it easier to go after owners of animals that are involved in attacks.

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[8 Mar 2010 | No Comment | ]
U.N. Calls for Restraint After Nigeria Machete Attacks Kill 500

Survivors said members of the Muslim Fulani ethnic group burned houses and churches before mercilessly hacking everyone in sight.

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[8 Mar 2010 | No Comment | ]
Al-Maliki Party Leads in Early Iraq Vote Count

AFP said early estimates by local leaders show Washington-ally Maliki’s party ahead in predominantly Shiite areas but former Prime Minister Iyad Allawi’s Iraqiya is leading in Sunni strongholds.

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[8 Mar 2010 | No Comment | ]
Strong Quake Hits Turkey, At Least 38 Dead

Mayor Bekir Yanilmaz of Kovancilar said that at least 38 people are confirmed dead in three villages in Elazig province.

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[7 Mar 2010 | 2 Comments | ]
Adam Gadahn, US-born al-Qaeda spokesman, arrested in Karachi

Gadahn was detained by intelligence officials in the southern port city of Karachi, according to a report in the online edition of the Los Angeles Times. It was not immediately clear whether American officials were involved in the arrest.

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[7 Mar 2010 | No Comment | ]
Report: Nigeria Violence Erupts, At Least 200 Dead

Yemi Kosoko of the Indepent Nigerian News Network Channels said the dead consisted mostly of women and children, with bodies lined up on the streets of Dogo Nahawa village.

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[7 Mar 2010 | No Comment | ]
Violence Greets Iraq Election

No parties are expected to get a majority of parliamentary seats, leading to what could be long and intense negotiations to form a government.