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Zimbabwe leaders ‘to sign deal’

 Zimbabwe leaders \'to sign deal\'

Zimbabwe leaders 'to sign deal'


Zimbabwe’s ruling party and opposition are close to signing a deal outlining a framework for talks on the country’s political crisis, a UN envoy says.
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Barack Obama arrives in Iraq

 Barack Obama arrives in Iraq

Barack Obama arrives in Iraq


Presumptive U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama arrived in Iraq on Monday for talks with Iraqi officials and American military commanders in a 5-year-old war he has pledged to end, a U.S. Embassy spokesman said.
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Africa’s women last and least in food crisis

Africa\'s women last and least in food crisis

Africa's women last and least in food crisis


Cultural expectations ensure women are hardest hit amid growing scarcity
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Iran describes nuke talks as ‘constructive’

 Iran describes nuke talks as \'constructive\'

Iran describes nuke talks as 'constructive'


Iran’s top nuclear negotiator called talks Saturday with European Union foreign policy chief Javier Solana “constructive” but didn’t say whether Iran would accept a short-term proposal to jump-start negotiations on the nuclear issue.
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Corpse in Pennsylvania baby mystery tentatively identified

 Corpse in Pennsylvania baby mystery tentatively identified

Corpse in Pennsylvania baby mystery tentatively identified


The body of a woman found tied up with her uterus cut open inside a Pennsylvania apartment has been tentatively identified.
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Iraqi PM disputes report on withdrawal plan

 Iraqi PM disputes report on withdrawal plan

Iraqi PM disputes report on withdrawal plan


– A German magazine quoted Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki as saying that he backed a proposal by presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Sen. Barack Obama to withdraw U.S. troops from Iraq within 16 months
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Report: Kidnappers say British hostage commits suicide

Kidnappers say British hostage commits suicide

Report: Kidnappers say British hostage commits suicide


One of five British hostages captured in Iraq last year has committed suicide, the kidnappers said in a videotape obtained by The Sunday Times.
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