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Kasparov held during rally
Police detained Russian Opposition leader Garry Kasparov, the former world chess champion, and at least 100 other activists today as they gathered for a forbidden anti-Kremlin demonstration in central Moscow. ...  | Read.. 
Suicide attack in Karbala
A suicide car bomber killed at least 40 people and wounded 128 at a crowded bus station near a major Shia shrine in the Iraqi holy city of Karbala today, police and hospital ...  | Read.. 
Algiers beefs up security
Police increased security in Algiers after the US embassy issued a warning saying attackers may be planning to strike the Algerian capital today, three days after twin blasts ...  | Read.. 
Wolfowitz aide feels victimised
The woman at the centre of a scandal that could force the resignation of World Bank president Paul Wolfowitz says she has been victimised and forced to take a transfer she ne ...  | Read.. 
Mosque invite to Pervez
Radical students and teachers at a religious school in Islamabad have invited Pakistan’s President to their establishment in a bid to defuse a confrontation over their s ...  | Read.. 
Gyanendra adopts softer tone
Nepal’s King Gyanendra said he welcomed the country’s return to democracy, adopting a conciliatory tone in his New Year message to the Himalayan country today. ...  | Read.. 
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US target in Morocco blasts
Two suicide bombers blew themselves up outside US diplomatic offices in Morocco’s commercial h..  | Read.. 
Barbra throws open doors for Pelosi
Barbra Streisand welcomed Nancy Pelosi to her blufftop Malibu estate for a fundraising dinner that ..  | Read..