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True, the Syrian regime has never confronted opposition on such a scale. If the fatalities do not yet come close to the 10,000 or 20,000 dead of the 1982 Hama uprising, the widespread nature of today's rebellion, the defections from the Syrian army, the loss of all but one Arab ally – little...

 

 
AFP - The United States plans to end its combat mission in Afghanistan in 2013 and shift to a training role, one year before most US troops are due to withdraw, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said. Although US commanders had already indicated a move towards an advisory mission in coming months,.
 

 

 
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DALLAS The parent of American Airlines wants to eliminate about 13,000 jobs 15 percent of its workforce as the nation's third-biggest airline remakes itself under bankruptcy protection. The company proposes to end its traditional pension plans, a move strongly opposed by the...

 

 
* Anger over security forces' failure to prevent unrest * Most victims killed in crush, say witnesses * Parliament to meet to discuss the violence * Remnants of Mubarak regime want more bloodshed-Brotherhood

 

 

 

 

 

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