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Suspected US Drone Strike Kills 10 in NW Pakistan

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Pakistani officials say a suspected U.S. drone strike has killed 10 people in the country's northwest tribal region near the border with Afghanistan. Officials say two missiles hit a compound suspected of belonging to militants in the North Waziristan tribal

Bangladesh Foils Attempt to Overthrow Government

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Military officials in Bangladesh say they have uncovered a plot by religious extremists to overthrow the government. Brigadier General Muhammad Masud Razzaq shared details of the attempted coup with reporters Thursday, calling it a “heinous conspiracy” to topple Prime Minister

North Korean leader Kim Jong-il dies aged 69

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MOSCOW, December 19 (RIA Novosti) – North Korean leader Kim Jong-il died at the age of 69, South Korea's Yonhap news agency said on Monday. Kim "passed away from a great mental and physical strain," Yonhap quoted the North Korea's