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Dominoes: Musharraf, Malaise, & More Of The Same

I’ve got dominoes on my mind today…but unfortunatel y they’re not the type that one would find to be entertaining . The primary domino I’m watching is the unstable situation in Pakistan…the country one might call the new Afghanistan… and the assumed home of the man George Bush occasionally tells us is irrelevant…O sama bin […]

The votes are in and counted in Turkey.

The ruling Party, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Justice and Development Party maintained control but lost 10 seats in the Parlement. Erdogan is a heavy-duty Muslim. At a rally yesterday he said, per AP:

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Six ‘killed in Afghan bomb blast’

At least six people have been killed and 20 hurt in a suicide bombing in south Afghanistan, Nato-led forces say.

Lugovoi refusal is ‘unacceptable’

Britain has condemned Russia’s refusal to extradite Andrei Lugovoi over the Litvinenko murder.

Thousands flee Indonesia volcano

More than 8,000 villagers are evacuated from the slopes of a volcano erupting in east Indonesia.

Pakistani soldiers storm mosque

Up to 50 Islamic militants die as security forces attack a controversial Islamabad mosque, the army says.

Buenos Aires sees rare snowfall

A cold snap grips parts of South America, and snow falls on Argentina’s capital for the first time since 1918.

Angola ‘expels 25,000′ to Congo

The Angolan authorities sends some 25,000 people back to DR Congo, according to a UN-backed radio station.

Simpsons town to be revealed

Fourteen towns named Springfield are about to learn which of them will host the film premiere of The Simpsons.

US Senate steps up Iraq pressure

President George W Bush faces fresh pressure over his Iraq policy as the US Senate debates war funding.