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Muslims In Key Countries Have Negative View Of Al-Qaeda

A new U.S. poll finds that a majority of Muslims in five countries surveyed including Pakistan -- have a negative view of Al-Qaeda.

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Yemen: Timeline of key events under new president

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Empowering rural women key to boosting welfare of societies, UN officials stress

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today joined other senior United Nations officials on the eve of International Women?s Day in highlighting the potential of rural women to improve the well-being of entire societies if given equal access to resources and set free from the discrimination and ...

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Libya and Syria top talks on chemical weapons between Ban and key official

The destruction of chemical weapons stockpiles in Libya and the possible existence of similar stockpiles in Syria have topped the agenda during talks between Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the head of the international body dedicated to the removal of such weapons.

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By-elections in Myanmar will be key test of commitment to democracy - UN

Myanmar?s upcoming by-elections will serve as a critical test of the Government?s commitment to having a credible democratic process, a senior United Nations official said today, calling on authorities to ensure that all political parties can compete openly in the ballot.

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South Sudan: UN blue helmets deploy to deter ethnic violence in key town

The United Nations peacekeeping mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has deployed a battalion of troops in the town of Pibor in Jonglei state, which is under imminent attack by an estimated 6,000 armed men from one of two feuding communities in the area, a UN official said today.

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Apple Computer Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Says Schools, Not Money, Are Key To Growing IT Sector

RFE/RL's Armenian Service talks to Steve Wozniak, one of the men who co-founded Apple Computer with the late Steve Jobs. Among his many accomplishments, Wozniak is credited with inventing the Apple 1 and Apple 2 computers in the mid-1970s, which kicked off the personal computer revolution. ...

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Apple Computer Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Says Schools, Not Money, Is Key To Growing IT Sector

RFE/RL's Armenian Service talks to Steve Wozniak, one of the men who co-founded Apple Computer with the late Steve Jobs. Among his many accomplishments, Wozniak is credited with inventing the Apple 1 and Apple 2 computers in the mid-1970s, which kicked off the personal computer revolution. ...

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EU Leaders Cite Progress In Debt Talks, But Key Points Unresolved

EU leaders have made headway in recapitalizing Europe's banks, but difficult discussions still have to be held on issues such as Greece's mountain of debt and how to stop the current financial crisis from sinking Italy and Spain.

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Food: Political commitment "key to cutting malnutrition"

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