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Archived Since:October 21, 2010

Blog Post Archive

Pakistan court acquits girl in blasphemy case

Court concludes burned pages of Quran found inside teen girl's bag were planted, likely by a Muslim cleric

Libya government tries to woo militias into subordination, but militias still hold all the cards

Gov't faces long odds in wooing well-armed groups, many of them Islamic radicals, into partnering with old enemies

Iran overshadows Palestinian issue at U.N.

In spite of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' best efforts to force statehood onto center stage, Iran will keep it on back burner

Libya gov't tries to woo militias into subordination, but militias still hold all the cards

Gov't faces long odds in wooing well-armed groups, many of them Islamic radicals, into partnering with old enemies

Pakistan gov't disavows itself of minister's bounty offer on anti-Islam filmmaker's life

Minister's offer of $100K for killing of filmmaker leaves him isolated politically, but popular among nation's hardliners

2 Pakistanis offer $200K to kill anti-Muslim filmmaker

Officials, clerics announce collective bounties of more than $200K for death of man who made film mocking Prophet Mohammad

Pakistan diplomat to U.S.: "Lay off our Prophet"

Pakistani U.N. ambassador says there is a great deal of hostility by the Pakistani people towards U.S. policy

"Prime suspect" in Libya consulate attack dares gov't to "arrest me"

Islamic militant identified as "prime suspect" by Libyan gov't denies role in violence, dares officials to come after him

Pakistan blocks cell phone service amid ongoing protests over anti-Islam video

Gov't says service cut to prevent remote triggering of bombs, but observers suspect move more likely aimed at quelling protests

As protests rage, Muhammad satires keep coming

After violent protests over an anti-Muslim film, more Mohammad caricatures appear in Europe

What to expect from the U.N. General Assembly

123 leaders to grapple for solutions to the globe's most pressing problems, but the overriding theme may be division

French leaders fret over new Mohammad cartoons

French satirical paper firebombed over Mohammad cartoons before plans new ones, prompting government concern

Israeli national airline to halt Cairo flights

El Al says route mandated by 33-year-old treaty no longer economically viable; Israel may have to foot bill for sake of peace

Haqqani: Terrorist designation may bring "hardships" for U.S. POW Bowe Bergdahl

Newly designated foreign terrorist organization signals it may harm Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl after holding him captive for 3 years

Chinese mom shaves numbers on quadruplets' heads

Mother said she had her six-year-old sons get the numerical haircuts so teachers and students could tell them apart at school

Pakistan court orders teen Christian girl freed on bail in blasphemy case

14-year-old Christian to be freed on about $5,000 bail, but fears remain over her family's safety

Putin suggests U.S. backing al Qaeda in Syria civil war

Analysis: Russian leader has dig at U.S. in defending his support for Syrian dictator against "militants"

Clinton gets frosty reception in China, says U.S. "disappointed" by Beijing's stance on Syria

Top U.S. diplomat gets frosty reception in Beijing amid divisions over Syria war, South China Sea territorial disputes

U.N. finds wide consensus on Syria in General Assembly, but remains powerless as war worsens

While full General Assembly shows broad consensus that action needed, "acrimonious fault lines" in Security Council

Colombia's FARC releases stunning rap video

Ahead of peace negotiations with the government, Colombia's most notorious rebel group appears to be trying to soften its image

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