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Rounding up weapons a problem for Libyans

TRIPOLI, Libya — More than two months after the fall of Tripoli, Libya’s new leaders are still struggling to secure massive weapons depots, stop the smuggling of munitions out of the country and disarm thousands of fighters who brought down Moammar Gadhafi’s regime. The international community has offered to help,…

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No change or shift in US strategy in Afghanistan: Pentagon

SHARE AND DISCUSSTweet WASHINGTON: The Pentagon has ruled out any change in the US strategy in Afghanistan and said it is currently focused on successful security transition in the war-torn country. “The role of the US military has not shifted or changed. The only firm plans that we have at this point is to drawdown some of the surge forces ...

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New law will let Cubans buy and sell real estate for first time in half-century – Washington Post

New law will let Cubans buy and sell real estate for first time in half-centuryWashington PostAnd foreigners can also hold off on dreams of acquiring a pied-a-terre under the Caribbean sun, since only citizens and permanent residents are eligible. The ...

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10 Most Interesting Beaches in the World – Fox News

Fox News10 Most Interesting Beaches in the WorldFox NewsMalmok Beach in Aruba is one of the site of the largest shipwreaks in the Caribbean. These days, it seems like everybody has a list of the world's "most beautiful" beaches. The sheer...

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10th Amstel Curacao Preview – Daily Peloton

Daily Peloton10th Amstel Curacao PreviewDaily PelotonFrank and Andy Schleck headline the stars at the 10th Edition of the Amstel Curacao Race on Saturday November 5th on the Island of Curacao in the Netherland's Antilles. The event which has been d...

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$150-million gift to Stanford aimed at reducing poverty – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times $150-million gift to Stanford aimed at reducing povertyLos Angeles TimesFaculty and students are expected to work in the field to support local groups in Africa, Asia, Latin America and other regions. "We believe that innovation and entrepreneurship are the engines of growth to lift people out of poverty," Robert King, 76, …Stanford Graduate School of Business Launches ...

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Newton REIT buys Sonesta in $174 million deal – The Boston Globe

Newton REIT buys Sonesta in $174 million dealThe Boston GlobeIt also operates a condominium hotel in Miami, two hotels in the Caribbean, seven hotels and six cruise ships in Egypt, and 15 hotel franchises in South America. The deal is expected to be fi...

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Rihanna, Coldplay capture top spots on Billboard charts – Manila Bulletin

CarterMatt.comRihanna, Coldplay capture top spots on Billboard chartsManila BulletinMANILA, Philippines – Pop singer Rihanna rises to the top of the Billboard singles chart with “We Found Love” featuring Calvin Harris. The song gives the statuesq...

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