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Pakistani Taliban Releases 17 Abucted Youths

After more than four months in captivity, the Pakistani Taliban on Thursday released 17 teenage boys after they mistakenly crossed the Afghan border in September, according to a senior Pakistani government official.

Egypt: Prosecution Demands Death Sentence for Mubarak

Death by hanging for ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been demanded by the prosecutor in his trial, who said the former leader was complicit in the killing of protestors during last year's uprising against his regime.

Belarus Cuts Internet Access to Foreign Web Sites

A severe attempt to clamp down on Internet freedoms, a new law has outlawed Belorussian citizens from accessing foreign Web sites; violating the law is a misdemeanor, punishable by fines and the closure of businesses.

German President to Discuss Loan Scandal

As if being tasked with solving the Eurozone debt crisis is not job enough, German Chancellor Angela Merkel now has to defend her choice of Christian Wulff for president as information has emerged that he tried to prevent media from reporting about his private business dealings.

Hungarians Protest New Constitution En Masse

In the first protest against Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban since he came to power in May, tens of thousands of Hungarian opposition groups demonstrated against the country's new constitution.

Arab Group Calls for Pullout of Syria Monitors

As violence persists, and gunfire continues to threaten civilian lives, a pan-Arab body called Sunday for the immediate withdrawal of Arab League monitors in Syria, saying President Bashar al-Assad's government maintains violence despite their presence.

Arab League Monitors Spread Out Across Syria as Violence Persists

A team of Arab League monitors will begin its third day of observation Thursday by visiting three more Syrian cities, following the Syrian government's announcement that it had released 755 prisoners and the observers' leader saying he had seen nothing frightening during an initial trip to the violence-wracked city of Homs.

Chen Xi, Chinese Dissident, Jailed for 10 Years

Chinese dissident Chen Xi has become the second dissident in four days to be jailed for inciting subversions through online essays; he was given a 10-year jail sentence by a Chinese court in Guiyang, the capital of Guizhou province.

Iran Will Not Be Allowed Nukes, Panetta Says

Iran will not be allowed to develop nuclear weapons, U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta told CBS News on Monday, adding that despite efforts to spoil Iran's nuclear program the country has already progressed enough to assemble a bomb within a year or less.

Strauss-Kahn's Wife Voted Woman of the Year in France

After standing by her husband after he was arrested for allegedly trying to rape a New York hotel chambermaid in May, Anne Sinclair, the wife of shamed former IMF boss Dominique Strauss-Kahn, has been voted Woman of the Year in a new French poll.

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