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Salam Urges Quick Delivery of French Helicopters, Warns of 'Refugee Revolt'

Prime Minister Tammam Salam has called on France to speed up the delivery of military helicopters to the Lebanese army as part of the $1 billion Saudi grant to Lebanon, as he warned that Syrian refugees in the country might stage a “revolt” over the international community's insufficient support.

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Third of Italians Back Anti-Immigrant Northern League

More than one third of Italians -- including many in the once-hostile south -- are ready to vote for the anti-EU, anti-immigration Northern League, a poll showed Sunday.

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Eight Bullet-Riddled Bodies Found in SW Pakistan

Authorities on Sunday found eight bullet riddled bodies in Pakistan's restive southwestern Baluchistan province, which is facing a tribal insurgency, sectarian violence and Taliban attacks, officials said.

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Security Agents Raid Sudan Rights Group's Office

Sudanese security agents raided the headquarters of a human rights monitor Sunday and seized computers, a member of the group said, nearly two weeks after one of its founders was arrested.

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Pakistan Hangs Four More Militants after School Attack

Pakistan on Sunday executed four more militants after ending a six-year moratorium on the death penalty following a Taliban school attack that killed 149 people, officials said.

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N. Korea Threatens to Hit Back at White House in Hacking Row

North Korea threatened Sunday to hit back at the White House and other U.S. targets if Washington sanctions it for an alleged hacking attack.

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Saudi Teen Killed during Raid on 'Terrorists'

A teenager was accidentally killed during a Saudi raid against "terrorists" in a town populated by minority Shiites, residents of the area said on Sunday.

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Iran Hails U.S.-Cuba Thaw as Proof Sanctions Don't Work

Iran has seized on Washington's historic rapprochement with Cuba after five decades of Cold War standoff as proof that big power sanctions do not work.

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Assad Tells Iran's Larijani He Backs Local Truces

Syria's President Bashar Assad told a top official from key supporter Iran Sunday his regime is working on "reconciliations" to end the brutal civil war, state news agency SANA said.

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Obama Says U.S. to Review N. Korea Terror Status after Sony Hack

The United States is mulling whether or not to place North Korea back onto its list of state sponsors of terrorism President Barack Obama said in an interview aired Sunday following the communist nation's alleged cyber attack on Sony Pictures.

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