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Airstrike In Afghanistan Renews Concerns Over Civilian Casualties

An airstrike in Afghanistan's Kunar province that reportedly killed 10 civilians and four Taliban militants has reignited one of the most toxic political issues in Afghanistan: civilian casualties as a result of U.S. or ISAF strikes. But early investigations suggest that the reality on the ground in Kunar is more complex than initially reported.
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Jess Bravin: "The Terror Courts: Rough Justice At Guantanamo Bay"

Legal and moral issues continue to be raised about the military commissions set up to try foreigners allegedly involved with 9/11 terrorism. A journalist and a former prosecutor describe the history and challenges of the parallel system of justice at Guantanamo Bay.

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'Prisoner X' Mystery Puts Spotlight On Israel's Spy Agency

How an Australian man ended up dead in an Israeli prison is now an international issue. There are reports that he may have been recruited to spy for Mossad and then done something to get himself in trouble with Israeli authorities. There are investigations under way in Australia and Israel.
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Pistorius In Custody After Girlfriend's Death

A woman was shot and killed Thursday at the home of South African Olympic and Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius. Police tell South African news outlets that Pistorius is the only suspect.
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'Blade Runner' Oscar Pistorius In Custody After Girlfriend's Shooting Death

A woman was killed Thursday at the home of he South African Olympic and Paralympic athlete. Police tell South African news outlets that Pistorius is the only suspect.
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Olympic Athlete Charged With Girlfriend's Murder

Oscar Pistorius has been charged with murder after his girlfriend was shot dead Thursday at his home in South Africa. Pistorius is the sprinter and double-amputee known as "Blade Runner."

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