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Monday, October 25, 2010

Karzai and a Bag of Iranian Money and More Critical News

Iran Is Said to Give Top Karzai Aide Cash by the Bagful

Not Good at All: Afghanistan's Karzai Admits Receiving 'Transparent' Cash Payments From Iran -

Iran rebuts financial aid to Afghanistan

U.N. will help, but not discuss, Afghan peace talks

Pakistan in dark on Karzai peace plan

Air strike kills 15 insurgents in Afghanistan

.S. Navy Exercise in Waters Near China Reportedly Canceled…as “not to unnecessarily antagonize neighboring countries”

China wants full military exchanges with India
Saudi cabinet gives nod to nuclear pact with Russia

Italy importing more of Iran's crude - via @upi_top

Iran says to sign $5 bln gas deal with foreign firm

Iran says Moscow should not keep distance from Tehran

Iran plowing ahead with closed network separate from Internet -

Russia's Kasyanov Says Regime Trying To Hoodwink Youth - Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty © 2010

Chechnya leader calls for Putin to rule for life
Japan protests Chinese patrols near disputed islands - #cnn
Jordan's elections and the Islamist boycott - The Daily Star

UN is considering increasing force in south Sudan - Taiwan News Online
SkyNewsBreak An earthquake of 7.5 magnitude has struck off the coast of Sumatra, Indonesia, triggering a tsunami warning.
PrimorisEra S Korea rules out joining US regional missile defense // #Asia #news #China #DoD
RT @tweetmeme Russia Plans to Add 18 New Vessels to Black Sea Fleet
'Pakistani troops kill Indian soldier in Kashmir'

France: Strikes costing up to $560 million per day
Sudan says it will respect south vote via @News24