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Friday, January 14, 2011

Saudis and Taliban Tackle the Issue of Educating Girls Plus Other Security News

BBC News - Afghan Taliban 'end' opposition to educating girls http://bbc.in/gl3KMN

Saudis oppose marriages that enable girls to travel http://bit.ly/gnyNTP

U.S. again urges North Korea to meet its obligations http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE70D13J20110114

Regional risks make U.S.-Japan ties even more key, Gates says http://wapo.st/hGjcV8

Yemeni students will be able to enroll in Turkish universities http://www.worldbulletin.net/news_detail.php?id=68550

AP Interview: Somalia's PM says 8,000 troops will start attacking al-Qaida and insurgents soon http://bit.ly/fPTHWJ

AFP: Bulgarian helicopter crew kidnapped in Sudan http://bit.ly/g4WEGp

Sadr's followers demand Biden stay away from Iraq http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE70636V20110114

AFP: 12 'Qaeda members' escape Iraq prison http://bit.ly/ePu6mD

The Press Association: Jordanians protest at rising prices http://bit.ly/eQOc51

The Canadian Press: Egyptian prosecutors charge off-duty policeman in killing of Christian man on train this week http://bit.ly/gVG3gj

The Canadian Press: Greece formally joins Nazi damages claim at international court http://bit.ly/hNmxkW

BBC News - Hungary in EU presidency 'history' carpet row http://bbc.in/hjyrEd