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Medvedev warning as Russia displays military might

MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Dmitry Medvedev warned on Saturday that Russia would

World

Russian opposition stage walkout, blame Putin, Medvedev

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian opposition parties walked out of parliament on Wednesday in a rare act of protest against disputed regional elections, with the Communist Party blaming Vladimir Putin for an unworkable system of governance.

World

East Germans miss "good life" of GDR - Honecker widow

BERLIN (Reuters) - East Germans are nostalgic for the

World

Nepal Maoists set a month's deadline to return to power

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's former Maoist rebels gave the government a month on Tuesday to pave the way for a unity government headed by them or face an indefinite countrywide shutdown in a conflict that threatens a fragile peace process.

Nation

Suspicious man loses it and beheads wife

A 37-YEAR-OLD army man chopped off his wifes head after suspecting her of adultery, reported i>Malaysia Nanban/i>.

World

Police clash with protesters in Bahrain

ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Police in Bahrain used water cannon and tear gas on Friday to disperse hundreds of protesters after a memorial for a Shi'ite man jailed over last year's pro-democracy uprising, witnesses said.

World

Bahraini protesters and police clash after funeral

MANAMA (Reuters) - Bahraini protesters threw petrol bombs and stones on Tuesday at riot police who were trying to disperse them with water cannons after the funeral of a Shi'ite man jailed for his role in last year's pro-democracy uprising, witnesses said.

World

Indonesian Shiites persecuted as 'heretics' live in limbo

SAMPANG, Indonesia: Condemned as heretics, a community of around 200 Shiite Muslims have for months lived as pariahs in a sports hall, driven from their Indonesian village after a deadly clash with Sunnis.

World

China's Hu says graft threatens state, party must stay in charge

BEIJING (Reuters) - President Hu Jintao warned China's incoming leaders on Thursday that corruption threatened the ruling Communist Party and the state, but said the party must stay in charge as it battles growing social unrest.

World

China's Hu says graft threatens state, party must stay in charge

BEIJING (Reuters) - Outgoing Chinese President Hu Jintao warned on Thursday that corruption threatens the ruling Communist Party and the state, but said the party must stay in charge as it battles growing social unrest.