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International News Archive - November 13, 2008

The commercial attache of Iran's consulate in Peshawar, Pakistan, was kidnapped Thursday after gunmen shot and killed his guard, police told GEO TV.

An Iraqi soldier opened fire on U.S. forces in northern Iraq, killing two and wounding six before he was fatally shot by U.S. troops, military officials said. A U.S.

A 73-year-old Austrian man accused of keeping his daughter prisoner in a cellar has been charged for allegedly killing a newborn, court records show.

Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.